Competitor Analysis

Competitor Analysis

The table below is intend for general research and at no stage should the information be consider advice of any nature. The table intends to provide some insight about unlisted marketplaces and what options are available when seeking a listing to raise capital or an investor wanting to invest or maybe you are an advisor and wish to assist your buyer and seller clients. The information publish herewith is not advice and the service providers may update their service offer and/or website at any time. The table below relates to competitor analysis undertaken on or before 11th July 2015.

UNLISTED MARKETPLACE ANALYSIS

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VentureCrowd-logo

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Website URL

apcx.com.au

assob.com.au

venturecrowd.com.au

ozcrowd.com

societyone.com.au

Solutions for Entrepreneurs Multiple listing products for crowdfunding, equity, debt and finance, sale of equity, business sale and joint venture and trade alliance. Listing products for equity and debt. Listing products for equity and debt. Listing products for reward crowdfunding only. Listing debt products with Smart Phone App integrated to the ClearMatch platform for unsecured loans for $5K to $35K.
Solutions for Buyers and Investors Online Investor Console for buyers and investors to find opportunities in real-time with detail match reports. Online registration to qualify to search for opportunities from a deals bulletin board. Online registration to qualify to search deals boards and invest by way of a Unit Trust Structure with $1K units. Online registration to qualify to search for opportunities from a deals bulletin board. Online registration to qualify investors to bid funds at the ClearMatch platform.
Solutions for Advisors and Professionals Online Advisor Console to facilitate unlisted transactions at the marketplace and provide professional services to buyers, investors and entrepreneurs. Online registration to qualify to provide marketplace services to buyers, investors and entrepreneurs. The is no online portal for advisors to administrate their buyer and seller opportunities. Online registration to qualify to provide marketplace services to buyers, investors and entrepreneurs. The is no online portal for advisors to administrate their buyer and seller opportunities. Online registration to search opportunities and pledge donations. No known advisor network; the One Society marketplace is primarily a matching services for sellers and buyers for debt.
Solutions for Sponsors and Supporters Multiple products and services; including the online Group Account Console with access to marketplace deal flow. No formal products available for sponsors or supporters; apart from the ASSOB advisor network. Principal sponsor is PWC and there is several investor groups, angels and incubators as network partners. No formal products available for sponsors or supporters. There are some aligned partners. ClearMatch integration to a sophisticated peer-to-peer platform.
Online Marketplace Board Yes; with easy access without registration. Yes; must register online to access. Yes; must register online to access. Yes; must register online to access. Yes; must register online to access.
Online Marketplace Rules & Standards Detail standards to ensure quality deal flow and rules for marketplace participants. Rules for equity listings is aligned with Corporations Act and Unlisted Marketplace standards. Detail standards to ensure quality deal flow and rules for marketplace participants. Listing rules for equity listings is aligned with the Corporations Act and Class Order Exemptions. Entrepreneurs are pre-vetted by PWC and network partners. No formal marketplace rules or standards exist; apart from being investment ready. Basic listing rules for reward based marketplace. Subject to ASIC 12-196MR notice. Strict rules for debt products with integration to a sophisticated platform with additional standards that are aligned with banking and lending legalisation.
Marketplace Database
De-centralised Centralised Centralised Centralised De-Centralised

SOLUTIONS FOR ENTREPRENEURS

 

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Crowdfunding Platform (Non-Equity)

No

No

No

Yes

No

Equity Crowdfunding Platform

Yes

No

Yes

No

No

Matching Service Platform (CO.02/0273)

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

Sophisticated Investor Platform (Sec.708)

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

Sale of Equity Matching Platform

Yes

No

No

No

No

Trade and Joint Venture Matching Platform

Yes

No

No

No

No

Sale of Business Matching Platform

Yes

No

No

No

No

Debt & Finance Matching Platform

Yes

No

No

No

Yes

ENTREPRENEUR FEATURES & FEES

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Seller must engage an advisor to create a listing at the marketplace

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

Seek up to $5 million in equity funding under ASIC Class Order Exemption 02/0273

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

Seek many millions in equity funding under Section 708 of the Corporations Act.

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

Sale of equity by an existing investor in a private or unlisted public company.

