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Sherwood Neiss, co-founder of Starup Exemption and one of the leading figures behind the JOBS Act, will be discussing the “Essentials of Crowdfunding” in a livestream, on Friday, August 10 between 12:30 and 1:30 EST.
From the livestream description:
The enactment of the JOBS Act on April 5th changed 80-year-old securities laws and significantly expanded access to capital for startups and small businesses. Crowdfund Investing has massive potential to empower entrepreneurs but most don’t fully comprehend the implications yet.
Sherwood Neiss, who brought the concept for Crowdfund Investing to Washington and serves as the Co-Chair of the Crowdfunding Professional Association (CfPA), will provide an comprehensive overview of Equity Crowdfunding. Mr. Neiss will address the following topics:
1) What is Crowdfunding?
2) What are the origins of Crowdfunding?
3) What is the JOBS Act and why was it necessary?
4) What are the different types of Crowdfunding?
5) Why is Crowdfunding a game-changer for startups and small businesses?
6) When can companies begin to use Crowdfund Investing?
The event is being put on by the General Assembly, which organizes classes, events, and workshops on topics related to technology, business, design, and entrepreneurship.
This can be a great opportunity for crowdfunding newcomers, as well as the more the more savvy individuals, to learn how the JOBS Act was passed from one of the people behind the legislation. To register for the event, click here.