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Crowdfunding and Private Equity Solicitation

USF CONNECT 1

Monday, November 5, 2012 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM (EST)

Tampa, FL

Crowdfunding and Private Equity Solicitation

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Crowdfunding and Private Equity Solicitation
Presented by Sam Houghton, Clark, Campbell, & Lancaster, P.A

Congress recently passed the most sweeping reforms to private equity laws in over 80 years - the JOBS Act.  Congress now allows private equity solicitation methods that were illegal prior to the adoption of the JOBS Act.  Once the rules are implemented, the new methods will become essential funding sources for the most savvy of entrepreneurs.  This discussion is focused on the specifics of the Crowdfunding and Private Equity Solicitation portions of the JOBS Act.  Find out how your business might be able to take advantage of this private equity solicitation "new normal."

o Raise money for new businesses or projects via online portals.

o Solicit investors in your business via your website and social media.

Seating is limited. Please RSVP by Friday, November 2, 2012.

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Sam Houghton practices corporate law with the firm of Clark, Campbell, & Lancaster, P.A. in Lakeland, Florida.  His practice includes assisting clients with the purchase and sale of businesses, internet transactions, and private equity.  Since 2008, Mr. Houghton has assisted in the purchase or sale of small businesses totaling more than $200,000,000.

Disclaimer: The University of South Florida and USF Research Foundation, Inc. are committed to the free exchange of ideas, reasoned debate and intellectual dialogue. Speakers and scholars with a diversity of opinions, perspectives and professional experiences are invited to the campus to provide the community with important or differing points of view, some of which may be deemed controversial. The views, opinions and conclusions of those invited to speak on the campus do not necessarily reflect the views of the university administration or any other segment of the university community. Nor are those invited to speak on campus necessarily authorized agents or representatives of the University or Research Foundation. The use of University or Research Foundation facilities for an event or presentation does not constitute an endorsement by the University or Research Foundation of the views, opinions and conclusions of those invited to speak.

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USF CONNECT Oak View Room - USF Research Park
3720 Spectrum Blvd
Tampa, FL 33612

Monday, November 5, 2012 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM (EST)


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