Creating a Trust Investment Profile

Getting Started: Creating a Trust Investment Profile #


This guide will walk you through the process of creating a trust profile type on Syndicately.

Step 1: Log in to Your Account #

Start by logging in to your Syndicately account.

Step 2: Navigate to the Profiles Tab #

Once you’re logged in, navigate to the “Profiles” tab on the left-hand side of the screen.

Step 3: Select Trust Investor Profile #

Click on the “Trust” investor profile option.

Step 4: Fill in Your Information #

You’ll need to fill in the following fields:

  • Legal Name
  • Country
  • Address
  • Date of Birth
  • Social Security Number (International investors may optionally fill in their TIN)
  • Phone Number
  • Once you’ve filled in these fields, click “Next”.

Step 5: Fill in Trust Details #

Next, you’ll need to provide details about the trust:

  • Trust Type (Revocable, Irrevocable, Other)
  • Trust Legal Address
  • Trust Name
  • Is this a disregarded entity (flow-through taxation)? Yes/No
  • Trust Tax ID Number Type (SSN / TIN/EIN)
  • State of Formation
  • Your Title at Trust

Step 6: Agree to Tax Document Electronic Delivery Authorization #

Check the box to agree to the Tax Document Electronic Delivery Authorization.

Step 7: Add Signatories #

The Signatory will be responsible for executing documents. If you are not the Signatory, uncheck the box and you can provide the Signatory’s details.

  • Click on “Add New Signatory”.
  • Fill in the Signatory Name, Phone Number, and Email Address.
  • Check the box to authorize Syndicately to email an invitation to this person and associate them with this entity.
  • Indicate whether the signature is required on all documents.
  • After filling in these fields, click “Next”.

Step 8: Add Beneficial Owners #

Next, you’ll need to list all Beneficial Owners (those who own 20% or more). If there are no Beneficial Owners, list at least one Officer.

  • Check “I am a Beneficial Owner” or click on “Add Additional Beneficial Owner”.
  • After making your selection, click “Next”.

Step 9: Link Your Bank Account #

Next, you’ll need to link your bank account.

  • Fill in the Nickname, Routing Number, and Account Number.
  • Indicate if it’s a Savings Account, a Primary Account, or a Custodial Account.
  • Fill in the Memo Line.
  • After filling in these fields, click “Next”.

Step 10: Upload Identity Verification #

As a part of federal regulation, you’ll need to verify your identity. Please provide photos of a government-issued ID. Passports require a photo that includes the signature page. Other IDs require a photo of both the front and back.

  • Click on “Upload Identity Verification”.
  • If you’re using a state ID, you’ll need to upload a photo of the front and back. If you’re using a passport, you only need to upload one photo.
  • The maximum file upload size is 16MB and the format should be in JPG or PNG.
  • After uploading the necessary documents, click “Next”.

Step 11: Upload EIN Confirmation #

In order for the banking partner to perform KYC, you’ll need to provide a copy of the entity or trust’s EIN confirmation.

Step 12: Indicate Your Accredited Investor Qualification #

Next, you’ll be asked to indicate your Accredited Investor Qualification.

  • If you are not an accredited investor, please select “I am not an accredited investor”. Each SPV can accommodate up to 35 non-accredited investors.
  • After making your selection, click “Next”.

Step 13: Sign and Download the Form #

Next, you’ll need to sign the form.

  • Click “Start” at the top of the page.
  • Click “Sign” on the button.
  • Click “Finish”.

You’ll have the option to download the form.

  • Click on “Download” if you wish to save a copy of the form.

Step 14: Finish the Process #

Finally, you’ll need to finish the process.

  1. Click on “Finish”.

Congratulations! You’ve now completed the steps to set up your trust investor profile on Syndicately. If you have any questions or need further assistance, please don’t hesitate to reach out to the Syndicately team.