How It Works – Investors

Enter your details to setup your investor account. Login to access your dashboard.

Browse and review available deals. Select your preferred deal to invest in.

Invest online and transfer funds to the trustee account.

E-sign and receive your agreement.

Receive periodic updates on your Investment.

Where applicable, exit your investment and get your return.

Criteria for Investors

  • Ethis Malaysia offers crowdfunding services to Retail, Angel and Accredited/Sophisticated investors as described by the Securities Commission Malaysia.
  • There are no restrictions for participation as investors, provided all KYC (Know-Your Customer) / AML (Anti-Money Laundering) requirements are met.
  • All investors are required to acknowledge that they are willing to be treated as Retail, Angel or Accredited/Sophisticated investors whichever the case may be.

Types of Investors


  • Refers to an investor other than Angel and Accredited/Sophisticated investors.


  • Who is a tax resident in Malaysia; and
  • Whose gross total annual income is not less than RM180,000 or its equivalent in foreign currencies in the preceding 12 months; or
  • Who, jointly with his or her spouse, has a gross total annual income exceeding RM250,000 or its equivalent in foreign currencies in the preceding 12 months.
  • Refers to an individual whose total net personal assets exceed RM3 million or its equivalent in foreign currencies and has experience in investing in securities.

Accredited & Sophisticated

  • Any person who falls within any of the categories of investors set out in Part 1, Schedule 6 and 7 of the Capital Market Services Act 2007 [Act 671] and includes a Venture Capital Corporation, Venture Capital Management Corporation, Private Equity Corporation and Private Equity Management Corporation registered with the Securities Commission Malaysia; or
  • Any person who acquires any of the capital market product or Islamic capital market product offered or traded on a recognised market where the consideration is not less than two hundred and fifty thousand ringgit or its equivalent in foreign currencies for each transaction whether such amount is paid for in cash or otherwise.

Due Diligence Criteria

  • We verify all of the issuing company’s submitted documents to ensure validation before the campaign launch.
  • We conduct background checks on the issuing company, its directors, shareholders and senior management to ensure compliance with AML (Anti-Money Laundering) requirements and ensure that the Issuing company has passed the Fit and Proper test.
  • We inform all investors through the platform whenever there are any material adverse changes during the offering period.