How Your Customers Can Help Fund Your Business and Drive Growth

Oct 7th, 2021 @1:45 pm
It’s hard to raise capital while driving your business. The good news is that the process of raising capital is changing. We’ll show you how innovative brands are leveraging updated regulations and fully-digital platforms to align the interests of their customers and shareholders to grow their businesses.

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Speakers

Jamie Finn

President & Co-Founder Securitize
Jamie Finn is a seasoned executive who has worked in 6 countries in both startups and corporations, and is currently the President and Co-Founder of Securitize, Inc. During his nearly 20 years of experience he has participated in over $500m worth of transactions, including Kontera, Sansa Security, Jajah, Tokbox, RingRing Media, and Zingy. Most recently, Jamie helped grow Aki Technologies from an 8 person, $1m company, to a profitable enterprise with over 60 people and tens of millions in revenue. His previous employers include Ericsson and Telefònica o2, and Jamie also held the position of AVP of Product Innovation at AT&T, as well as executive positions at numerous startups. He has been in San Francisco for the past 5 years, after spending 6 years in London. Jamie grew up in Puerto Rico and is a native English and Spanish speaker.

Cass Sanford

Associate General Counsel OTC Markets Group
Cass supports regulatory and policy making initiatives at OTC Markets Group. She represents the company on public panels and before industry and regulatory groups, focusing on equity market structure, online capital raising and emerging FinTech and RegTech trends. Cass currently serves on the Board of Governors of the Securities Traders Association. Prior to joining OTC Markets Group, Cass represented issuers, broker-dealers and individuals in securities litigation and in regulatory matters. Cass received her J.D. from Hofstra University School of Law and her B.A. from Mount Holyoke College. She is a member of the New York Bar.

Andrew Dix

Co-Founder & CEO Crowded Media
Andrew Dix is CEO and founder of the Crowded Media Group, LLC, publisher of Crowdfund Insider, the leading news and information site covering disruptive finance including online capital formation, online lending, blockchain and other forms of Fintech. He is also the founder of DisclosureQuest, a searchable database of securities filings including Reg D, Reg A+ & Reg CF. Andrew is a vocal proponent for access to capital for small and emerging companies and the need for an innovation-driven economy. He is a member of the Cambridge Alternative Finance Leadership Advisory Board, part of the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) at the University of Cambridge Judge School of Business. Crowded Media Group has partnered with CCAF as the media partner on their Alternative Finance Benchmarking Reports. A recognized authority in the Fintech world, Andrew is a participant in the bipartisan Securities Regulation Working Group organized by the Heritage Foundation. In 2016, Andrew received the New Capital Markets Leadership Award For leadership in the development of new capital markets under the JOBS Act. He is a founding special advisor to the Association of Online Investment Platforms. Andrew has a BA in Economics from Vanderbilt University and a Masters in Business from Boston University. He also attended Case Weatherhead School of Management where he continued his education in Finance.

JP Richardson

Co-Founder & CEO Exodus
JP's mission to help half the world exit the legacy financial system began from humble beginnings in America's heartland: Nebraska. In 2015, JP co-founded Exodus to build a beautiful and easy-to-use self-custodial wallet that allows customers to manage portfolios of cryptocurrency. Exodus was the first US company to conduct an SEC-qualified crypto-only public stock offering. Today, Exodus has over 200 employees and 1.9 million people trust Exodus to keep their cryptocurrency secure.

How Your Customers Can Help Fund Your Business and Drive Growth

It’s hard to raise capital while driving your business. The good news is that the process of raising capital is changing. We’ll show you how innovative brands are leveraging updated regulations and fully-digital platforms to align the interests of their customers and shareholders to grow their businesses.

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