The Crowdfunding Revolution and the Reinvention of Capitalism

Date: January 24, 2013
Time
: 6:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Place
: 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:
Daniel
Gorfine
Joseph Barisonzi
Douglas
Ellenoff
Sara
Hanks
Maurice
Lopes
Sherwood
Neiss
           
MODERATOR
Director Special Projects & Legal Counsel, Milken Institute
CEO of CommunityLeader
Ellenoff, Grossman and Schole, LLP Co-founder and CEO of CrowdCheck CEO of EarlyShares.com
Principal of Crowdfund Capital Advisors
 
 
Registration

  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
Place:

Harvard Business School
Aldrich 112
60 Harvard Way
Boston, MA 02163
(Map/Directions)

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

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