Fund Milwaukee members have made individual investments as low as $500 in Milwaukee businesses. Learn about the investments our members have made to date.

Network Model

The Network Model is a network of individual member-investors who review local investing opportunities. If an individual investor finds an investment they want to make, they can draw up an agreement directly with the business owner or local entrepreneur.

This model fosters a personal relationship between the entrepreneur and the investor. Each deal is made directly between the business and the investor.

Deals can be made for loans that are paid back in a predetermined payment schedule or equity deals can be made where investors become partial owners.

The typical minimum loan is $1,000



. The average amount raised for capital is  $15,750


The average amount raised for equity is $150,000