President Obama signed the JOBS Act on 5 April 2012. While Title II (Regulation D) and Title IV (Regulation A+) have been given the green light on 23 Sept 2013 and 25 March 2015 respectively, there has been much hesitation where Title III (Equity Crowdfunding) was [...]
David Drake is an early-stage equity expert and the founder and chairman of LDJ Capital, a New York City private equity firm, and The Soho Loft, a global event-driven financial media company helping firms advertise for investors. He writes regularly for Forbes, Thomson Reuters, Huffington Post & Startup88 on Crowdfunding Companies and Real Estate. You can reach him directly at David@LDJCapital.com or make connect on linkedin.com/in/ldjcapital
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ED: Who is Andrew Ward? “Wardy” has been an active campaigner about the benefits of Crowdfunding to Government, Treasury and CAMAC as well as a fundraiser for Rare Cancers cutting half his dreadlocks off and wearing a rare cancers T-shirt for a month. He’s used rewards crowdfunding campaigns to support the creation of an app around healthy venting and has assisted a dozen or more friends with their crowdfunding campaigns.
When he’s not crowdfunding, he is the CEO of 3 Minute Angels, which focuses on short massages for corporate clients, Angel massage that does full body massages and Get Angels Now, which connects customers with nearby spas and [...]
Australia is set to see a number of new startups that are applying Crowdfunding technology to real estate assets, Australian’s love our real estate so its easy to see why these startups each potentially have a bright future.
Unlike a lot of new startups one of the keys features of this group is the pedigree and financial backing that the executive teams have behind them.BrickX
Behind BrickX is Markus Kahlbetzer and Darren Patterson. The Kahlbetzer Family is one of Australia’s wealthiest (of Twynam and Polo fame). The concept was born in the highly regarded Tank Stream Labs. Kahlbetzer is a private equity partner in Tank Stream Ventures along with the likes of [...]