Broadcast live from the floor of the NYSE, this exclusive webinar will explore Reg A+ IPOs as the new alternative to traditional S-1s. The discussion will focus on how mature organizations with large social followings can effectively tap their customers, fans, and equity markets in a hybrid approach and list to the NYSE.
The speakers will highlight why the NYSE is an attractive destination for quality Reg A+ issuers, review current Reg A+ hybrid offerings, and discuss key banking, marketing, and legal strategies. Settlement and delivery will also be addressed.
Darren Marble is the CEO of CrowdfundX, a pioneering financial marketing firm serving corporations and entrepreneurs across a wide mix of industries and geographies. The company helps clients to effectively architect and execute strategic equity and rewards-based crowdfunding campaigns that build brand equity and drive growth.
Notably, under Darren’s leadership, CrowdfundX designed, produced and marketed the Reg A+ equity crowdfunding campaign for Elio Motors, which raised just under $17 million from 6,200+ investors. Elio subsequently listed on the OTC Markets OTCQX under the symbol "ELIO," making it the first company in the United States to have completed a Reg A+ equity crowdfunding offer and list shares on a public exchange. At present, CrowdfundX is currently managing more than a dozen Reg A+ equity crowdfunding campaigns.
Mark Elenowitz, is the CEO and Founder of BANQ® the electronic division of TriPoint Global Equities, LLC . BANQ®, is an electronic investment banking platform that will streamline the matching of investors with quality growth companies and alternative investment opportunities. BANQ® provides investors access to exciting companies with exposure to rapidly growing sectors and new technologies. BANQ takes the entire public and private offering process digital and online, providing access to U.S. opportunities and offerings in the U.S. markets. BANQ ® widely markets its offerings utilizing the new general solicitation and advertising rules promulgated by the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission, in response to the passage of the JOBS Act of 2012, primarily Reg A+ and Reg D. Mr. Elenowitz is responsible for the overall corporate development of TriPoint and BANQ®, advising clients on structuring, financings and acquisitions. He has extensive experience in advising clients on governance, compliance, and capital markets navigation including acting as a member of the board of directors. He has worked with numerous public and private companies.
At the New York Stock Exchange Paul leads the business development efforts for the NYSE MKT, the NYSE Group’s listing platform for its community of growth companies. Before this, Paul worked at Morgens, Waterfall, Vintiadis & Co. analyzing distressed-debt investments and Odyssey Partners, L.P. supervising the financial reporting of a multi-million dollar investment portfolio.
Paul received an MBA from New York University and an accounting degree from Binghamton University, and holds an inactive CPA license.
Shawn Nelson is the founder and CEO of Lovesac, a technology disruptor in the furniture category that boasts the only drop-shippable sectional couch solution amongst other patented furniture designs. With 60+ high-end mall-based product demonstration “Lovesac” showrooms from LA to Boston, their largest store is still online at www.lovesac.com.
Shawn graduated from the University of Utah with honors and bachelor’s degrees in Chinese and Asian Studies emphasizing business in 2001, the same year Lovesac opened its first retail location in Salt Lake City, Utah, with dozens more to follow.
He now holds a Masters degree in Strategic Design and Management, and is an instructor in the Master’s Program at the top design school in the nation: Parson’s, The New School for Design, in NYC.
David N. Feldman is a partner at Duane Morris LLP. Mr. Feldman concentrates his practice on corporate and securities law and mergers and acquisitions, as well as general representation of public and private companies, entrepreneurs, investors, and private equity and venture capital firms. He also advises emerging growth companies with regard to alternatives to traditional financing through initial public offerings. Mr. Feldman is also considered an authority on public offerings through the recently implemented SEC Regulation A+. Mr. Feldman is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Law School, and of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He has served as chair of the board of Wharton’s global alumni association.