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with access to IPOs at Motif

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Start for as little as $250, and participate commission-free
plus flexible dollar-amount investing.
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How it works
Access to IPOs
You’ll gain access to IPOs, with all the pricing and details you need to make a purchase.
Participate commission-free
Purchase IPOs commission free, whether you start with $250 or up to the IPO’s maximum.
Flexible dollar-amount investing
Tell us the dollar amount, and we’ll estimate the maximum number of shares that could be allocated to you.
4 easy steps to request shares


Sign up / Sign in
Sign up for a free account, and we’ll keep you up-to-date on IPO news as it happens. Already a customer? Provide us your email above and we’ll send you IPO news when they become available.


Choose an IPO
Provide us with just a few details, so we can confirm your identity. Now you can select the IPO you’re interested in, and review its pricing and offering documents.


Order & Fund
Place an order starting at $250, then transfer funds into your Motif account to make a purchase. We’ll notify you right away with new information or pricing changes.


Get your shares
We’ll allocate your shares once the IPO closes. You might get fewer shares than you requested. Not to worry—you’ll only ever pay for the shares we allocate.
What you need to know about IPOs
What is an IPO?
An initial public offering (IPO) is when a private company sells shares of its stock to the public for the first time. After an IPO the company becomes public and its shares are traded on an exchange.
What are the commissions and fees to purchase IPO shares?
We do not charge any trading commissions or fees for IPO purchases. To sell IPO shares, pay just $4.95 per trade.
Who is eligible to participate in an IPO at Motif?
All customers with a valid individual, joint, or retirement brokerage account are eligible to participate in an IPO.
Is there a minimum or maximum amount to purchase IPO shares?
The minimum amount to purchase IPO shares is $250. The maximum amount depends on the particular IPO and is specified when you place a conditional order.
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