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The Fourth Annual Crowdfunding USA Conference & Workshop – Washington, DC

May 4, 2017 - May 5, 2017

The impact of Regulation A+ or the “mini-IPO” plus JOBS Act Title II and III equity crowdfunding.

4th Annual Crowdfunding USA Conference at The National Press Club

Conference Agenda


FINRA and Title III
-What Are the Rules?
-What Investors Should Know?

Liquidity for the private securities space
-What initiatives are being pursued to create secondary markets or other means
-Effect of IPO window

Future of EB 5 and Crowdfunding?

Regulation Crowdfunding & Compliance

Quality Assurance
-Aftermarket performance of Reg A+ deals
-Aftermarket performances of CF deals
—Batting averages of platforms
—How do they compare with the VCs, and is that an appropriate comparison
—Has angel/CF investing merely taking the risk out of VCs
—–Higher crashes and burns;

2017 Real Estate Crowdfunding: Surveying the Landscape

The impact of crowdfunding on real estate finance and deal-making under Trump presidency

Future of Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Crowdfunding rules

Impact of trump presidency on investing 

Discussion of the business model of CF
-With the exception of Rocket Hub, has there been any exits of CF businesses?
-Is the model actually building something of value or is just replicable simply with an outsourced technology solution
—What is proprietary in these models
—–All the investors belong to multiple platforms.
-If the value of these platforms were of value, why did Goldman Sachs create Marcus as a de novo play rather than buying Lending Club or Prosper? Suggests little inherent value in the tech, logistics, clientele, or anything.

Regulation A+

-The Pros and Cons of Regulation A+.
-Many of the Reg A deals got pulled this last year. Is this offering type holding up to investor interest.
-Same with Title I IPOs
-Need research on Reg CF, Reg A+ and other offerings. How much was raised, and how have they performed.

Rule 506(c) – Title II
-Exploring Title II
-Why it dominates and will continue to dominate crowdfunding

Angel/Venture vs Crowdfunding
-The differences between traditional Silicon Valley angel/venture finance vs crowdfunding


May 4, 2017
May 5, 2017




National Press Club
529 14th St. NW, 13th Floor
Washington, DC 20045 United States
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