Past Meetup

Equity Based Crowdfunding: Everything You Need for Success!

Price: $25.00 /per person
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Learn everything you need to know about equity crowdfunding from the top professionals in the industry.

The first time such a large group of experts come together to offer advice on equity crowdfunding.

Appetizers and drinks will be served by our host Eisner Amper LLP (


6:00pm - 6:30pm : Networking

6:30pm - 6:40pm: Alex Feldman - What is Equity Crowdfunding

6:40pm - 6:50pm: Jonathan Sandland - Research on Equity Crowdfunding

6:50pm - 7:00pm: Ben Aguilar -Preparing your Business for Equity Crowdfunding

7:00pm - 7:10pm: Ameet Padte - Startup Investing Simplified

7:10pm - 7:20pm: Georgia Quinn- Legal Information About Equity Crowdfunding

7:20pm - 7:30pm: Thomas Officer - What the Crowd Needs to Know About You

7:30pm - 7:40pm: Philip Reicherz - What Investors are Looking For

7:40pm - 9:00pm: Q&A

9:00pm - 10:00pm: Networking

Alex Feldman, 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 Entrepreneur Magazine. His writings about crowdfunding were published on major websites like and Crowdfund Insider .

Jonathan Sandlund, Founder of TheCrowdCafe (

TheCrowdCafe publishes research, data and news on the global crowdinvesting industry. Our primary focus is investment-based crowdfunding, including equity, debt and royalty-based marketplaces.

Ben Aguilar, Mergers & Acquisitions Associate at Cathedral Consulting Group LLC (

Cathedral Consulting Group, LLC provides business and strategic planning, financial forecasts, and company valuations for small and medium sized businesses seeking capital through crowdfunding and traditional financing means. Cathedral is a full-service management consulting firm that helps enterprises grow through the implementation of best business practices. In addition to crowdfunding, Cathedral provides services in mergers and acquisitions, marketing, management training, financial services, family run business and nonprofit and fundraising consulting.

Ameet Padte, Business Development Executive at SeedInvest (

SeedInvest is a premiere equity-based crowdfunding platform that connects accredited investors to leading startups seeking funding.

Georgia Quinn, Managing Associate at Seyfarth Shaw (

Georgia P. Quinn is a senior associate in the New York office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP. She is a member of the firm's Capital Markets practice group and a specialist in crowdfunding. Ms. Quinn has spearheaded the firm’s crowdfunding initiative and is a sought after thought-leader in the crowdfunding space. Ms. Quinn has recently spoken to the Securities and Exchange and Commission , Congressional staff-members, leaders of UK crowdfunding portals and has chaired a panel on crowdfunding for the ABA and presented to the Council of Development Finance Agencies, the Crowdfund Global Expo in San Diego, in an international webcast for the New York State Bar Association, at the New York State Securities Bar and at the Small Business Administration Roundtable on crowdfunding in Washington DC. Ms. Quinn is also a contributor to (, the preeminent media source for crowdfunding news. Ms. Quinn represents both portals and issuers on securities laws matters.

Thomas Officer, Due Diligence Professional at CrowdCheck (, Inc.

CrowdCheck is a leading provider of due diligence and disclosure services to innovative investment platforms. Over the past two years, CrowdCheck has sought to redefine how due diligence is delivered for startup companies. As a researcher at CrowdCheck, Thomas Officer reviews startups to ensure they are ready to solicit investors online. Thomas will discuss this review process from a startups perspective.

Philip Reicherz, Founder and Managing Partner at Magnolia Ventures (

Philip founded Magnolia Ventures in November 2009 and became the Managing Partner in January 2011. Prior to Magnolia, he was a Partner and first employee at SecondMarket, Inc. – SecondMarket has streamlined the historically inefficient process for buying and selling alternative investments by connecting buyers directly with sellers and providing world-class market and operations expertise. He helped build out a network of more than 100,000 accredited individuals and institutions and completed billions of dollars in privately negotiated transactions.


EisnerAmper ( LLP is a leading full-service advisory and accounting firm, and is among the largest in the United States. We provide audit, accounting, and tax services, as well as corporate finance, internal audit and risk management, litigation services, consulting, private business services, employee benefit plan audits, forensic accounting, and other professional advisory services to a broad range of clients across many industries. We work with high net worth individuals, family offices, closely held businesses, start-ups, middle market and Fortune 500 companies.


The Soho Loft - The Voice of Capital Formation - is a global financial media company with three divisions in Corporate Communications, Publishing and Expos.

TSL Corporate Communications division handles Public Relations, Investor Relations and Social Media Marketing for its clients. TSL Expo division organizes up to 200+ investor-focused conferences annually and TSL Publishing division produces financial and entrepreneurial content that is published and syndicated in 100+ leading online publications and growing.

As The Voice of Capital Formation, The Soho Loft Media Group is your global communications partner for your equity and investment strategies.