NEW YORK, March 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Barry Silbert, Founder and CEO of the Digital Currency Group and Founder of SecondMarket, will be the featured speaker at OTC Markets Group Inc.'s (OTCQX: OTCM) inaugural Capital Raising 2.0 mini-conference, taking place on April 6 from 4:30-7:00 p.m. at the OTCQX Market Center in New York City. The event will also include discussions about how the capital markets have evolved as well as alternative strategies for raising capital and going public under the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act, and will be followed by a cocktail reception and networking.
Mr. Silbert will be interviewed in a "fireside chat"-like format by OTC Markets Group President and CEO R. Cromwell Coulson as he discusses how his investment vehicle, Bitcoin Investment Trust (OTCQX: GBTC), raised capital and went public on the OTCQX® Best Market using Title II of the JOBS Act, which permits companies to conduct general solicitation and advertising in certain private offerings. Bitcoin Investment Trust began trading on OTCQX on March 26, 2015. In addition, Mr. Silbert will discuss the rise of digital currency and blockchain technology.
The event will also include a panel discussion featuring crowdfunding experts, including BANQ, FundAmerica, HealthiosXchange, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP, OfferBoard and SeedInvest as they discuss strategies for raising capital under the JOBS Act. Topics to be covered will include:
- Crowdfunding via Regulation D, Rule 506(c); JOBS Act Title IV, Regulation A+; and JOBS Act Title III, Regulation Crowdfunding
- "Testing the waters" – how companies can market their offering
- Introductions to online crowdfunding portals and "digital investment banking"
- How SEC reporting companies can leverage online portals to raise capital
- Secondary trading and liquidity.
The event is open to small private and publicly-traded companies, attorneys, advisors, investment banks, crowdfunding portals, investors and others interested in learning more about the JOBS Act ecosystem.
To register for the conference or for more information, contact Josette Menge at (212) 220-2204 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Space is limited, so early registration is recommended.
About OTC Markets Group Inc.
OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM) operates Open, Transparent and Connected financial markets for 10,000 U.S. and global securities. Through our OTC Link® ATS, we directly link a diverse network of broker-dealers that provide liquidity and execution services for a wide spectrum of securities. We organize these securities into markets to inform investors of opportunities and risks: the OTCQX® Best Market; the OTCQB® Venture Market; and the Pink® Open Market. Our data-driven platform enables investors to easily trade through the broker of their choice at the best possible price and empowers a broad range of companies to improve the quality and availability of information for their investors. To learn more about how we create better informed and more efficient financial markets, visit www.otcmarkets.com.
OTC Link ATS is operated by OTC Link LLC, member FINRA/SIPC and SEC regulated ATS.
Saskia Sidenfaden, OTC Markets Group Inc., +1 (212) 896-4428, email@example.com
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