CROWDFUNDx Launch, hosted by Crowdfunder, Social Media Week, Startup Weekend & Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council (SBEC).
Thursday, April 4, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM (EDT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
In honor of the year-anniversary since President Obama signed the JOBS Act, Crowdfunder, together with Social Media Week, Startup Weekend and Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council (SBEC) invite you to attend a private event on Thursday, April 4th at General Assembly.
The event will feature a discussion on the current state of equity crowdfunding, the SEC rules and what to expect in the near future in addition to a short announcement regarding the launch of CROWDFUNDx.
Kelvin Collins, Assistant Commissioner, NYC Department of Small Business Services
- Scott Roen, Vice President Digital Marketing & Innovation, American Express
- Brian Sirgutz, SVP of Social Impact, Huffington Post
- Chance Barnett, CEO, Crowdfunder
- Amy Cortese, Journalist & Author, Locavesting
- Sharon Chang, Founder, Yoxi
- Toby Daniels, CEO of Crowdcentric and Founder of Social Media Week
8:00 am - Arrive/coffee etc
8:15 am - 10-15 min announcement
8:30 am - Panel conversation
9:00 am - Q&A
9.30 am - Press interviews
CROWDFUNDx is a DIY tool to engage your local entrepreneurial ecosystem, based a proven online-to-offline model that brings access to capital and new opportunities for local startups and investors. CROWDFUNDx centers around Community Challenges hosted on Crowdfunder’s social network where local cities around the U.S. come together and the community votes online to select top startups as Finalists to pitch at a live event to win funding and prizes.
Proven Model For Local Communities Examples: CROWDFUNDxVegas: 3,000 new users/participants on Crowdfunder social network, 150 startups entered, multiple new investor relationships and a $500,000 investment prize winner. CROWDFUNDxLA: 8,000 new users/participants on Crowdfunder social network, 720 startups entered, multiple funding outcomes.