Newchip is an American crowdfunding website that allow citizens to invest alongside experienced investors and VCs around the world in startups, real estate, pre-IPO companies, cryptocurrency, and other forms of businesses ranging from other industries.  With the help of machine learning technology, the company has built a marketplace that unites investors to fund companies they believe in. Newchip is considered the "Shark Tank" for everyday Americans. 
In 2016, the company was started by Ryan Rafols, Judd Hollas, and Travis Brodeen in the city of Austin, Texas.  The company was built with the intention of helping connect investors, entrepreneurs, an everyday people to investment opportunities around the world.