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"Secrets of raising $200M through crowdfunding & ICOs" w/ Founder of CrowdfundX

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Join us for a presentation about what it takes to raise close to $ 200M through equity crowdfunding and ICOs.

DARREN MARBLE, CEO at CrowdfundX and Board Member of the Crowdfunding Professional Association will share the secrets of raising millions of dollars through crowdfunding and initial coin offerings.

Reserve your tickets early. We have limited seating for this event.

Drinks and Chinese food dinner will be provided.






Darren Marble is the CEO of CrowdfundX, a pioneering financial marketing firm that uses a combination of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and digital marketing to help its clients raise capital online through equity crowdfunding, IPOs, ICOs, STOs, and other fundraising techniques.

Darren marketed historic equity crowdfunding campaigns and ICOs/STOs including:

- FAT Brands/NASDAQ ($24M)

- Myomo/NYSE ($8M)

- Elio Motors/OTC ($17M)

- TrueLeaf ($10M)

- TZero ($100M)

- KODAK Coin ($10M)

- BrewDog ($6M)

- Rayton ($6M)

and more.

Darren was recently elected to the Board of Directors with the Crowdfunding Professional Association and is a Co-Founder of the Crowd Invest Summit.

A compelling public speaker, he has presented to such organizations as the Stanford Graduate School of Business, the USC Marshall School of Business and UC Irvine, the NextGen Crowdfunding Conference, the CfPA Crowdfunding Summit, the Silicon Valley Crowdfunding Conference, FundIt, Growth Capital Expo, the MicroCap CEO Investor Conference, the CSUN Entertainment Alumni Network and the ESGCI Business School in Paris, France.

Darren is a Contributor for Business Insider, and his insights have been featured in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, Forbes, and the Los Angeles Business Journal, among others.




Dea is the Founder of Lifograph - The Wiki of People - ( - a free people search engine with 500K profiles and 1.2M connections, matching people and companies based on their needs, skills, interests and real-life relationships.

Dea is a serial entrepreneur and Managing Director at Silicon Valley Incubator. She is also an Angel Investor at the Wharton Alumni Angels and Tech Angels, her investment interest being in consumer, mobile and SaaS startups.

Dea is a big supporter of female founders and investors and currently leads a community of almost 1,000 women leaders and entrepreneurs.

Dubbed "Ms. Silicon Valley", Dea is what people call a "super-connector", her expansive network including the "Who's Who" in startups, venture capital, technology, entertainment, etc.

She is a big car racing fan and is currently serving as a Director in the Board of Directors of the Ferrari Club of America, Pacific Region.

Dea has been a guest speaker at numerous events and conferences and she has also been featured and interviewed in many media publications, including Entrepreneur Media, Silicon Valley Business Journal, Yahoo Finance, Investor Business Daily,, Sociable, 150sec, Repatriot, Startup Grind, TheNextWeb, ProTV, NationalTV, etc.

As an Executive Director at The VC Network and LifographTV, Dea interviews many prominent VCs, angels, executives and founders in Silicon Valley and tech.

Earlier in her career Dea worked at two Fortune 100 companies, Microsoft and PricewaterhouseCoopers.

She earned a Master's degree from University of Washington on a full scholarship and she also graduated with an MBA degree from the Wharton School of Business (University of Pennsylvania), majoring in entrepreneurship.





6:00pm - 6:45pm – Networking reception

6:45pm - 7:00pm – Introductions, sponsor tables mentions

7:00pm - 8:00pm – Speaker program

8:00pm - 8:30pm – General networking





Buy a demo or sponsor table and get great exposure.

Demo/sponsor table includes:

- 2 (two) general admission tickets

- 1/2 sponsor table

- promotion before and during the event

- logo displayed on the event description

- promotion in front of all attendees and speakers

- business cards of the attendees (if available)

Limited availability.




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