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This group will serve as a community for those who work in real estate, or are interested in learning more about real estate financing and crowdfunding. The group has educational and networking events to help people expand their professional circle and learn more about various aspects of real estate financing, including alternative financing methods such as crowdfunding. All are welcome! Please invite others to join!

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Crowdfunding, Syndication & Opportunity Zones w/ Legal Hacker Amy Wan (Virtual)

We're excited to announce our first spring Meetup with Lawyer/Legal Hacker Amy Wan! She will be speaking to our group about Real Estate Crowdfunding, Syndication, and Opportunity Zones. This online event is not to be missed, by investors and entrepreneurs alike! To say Amy Wan is a dynamic woman & change agent is an understatement. These are just a few of her accomplishments she lists on her website, AmyWanLaw.com: • In 2018, she raised a $1.25M seed round for a tech/legal startup Sagewise—while pregnant/with a newborn. • In 2015, she advised Patch of Land on its $23.6M Series A raise; spoke on the global legal hacking movement at SXSW 2015; taught as Faculty at the PLI Crowdfunding 2015 seminar and ACMA annual meeting; was named Finalist for Corporate Counsel of the Year by LA Business Journal; and developed the marketplace lending industry's first secured payment dependent debt instrument. • In 2014, she was named one of 10 women to watch in the legal tech by the American Bar Association Journal. More about Amy: Amy is Founder & CEO of Bootstrap Legal, which automates real estate syndication legal documents, and co-founder and CEO of Sagewise, a legaltech blockchain company. She hosts The Law and Blockchain Podcast (a show on The Bitcoin Podcast Network) and has authored the Bloomberg Law practice guide to ICOs and Lexis Nexus' Private Equity practice guide. Previously, she was a Partner at a boutique securities law firm and General Counsel at a real estate crowdfunding platform. Amy founded Legal Hackers LA, which programs around the intersection of law and technology; was named one of ten women to watch in legal technology by the American Bar Association Journal in 2014 and one of 18 millennials changing legaltech by law.com in 2018; and was nominated as a Finalist for the Corporate Counsel of the Year Award 2015 by LA Business Journal. Amy has also worked in international regulatory and trade policy at the U.S. Department of Commerce, and was a Presidential Management Fellow at the U.S. Department of State and U.S. Department of Transportation. She holds an LL.M. in Public International Law from the London School of Economics and Political Science, a JD from the University of Southern California Gould School of Law, and a BA in Biological Sciences from the University of Southern California. --- To learn more about Amy, visit AmyWanLaw.com or https://www.sagewise.io/#company

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