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CFIRA's Development of Crowdfunding Regulations Symposium

Friday, July 13, 2012 from 12:30 PM to 6:00 PM

Washington, DC

CFIRA's Development of Crowdfunding Regulations Symposium

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CFIRA713 1d 15h 20m Free  
DONATION TO CFIRA Jul 31, 2012 Enter amount ($)

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CFIRA, the leading advocacy group for the crowdfunding industry, cordially invites you to join the key lawmakers, regulators, and crowdfunding advocates as we discuss the rules that will govern equity crowdfunding under the JOBS Act. There is no charge for this event; however, if you'd like to contribute to the growth of this industry, all donations will be given to CFIRA.

 

 

AGENDA

 

The Crowdfund Act – Framing the new regulatory landscape

 

 

1230pm to 1pm – Registration

 

1pm - Opening Remarks and Introduction by Vince Molinari, CEO of Gate Technologies and Jason Best, Co-Founder and partner of Startup Exemption

 

SEGMENT 1 - Ensuring investor protections:

 

115 to 145pm –Rep Patrick McHenry

 

145 to 2pm – Crowdfund Success Story - “The tiltpod” by Eric Strasser

 

2 to 230pm – Panel: Making Crowdfund Investing Safe - Moderator: Freeman White, Launcht - Panelists:

 Lona Nallengara, SEC

Tom Selman, FINRA

 Sara Hanks, Co-founder and CEO of CrowdCheck

 Ryan Feit, CEO of SeedInvest

 Ruth Hedges, Founder of FundingRoadmap

 

230 to 245pm – Networking Break

 

SEGEMENT 2 - Building a viable infrastructure:

 

245 to 315pm – Andy Green serves as Legislative Counsel to U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley

 

315 to 345pm - Panel: The mechanics of a Crowdfund offering  - Moderator: Candace Klein, founder and CEO of Bad Girl Ventures and SoMoLend - Panelists:

 David Blass, SEC

 Robert Colby, FINRA

 D.J. Paul, Co-founder of crowdfunder

 Doug Ellenoff, Member of Ellenoff Grossman & Schole

 Rick Levin, Counsel at Baker Hostetler

 

345 to 4pm – Networking Break

 

 SEGMENT 3 - Marketing a Crowdfund issuance:

 

4 to 430pm – Senator Scott Brown (TBC)

 

430 to 5pm - Panel: Reaching the Crowd - Moderator: Vince Molinari, CEO of Gate Technologies Panelists:

David Blass, SEC

Gary Goldsholle, FINRA

Dara Albright, Founder of NowStreet

Sean Peppard, Ulmer & Berne

Rick Levin, Counsel at Baker Hostetler

 

Closing remarks: Candace Klein, Founder and CEO of Bad Girl Ventures and SoMoLend

 

5 to 6pm – Post-networking cocktails

 

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When & Where


Baker & Hostetler
1050 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036

Friday, July 13, 2012 from 12:30 PM to 6:00 PM


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