ePodCast: The Value of Crowd in Crowdfunding
The Value of Crowd in Crowdfunding with David Drake
David Drake the Founder and Chairman of LDJ Capital in New York City and also the founder of The Soho Loft Capital Creation Event Series which is a global events platform creating corporate strategy services through education and financial innovation programs covering the Private Company Marketplace joins Enterprise Radio.
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Listen to host Eric Dye & guest David Drake discuss the following:
- How can crowd funding spur job creation?
- How valuable is the crowd in crowd funding?
- How does marketing and other business tools interact with crowd funding in shaping new avenues for capital creation, distribution and access?
- How does crowd funding work with traditional or mainstream financing models now and in the future in terms of the different stages of a business’ growth? in different entrepreneurial ecosystems?
David Drake is the Founder and Chairman of LDJ Capital in New York City and has been involved in technology media and telecom (TMT), realty, mineral & energy, clean tech and impact investments for over 20 years. Mr. Drake is also the founder of The Soho Loft Capital Creation Event Series which is a global events platform creating corporate strategy services through education and financial innovation programs covering the Private Company Marketplace. He is a thought leader on the JOBS Act and a founding board member of Crowd funding Intermediary Regulatory Advocates (CFIRA) and the leading global trade association Crowd funding Professional Association (CfPA).
Crowdfund Intermediary Regulatory Advocates, or CFIRA, was established following the signing of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act. CFIRA is an organization formed by the crowdfunding industry’s leading platforms and experts. The group will work with the Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC), the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), and other affected governmental and quasi-governmental entities to help establish industry standards and best practices. For more information, visit www.cfira.org.
The Crowdfunding Professional Association (CfPA) committed to defending your right to crowd fund. CfPA serves students, entrepreneurs, business owners, investors and crowdfunding platforms seeking professionalism in this industry and to help ensure the crowdfunding industry continues to develop in a responsible, transparent and credible manner. A commitment to the highest ethical standards will enable crowdfunding to expand and continue to thrive into a robust industry. For more information, visit www.myCfPA.org.