Learn about crowdfunding from the experts in the industry, find out how the security based debt and equity platforms are operating today.
6:00pm -6:10pm : Networking
6:10pm - 6:30pm: Alex Feldman will present a high level overview of Crowdfunding, will go over the history of crowdfunding, different types of crowdfunding, and why businesses will want to use one type of funding versus another
6:30pm - 6:50pm: Michael Taormina will talk the debt based platform CommonBond
6:50pm - 7:10pm: Aaron Kellner will talk about equity based platform SeedInvest
7:10pm - 7:30pm: Questions
Alex Feldman, Stern MBA Alumni, CEO of CrowdsUnite:
Alex helps small businesses with raising money online. He is CEO of CrowdsUnite which is the largest review site for funding platforms. Alex was mentioned in publications like the Huffington post. His writings about crowdfunding were published on major websites like crowdsourcing.org .
Aaron Kellner, Stern Alumni, Investment Executive of SeedInvest
SeedInvest is an equity-based, crowdfunding platform that connects accredited investors to high-quality start-ups and small businesses seeking funding.
Michael Taormina, CFA, Co-Founder & CFO of CommonBond
CommonBond provides low-cost, fixed-rate loans to graduate students by sourcing capital from a community of investors that in turn earns a competitive financial return.