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Crowdsourcing Week 2014 Global Conference Prepares for Singapore

The Crowdsourcing Week 2014 Global Conference wants to aid a whole new generation of thinkers, innovators and leaders to learn and practice a crowd-centric business approach. Taking place in Singapore from April 7-11, 2014 the week-long event, themed “Crowd-Impact: Empowering Transformation”, is designed to help… Read More

The Future of Raising Capital: An Interview With Douglas Ellenoff

Douglas Ellenoff of EGS, LLP, on the Making of the New Crowdfunding Law By David Drake The JOBS (Jumpstart Our Business Startups) Act signed by President Obama on April 5, 2012, had six underlying bills and Title III is about crowdfunding. The Crowdfunding Bill was… Read More

The future of Crowdfunding, is it a viable alternative investment?

Recognised crowdfunding authority David Drake will be in Cambridge for one day only to discuss the future of crowdfunding and how investors can tap into the potential of start-ups through crowdfunding. David is the founder and chairman of LDJ Capital (a private equity firm in… Read More

Is Equity Crowdfunding Legal in Washington, DC?

Fundrise is churning a lot of attention, by  pioneering investing in real estate through the crowdfunding platform. It has empowered large numbers of average folks to pool their money and invest in local projects. Believing that everyone should have the opportunity to invest in real… Read More

Italy’s Growth Act Implemented Ahead of ​the American JOBS Act

This article was submitted to Crowdfund Insider by David Drake, founder and chairman of LDJ Capital and The Soho Loft. Italy has just circumvented the delay of the US in changing its laws in order for crowdfunding for equity to become a functional law and… Read More

Soholoft to Host Webinars With International Crowdfunding Leaders

Soholoft has scheduled two webinars featuring top crowdfunding leaders from the emerging crowdfunding industry.  The focal point of The Soho Loft Webinar Series is to showcase the new industry of crowdfunding which possesses a distinctive set of opportunities as well as challenges. This series will… Read More

What Entrepreneurs Need To Know About Equity Crowdfunding

This guest Q&A is by David Drake, founder and CEO of LDJ Capital and The Soho Loft. He recently sat down withChance Barnett, CEO of CrowdFunder, which enables businesses to raise equity and revenue-based financing. Drake: How do you feel about the progress the crowdfunding… Read More

Why Equity Crowdfunding Won’t Happen This Year

It seems crowdfunding for equity in the US will take at least another year before it transforms the legislative and regulatory Securities & Exchange Commission Act of 1933 and 1934.  The US is the first and only country in the world actually changing its charters… Read More

Soho Loft takes Crowdfunding Global

The Soho Loft is expanding its financial innovation conferences globally.  Led by financial innovation visionary David Drake, the firm now co-produces over 250 events per annum globally on financial innovation.  The global growth strategy of The Soho Loft is embracing strategic global partners like EFactor,… Read More

JOBS Act: Interview with Scott Purcell CEO of Arctic Island

To probe the legal intricacies revolving around the JOBS Act and how these new laws might impact the crowdfunding scene in the next months leading to and right after the much-anticipated full implementation of crowdfunding for equity, David Drake spoke with Scott Purcell, CEO of… Read More

2013: What’s In Store For Crowdfunding And Angel Investors

The following guest post is by David Drake, founder and chairman of LDJ Capital, a New York City private-equity firm, and of The Soho Loft Capital Creation Events series, a global events and media company. CrowdFunding will lead the way! The first half of 2013 will be… Read More

Crowdfunding Will Make 2013 The Year Of The Gold Rush

While 2012 was an amazing year for crowdfunding, 2013 should outdo it. Here are my half dozen predictions for the year – and why this new form of capital formation will continue to soar. 1. The Global Crowdfunding will double in annual revenue to $6… Read More

The Soho Loft Speaks on the JOBS Act and Dodd-Frank Act at Thomson Reuter’s Buyouts Texas Conference

Dallas, TX (PRWEB) November 09, 2012 David Drake of The Soho Loft will discuss at the Thomson Reuter’s Buyouts Texas conference in Dallas on November 13-14 how the JOBS Act and Dodd Frank Act will affect private equity firms and companies globally. An industry thought… Read More

SoBe Drinks Founder Kevin McGovern Takes Position with The Soho Loft

Kevin McGovern, Founder of SoBe soft drinks, sold to Pepsi for $325 million, and current Trustee at Cornell University, has taken a board advisory position with The Soho Loft.  The intention is to build TSL to a media company and allow capital creation such as… Read More

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