SAN FRANCISCO, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EFactor Group Corp. (OTCBB: EFCT) ("EFactor Group Corp." or "the Company"), owner of EFactor.com, a niche social network for entrepreneurs, content aggregator and provider of key resources to entrepreneurs worldwide, today announced is next entrepreneur-focused "Pitch it in Person" event. The event will be hosted by Edelman's Chief Content Strategist, Steve Rubel. In addition to the keynote presentation by Mr. Rubel, EFactor has also organized a contest that gives entrepreneurs an opportunity to present their business ideas for a chance to win $2,500 in cash to fund their current business or start up a new venture.
Taking place at the NYIT Auditorium on Broadway in New York City on Tuesday April 22, 2013 from 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm, the event remains open for registration via http://www.efactor.com/pitchitinpersonnyc until the start of the event. Entrepreneurs competing in the contest are encouraged to submit their Executive Summaries to EFactor via the link on the event page for consideration by Monday, April 7, 2014. A final group of five summaries will be selected to pitch their idea to a panel of judges, including Steve Rubel, who will judge each pitch and select a winner. The $2,500 cash award is being sponsored by Alexander Capital L.P., a full-service boutique investment bank and broker dealer based in New York. Other sponsors of the event include White Williams, LLP and Berdon, LLP. Media sponsorship is provided by, womancon 2014, a woman-focused entrepreneur conference on May 28th, 2014 in New York City.
"In line with our last Pitch Event, we expect a great turn-out and have already registered many participants for the event. We also believe that the final round of five entrepreneurs selected for the judged review is sure to produce an excellent competition for the cash reward," began Adrie Reinders, CEO of EFactor Group. "Events like these provide our members with the information, skills and tools to conduct what each of them needs to grow their business. In this particular case, Steve Rubel's expertise is sure to pique the interest of the many tech-focused companies developing in NYC's 'Silicon Alley' in addition to other entrepreneurial businesses developing throughout EFactor.com's worldwide network."
EFactor's "Pitch It in Person" events are part of a series of events initiated by EFactor Group Corp. in September, 2013. The first New York event titled "Your Product Roadmap" took place on Wednesday, September 25, 2013. The second event was held in October of 2013 and was hosted by Kevin Harrington. EFactor membership and additional registration on EFactor's event page (www.efactor.com/events) is required to access the live events and replays of past webinars.
About EFactor Group Corp.
EFactor Group Corp. (OTCQB: EFCT) has at its core EFactor.com, a niche social network for entrepreneurs. EFactor.com provides its members with the people, tools, marketing and expertise to succeed and make real, trustworthy and lasting connections. At the core of the network lies a strong algorithm that allows members to not only connect with a lot of people, but with the right people. In addition, EFactor.com provides knowledge, facilitates preparing for funding and resources to reduce business costs, delivered through a mix of online social networking and offline domestic and international events.
EFactor.com has over one million members in 222 territories across 240 industries. It is incorporated in Nevada and headquartered in San Francisco. For more information, visit http://www.efactor.com
EFactor Group Corp. also has various subsidiary service organizations including a UK communications and public relations agency and a company that delivers matching software for mentees to get matched to the perfect mentor. For more information about EFactor Group Corp. please visit, http://efactorgroup.com/
The EFactor.com Value – The Entrepreneurs Wingman
EFactor.com is a social network designed to support you as your business grows, along every step of your journey. We'll be there to congratulate you every time you win and will coach and inspire you whenever you feel frustrated by setbacks. You can count on us to connect you with the right people for you and your company and offer you the resources and talent that will help you succeed. We are highly motivated everyday people who genuinely care about our team and customers. We cheer each other on and have each other's back. We get to see our ideas come to life every single day. We're entrepreneurs, contributing our expertise to the community.
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