The 2nd Annual Global Crowdfunding Convention and Bootcamp

Dates: October 14 – 16, 2013
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada

Crowdfundingroadmap and NowStreet Media are pleased to announce the The 2nd Annual Global Crowdfunding Convention and Bootcamp. Comprised of the largest gathering of industry professionals, this year’s convention is designed to provide participants with an unparalleled informational and networking experience. Legendary entrepreneurial mentor/advisor, Jay Abraham – founder and CEO of The Abraham Group, Inc. will provide a very special keynote.

Las Vegas, NV – Crowdfundingroadmap, the foremost resource engine and hatchery of crowdfund-compliant companies, and NowStreet Media, a cutting-edge financial media and events company, are pleased to announce that The 2nd Annual Global Crowdfunding Convention and Bootcamp, the preeminent international crowdfunding event, will be held on October 14-16 at the spectacular M Resort and SPA in Las Vegas, NV.

Because conventional forms of financing, such as venture capital and small business loans, are no longer viable options for earlier stage companies, many have been desperately seeking alternative capital raising methods, such as Crowdfunding. Crowdfunding has already matured into nearly a 3-billion dollar industry, and with the implementation of the Jobs Act, it is forecasted to grow exponentially as more and more entrepreneurs, investors and members of the financial community propagate the marketplace. Comprised of the largest gathering of industry professionals, this year’s convention is designed to provide participants with an unparalleled informational and networking experience.

This is the must-attend event for entrepreneurs and small business owners, investors, crowdfunding professionals and enthusiasts, funding portals, investment bankers, financial advisers, venture capitalist, angel investors, incubators, business coaches, mentors, secondary stock specialists, equity analysts, journalists as well as tax, legal and regulatory experts. Attendees can expect to be immersed in the best in education that will include personalized hands-on access to renowned industry leaders.

Highlights of this year’s conference will feature a very special keynote by the legendary entrepreneurial mentor/advisor, Jay Abraham – founder and CEO of The Abraham Group, Inc. Jay has been acknowledged as a unique and distinctive authority in the field of business performance enhancement – and the maximizing and multiplying of revenue and business assets. One of the world’s most impactful marketing strategists and business innovators, Jay has been featured in USA Today, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, San Francisco Chronicle, OTC Stock Journal, National Underwriter, Entrepreneur, Success, and Inc. magazine. He has spent the last 30 years significantly increasing the bottom lines of well over 10,000 clients in 465 industries worldwide. Jay’s client list consists of some of the world’s most well-respected multi-national corporations and entrepreneurs. He will be bringing his extensive expertise and insights to a growing generation of crowdfund entrepreneurs.

The 3-day event will also feature a one of a kind “Funding Portal Pavilion”™ as well as a new “Crowdfunding Expo Showcase” and “Crowdfunding Expo Marketplace” – where the best in the industry come together to exhibit game-changing platforms, products and new funding solutions. Also being introduced is a diverse series of workshops for Entrepreneurs, Investors, Financial Advisers, Funding Portals, Broker Dealers, The International Community as well as Legal and Tax Professionals. All workshops will be spearheaded by an impressive list of prominent speakers from around the world.

“Our 1st Crowdfunding Convention and Bootcamp set a very high standard for bringing together the crucial people in Equity Crowdfunding: the originators of the law; creators of the new crowdfunding portals; platform innovators; and the entrepreneurs and financiers who are driving it to the forefront of the new economy. With crowdfunding awareness escalating, we anticipate this year’s conference will break new grounds,” stated Ruth Hedges, CEO of Founding Roadmap and the creator of this conference.

ABOUT CROWDFUNDINGROADMAP

The Crowdfundingroadmap Hatchery is a new ecosystem of crowd investing best practices for Issuers (entrepreneurs) and Intermediary (registered funding portals and Broker/Dealers) to build a pipeline of quality dealflow resulting in a faster crowdfund investing process for the entire industry.The Hatchery is a private network built using Web 3.0 Fundingroadmap  technology, which offers a simple and convenient way for entrepreneurs to list their investment opportunities with an Intermediary (registered Funding Portal or Broker/Dealer), for compliant deal flow. The Hatchery offers a unique, integrated cloud based solution for transparency and due diligence disclosure requirements and will have a transformational effect on the Crowdfunding industry as it builds end-to-end business solutions in conjunction with the Fundingroadmap reporting system. The reality is that Startup and emerging businesses are desperate for new capital and the Hatchery helps in the capital formation life cycle by providing the resources to becoming compliant. Converting to the Crowdfundingroadmap system will dramatically change the economic landscape, help stimulate sound economic growth and get much needed capital into the hands of more compliant and successful companies. Additional information can be found at http://crowdfundingroadmap.com

ABOUT NOWSTREET MEDIA

Symbolizing the Wall Street of tomorrow, NowStreet is a financial media company dedicated to rebuilding a financial system that allows all socio-economic classes equal opportunities to build wealth through investment. Known for its cutting-edge market commentary and acclaimed crowdfunding events that feature some of the most prominent speakers in the financial industry as well as the legislature, NowStreet continues to help both issuers and investors capitalize during this period of unprecedented innovation and regulatory reform. Additional information can be found at http://www.nowstreetjournal.com/