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W 8/24 Investment Crowdfunding for Startups (including Direct Public Offerings - DPOs) 6:30 pm to 9 pm S.F.

From: Rob
Sent on: Wednesday, August 17, 2016 11:03 AM

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In this presentation the speaker  will provide an overview of  crowdfunding options and discuss how crowdfunding differs from traditional sources of capital.  There will be a discussion on how to determine what crowdfunding option makes sense for particular startup organizations, including yours.

The speaker will then compare the various investment fundraising strategies, including direct public offerings (DPO's) and the new Title III exempt crowdfunding. Finally, the speaker will describe the process of investment crowdfunding via direct public offering.

 

(Often referred to as "investment crowdfunding",   DPOs ( direct public offerings) are increasingly becoming a popular option for bypassing the traditional route of raising capital for startups and providing a way to engage individual investors directly in the success of community enterprises.

The speaker will discuss what a DPO is, what types of companies use this tool, and successful examples of its implementation.)

 

Agenda

6:30 pm to 7:00 pm  Check In, Food, Networking Reception

7:00 pm to  8:30 pm  Presentation, Q & A

8:30 pm to  9:00 pm  More Q & A, More Networking



About the Speaker

 

 

 

Brian Beckon is  vice president of Cutting Edge Capital, a firm that is  a leader in structuring direct public offerings (DPOs).

Brian is an attorney with over two decades of experience working for nonprofits, start-ups, and publicly-traded companies. His experience spans a diverse range of industries, including finance, software, publishing, energy, and philanthropy.

Brian earned his J.D. from the University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law; started his legal career with the North Bay law firm of Gaw Van Male; and later served as in-house counsel for Catellus Development Corporation, Sybase, RSF Social Finance, and Clean Power Finance.

Most recently he served as General Counsel for LendZoan, a crowdfunding company under the Achievest umbrella. Brian is a member of the California Bar and serves on the board of the Mount Diablo Music Education Foundation.

 

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