LOS ANGELES, Nov. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the Securities and Exchange Commission's approval of Title III of the JOBS Act on Friday, two of crowdfunding's most knowledgeable icons, Dr. Richard Swart and Samuel S. Guzik, will participate in a special Webcast Series on Title III. The series will be part of a broader initiative, "Crowdfunding - A New Era," an online series, presented by NextGen Crowdfunding.
This new Title III equity crowdfunding program will allow all investors, both wealthy and un-accredited, to invest in startups and emerging businesses that want to raise $1M or less. The new Title III programs will become operational in the first half of 2016.
Topics for the initial online webcast series will include:
- Overview of Crowdfunding
- Title III Equity Crowdfunding
- What Does Title III Mean for New and Entry Level Investors?
- What Does Title III Mean for Experienced Investors?
- What Does Title III Mean for Startups and Emerging Businesses?
- Concerns About Fraud and Abuse in Equity Crowdfunding
Dr. Richard Swart is recognized as one of the top thought leaders in crowdfunding and alternative finance, with particular interest in its impact on social innovation and global challenges. He now serves as NextGen Crowdfunding's Chief Strategy Officer.
Samuel S. Guzik is Chairman and President of the Crowdfunding Professional Association, accelerating capital formation and ensuring investor protection. He is also the Founder and Principal of Guzik & Associates, a law firm representing business, corporate and securities law. He is an authority on the JOBS Act which affects entrepreneurs and SEC rulemaking, including Regulation A+ and investment crowdfinance.
NextGen will implement "Crowdfunding - A New Era" through a diverse set of online formats including webcasts, live webinars, forums, and live bootcamps. The New Era series, created for equity crowdfunding, is free with registration. Visitors are encouraged to submit questions and discuss issues.
In addition, NextGen will be creating webcast videos of their Crowdfunding Conference, to be held on November 19 at Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel. Visitors who register at NextGen will be notified when the conference webcast videos are available for viewing.
NextGen founder Aubrey Chernick noted, "This year the SEC announced two forms of equity crowdfunding that allow all investors, new and accredited, to fund startups and emerging businesses. Because equity crowdfunding is a completely new area for most investors and most small businesses, there will be a large number of questions from everyone. Our new online series brings together the leading experts in equity crowdfunding to answer these questions."
About NextGen Crowdfunding
NextGen Crowdfunding is the go-to place for crowdfunding investors. It will soon be launching a premier way to connect crowdfunding investors with startups and emerging businesses that want to raise money via equity crowdfunding. NextGen will also inform and educate entrepreneurs and investors on the new equity crowdfunding industry via events, online articles, videos and forums. As a purpose driven company, NextGen Crowdfunding believes that many everyday investors want to support emerging businesses that are chasing the American Dream. It's a way for everyone to invest in the future and spark a new economy.
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