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Learn about CrowdFunding - Includes presentation by debt and equity platforms

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NYU Stern Room 3-80

44 west 4 street · New York, NY

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Learn about CrowdFunding - Includes presentation by founders of debt and equity platforms

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Please note that this event is being organized by Alex Feldman of CrowdsUnite. There is a $10 fee to attend. Please note you have to RSVP at as we will not be collecting any fees for this event.


Learn about crowdfunding from industry experts. Find out how security-based debt and equity platforms are operating today.


6:00pm -6:10pm : Networking

6:10pm - 6:30pm: Alex Feldman will present a high level overview of Crowdfunding, go over the history of crowdfunding, describedifferent types of crowdfunding, and explain why businesses may want to choose one type of funding over another.

6:30pm - 6:50pm: Michael Taormina will talk about his debt-based platform, CommonBond

6:50pm - 7:10pm: Aaron Kellner will talk about his equity-based platform, SeedInvest

7:10pm - 7:30pm: Q&A

Alex Feldman, Stern MBA Alumni, 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 has been mentioned in publications like the Huffington post. His writings about crowdfunding have been published on major websites like

Aaron Kellner, Stern Alumni, Investment Executive of SeedInvest

SeedInvest is an equity-based, crowdfunding platform that connects accredited investors to high-quality start-ups and small businesses seeking funding.

Michael Taormina, CFA, Co-Founder & CFO of CommonBond

CommonBond provides low-cost, fixed-rate loans to graduate students by sourcing capital from a community of investors that in turn earns a competitive financial return.

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