Crowdfunding – Disruptive Finance Goes Global Part II

By: Mark Wallace

On Tuesday we posted podcast session #1 with Jason Best and Sherwood Neiss from Crowdfund Capital Advisors, two of the Crowdfunding movement’s most influential thought leaders. Today we bring you parts 2 and 3.

As we mentioned previously, Jason was kind enough to join us in Aspen this past August to speak to Members of our private global investment syndicate, Seraph. That talk was one of the most highly-anticipated of the event, and Jason didn’t disappoint.

Jason and his partner Sherwood have led the charge in the US for crowdfunding, which led to the passage of the JOBS Act, the first significant change to the securities laws in the last 80 years!

Crowdfunding has ushered in a new, highly disruptive movement. Players are clamoring to get into the space, everyone from Angel List to Our Crowd on the top end of equity crowdfunding, to the less well-known players like AgFunder and EmergingFrontiers, which is set to launch its own platform in the next couple of weeks! They’ll be bringing emerging and frontier markets equity crowdfunding to Main Street, with minimum investments as low as $1,000, and the ability to create your own syndicates and funds… Stay tuned!

Listen to Podcast #2 below:

You can download podcast #2 here. For the audio transcription for podcast #2, click here to download.

Listen to Podcast #3 below:

You can download podcast #3 here. For the audio transcription for podcast #3, click here to download.

We’ll be interviewing Luan Cox from CrowdNetic in an upcoming podcast where will be discussing the data analytics side of the industry. Then we’ll speak to Kevin Virgil from EmergingFrontiers.com to tell us about the launch of their platform and how it’s set to revolutionize investing in emerging and frontier markets!

As always, thank you for reading (and now listening!). If you have questions you can reach out to Jason and Woodie via their website at: http://crowdfundcapitaladvisors.com/

You can also meet Jason in person at the Crowdfinance 2014 conference happening TODAY in New York at the Thomson Reuters Event Center. For more information check out the website here: http://www.crowdfinance2014.co/

– Mark

“Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try!” – Dr. Seuss

Crowdfunding – Disruptive Finance Goes Global

By: Mark Wallace

Jason Best and Sherwood Neiss are two of the Crowdfunding movement’s most influential thought leaders. We’ve had the pleasure of knowing them both for some time now, and recently we grabbed about 90 minutes of their time to record some really insightful podcasts.

Jason was kind enough to join us in Aspen this past August to speak to Members of our private global investment syndicate, Seraph. His lecture was one of the best of the week, and we all walked away excited and eager to find out more.

The passage of the JOBS Act has ushered in a new movement. It’s a disruptive movement. Those that are holding to the “old guard” way of doing things are in for a very rude awakening.

There hasn’t been a significant change to securities regulations for over 80 years. Over the next two posts we’ll talk to Jason and Woodie in a series of three podcasts. We’ve gone ahead and transcribed those podcasts for you as well, so you can either listen to them at your leisure, or download them and read them later.

Listen to Podcast #1 below:

You can download the podcast here. For the audio transcription, click here to download.

As always, thank you for reading (and now listening!). If you have questions you can reach out to Jason and Woodie via their website at: http://crowdfundcapitaladvisors.com/

You can also meet Jason in person at the Crowdfinance 2014 conference happening on the 16th in New York at the Thomson Reuters Event Center. For more information check out the website here: http://www.crowdfinance2014.co/

– Mark

“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.” – Dr. Seuss

 

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