NEW YORK, June 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Maurice Lopes, CEO and a co-founder of EarlyShares, the premiere portal for equity crowdfunding, will be on the panel at EFactor's first NYC event to teach businesses how to best benefit from the JOBS Act and Crowdfunding. The seminar, which will be held on Wednesday, June 20 from 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm at Trattoria Dopo Teatro (125 West 44th Street), will cover important funding topics including which opportunities the JOBS Act has for each type of business, how to take advantage of the JOBS Act and how to raise funding using online crowdfunding.
Formed in 2011, EarlyShares.com is the leading online equity crowdfunding portal. The company has created a secure, user-friendly platform to connect Entrepreneurs and the new investor class, Average Americans. For Entrepreneurs, EarlyShares provides a cost-effective way to fund their startups or expanding businesses. For Average Americans, EarlyShares is a way to support great ideas and create new jobs by investing as little as $100 in companies they see potential in.
Lopes is available prior to or after the event for interviews about the Jumpstart Our Business Startup Act (now just known as the JOBS Act) signed into law on April 5, 2012 by President Obama and how it can help fund small businesses.
Joining Lopes in advising start-ups and small businesses on the opportunities available will be keynote speaker Douglas Ellenoff, from Ellenoff Grossman & Schole LLP, Alon Hillel-Tuch Co-Founder and CFO of Rockethub, Ryan Feit, the Co-Founder and CEO of Seedinvest, an online Crowdfunding site, and Meghan Sebold, an entrepreneur who raised her funds online to launch her business. For more information and to register go to: http://www.efactor.com/crowdnyc.
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