Crowdfunding Meets Silicon Valley at Event in April

Crowdfunding conferences and events are becoming more ubiquitious as the popularity and promise of crowdfunding grows.  The previously announced event, Silicon Valley Meets Crowdfunders to be held in Palo Alto on April 4th and 5th recently released the list of their speakers and panelists. (See current Agenda Below).

Tim Draper of Draper Fisher JurvestonKeynote Speaker, Tim Draper – Managing Director of Draper Fisher Jurvetson ,will open the inaugural event on the morning April 4th.  Multiple panels will be held throughout the day focusing on topics such as “Rewards Based Portals beyond Kickstarter” and “The Business of Crowdfunding“.

Many of the crowdfunding industry leaders will be present either participating in a panel or in attendance.  The event is being organized by Silicon Valley Crowdfund Ventures.  Sydney Armani, CEO of SV Crowfund Ventures, stated recently, “I am very excited about doing this first event.  Interest in the event has been great.  We have many leaders from Silicon Valley signed up to attend.”

Some of the crowdfunding portals represented include, Seeders, Crowfunder, Return on Change, CrowdTilt and many others.  The event organizers expect this to become an annual event.SV Crowdfund