It’s now been almost five years since the 2012 JOBS Act was signed into law in the United States. And just in the past year, investing in startups opened-up to the other 98% of investors. What lessons can Canada learn from the UK and the US? Will 2017 be the year that equity crowdfunding finally goes mainstream? How can Canada and the US work together more closely? If you are a founder, investor, platform operator, platform partner, attorney or regulator you won’t want to miss this opening keynote.
Ryan Feit is the CEO and Co-Founder of SeedInvest. Prior to founding SeedInvest, Ryan worked at Wellspring Capital Management and Lehman Brothers in New York City where he invested in, financed, and managed dozens of private and public businesses. Ryan was instrumental in the passage of the 2012 JOBS Act, which changed 80-year-old U.S. securities laws to make it possible for entrepreneurs to raise capital over the Internet.
Since then, Ryan... Read More →