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Sep 2, 2015 11:17 AM ET

Archived: Top 5 FinTech innovators and First Republic Bank speak at $50 million Regulation A+ NYC Conference with Victoria Global

iCrowdNewswire - Sep 2, 2015

The Soho Loft Media Group, Victoria Global and FundingPost present Regulation A+ Conference in New York City on May 21st, 2015


New York City, New York — Experts and thought leaders in Jumpstart Our Business Startups (###jobs) Act, Regulation A+, #crowdfunding, #entrepreneurs, crowd investors, representatives from crowdfunding platforms, angel networks and venture capital firms, industry professionals and #managers will meet to explore the opportunities and challenges presented by Regulation A+ following its approval by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The half day conference is scheduled to take place on May 21st, 2015 between 1pm-7pm in New York City. This event will bring together important crowdfunding stakeholders in a single venue to explore Regulation A+’s viability and create a path for successful application of the regulation raise up to 50 million dollars in business capital.


According to David Drake, Founder and Chairman of LDJ Capital, Victoria Global, The Soho Loft Media Group & Drake Hospitality Group “Regulation A+ is a game changer in the sense that it raises the maximum amount that startups can raise through crowdfunding to 50 million from 5 million dollars. It also removes compliance requirements at state level and allows the general public to invest in startups without necessarily being accredited. This is a major breakthrough because startups and even small businesses are now allowed to hold initial public offers from the general public and not just accredited investors”.



The agenda for this conference features networking breaks, panel discussions and an after event cocktail party. Entrepreneurs attending the event and are serious about raising capital online and investors who eagerly want to find top online syndicated deals will find the Master Classes featured in the conference agenda extremely helpful. Conference attendees can expect securities and regulatory experts to provide them with concise, straightforward steps and formula for online syndication and financing using Regulation A+. Some interesting discussions that attendees can look forward to include “Why Startups shouldn’t overlook Reg A+”, and “Reg A+ and Online Syndication for Real Estate”. Silver sponsors will also benefit from a tailor-made, one on one 15 minute opportunity for funds and companies to have a meeting with high net-worth individuals, Family Offices, Venture Capitalists, Fund Managers and Institutional Investors. All conference attendees will get a program kit containing speaker, investor and sponsor profiles.

The Regulation A+ conference will be moderated by David Drake, Scott Andersen – FinLawyer & ConsultDA, Joe Rubin – Co-Founder & Director of FundingPost.com and Scott Purcell- CEO and Founder of FundAmerica. Several speakers with varied experience and backgrounds are scheduled to speak during the event. They include:

Alan McGlade – Managing Director of Digital Entertainment Ventures

Allen Shayanfekr – Co-Founder of Sharestates

Brad Kayton – Angel Investor, Launchpad

Brian Newman – Director of Business Development in Prodigy Network

Katherine O’Neill – Executive Director of JumpStart New Jersey Angel Network

Ken Davenport – Broadway Producer

Marcus Lampinen – CEO and Co-Founder of Crowd Valley Inc.

Nick Jekogian – Founder & CEO, Signature Group Investments


Scott Purcell, CEO and Founder of FundAmerica, says “Compared to 506(c), Reg A+ takes way more time to launch an offering, and far more costly in terms of legal fees, accounting costs, and annual reporting obligations. However, it enables you to sell to unaccredited investors and creates a tradable security.”


FinLawyer & ConsultDA Partner Scott Andersen says, “Participants in Reg A+ will frequently operate on an investment advisory model. Compared to the broker-dealer model, investment advisors are not regulated by FINRA. Thus, the model is generally less costly to operate. This provides an option that enables entrepreneurs to pursue business opportunities that Congress intended when it enacted the JOBS Act.”


Victoria Global is the Diamond Sponsor for this Regulation A+ conference. Other event sponsors are Victoria Partners, LDJ Capital, Times Realty News, Global Crowd News, Times Impact Publications, First Republic Bank, FinLawyer.com and ConsultDA. The media partner for this event is FForward.

To register for this event and for more information please visit:


Watch for more conferences happening across the country and around the world, the next one may be in your city. To get VIP access to major conferences that intersect finance with key industries and for other exciting perks and benefits, consider the annual membership programs atwww.thesoholoft.com/vipmembers.

Visit www.thesoholoft.com for more information on upcoming and past events.


THE SOHO LOFT Media Group (www.thesoholoft.com)

The Soho Loft Media Group is a global financial media company with 3 divisions:

THE SOHO LOFT CONFERENCES organizes up to 200+ investor-focused global summits, talks and events annually.

TIMES IMPACT PUBLICATIONS produces relevant content on investing and entrepreneurship that are published and syndicated in 100+ leading online publications and growing.

VICTORIA GLOBAL Communications specializes in client Investor Relations, Public Relations, Branding and Social Media Marketing.

The Soho Loft Media Group is your global partner for your investment and business strategies.

For inquiries, contact info@thesoholoft.com or call 212.845.9652

Image: New York City Photo credit to Victoria Global




David Drake



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For inquiries, contact info@thesoholoft.com or call 212.845.9652

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