GoldStar is uniquely positioned with the experience and systems already in place to provide services for crowdfunding raises. GoldStar will hold crowdfunded investments in self-directed IRAs in addition to various other alternative (non-publicly traded) assets including precious metals, private debt or equity placements, hedge funds, non-traded REITs, loan funds and offshore investments. GoldStar is backed by the financial strength and confidence of a Texas bank founded in 1908. .


  • full service escrow, registrar and paying agent
  • custodian for more than 37,000 self-directed IRA accounts
  • 25+ years of experience
  • $2 billion in assets
  • GoldStar is a trust-only branch of Happy State Bank
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Statement of Mission and Philosophy: Work hard, have fun, make money, while providing outstanding customer service and honoring the Golden Rule.


  • established 1908 in Happy, Texas
  • parent company of GoldStar Trust
  • $3 billion in assets
  • 25th largest bank in Texas
  • employer of more than 600 Happy people
  • 33 bank branches in the Panhandle of Texas, Lubbock and Dallas area
  • 5-star rated bank by
  • A+ Better Business Bureau rating
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