30. May 2020 - 9:00 till 17:00
Raising Money - Equity Crowdfunding Masterclass, DC | | Saturday, 30. May 2020
Join us for Raising Money to help you understand how to use equity crowdfunding to raise startup capital for your business. Raising Money is the most comprehensive equity crowdfunding masterclass in the DMV.
Are you a startup or business looking to raise money to grow your business? Join us for our next crowdfunding masterclass to understand:
JOBS Act Equity Crowdfunding
The intersection of Blockchain, Tokens and Cryptocurrencies with crowdfunding and your goals of raising money for your business
How Title III of the JOBS Act can be used to raise up to $1.07M dollars under Reg CF crowdfunding
Each attendee is provided a copy of the "Raising Money" your guide and workbook to understanding JOBS Act Equity crowdfunding and place to document the steps you need to take to be successful at raising money for your projects
The class lays the foundation for you and your business to understand what is needed to raise money via RegCF, as well as Reg A+ (up to $50M) and Reg D. Additionally, you'll be privied to analyzing and understanding what blockchain is and if cryptocurrencies, tokens, ICOs, STOs and DSOs are right for your capital raising needs. Come network with industry professionals in an engaging, stimulating and immersive full day masterclass taught by Columbia University and UNH School of Law professors and learn directly from practitioners with proven track records and deep real-world experience.
Class size is limited. First come first serve.
Expect about 7+ hours of instruction time that may go past 5:00 pm, heavy engagement, Q&A and student interaction. The learning will be active and interactive. Our course material is actively revised, to reflect the latest updates from the SEC, FINRA and other global regulatory bodies regarding initial coin offerings, securitized token offerings and use of blockchain with crowdfunding initiatives.
If you are Startup Founder, Serial Entrepreneur or wannapreneur looking to raise capital for your business, and need a structured and deep technical understanding of JOBS Act equity and debt crowdfunding, then this course is for you.
COURSE MATERIALS PROVIDED
Every student will receive a printed and bound course book (approximately 100+ pages with a dozen exercises and sample crowdfunding budgets) and contact information for follow-up with the Professors for questions after the masterclass.
MINIMUM LEARNING OUTCOMES
Understanding of what JOBs Act Title III equity and debt crowdfunding is.
Understand what the regulatory and compliance requirements are for raising capital using Title III of the JOBs Act.
Step by step checklist of core SEC / FINRA compliance requirements for raising up to $1.07M.
Tools and resources that will help you become "investor-ready" beyond compliance requirements.
Understanding of the hype and reality of initial coin offerings (ICOs), security token offerings (STOs), Initial Exchange Offerings (IEOs) and stablecoins.
Tips on entrepreneurship and raising funds for an existing business or startup.
Personalize your crowdfunding process, marketing plans, strategy and goals.
Understand the different asset tokenization strategies and how to create liquidity, fractionalization and distribution of tokenized assets.
Review of crowdfunding cases raising funds under Reg CF and Reg A.
This is an intensive deep dive into equity and debt crowdfunding for individuals that are looking to understand how they could leverage crowdfunding to raise up to $1.07M dollars for their startups and businesses and want to formulate and understand potential risks and opportunities.
JOBs Act equity and debt crowdfunding became legal in the United States on May 16, 2016. As a new way of raising capital for startups and businesses, many still have questions on how to raise funds via crowdfunding. Too, with the hype and reality of ICOs (Initial Coin Offerings) and STOs (Security Token Offerings), there has been much confusion around what crowdfunding is and how a business or startup can legally use it to raise money.
This masterclass is designed to demystify crowdfunding and empower the attendee to evaluate their crowdfunding options AND understand that you can successfully raise capital for your business with or without venture capitalist funding.
Think of this course as capital fundraising consulting minus the high fees. If you are looking to take a deep dive into the crowdfunding world and walk away with actionable next steps that can move your organization forward, then this course is for you.
Crowdie Advisors is dedicated to and passionate about your education and crowdfunding. Since 2016, Crowdies has been delivering presentations about crowdfunding globally, and specializes in equity and debt crowdfunding. We live, eat and breath crowdfunding every day, helping startups and entrepreneurs navigate the regulatory waters of capital raising.
Our hosts Crowdie Advisors and Chainhaus are excited to help get you get a headstart on the journey!
Each attendee will be given a copy of the "Raising Money" JOBS Act Reg CF workbook, pictured below.
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTORS
Maureen Murat, Esq. - Maureen is an attorney, licensed to practice law in the State of New York and Florida, specializing in securities, tax, business and crowdfunding law. She is Principal at Crowdie Advisors; Of Counsel at Cogent Law Group, in Washington, DC, and an Adjunct Professor at the University of New Hampshire School of Law. Dr. She is a crowdfunding advisor to numerous startups around the globe and is globally recognized for her thought leadership on legal implications relating to cryptocurrency policy and regulations, equity crowdfunding and small business topics. She can be contacted at: firstname.lastname@example.org ( information available on LinkedIn: and you can follow her on social media: @CrowdieAdvisors.
Prof. Samson Williams - Samson is an internationally recognized expert and thought leader on crowdfunding, cryptocurrencies and blockchain, based out of Washington, DC and Dubai, UAE. He is Principal Consultant at Axes and Eggs and serves on the Board of the Crowdfunding Professionals Association; with over 15 years of advising Fortune 50 companies and startups. Samson is also a graduate professor at Columbia University and Co-Creator of the University of New Hampshire School of Law’s Blockchain, Cryptocurrency and Law Certification Program; where he teaches blockchain, cryptocurrencies, crowdfunding and fintech respectively.
More information available on LinkedIn: and you can follow him on social media: @HustleFundBaby.
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