REACH FURTHER

1 Billion Assets Under Management

Join more than 1,800 individual investors who have come together through Moonfare to invest €1B in private equity. Invest in top tier funds from some of the world’s most legendary firms. All with minimums from CHF 50,000.¹

Top strategies from Top managers
Outperforming public markets

Exceptional Performance

Benefit from what institutional investors already know: the greatest shareholder value comes from private markets, and funds like those offered on Moonfare have generated an average IRR of 19% — outperforming the S&P 500 by 13%¹.

With todays’ environment of negative interest rates, volatile public markets and difficult to source real estate deals, private equity offers investors a smart alternative. Moonfare breaks down the barriers with low minimums, a fully digital process and a unique Secondary Market.

Important Disclaimer
In Switzerland, the local representative for Moonfare funds is 1741 Fund Solutions AG, Burggraben 16, 9000 St. Gallen. The local paying agent is Tellco Ltd, Bahnhofstrasse 4, 6430 Schwyz, Switzerland.

CHF

 1

bn

Assets Under Management

13,000

registered users

2.3

INVESTMENTS PER INVESTOR

Your Portfolio. Your Choice.

With Moonfare you can invest by selecting funds individually and by choosing one of our Moonfare Portfolio products. Twice per year we also make existing fund investments available at an auction via the Moonfare Secondary Market.

Direct Investment

Moonfare has offered around 40 private markets funds to date, covering private equity buyouts, venture capital, credit, infrastructure, co-investments, secondaries and more.

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Portfolio

Top strategies focused on buyout and growth in one ticket with our lowest minimums

Secondary market

The only platform to offer a digital secondary market, Moonfare makes investing in private equity more flexible than ever with multiple paths to liquidity.

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What our investors say

”Moonfare is a clear example of where technology and finance are colliding. After researching the funds available through the platform and deciding that I wanted to move ahead, it took me less than 15 minutes to set up my account, securely verify my details and request an allocation into the funds. It was remarkable.”

Peter von Arx

Founder and CEO of Montana Invest AG

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”What impressed me most about the Moonfare team was the due diligence they performed for fund selection. There are an increasing number of funds in the market and the Moonfare team was not only able to identify the investment teams which suited my investment goals but also through its relationships secure allocations to these sought-after managers.”

Jean-Thomas Célette

Investment Director, Technology at Legend Investments

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”The technology and customer focus of Moonfare impressed me tremendously. After researching the funds available through the platform, listening to fund manager interviews online and deciding that I wanted to move ahead, it took me less than 20 minutes to set up my account, securely verify my details and request an allocation into the funds. A remarkable end-to-end process design and exceptional execution.”

Patrick Boeuf

Head Finance Global Development Operation at Novartis

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”I was an early investor into Moonfare’s fund offerings, having made commitments to its first PE funds. What impressed me most about the Moonfare team was the due diligence they performed for fund selection. There are an increasing number of funds in the market and the Moonfare team was not only able to identify the investment teams which suited my investment goals but also through its relationships secure allocations to these sought-after managers.”

Paul Philipp Hug

Owner and Board of Directors Hugg Gruppe AG

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“Moonfare offers us the unique possibility to cherry pick investments in superior PE funds via special purpose vehicles, thus transparent in reporting, costs, capital flow and duration. Beyond that, the qualified and personalised support from our Moonfare liaison is first class.”

Lien De Leenheer

Managing Director,
Family Office

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"As a long-term growth private equity investor myself I have been looking for direct exposure to other PE investors for quite some time. With Moonfare I now have this opportunity. The Moonfare platform is smooth and easy to navigate and the technology enables easy access, liquidity and transparency. The platform offers an access to different funds, where I can pick and choose the strategy that best suits my portfolio and wealth management needs."

Leonard Clemens

Managing Partner & Founder at Cadence Growth Capital

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"Moonfare has drastically lowered the barriers of entry for private equity investments offering a smooth and rapid subscription process. Thanks to the comparatively low minimal commitment sizes it allows a rapidly well diversified portfolio build-up."

Andre Jaeggi

Director at Sentifi

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"Moonfare offers a great combination of unique content, great value for money and amazing convenience. It is a true pleasure using Moonfare's services."

Peter Damisch

Senior Managing Director at State Street

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"Moonfare has developed a disruptive business model, making private equity investing easily accessible to qualified private investors. The selection of top tier funds, the easy-to-use digital interface and the transparent fee structure makes Moonfare a highly attractive investment platform, adapted for the digital age."

Michelle Capiod

Co-Founding Partner at Blume Equity

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Streamlined Digital Process without complicated paperwork

The Moonfare team combines experienced private equity veterans and digital natives from top technology companies. This hybrid vigor allows us to streamline what used to be a cumbersome, paper-based process into a fluid and fully digital experience.

Registration

Create your free account without obligation and use multi-factor authentication to securely log in.

Qualification

Answer a few questions and  verify ID to determine if you qualify to invest based on the regulations of your jurisdiction.

View Funds

Log in to view funds and access documents and data to inform your investment decision.

Investment

Request an investment allocation and sign documents digitally.

Fund Management

Follow along as fund managers in your portfolio deploy capital.

Registration

Create your free account without obligation and use credentials to securely log in.

Qualification

Answer a few questions to determine if you qualify to invest based on the regulations of your jurisdiction.

View Funds

Log in to view funds and access documents and data to inform your investment decision.

Investment

Request an investment allocation, perform ID verification and sign documents digitally.

Fund Management

Follow along as fund managers in your portfolio deploy capital.

Meet the
Founder

Moonfare has been built by a team of talented professionals from leading investment and technology companies and backed by 150 top executives around the world.

Dr. Steffen Pauls

Founder & CEO
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Dr. Steffen Pauls

Managing Director, CEO

Steffen founded Moonfare in 2016 with the vision to democratize private investing. He runs the company as Chairman and CEO. Steffen is a serial entrepreneur with a strong background in the private equity industry. Before becoming an entrepreneur Steffen served as a Managing Director of private equity at KKR.

While at KKR, he was responsible for the firm’s coverage of the German market. Prior to joining KKR, he was co-founder and served as Chief Executive Officer of firstfive AG. He served as Chairman of The Supervisory Board at A.T.U Auto-Teile-Unger Investment GmbH & Co. KG and as a member of the Advisory Board at Versatel, Serbia Broadband and Hertha BSC.

Steffen holds a B.A. with high distinction from the University of Mannheim and the Ecole Superieure des Sciences Economiques and a Ph.D. from the University of Trier. He worked as a research assistant at Harvard University where he wrote his master thesis. Steffen lives in Munich with his wife and children.

Steffen founded Moonfare in 2016 with the vision to democratize private investing.
He runs the company as Chairman and CEO. Steffen is a serial entrepreneur with a strong background in the private equity industry. Before becoming an entrepreneur Steffen served as a Managing Director of private equity at KKR.

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¹ Past performance is no guarantee of future returns.
² Minimum investment may vary by country and investor category.