To profit from the internet economy, investors can either...

idea to launch a startup

Start an online business.

  • Full ownership
  • High risk, cost and stress levels
  • Steep learning curve for new founders
  • Hard and expensive to recruit talent
  • Unknown path to scale and profitability
  • Difficult to attain product market fit
a)
buying a startup

Acquire an online business.

  • Full ownership
  • Proven business
  • Large upfront cost premium
  • Loss of know-how with founder exit
  • Misaligned buyer-seller incentives
  • High risk of buying a "cat in the bag"
b)
co-ownership in a startup

Buy into an online business.

  • Proven business
  • Affordable upfront cost
  • Utilise founder know-how and labour
  • Aligned buyer-seller incentives
  • Potential to invest in multiple projects
  • Limited downside risk
c)

Join other calm investors on the platform.

» Calm Capital acquires and invests in good profitable businesses from independent founders looking for smoother waters.

Calm works with the selling-founders to make sure there is a mutually beneficial outcome — offering simple terms and a streamlined process. «
Marty Balkema
Co-founder, Managing Partner
David Horne
Co-founder, Managing Partner

The lucrative deal Jeff Bezos got on Basecamp.

Essential insights on every business listed.

Qualitative details

  • Product and industry description
  • Business model and technology stack
  • Market, competitors and marketing channels

Quantitative metrics

  • Annual and monthly revenue and profit figures
  • Performance metrics and marketing spend
  • Number of customers and team members

Structure of the deal

  • Amount of equity for sale and asking price
  • Reason for selling and partner preferences
  • Current ownership structure and cap table

Why join BitsForDigits?

  • Discover privately-held internet companies to buy into
  • Make offers, ask questions and negotiate directly with owners
  • Source and close deals without involving expensive middlemen
  • Deploy capital to grow your wealth in equity and dividends
  • Become a passive or active stakeholder in an online business
  • Broadcast your investor profile to trusted founders
  • No fleeing founders on the Marketplace

💸   Zero commission fees, listing fees or middlemen on the marketplace
🧾   Acquire entire or buy bits of internet companies
👷   Become a passive shareholder, active business partner or new owner
📣   Broadcast your business search or fly below the radar
🤝   Make offers, ask questions and negotiate directly with owners
🏦   Close deals without the use of expensive third parties
📈   Discover new business partners and merger candidates

Join for free -->