Early Stage Franchise Investment Exchange
Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs)
is a new classification for the world’s largest business group. They
account for two-third 70% percent of all new jobs created. Small &
Medium Enterprise Investment Exchanges are being attached to largest
public stock exchanges, in London England, Tokyo, Japan, Mumbai,
India, Johannesburg, South Africa, Shanghai, China and many other
cities. In some countries, SME Investment Exchanges are attached to
public stock exchanges as sub-exchanges.
The Early Stage Franchise Investment Exchange was established to
services the investment needs of owners with business formation and
franchise models that are seeking either equity and/or venture
The Early Stage Franchise Investment
Exchange is capable of funding a venture from the embryonic stage of
a new business idea with Business Formation Grants.
These SMEs Investment Exchanges
will begin in 15 major U.S. Cities. This private sector investment
access system will be accessible from the Internet in more than 194
The European Union (EU) is now considered the
home of the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) for Small & Medium
Enterprise Investment Exchanges.
In London and Johannesburg South
Africa, the exchanges are being attached to existing Public Stock
Exchanges as an Alternative Investment Exchange. AIM was first
established in London is 2005, thereby making it one of the largest
in the world. Currently, there are more than 3,000 companies
enrolled in AIM, compared to China, where they are simply known as
over the counter stock. In China, at the time they only had 200
companies in their SME Investment Exchanges. However, in 2013 the
Chinese changed the laws in order to expand access to small business
owners and small investors. In India, they are known as Small and
Medium size Enterprise Exchanges and are currently established in
cities of Mumbai and Bombay. Since, SME Investment Exchanges are
being established in countries where 2/3 of the world's population
reside, they will someday be larger than all the existing public
stock exchanges in London, Tokyo, New York and other cities
The United States is finally allowing
non-accredited investors to
invest in early stage business ventures, for the first time, since
Thanks, to Title III of the Jobs Act
that was signed into law by President Obama, on April 5, 2012.
Traditionally, you had to be an
accredited investor with a net worth of $1 million dollars or more
to participate in private equity investing. The new law establishes
the conditions for a Private Equity Market, for early stage
start-ups. Before the new law passed, there were no private equity
investment exchanges for early stage start-ups in the United States,
were the general public could invest in the early stage growth of
The first step in the process is to build a private sector business
infrastructure to fund early stage business ventures.
The SME Investment Exchange was
established to accommodate the large number of non-accredited
investors that will enter the private equity market.
Industry researchers and the World Bank
estimated that crowd funding generated $5.1 billion in funding
transactions in 2013 and will surpass $300 billion by 2025.
There will be more than 5 billion people living in cities by 2030.