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Cryptocurrency as a New Capital Raising Tool [Asbury Agile Workshop Series]
Cryptocurrency as a New Capital Raising Tool - The “New” Choice: Debt, Equity or Tokenization In this workshop we will explore using cryptocurrency as a means of raising capital for your startup. We will cover topics such as: The historical reasons one could choose debt vs. equity based financing The advantages tokenization offers as an alternative or a hybrid solution for fundraising The ability tokens have to mimic debt and equity based financing You will also learn when tokenizaation is a good choice over debt or equity financing Your ticket also includes access to our morning coffee networking, lunch event, and Thursday evening party. Full schedule will be posted at in September. About The Presenter: David Sorin Partner, McCarter & English Dave Sorin is an office managing partner of McCarter & English and the head of the Venture Capital & Emerging Growth Companies practice. He focuses primarily on privately- and publicly-owned startup, early stage, emerging growth, and middle market technology, tech-enabled and life science enterprises, as well as the investors, executives, and boards of directors who support and lead them. Dave has a long track record of successful representation of growth companies, having been repeatedly recognized by well-known periodicals for a unique combination of legal acumen and sound business judgment. He also brings to bear his broad range of knowledge and experience in counseling enterprises and investors in diverse emerging growth markets, technology industries (including software, information technology, e-commerce, cybersecurity and communications), and life sciences. Many of the companies he represents are well-known names throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. RSVP NOW:

Cowerks at the Lakehouse

619 Lake Ave, 3rd Floor · Asbury Park, NJ

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    What we're about

    Blockchain JST (formerly Jersey Shore Entrepreneurs & Investors) is a group dedicated to growing and supporting the local Blockchain, Bitcoin, Ethereum, and cryptocurrency community at the Jersey Shore through a series of ongoing meetups, classes, and networking events.

    Whether you're just wondering what all the buzz is about, just started to invest a few months ago or are a diehard Bitcoin trader up all night reading Reddit subs and Telegram channels, we invite everyone and anyone to attend to learn more about the unique value proposition of blockchain technology.

    We will explore topics such as:

    • Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, Monero, Ripple, and other coins

    • Popular Tokens & upcoming ICOs (Initial Coin Offerings)

    • White papers and other resources to properly evaluate tokens & blockchain startups

    • Software development on the Blockchain with Solidity & Truffle

    • Exchanges, new technologies, and industry trends

    • Investment strategies and precautions for investors

    We will also provide a platform for the community to:

    • Share their blockchain related startups and projects

    • Network with other blockchain entrepreneurs, developers, and enthusiasts

    • Meet new people and forge new relationships

    Prereqs and Preparation:

    • A general curiosity for Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other crypto currencies & tokens

    Be sure to check out our sister group - Jersey Shore Tech (

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