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EarlyShares 24/24 Nationwide Crowdfunding Education Event - Seattle


Monday, September 17, 2012 at 6:30 PM (PDT)

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Are you looking to get financing for your startup or early-stage company? Or, would you like to put money behind an idea you see potential in? What if it was the next Facebook you could launch or invest in? You may not know it, but you can now! President Obama signed the JOBS Act into law on April 5, 2012, green-lighting Equity Based Crowdfunding  - the revolutionary new way for companies to raise capital and everyday Americans to invest and help create American jobs. 

Realizing there is lack of knowledge on the subject, EarlyShares.com has launched a 24 Cities in 24 Weeks Nationwide Educational Roadshow and will be coming to Seattle, WA on September 17, 2012. Join us at the Surf Incubator to learn about Equity Based Crowdfunding for free and have all your questions answered by Crowdfunding pioneer and EarlyShares.com founder Maurice Lopes. Some of the topics covered:

  • Investors: 

           > What does Crowdfunding mean for investors?

           > How to find companies?

           > Understanding Due Diligence

           > Where is the SEC rulemaking process today?

           > How to take advantage of possible TAX benefits of investments?

  • Entrepreneurs: 

           > What does Crowdfunding mean for entrepreneurs?

           > What are the funding limitations in the JOBS Act?

           > How to prepare your company for Crowdfunding?

           > What are the costs associated with the process?


The event will be of interest to startup founders, small business owners, business incubators and accelerators, venture capitalists, angel investors, and, of course, everyday Americans looking for a new way to invest in small businesses they choose. Attendees will enjoy complimentary hors d'oeuvres and beverages and have the opportunity to network in an informal setting. 


This is an educational event only, no securities or investments will be solicited, no commitments required.



Maurice Lopes, Founder and CEO of EarlyShares.com (BIO)

We are still looking for exciting speakers in your area. If you would like to speak or know someone who would, contact us at roadshow@earlyshares.com


Founded in 2009, SURF Incubator is a collection of great minds from different technical and business backgrounds that collectively represent a wide variety of core competencies. This diversity of thought and talent enables entrepreneurs to gain exposure to new perspectives while learning from other experienced professionals within a collaborative ecosystem.


Would you like your company to present to a sophisticated audience of investors, entrepreneurs, incubators, VCs, and angels? Check out our sponsorship opportunities HERE


Have questions about EarlyShares 24/24 Nationwide Crowdfunding Education Event - Seattle? Contact EarlyShares.com

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Surf Incubator
821 2nd Ave
Seattle, WA 98104

Monday, September 17, 2012 at 6:30 PM (PDT)

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Formed in 2011, EarlyShares.com is the premier Equity Based Crowdfunding portal. The company has created a secure, user-friendly platform to connect Entrepreneurs and the new investor class, average Americans. For entrepreneurs, EarlyShares provides a cost-effective way to fund their startups or expanding businesses. For average Americans, EarlyShares is a way to support great ideas and create new jobs by investing as little as $100 in companies they see potential in.

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