Equity Crowdfunding For Social Equity Applicants - Part 3

Equity Crowdfunding For Social Equity Applicants - Part 3

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Join CannabisEquityX Conference and Expo in our 2022 Virtual Event Series: Equity Crowdfunding for Social Equity Applicants. RSVP Now!

About this event

ILLINOIS CANNABIS LICENSING UPDATE: July 14, 2022

IDFPR will begin issuing Conditional Licenses to eligible applicants by BLS Region. Licenses will be issued in the following order:

  • July 22 or earlier: Naperville-Chicago-Elgin BLS Region
  • August 5 or earlier: BLS Regions with multiple licenses available
  • August 19 or earlier: BLS Regions with a single license available.

Source: IDFPR "Next Steps for Awardees" PDF (1page)

FINANCING IS CRITICAL

The number one barrier to entry for Social Equity Applicants (SEAs) into the $1Billion Dollar Illinois Cannabis market is CAPITAL. This event will educate SEAs about Equity Crowdfunding as a viable option for financing a Cannabis Business Enterprise.

LEARN ABOUT EQUITY CROWDFUNDING

Unique to our state is an Illinois Crowdfunding Exemption. There is also a securities exemption available for Illinois Worker Cooperatives. There's even a federal Regulation Crowdfunding (RegCF) exemption.

AGENDA (Subject To Change)

11:00 AM - 11:05 AM - Early Admission Intros & Networking | Technical Support

11:05 AM - 11:10 AM - Late Admission Intros & Networking | Download Agenda and Summary PDF

11:15 AM - 11:20 AM - Organizer Introduction, Welcome and Illinois Cannabis Industry Update

11:20 AM - 11:25 AM - How To Develop a Crowdfund Approach and Initial Strategy

11:25 AM - 11: 35 AM - Presentation by Main Speaker or Panel: To Be Announced

11:35 AM - 11:45 AM - Q&A Session / Event Wrap Up

11:45 PM - END OF EVENT

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RESOURCE GUIDE - PDF Download

Each attendee will receive a companion Resource Guide containing the following partial listing of content:

  • Introduction and Welcome
  • Agenda
  • Speaker Biographies
  • SEC Regulation Crowdfunding
  • List of Equity Crowdfunding Portals (USA)
  • SEC Form C
  • A Small Entity Compliance Guide
  • e-CFR Part 227 — Regulation Crowdfunding, General Rules and Regulations
  • Illinois Crowdfunding Exemption
  • Illinois Limited Worker Cooperative Association Act - Exemption from securities laws
  • And More

Dante Hamilton - Moderator

Dante Hamilton is founder of Internet Webpages Newspaper, Inc. IWN is an Illinois certified DBE, MBE, BEP and Section 3 (HUD/CHA) business established in 1998.Dante is also founder of the Cannabis Equity Meetup Group, with over 400+ members.

CannabisEquityX™ Conference and Expo was launched in 2019 and conducted a series of informational panel discussions, workshops and events aimed at educating Women, Black and Brown people about how to get into the cannabis business.

ZOOM VIDEO REPLAY - July 14, 2022

VIDEO: 54:13 (just under 55 Minutes long)

Dante Hamilton, moderator of Part 2 of Equity Crowdfunding for Social Equity Applicants, discusses how to get started with this option for raising funds for a business.

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