Tagged: cfpa

Jason Paltrowitz, Executive VP at OTC Markets, Joins CfPA Board

OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM) has announced that Jason Paltrowitz, Executive Vice President of Corporate Services, has joined the Board of Directors of the Crowdfunding Professional Association (CfPA). In his role at OTC Markets Group, Paltrowitz is responsible for managing the firm’s Corporate Services business. OTC… Read More

CFIRA and CFPA Merger on Hold

The merger between the Crowdfund Intermediary Regulatory Advocates (CFIRA) and the Crowdfunding Professional Association is reportedly on hold. A merger between the two entities was publicly announced by a CFPA representative at an event in Washington, DC earlier this month. The announcement was followed by an email… Read More

CFPA Launches Crowdfunding Expert Community Online Platform

The Crowdfunding Professional Association (CFPA) announced on Thursday the launch its new Crowdfunding Expert Community Online (ECOTM), a knowledge-sharing platform connecting crowdfunding professionals with entrepreneurs, investors and others seeking relevant, experienced guidance. The launch reportedly debuted in conjunction with CFPA’s 4th annual Crowdfinance Summit held… Read More

CrowdfundX’s Darren Marble Joins Crowdfunding Professional Association’s Board of Directors

On Monday, CrowdfundX announced its CEO and founder, Darren Marble, has been selected to join Crowdfunding Professional Association (CfPA) board of directors. This news comes just a few months after the CfPA expanded the board from 3 to 13 members. The CfPA is an advocacy group… Read More

Crowdfund Insider CEO Andrew Dix Receives New Capital Markets Leadership Award from CFIRA, SBE Council and CCA

During the inaugural Crowdfunding Technology Showcase and Celebration in Washington, D.C., CrowdFund Intermediary Regulatory Advocates (CFIRA), Crowdfund Capital Advisors (CCA) and the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) presented Crowdfund Insider Co-founder and CEO Andrew Dix the “New Capital Markets Leadership Award” for Media. Crowdfund Insider, the leading… Read More

CFPA Reveals Agenda for Crowdfunding Summit in DC

The Crowdfunding Professional Association (CfPA) has published its agenda for the Third Annual Crowdfunding Summit scheduled for December 2nd in Washington, DC. Sam Guzik, President of the CfPA, stated; “As we head into 2016 there is greater need for “JOBS Act Industry” participants to exchange… Read More

Congressman Patrick McHenry Set to Keynote CfPA Event in December

Congressman Patrick McHenry is scheduled to deliver the keynote address as the Crowdfunding Professional Association (CfPA) this coming December in Washington, DC.  McHenry has been investment crowdfunding’s biggest champion on Capitol Hill and is regarded as one of the principle architects of the legislation.  The… Read More

CfPA Schedules 3rd Annual Summit to Take Place in DC

The Crowdfunding Professional Association (CfPA) will be holding its 3rd annual “Crowdfinance Summit” in Washington, DC this December.  The annual gathering comes at an opportune time as final rules under Title III of the JOBS Act are expected to be announced soon.  According to the… Read More

The University of Cambridge & University of Chicago Join Forces to Launch the 2015 Americas Alternative Finance Benchmarking Survey

The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance at Cambridge Judge Business School and the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Chicago Booth School of Business are jointly launching the 2015 Americas Alternative Finance Benchmarking Survey. This survey will be the first comprehensive and empirical assessment… Read More

Exit: SEC’s Dan Gallagher – Enter: The Crowdfunders!

  Are Final JOBS Act Crowdfunding Rules Truly Upon Us? It’s been too long since I graced the pages of Crowdfund Insider with one of my many missives – or as some at the SEC might say: missiles.  Well, since Regulation A+ went live in… Read More

US Equity Crowdfunding Explained: Title II & Title IV of the JOBS Act (Deck)

The two leading equity crowdfunding associations, CFIRA and CFPA, came together to present a primer on the two active exemptions under the JOBS Act: Title II and Title IV. Title II, or accredited crowdfunding, has been actionable since the fall of 2013.  Title IV or… Read More

CFPA & CFIRA Partner on Webinar, “The Jobs Act: Funds as Alternative Investment Structures”

The Crowdfunding Professional Association (CFPA) and the Crowdfunding Intermediary Regulatory Advocates (CFIRA), the two leading crowdfunding advocacy associations in the US, have partnered up to offer a free webinar on the JOBS Act.  The duo are presenting “The JOBS Act: Funds as Alternative Investment Structures”… Read More

Regulation A+: What Do Industry Leaders Think About The New Investment Crowdfunding Exemption

Title IV of the JOBS Act finally become an actionable exemption today.  Rules 251 through 263 of Regulation A, under the Securities Act of 1933, were amended in an effort to fix a previously untenable securities rule.  Reg A+, as it is commonly known, has… Read More

Crowdfunding Industry Fights Back: Issues Statement Opposing State Lawsuit to Block Regulation A+

CFIRA and CfPA Issue Joint Statement Regarding Lawsuit Against the SEC to Block Implementation of Regulation A+, Title IV of the JOBS Act In a joint statement released today by the leadership of crowdfunding industry associations Crowdfunding Intermediary Regulatory Advocates (CFIRA) and the Crowdfunding Professional… Read More

Crowdfunding Professional Association Announces Expanded Board of Directors, New Leadership

The Crowdfunding Professional Association (CfPA) has announced an expanded Board of Directors going from 3 members to 13 and appointed new officers. Joining current board members Brian Korn, Scott McIntyre and Thell Woods as CfPA Directors are Joe Bartlett, Jordan Fishfeld, Sam Guzik, Alon Hillel-Tuch, John Mueller, Rodney… Read More

Dr. Richard Swart Named Chairman of Reality Crowd TV’s Newly Formed Advisory Board

Since its inception in 2013, Reality Crowd TV’s (RCTV) goal has been to teach and help people learn about the many nuances involved with crowdfunding. In 2014, The Company engaged in a nationwide multi-state tour in an effort to promote the nascent crowdfunding industry and has posted… Read More

Charles Sidman Out as President of Crowdfunding Professional Association

On November 18th the Board of the Crowdfunding Professional Association (CfPA) announced the departure of longtime President Charles Sidman. In a widely circulated email to CfPA members, CfPA Secretary Scott McIntyre stated, “The CfPA has had a momentous year building out the organization and raising… Read More

Perspective: Title III, Title IV and the Politics of Regulation

  In my May 2014 article, “The Bell Tolls for Title III”, I laid out the reasons why it was highly unlikely that the SEC would issue Title III rules before the November elections and predicted that should the Senate flip to Republican control, we… Read More

CfPA Education Summit

The premier annual education event of the Crowdfunding industry’s inclusive and non-profit trade association. Practical, topical and up-to-the-minute information for all stakeholders in the exciting and rapidly evolving Crowdfunding space, to be held at the Hogan Lovells law firm in downtown Washington, D.C. Please join… Read More