Texas Crowdfunding & Social Media ConferenceFriday, February 28, 2014 8:00am - 1:00 pm
Internet Fundraising Opportunities:The conference explores how member-driven business organizations can provide education and solutions that empower their existing members to capitalize on EQUITY crowdfund investment opportunities and play a key role in the expansion of new businesses in their respective communities.Learn the skills and discover the tools to leverage your existing network to raise money for your business or non-profit via Crowdfunding ! Attendees will learn practical actionable strategies to leverage existing networks and how to identify and establish collaborative partnerships within a framework that effectively brings together public and private stakeholders.Entrepreneurs and businesses seeking to raise capital will gain an understanding of the JOBS Act of 2012, available funding options, online platforms, and the campaign best practices necessary to successfully achieve your individual fundraising goals. Who Should Attend?: Chambers of Commerce, Civic Organizations, Crowdfund Industry Participants, Entrepreneurs, Local Government, Networking Groups, Nonprofits, Professional Investors, Small Businesses, Startups, Venture Capitalists.Attendee Takeaways: JOBS Act of 2012 overview, Crowdfund private equity & debt options, Knowledge & tools to fully leverage your existing network, Identifying and communicating with potential campaign backers, and Strategies to market your campaign offline.
SPEAKERS:Financial Services & Social Media Industry Experts & Professional Investors.8:00 - 8:30am Tapping into the newest capital resource available in the United States. Learn how you can use Crowdfunding to raise the capital you need to launch or grow your business8:30 - 9:00am Equity vs. Donation Based Crowdfunding Campaigns9:00 - 9:30am Crowdfunding and the Law:Learn the pros and cons of donation vs. equity based campaigns Hear from a panel of experts that will help you learn how to stay in compliance with the SEC while you acquire investors through crowd funding.9:30 - 10:00am Tapping into the Foreign Investment Community10:00 - 10:30am Question & Answer Session / Networking10:30-11:00am Crowdfunding Successes11:00-11:30am Launching Your Campaign:Learn how to tap into your local resources and learn what you need to do to prepare for your capital campaign and find out how to tap into local resources that can help you launch a successful campaign!11:30-12:00pm Converting Your Social and Business Network Contacts into Active Investors12:00-1:00pm Question & Answer SessionCROWDFUNDING TOPICS:What is Crowd Funding and why is everyone so hyped about it!The new wave of investment capital that's about to enter the crowdfunding industryWhat you need to know to acquire investors while complying with SEC GuidelinesWhat and Who are your start-up resourcesHow to convert your social network contacts into active investorsHow to utilize Social Media PlatformsSOCIAL MEDIA TOPICS:Monetizing Hubs & Collaborative Networks in Texas via various Social Media PlatformsHow Texas Mixer Groups/Networks and Chambers Of Commerce can leverage collective technical networks utilizing their own as well as conference resourcesHow to make money with ad networks and your website*****************************************PLENTY OF MIXING & MINGLING WITH CONFERENCE ATTENDEES*****************************************Become a community partner Start Here
Event Phone: 832.305.7845832.305.7845Event Website:http://www.texascrowdfundconference.com CallSend SMSAdd to SkypeYou'll need Skype CreditFree via Skype