The Crowdfunding Revolution and the Reinvention of Capitalism
All are invited to this event that is part of the New Venture Program Series. Don’t Miss the Revolution: A New Economy Is Here!

Date: January 24, 2013
: 6:00 - 8:30 p.m.
: HBS, Aldrich 112


As a program in the series for HBSAB 2013 New Venture Program (NVP), this seminar will benefit anyone who wishes to raise funds for a project, invest in CF-backed ventures, or learn how crowdfunding will impact the financial services sector

  • The bill legalizing Crowdfunding Investment was one of the fastest bills in US history to pass through Congress. The House passed the bill by an astonishing margin of 407-17.
  • Massolution forecasts that $2.8 billion will be raised worldwide this year, up from $1.5 billion in 2011 and a mere $530 million in 2009.
  • Crowdfunding could shake loose new capital at an unprecedented magnitude. Such a phenomenon has not been seen since the 1960s, when tax treatments for venture capital changed and Silicon Valley transformed.
  • Learn the nuts, bolts and secrets of the Crowdfunding process! See how the Crowdfunding Bill reshapes the economy!

Who should attend?  The high tech startup and the local bakery looking to open a new location; the avid lottery buyer and the prudent investor; the angel, the VC and any hopeful investor. In summary, you and I!

What You’ll Learn:

  • Nuts, bolts and secrets of the Crowdfunding process
  • Latest industry news from Washington
  • Crowdfunding practices for entrepreneurs, investors and financial services
  • Crowdfunding’s long- and short-term effects on the economy
  • Legal aspects of Crowdfunding

Unique Bonuses: Learn more about Crowdfunding by clicking here.

Over the next 3-6 months,

  • Companies will get a first-class education on how to use various tools to raise $ through Crowdfunding.      
  • Investors will receive a first-class Crowdfunding education.

Thank you to Sasha Gimpelson, MBA 1987, Programs Committee Member, for organizing this event.


Panel includes:
Joseph Barisonzi
Director Special Projects & Legal Counsel, Milken Institute
CEO of CommunityLeader
Ellenoff, Grossman and Schole, LLP Co-founder and CEO of CrowdCheck CEO of
Principal of Crowdfund Capital Advisors

  NVP Registered Teams: Two Free Tickets
President's Club: Free      HBSAB Member: $30 
Guest of HBSAB Member: $30       Non-member:$60
HBS MBA Student: $15

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Additional Details
Date: January 24, 2013
Schedule: 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.: Networking & Light Sandwich Buffet
7:00 - 8:30 p.m.: Discussion and Q+A

Harvard Business School
Aldrich 112
60 Harvard Way
Boston, MA 02163

 Parking:  Parking included in HBS Campus Lot; Enter Batten Way or Gordon Road

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Event Information
Thursday, Jan 24 2013
6:00pm - 9:00pm [ iCal ]
HBS, Aldrich 112
60 Harvard Way
Boston, MA 02163

Look Who's Coming:
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Guest of arthur klipfel
Guest of Jeffrey Vivian
Guest of John Ricketson
Guest of Patricia Connolly
Robert Adelson
Enlgel & Schultz LLP
Jose Aguerrevere
Sergio Fernando Almallo Barbero
Enrico Ancona
Aimee Anderson
S. Anderson
Anthony Artuso
Richard Baker
Robert Baldassarre
Neil Baron
Adam Beerman
Robert Bennett
Janet Benvenuti
Bridgitt Bertram Evans
Outset Contemporary Art Fund USA
Stuart Berzin
The Sharma Group - Merrill Lynch
Randall Bock
Dustan Bonnin
Catapult Intelligence, Ltd.
Peter Bos
Jim Boyer
Charlie Cameron
Hub Angels Investment Group
Peter Cassidy
Gerardo Castellanos
John Cavanaugh
Bob Chicoski
Erick Cipau
Susan Clancy
Andrew Clapp
Patricia Connolly
Robert Cooper
James Cornell
Spinnaker Capital LLC and The Bollard Group LLC
Sandy Creighton
Vision Wealth Strategies, LLC
Daniel Cunningham
The Long-Stanton Group
Piali De
stephen demers
Robert DeNoble
Christopher Deschenes
Shantanu Dhaka
Modit, Inc.
Charles Dornbush
Athenium Capital LLC
Anderson Duff
Wolf Greenfield
Dave Dunn
Acuity Apps, Inc.
Nathaniel Dunn
Acuity Apps, Inc.
Chitra Dwarka
Sheila English
Kenneth Estridge
Raymond Ferrara
Theresa Fong
FlexTex Manufacturing LLC
Michael Frederick
Renee Fry
Jim Geisman
Software Pricing Partners, Inc.
Richard Gleicher
Joan Goldberg
Wells Fargo Insurance
Lisa Goldman
Anindya Gupta
Dr. Anshu Gupta
Dr. Schuchi Gupta
Rajika Gupta
Kinsey Haffner
Susie Harborth
Robert Higgins
Patrick Ho
Bradlee Howe
Benjamin Hron
Joseph Impellizeri
Stephen Irish
Enterprise Bank
Ajit Jhangiani
Gabriel Jimenez
Banco Peravia
Anne Johnson
Eric Kaviar
Wolf Greefield
Thomas Kell
Michael Kelly
Chris Kirsch
arthur klipfel
Andrew Knott
John Knutson
Rada Kogan
Boston College
Richard Kohn
Christopher Legg
John Logan
Green Status Pro
Robert MacArthur
Read McCarty
Sunshine Medical
Deborah McConchie
Bottomline Marketing
Barbara McGill
Kitty McGregor
Senior Initiative
Sharon Merrill
Tom Meyer
Eric Meyers
Stana Mihajlovic
Sally Millwood
Hiroshi Minato
Mark Morley
David Morse
Kindoo Systems
Michael Mountz
Abe Nixon
Tomi Olson
Sergey Ostapenko
Timothy O'Hara
John O'Leary
Dawna Paton
Gantry Group, LLC
Christopher Payton
Robbin Peach
Deborah Pege
Edward Pendergast
H. Perry
Steve Perry
Dan Powdermaker
Reed Prior
Jon Puz
Scott Rader
Subhankar Ray
Boston Predictive Analytics, Inc.
Dr. Todd Reid
Andrew Reiser
Mike Rezuke
John Ricketson
Robert Ristagno
Richard Rosen
Al Rossow
Michael Rowsey
Thomas Sadtler
Michael Schrader
Martin Schrage
ReActive Systems Corporation
David Sederholt
Arjun Sharma
Jay Sherry
Eka Software
Andrew Silver
Andrew Simon
John Sinclair
James Smurro
H. Eric Sonnichsen
Alexander Souroufis
Dorothy Stephenson
Elliot Swan
Chester Szablak
Enterprise Bank
Hayley Teich
Brian Thopsey
Martin Thrope
Douglas Trevallion
Saeko Tsuchihashi
Meridith Unger
Boston Children's Hospital
Matthew Valentinas
Paul Vandenberg
Arcadia solutions
Russ Vanderpool
Fusedata Consulting
Jeffrey Vivian
Jocelyn Walker
Garrett Waters
Debra Whitestone
Sidney Whiting
Senior Initiative
David Wilson
John Wolfe
James Wyninegar
Ann Zacarian
... a total of 171 guests.