Yes

Only if Company is Listed on ASSOB

No

No

No

Seek above $50K in debt for business

Yes

No

No

No

$35K Debt Limit

Seek business sale and joint ventures

Yes

No

No

Crowdfunding

No

When listing at the marketplace does the Seller need to convert their business structure to a Unlisted Public Company structure.

No

Yes

No

No

No

Listing & Administration Fees

from $250 (avg. $1,000)

from $4,950

No

2.5% credit card fees

2.5% to 4.5% of loan value

Success Fees & Other Rates

0.0% on Equity Listings 2.5% on Debt & Finance Listings

8.8% of funds raised

5% of funds raised

2.9% of funds raised

interest rates from 8.95%

SOLUTIONS FOR INVESTORS & BUYERS

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VentureCrowd-logo

OzCrowd-logo

one-society-logo

Pledge funds in crowdfunding opportunities that do not offer equity

No

No

No

Yes

No

Invest in Equity Crowdfunding Opportunities

minimum $5,000

No

minimum $1,000 via Managed Fund

No

No

Equity opportunities seeking up to $5m with minimum parcel of $25K

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

Equity opportunities seeking above $5m with minimum parcel of $500K from sophisticated investors and finance groups

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

Buy shares from an existing investor in a private or unlisted public company

Yes

Only if Company is Listed on ASSOB

Yes

No

No

Find trade and joint venture opportunities

Yes

No

No

No

No

Find businesses for sale

Yes

No

No

No

No

Find debt and finance opportunities

Yes

No

No

No

from 5% ROI on debt

Online access to a sophisticated data engine to match business opportunities in real-time

Yes

No

No

No

Yes

Can I access the marketplace anonymously via my advisor

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

Is there a directory of advisors to select for assistance with negotiations, due diligence and transaction settlement documents

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

Are advisory service offered by the marketplace service provider

No

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

Success Fees & Other Rates

No

No

approx 20% of ROI

No

small admin fee

Online access to a sophisticated console designed specifically for investors to establish multiple buyer profiles to generate match reports about opportunities

from $500 per year

No

No

No

Yes

Investor Equity Club & Forums

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

Executive Equity (Sweat for Equity)

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

SOLUTIONS FOR ADVISORS

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VentureCrowd-logo

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one-society-logo

Membership and/or subscription service for advisors to access the marketplace.

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

Offer seller listing service to seek up to $5m under Class Order 02/0273

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

Offer seller listing service to seek above $5m under Section 708

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

Offer seller listing service for investors in existing private & unlisted public companies to sell shares to a third party.

Yes

Only if Company is Listed on ASSOB

Unit Trust Structure

No

No

Offer seller listing service to seek trade and joint venture opportunities

Yes

No

No

No

No

Offer seller listing service to sell a business

Yes

No

No

No

No

Offer seller listing service to seek debt and finance from providers

Yes

No

Yes

No

maximum $35K per transaction

Online access to a sophisticated data engine to match business opportunities

Yes

No

No

No

Yes

Online access to a sophisticated console designed specifically for advisors with tools to create multiple seller and buyer profiles.

from $99 per month

No

No

No

Yes

Is there a directory for advisors to advertise core services and website link.

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

Are advisory service offered by the marketplace service provider

No

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

Success Fees & Other Rates

No

shared advisor services

No

No

No

Create seller listings and buyer profiles anonymously at the marketplace and also keep client contact details private from the marketplace service provider

Yes

No

No

No

No

Access to sophisticated tools and online consoles to assist advisory firms build sub-marketplace to value-add and increase existing services fees

Yes

No

No

No

Yes

HOW DOES EACH UNLISTED MARKETPLACE MAKE MONEY?

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Membership and/or subscription service for advisors to access the marketplace.

from $99 per month

P.O.A.

P.O.A.

