7:00am - 8:00am REGISTRATION & NETWORKING CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
8:00 – 8:10 What to expect during the day.During the morning session, our experts will explain and discuss what is involved in preparing and filing a successful Reg A Plus offering. Need for education.Need for strong industry leaders. Introduce and thank Platinum Sponsor Next Generation Crowdfunding founder Aubrey Chernick.
8:10 - 8:30
Dr. Richard Swart- Brief remarks about the state of the industry. Briefly introduces each panelist. Each panelist spends less than a minute introducing himself and his work in the space.
Dr. Swart introduces Mark Roderick for a legal overview of Regulation A+.
8:30 – 8:50 Mark Roderick - Legal Overview of Regulation A+
Brief history of Regulation A
Tier 1 and Tier 2
Where Regulation A+ fits within framework of U.S. securities laws.
Who can legally use Regulation A+.
Why use Regulation A+?
Why not use Regulation A+?
8:50 – 9:20 Panel: Brian Korn, Sam Guzik, Steve Sadler
and Jonathan Wilson– What Kinds of Companies Should Use Regulation A+?
9:20 – 9:50 Panel: Brian Korn, Sam Guzik, and Craig Denlinger – The Mechanics of Preparing and Filing Form 1-A and Financial Statements Structure of Form 1-A
What a financial audit entails
Roles of Company, lawyer, and accountant
Time to prepare and file
Cost to prepare and file
Need to “Edgarize”
9:50 – 10:05 Morning Break
10:05 – 10:50 Panel: Sam Guzik, Mark Roderick, Brian Balbirnie – State Preemption, Testing the Waters, Combining Regulation A+ With Other Offerings, Sales by Existing Security-Holders, Permitted Number of Investors
10:50 – 11:30 Panel: Brian Korn, Sam Guzik, Steve Sadler, and Craig Denlinger – After the Regulation A+ Offering
Ongoing reporting and financial statements
Managing investor relations and shareholder communications
Additional capital raises
Sales of securities by investors
Legal liability of company and insiders
11:30 – 12:00 - Lunch Sponsor - Syndicated Lawyers - Jillian Sidoti, Esq
12:00 - 1:00 - Eat and meet luncheon sponsored by Syndicated Lawyers
Enjoy a great meal while you network with our sponsors in their private penthouse rooms. Make the kind of relationships you will need for long-term success.
1:00 – 1:30 Ron Miller, and Darren Marble will discuss the The Story of Elio using RegA+ "Testing the Waters" and how they did this....
$25,000,000- Funding Goal 157% Reserved
$39,375,809 in non-binding indications of interest received so far with Q & A
1:30-1:45 Platinum Sponsor NextGen Crowdfunding Founder Aubrey Chernick
1:30-2:30 Ruth E. Hedges, Joy Schoffler, Darren Marble, Melinda Moore
“TESTING THE WATERS” Learn the best ways to find out if there is enough interest in your offering ? TTW allows you to explore in a non- binding way if there is enough of an expression of interest from potential investors.
We have gathered an esteem group of experts who will teach you how to present and promote your offering using Digital Marketing Social Media, PR and other Tools. We will cover the best ways to market and "Test the Waters so you can build a loyal tribe of excited followers and fans who want to become customers and investors.
Learn how to stand out from the crowd. Learn how to Identifying your target investors—accredited & unaccredited—and the best ways to reach them using Twitter, Facebook, and linkedIn and so much more..
How do you gauge the response and determining if there’s sufficient interest in your offering to move forward.
2:35- 3:35 - Sponsored Workshops.
Room 2- Manatt- Brian Korn
Room 3- Syndicated Lawyers - Jillian Sidoti, Esq
Room 3- Issuer Direct - CEO Brian Balbirnie will discuss : Stock Transfer, the critical path to liquidity ,Converting from paper to electronic, The DTC application process, Costs Investor Engagement and Post listing strategies
Room 4 - Crowdfunding CPA - Craig Denlinger and Jonathan B. Wilson Accounting:- Audits and semi-annual financial statements are required for companies raising money through Reg A, Tier II funding, get a deep understanding on the best way to to this done.
3:35- 3:50 Snack- Break
3:50-5:00 ROUNDTABLE DISCUTIONS
Jonathan Frutkin, Amilcar Chavarria, Alixe Cormick, Melinda Moore, Martin Tate, Jillian Sidoti, Esq, Justin Belleme
We will have an expert at each table with a different topic. Attendees will rotate tables to engage in the different conversations.
Topics will be:
1. How do we expand distribution via crowdfunding platforms, broker/dealers and RIAs.
2. Creating Liquidity - Powers and restrictions of venture exchanges, and terms under which venture securities can be resold on secondary markets.
3. What will early stage investors look for in Reg A+ offering, and what can issuers do to increase the public's interest. Who are best candidates for a Reg A+ offering
4. Pros & cons of investing at different stages of the early growth cycle, from seed/angel to VC to pre-IPO and Reg A+5.
5. How do investors clearly evaluate the risks vs. rewards of Reg A+ securities and determine if they’re fairly valued?
6. What steps can the new industry of professional service providers do together to build a nationally known brand around this new RegA+ offering so that issuers use it, and millions of potential investors make investment's now and long into the future.
5:00 - 5:30 Final days wrap up panel, Ruth E Hedges will moderate.
Jillian Sidoti, Esq, Jonathan Wilson, Brian Korn, Mark Roderick, Stevens Sadler
5:30- 7:00 Cocktail party.
We will move into the Penthouse down the hall for a fantastic cocktail party, and to celebrate this historical event.