Crowdnetic Announces Agenda for Crowdfinance 2014

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Crowdnetic Announces Agenda for Crowdfinance 2014


The premier event for the peer-lending marketplace and equities crowdfunding industries will feature prominent leaders and seasoned financial veterans.


New York, NY – Crowdnetic, the leading provider of technology and market data solutions to the crowdfunded securities and peer-lending marketplace industries, has released the agenda for Crowdfinance 2014.  The conference will provide venture capitalists, investment bankers, financial advisors, fund managers, family offices, and accredited investors with the necessary resources to prosper in a financial services industry that is being transformed by advancements in technology and a new regulatory landscape.


This exciting and informative event will be held on October 16th at Thomson Reuters’ Conference Center in Midtown Manhattan.  The second annual conference brings together financial veterans, legal experts and industry leaders to discuss the redefining of financial services through alternative asset classes.  The program features speakers from leading peer-lending marketplace platforms such as Prosper, OnDeck, Kabbage, DealStruck and SoFi.  Top crowdfinance platforms such as Fundrise, EarlyShares, SeedInvest, and Patch of Land, among others, will also be represented.


This year’s keynote address will be presented by Jason Best, co-founder of Crowdfund Capital Advisors. Along with co-founder Sherwood Neiss, Mr. Best created the original Startup Exemption regulatory framework that became the crowdfunding language of the JOBS Act.


Esteemed speakers will include: Nicole Rothschild, CEO and CFO of Petra Partners; Debra Walton, Chief Content Officer, Financial & Risk of Thomson Reuters; Kay Koplovitz, Chairman & CEO of Koplowitz & Company; Douglas Atkin, Portfolio Manager of Guggenheim Partners; Amanda Brown, Executive Director of the National Women’s Business Council; Matthew Trudeau, Head of Product at IEX Group Inc.; and Daniel Gorfine, Director, Financial Markets Policy, and Legal Counsel at the Milken Institute.


“We are thrilled to be bringing another innovative event to Wall Street,” says Luan Cox, CEO and Co-Founder of Crowdnetic. “The roster of speakers and agenda planned for this year will deliver insight from renowned leaders in market data, investment banking, financial infrastructure, securities law, venture capital and retirement planning and apply that combined knowledge to the crowdfinance industry.”


The event is sponsored by Thomson Reuters, Covington & Burling LLP, SoFi, RealPartner, LendZoan, OnDeck, CircleBackLending, Web Financial Group, Springboard Enterprises,, FundAmerica and Pepper Hamilton LLP.


To see the full agenda, view the entire roster of speakers and register for tickets, please visit http://www.crowdfinance2014co/ or email us at [email protected].


About Crowdnetic


Crowdnetic is the leading provider of technology and market data solutions to the crowdfunded securities and peer-lending industries.  Simply put, we provide transparency for the global crowdfinance marketplace.  Crowdnetic owns and operates,, and and produces industry-leading events including