Financial Market Conduct Regulations –
Warning statement about crowdfunding
Equity crowdfunding is risky.
Issuers (companies issuing shares) using Collinson Crowdfunding ’s
facility include new or rapidly growing ventures. Investment in
these types of businesses is very speculative and carries high
You may lose your entire investment, and must be in a
position to bear this risk without undue hardship.
New Zealand law normally requires people who offer
financial products to give information to investors before they
This requires those offering financial products to have
disclosed information that is important for investors to make an
informed decision. The usual rules do not apply to offers by
issuers using Collinson Crowdfunding to raise funds. As a result, you may not
be given all the information usually required. You will also have
fewer other legal protections for this investment.
Ask questions, read all information given carefully, and
seek independent financial advice before committing yourself to