Silicon Valley to meet with CrowdFuning Expert this week

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“The Rise of Alternative Finance”

3rd Annual Silicon Valley Crowdfunding Conference on March 5th-6th. will take place later this week in heart of Silicon Valley at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California. Crowdfunding advocates will gather to discuss the state of the industry and of the signing on the JOBS Act 3 years ago – legislation that put into motion an entirely new and innovative form of capital formation.

Participants at the event will have the opportunity to learn about the recent rise of the crowdfunding industry and hear from some of the top experts in the burgeoning field. Representatives from venture capital to business angels and crowdfunders are expected to be in attendance.


Keynote speakers include:

  • Dr. Richard Swart of UC Berkeley and Crowdfund Capital Advisors
  • Ron Suber President of Prosper Funding LLC and Prosper Marketplace, Inc
  • Doug Ellenoff – Senior partner at Ellenoff Grossman & Schole
  • Tim Draper Founder and a Managing Director of Draper Fisher Jurvetson. 

Many other well known names in the crowdfunding industry are scheduled to speak.

  The event is being organized by Silicon Valley Crowdfund Ventures and CrowdfundBeat.

Entitled “The Rise of Alternative Finance”, we will explore new methods of finance, from peer-to-peer lending, crowdfunded small business and real estate finance, as well as review existing and developing legal considerations and international initiatives.  In bringing together industry thought-leaders, this is destined to offer unique and valuable insights to this growing industry.

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