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.