Buying FAQ

  • Who are buyers?
    Buyers on Tresle can be anyone interested in finding, buying, or running their own business. A buyer could be a recent university graduate, an industry professional looking to branch off on their own, potential business partners, a strategic buyer, various capital groups, etc.
  • How much does it cost to buy on Tresle?
    Nothing! There are no access fees to view businesses on Tresle. Registering for the platform is absolutely free and there are no hidden fees or restricted access rights for registered members.
  • Are there fake seller accounts?
    Tresle prides itself on ensuring we provide a safe, trustworthy environment for everyone involved. The platform has email, social media, and text message verification, in addition to a corporate filing check for all businesses listed on Tresle. However, we still advise everyone to take adequate precautions when meeting people online.
  • Should I do my own research on the company I’m interested in?
    Yes. We encourage buyers to do their own due diligence on top of the information available on Tresle. For the purpose of supporting our customers, we work closely with our partners to provide help in legal matters, accounting, advising, etc…
  • What if I need financing for my purchase?
    Tresle can connect prospective buyers with businesses for sale as well as with investors/lenders looking to help finance such deals. Within the Tresle platform, buyers have access to capital through meeting advisors, lenders, and equity investors with the collective goal of closing deals.
  • Is it legal to raise money on Tresle?

    Yes, raising money on Tresle is legal. It has the same implications on a company as raising money offline. Many companies choose to raise capital online as it generally broadens their reach to investors.

    Note: Tresle is not a broker-dealer.

  • How do I update my buyer profile?
    To update your buyer profile:
    1. Log in to your account
    2. Click on your portrait in the top right corner and select ‘Profile’
    3. Update your profile
    4. Click save

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