On Thursday, CoAssets announce that it is hosting the 2016 Expo for Property, Investing & Crowdfunding (EPIC) in Singapore next month. The crowdfunding event will take place on July 8th at the Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel.
EPIC is described as a 1-day event that informs SMEs and startups on financing option and business strategies to help businesses grow. It will also provide opportunities for investors to learn about investing tips to make smart investments, as well as interesting ideas from startups. The objectives are the following:
- Introduce and promote crowdfunding, create a platform for business opportunities.
- Networking session will be included to encourage connection between participants
- Generate interest and support business growth.
- It also aims to help investors to understand the investment products that matches their risk appetite.
- Exciting rewards for best start up pitch
Last year, organizers stated that attendance doubled at the second annual EPIC event as interest in real estate crowdfunding has soared. Over 900 attendees participated in the 2-day event that focused mainly on real estate investing but has broadened to incorporate topics like technology, blockchain and other areas of finance. CoAssets revealed it is planning to host a number of EPIC events in other countries including Malaysia and Australia.
Getty Goh, co-founder and CEO of CoAssets previously stated:
“We are very pleased that EPIC was a success, with the number and quality of delegates highlighting the curiosity and appetite people have for real estate crowdfunding. Crowdfunding is still in its early stages but it is developing more and more in Asia-Pac, and we will continue to take an active leadership role in organising major networking events and being one of the key voices in the discussions around real estate and equity crowdfunding trends. We will continue to use EPIC as an educational platform and significant part of our growth efforts.”