Investing Apps: StartEngine
The startup that’s revolutionizing the world of art investing.
Masterworks is the first platform to allow investors to acquire shares representing an investment in multimillion-dollar works of art by artists like Picasso, Basquiat, and Banksy. Masterworks expects to purchase more than $1 billion in art in 2022, making it one of the largest buyers in the art market.
*This is not an indication of Masterworks’ overall performance and past performance is not indicative of future results.
Masterworks is the first platform making it possible to invest in multimillion-dollar works from artists like Banksy, Kaws, Basquiat, and many more. Investors of all types who seek to improve their portfolio performance use our proprietary data. Contemporary art prices have appreciated by 14.1% annually on average from 1995-2021 1H.
StartEngine has had 4 art equity offerings to date. Artists include Warhol, Indiana, Banksy, and Hirst.
Masterworks vs. StartEngine at a glance
$400 million +
Regulation A offering
Democratizing investment access
Access to database of art market price appreciation
*as of Apr 5, 2022
What makes Masterworks
the best StartEngine alternative?
Why invest in art?
Based on Masterworks research, contemporary art prices have increased 13.6% on an annualized basis from 1995-2021 1H
Potential Inflation Hedge
During periods from 1985-2020 when inflation was equal to or higher than 3.0%, contemporary art prices had an average real price appreciation of 23.2%.
Citi Private Bank calculated a correlation coefficient of 0.19 between contemporary Art and the S&P 500 from 1985-2020
What people are saying?
“It's a brilliant business model that is tearing down the barriers to entry into the art market.”
"There are more than 9,000 firms that help investors allocate to venture and private equity, but none other than Masterworks that facilitates fractional investment in art."
“Masterworks’ track record has earned it over 350,000 members and over $500 million in assets under management as of March, and it’s just getting started.”