Strong trade associations and community alliances are critical to building a safe crowd funding marketplace. “CommunityLeader is proud to join the National CrowdFunding Association (“NLCFA”) and their mission of Supporting, Educating, and Protecting the American Crowd Funding Market,” said Joseph Barisonzi, CEO of CommunityLeader, Inc. “Protecting the integrity of the recent crowd funding legislation is critical to creating a friendly marketplace in the connecting of businesses to their community and investors.”
NLCFA was launched with the specific purpose of serving the Crowd Funding industry as an inclusive professional trade organization of crowd funding portals, VC firms, angel investors, finance experts, accountants, attorneys, software vendors, and many more, which have a specific or unique interest in crowd or community sourced funding. NLCHA operates as a traditional industry trade association producing an annual conference, providing educational materials and programs, representing its member body to the applicable regulatory authorities, and providing other exclusive benefits of membership.
Founded in 2010, the industry website, Crowdsourcing.org, is a neutral organization dedicated solely
to crowdsourcing and crowdfunding. As one of the most influential and credible authorities in the crowdsourcing space,
Crowdsourcing.org is recognized worldwide for its intellectual capital, crowdsourcing and crowdfunding
practice expertise and unbiased thought leadership.