12:00 - 12:30 p.m. Registration & Networking Lunch – FIRST Interactive Demo of Latest Innovations in Science & Technology
12:30 p.m. Emcee Welcome: Sharad Khare, Digital Strategist & TV Host & Forum Introduction by: Enzo Villani, CEO, Equities.com
12:40 p.m. FIRST Robotics & Demo Overview: Technology & Future Innovations
-Steve Stark, Regional Director, Southern California, FIRST
12:50 p.m. Innovation Opening Keynote Fireside Chat: Dan Raju,Tradier Cofounder, Chairman & CIO
1:15-2:00 - Emerging Industry Disruptors Panel: Fueling Innovation by Implementing New Solutions
A moderated discussion focusing on new technologies and disruptors across a variety of industry sectors creating new efficiencies:
-David Aferiat Co-founder and Managing Partner at Trade-Ideas
-Serena Ehrlich, Director of Social & Evolving Media, Business Wire
-Jeff Mahony, Founder & Chairman, SaveDaily
2:00-2:15 p.m. Networking break
2:15-2:45 p.m. Innovation Keynote:
Rob Fried, Founder and CEO of Feeln, a subsidiary of Hallmark Cards
2:45 - 3:30 p.m. Emerging Growth Trends Panel: How to Fund & Grow Your Business in Today’s Environment
A moderated discussion focusing on innovative ways to raise capital, access growth options, and develop dynamic new business streams:
-Darren Marble, CEO, CrowdfundX
-Scott Purcell, CEO FundAmerica
-Joan Dromey, Senior Product Manager, Private Markets, Computershare
-Rod Turner, Chairman & Founder, Manhattan Street Capital, Inc.
3:30 - 4:15 p.m. - Emerging Growth Trends: Positioning Yourself As a Business Rockstar & How to Leverage Social Networks to Empower Investors
-Steve Lehman, Chairman, Business Rockstars
-Enzo Villani, CEO of Equities.com
-Thomas Beattie, CEO, Voleo
4:15 - 5:00 p.m. – Closing Discussion: Introduction of “Equities Women’s Council”- Discussion on Today’s Women in the Workplace – Diversity, Inclusion & Current State of Affairs
-Silvia Davi, CMO, Equities.com,
-Kristal Bogle, CMO, Computershare,
-Hillary Gadsby, CEO of Gadsby Affair & Chief Visionary Officer of Stilettogal.com
-Carine Carmy, Head of Marketing at Amino
5:00 – 6:00 p.m. – Networking Cocktail Reception
Event Sponsorship Packages:
Silver Sponsorship - $2,000: Web Banner Ad on Equities.com Homepage & Inclusion in Forum Marketing Materials and social media sites.
Gold Sponsorship - $5,000: Web Banner Ad on Equities.com Homepage & Sponsored Content on Event Page Section Dedicated to “Emerging Growth Company” spotlights.
Platinum Sponsorship - $10,000: Web Banner on Equities.com Homepage, Sponsored Content on Event Page Section Dedicated to “Emerging Growth Company spotlights and inclusion on a panel or keynote (if qualifies), and Business Rockstars Interview - in LA or Equities TV interview from Nasdaq MarketSite – in NY.