Attend CROWDFUNDx in NYC & Learn How Crowdfunding Can Grow Your Business



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July 17th is an exciting day for us here at Social Media Week. It marks CROWDFUNDx, which will feature our challenge event with a one-day conference focused on crowdfunding for businesses, produced by Crowdcentric — and we want you to join us!

Space will be limited; so click here to get your tickets for the conference and challenge event and learn how to use crowdfunding to really grow your business.

Partnering with presenting sponsor American Express OPEN Forum and supporting sponsor Nokia@Work, we will be providing a stage for thought leaders in crowdfunding, entrepreneurship and early-stage investment to build more awareness around the benefits that crowdfunding will offer businesses and entrepreneurs in the future. We’re bringing together a wide range of experts on the differences between rewards, donation, and equity-based crowdfunding models, as well as entrepreneur and investor perspectives from some of the leading practitioners in this space.

Just a few of the speakers taking the stage with us at The New School on July 17th include:

+ Sherwood Neiss, original co-author of the crowdfund framework in the JOBS Act
+ David S. Rose, founder/CEO of Gust and super angel investor
+ General Assembly’s Matt Brimer
+ Robert W. Walsh, Commissioner, NYC Department of Small Business Services
+ Chance Barnett of crowdfunder
+ FuturePerfect Ventures’ Jalak Jobanputra
+ Charlie O’Donnell of Brooklyn Bridge Ventures
+ Amy Cortese, author of Locavesting
+ Miki Agrawal, co-founder of THINX
+ Tim Morgan of Mint Digital / Projecteo
+ Sharon Chang of Yoxi
+ Jonathan Sandlund of TheCrowdCafe
+ Soccket co-founder Jessica Matthews
+ Toby Daniels from Crowdcentric / SMW
+ Alejandro Cremades of Rock The Post

This is perfect for those in our community who are a small business owner, startup or social enterprise entrepreneur, a potential investor or a professional looking to see how your work may be affected by crowdfunding.

After a full day of in-depth discussion, we’ll follow with our challenge event, starting at 7 PM and will feature the 15 finalists of the CROWDFUNDx Challenge, each of whom will be competing to win a $25,000 cash prize.

Get your tickets today here. If you purchase NOW, you’ll get our early bird discount of 33%, with the first 50 people who purchase will receive a free copy of Sherwood Neiss’ new book Crowdfund Investing For Dummies. Everyone that attends CROWDFUNDx NYC can also arrive in style with a $30 Uber credit and will get 20% a course with General Assembly.

And if you have your own for-profit business and haven’t entered the CROWDFUNDx Challenge, we’ve got good news for you! We’re extending the deadline to June 25th. You have 2 weeks to enter your small business, startup or social enterprise for a chance to win $25k and prizes from our partners General Assembly, Skype, Shutterstock and Uber. Our category winners will also get the chance to meet with our Capital Partners. Plus, crowdfunder will greenlight the 3 category winners for an investment campaign with their community of accredited investors. It’s a great opportunity for you to grow your business — don’t miss out! Enter your company today here.

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