Fees

Our fees are weighted heavily to performance – we win when you win. We do not charge startups fees to appear on the platform or to raise funds for them.  Instead, we are incentivised to select the best investment opportunities by profits from returns on our own investments and a share of investor profits.

Our fees are structured along traditional VC lines, but are considerably lower.

Establishment Fee

4% of invested capital

Management Fee

1.5% p.a. of invested capital for 4 years

Performance Fee

20% of profits

How do the fees work?

We charge each investor the following fees in relation to each investment the investor makes through the platform:

  • A one-time establishment fee equal to 4% of the amount you invest. This is due and payable when you make an application for shares in a company and is in addition to your investment amount.  This allows Jelix to source the deal, carry out due diligence, structure the deal, negotiate terms, pay for professional services (such as lawyers, accountants and technical due diligence), compliance, insurance and AFSL licensing requirements.
  • An annual management fee equal to 1.5% per annum of the amount you invest in a company, for four years. The first instalment is due and payable when you make an application for shares in the company and is in addition to your investment amount.  Each subsequent instalment is due on each anniversary of your application, and will be deducted automatically from your bank account.  This is to cover investment expenses over the investment lifetime including management and administration, reimbursement of costs including professional services, compliance and Australian Financial Services Licensing requirements.
  • A performance fee equal to 20% of the profits you make when you sell your investment. This will be deducted from the proceeds of sale before we remit the proceeds to you.

Fee & Approach Comparisons

Venture Capital Funds Equity Crowdfunding Platforms Other Investor Equity Crowdfunding Platfoms Jelix
Minimum Investment $100,000- $1,000,000+ $100 - $1,000 $10,000 $10,000
Management Fees p.a. 2-2.5% p.a. for 10 years = 20% 0 2% p.a. for 4 years on invested capital = 8% 1.5% p.a. for 4 years on invested capital = 6%
Establishment (Administration Fees) Unlimited, but usually a share of establishment costs or often 5% 0 4% 4%
Total Fees Over Investment Lifetime 20% + share of establishment costs 0 12% 10%
Performance Fee (Carry) 20-35% 0 20% of profits up to 5x capital invested &
25% on profits over 5x
20% of profits after capital returned
Choice of Investments No choice. VC decides 0 Investor chooses opportunity and amount Complete choice of opportunity and amount
Notes • Select, vet, negotiate terms, manage transaction and provide ongoing support.

• Incentivised by investment performance (by profit share/carry).

• Minimal vetting and selection and usually no ongoing company support.
 
• Incentivised by the startup paying platform fees and not by investment performance. Investors should consider the increased investment risk where there is no assessment of the strength of the investment offer.
• Select, vet, negotiate terms, manage transaction and provide ongoing support.

• Incentivised by investment performance (by profit share/carry).
 
• Some will invest investors funds managed through a formal fund.

• Select, vet, negotiate terms, manage transaction and provide ongoing company support.
 
• Heavily incentivised by investment performance (by returns on our own investment & profit share/ carry).

Numbers for venture capital and other equity crowdfunding platforms are based on representative samples.

Sample Jelix fees

For $10k investment before exit

Investment Amount $10,000
Establishment Fee @4% $400
Management Fees @1.5%x 4 $600
Total Fees $1,000

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