Silicon Valley's First Crowdfund Conference brings together traditional private investors, crowdfunders, and entrepreneurs. The Conference was held on April 4th - 5th, 2013 to celebrate the first anniversary of the JOBS Act signed by President Obama last year.
Features Keynote Speakers:
Timothy Draper - Founder and Managing Director of Draper Fisher Jurvetson & Douglas S. Ellenoff - Ellenoff Grossman & Schole LLP
You will hear from people who are implementing crowdfunding as a part of their current fundraising and marketing strategies as well as panels highlighting those who are working closely with the SEC to make equity crowdfunding legal in the United States. Conference features distinguished guests invited from England, Australia, and the Netherlands who discuss their ideas and experiences related to this industry.
Founder and Managing Director of Draper Fisher Jurvetson
Douglas S Ellenoff
Ellenoff Grossman & Schole LLP
Founder and CIO at CrowdClear
Thomas S. Foley was sworn in as the 25th (12th post WWII) U.S. Ambassador to Japan on November 6, 1997. Prior to taking up his diplomatic post, Ambassador Foley served as the 49th Speaker of the House of Representatives. He was elected to represent the State of Washington's Fifth Congressional District 15 times, and served his constituents for 30 years from January 1965 to December 1994.
Ambassador Foley served as Majority Leader from 1987 until his election as Speaker on June 6, 1989. From 1981 to 1987, he served as Majority Whip, the number three position in the House Leadership.
Born March 6, 1929, Ambassador Foley is a native of Spokane, Washington, and a graduate of the University of Washington and its School of Law.
Co-Founder and CEO of BancBox
Founder of When You Wish
CEO at FundingRoadMap
President and Founder at Unglue.it
CEO at Reality Mogul
VP at Invested.In
Barry E. James
The Social Foundation
Jeff is a qualified lawyer with extensive experience in the worlds of corporate transactions and early-stage businesses. He began his career practicing corporate law with Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in New York and London and later served as co-chairman of the investment committee of a UK seed investment fund. He also serves as the Chairman of The Coalition for a Digital Economy (Coadec) and has acted as a strategic adviser to several startups. Jeff holds an MBA and a BCL (advanced law degree) from the University of Oxford, a JD from the University of Virginia and a BA from the University of Pennsylvania.
Co-Founder & Executive Board Member of CfiRA and CfPA
Managing Director of I-Bankers Direct
Founder of TheCrowdCafe
Principal at Leverage PR
President at Foodstart.com
Devin D. Thorpe
Author and Forbes Contributor
Sonny is a co-founder of Misfit Wearables, makers of wearable sensor products, and a co-founder of AgaMatrix, which made the world¹s first hardware medical device (a glucose meter) that works with the iPhone, winner of the Red Dot Design Award and the GOOD Design Award, and has sold over 3M+ glucose meters and 1B+ biosensors for people with diabetes. Previously, he was CTO of a software start-up where he invented a number of machine learning-assisted natural language processing technologies. He studied math (BS) at UIUC and linguistics (PhD) under Noam Chomsky at MIT.