CrowdIt CEO Graf to Present on Crowdfunding and the JOBS Act at the Springfield Chamber of Commerce 2013 Small Business Council

Graf shares how recent legislation provides opportunity for capital growth through crowdfunding

Mar 19, 2013, 12:59 ET from CrowdIt

SPRINGFIELD, Mo., March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --


Jason Graf

Co-Founder and CEO



Graf is the CEO and founder of CrowdIt. He has received multiple business awards, including the Springfield Business Journal's "40 Under 40" (2012) and Go Magazine's "20 Under 30" (2006). Graf's passion for business, marketing, planning and financing has helped other business owners through his position as a business intermediary with Murphy Business and Financial Corporation. His career includes finance, beginning in 2000 as a loan officer and later becoming a branch manager at Primary Residential Mortgage. In 2004 he founded Graf Financial Services and Paragon Global, where he served as CEO, owner and manager for three years.


The JOBS Act and Crowdfunding:  What is it and How Can I Use it to Acquire Capital Today?

A simple definition of crowdfunding is fundraising through large amounts of people giving small amounts of money. Crowdfunding as a means of acquiring capital, is a growing trend and is expected to become a $300 billion market. The Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act was signed by President Barack Obama on April 5, 2012. The law modifies certain requirements new public companies must abide by and the length of time companies have to comply. The JOBS Act addresses, among other items, the number of shareholders a company may have, exempts companies from registering public offerings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, and relieves "emerging growth companies" from certain regulatory requirements. In this presentation, Graf will explain crowdfunding, the JOBS Act, and how entrepreneurs can position themselves to provide ancillary services in this emerging marketplace.


Wed., April 3, 2013 from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. (CDT)


Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce

202 S. John Q. Hammons Parkway

Springfield MO. 65806


Jason Graf from CrowdIt @DontJustDreamIt to speak at Springfield Chamber's 60 Minutes to Success #crowdfunding


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