Product Not Available

No

Offer seller listing service to seek up to $5m under Class Order 02/0273

$250 to $1,000 annual listing fee

from $4,950

Advisory Engagement

Product Not Available

No

Offer seller listing service to seek above $5m under Section 708

$1,000 annual listing fee below $5m and $5,000 annual listing fee above $5m

from $4,950

Advisory Engagement

Product Not Available

No

Enable investors to sell shares in existing private and unlisted public companies (Sale of Equity)

$250 per listing with 0.0% Success Fee

Only if Company is Listed on ASSOB and 8.8% transaction fee applies

Unit Trust Structure

Product Not Available

No

Offer listing services to seek trade and joint venture opportunities

$250 per listing

Product Not Available

Product Not Available

Product Not Available

No

Offer listing services to sell a business

$500 per listing

Product Not Available

Advisory Engagement

Product Not Available

No

Offer listing services to seek debt and finance from providers

$250 per listing + 2.5% transaction fee

Product Not Available

Advisory Engagement

Product Not Available

% per transaction

Offer buyers and investors via trusted advisor to seek seller opportunities by creating multiple buyer profiles

free via APCX advisor

free via ASSOB advisor

free via online registration

Not Available

via ClearMatch

Online access to a sophisticated console designed specifically for advisors with tools to create multiple seller and buyer profiles.

from $99 per month (with membership)

Product Not Available

Product Not Available

Product Not Available

via ClearMatch

Online access to a sophisticated console designed specifically for groups and firms  to book build & unlock latent opportunities

from $250 per month

Product Not Available

Product Not Available

Product Not Available

Product Not Available

Online access to a sophisticated console designed specifically for investors with tools to create multiple buyer profiles

from $50 per month

Product Not Available

Product Not Available

Product Not Available

via ClearMatch

Sophisticated Embedded Board for firms and groups to create a private while label marketplace(s) with the firm’s brand

from $500 per month

Product Not Available

Product Not Available

Product Not Available

via ClearMatch

Advisory services offered to sellers and buyers by the marketplace service provider

Product Not Available

Yes

Yes

Product Not Available

Yes

Success Fees & Other Rates on Equity Transactions

0%

8.8% of funds raised

5% of funds raised

2.9% of funds raised

interest rates from 8.95%

EXAMPLES OF EACH UNLISTED MARKETPLACE MAKING MONEY

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#1 Marketplace listing costs for a company to create a equity listing to seek $500,000

$500+GST

$4,950+GST

Free

Product Not Available

Product Not Available

#2 Marketplace success fees for a successful equity placement of $500,000

$0 (0%)

$44,000+GST (8.8%)

$25,000+GST (5%)

Product Not Available

Product Not Available

#3 Advisory services by marketplace service provider to assist with listing preparation, investment readiness and advisory.

Product Not Available

Advisory Engagement Seller must be Unlisted Public Company

Advisory Engagement

Product Not Available

Product Not Available

#4 Marketplace listing costs for a company to create a equity listing to seek $2 million

$750+GST

$4,950+GST

Free

Product Not Available

Product Not Available

#5 Marketplace success fees for a successful equity placement of $2 million

$0 (0%)

$175,000+GST (8.8%)

$100,000+GST (5%)

Product Not Available

Product Not Available

#6 Advisory services by the unlisted marketplace service provider to assist with listing preparation, investment readiness and advisory.

Product Not Available

Advisory Engagement Seller must be Unlisted Public Company

Advisory Engagement

Product Not Available

Product Not Available

#7 Marketplace listing costs for a sole trader, partnership or private company to create a equity listing to seek $100,000

$250+GST

Product Not Available

Free

Product Not Available

Product Not Available

#8 Marketplace success fees for a successful equity placement of $100,000

$0 (0%)

Product Not Available

$25,000+GST (5%)

Product Not Available

Product Not Available

#9 Marketplace listing costs for a sole trader, partnership or private company to create a debt listing to seek $35,000

$250+GST

Product Not Available

Product Not Available

Product Not Available

$35 application + 0% to 4.5% establishment ($0 to $1,575+GST)

#10 Marketplace success fees for a successful deb or finance placement of $35,000

$875 (2.5%)

Product Not Available

Product Not Available

Product Not Available

shared % via ClearMatch

#11 Marketplace subscription to access a sophisticated online console design specifically for advisors to create multiple buyer and seller profiles to value-add existing professional services.

from $99 per month

Product Not Available

Product Not Available

Product Not Available

shared % via ClearMatch

#12 Marketplace subscription to the sophisticated Embedded Board to create a while label marketplace at your firm’s or group’s website with peer-to-peer integration with the entire APCX marketplace

from $500 per month

Product Not Available

Product Not Available

Product Not Available

shared % via ClearMatch

 

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