Exclusive Interview With Paul Niederer of ASSOB

Paul Niederer, founder of what has been described as the oldest equity crowdfunding site on the planet, will join CrowdFundBeat for an exclusive interview to discuss experiences that will help guide the implementation of crowdfunding rules and regulations in the U.S. and elsewhere. The Australian Small Scale Offerings Board (ASSOB) was launched in 2004 and reports having raised over $135 million for small businesses in Australia.

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Paul will join us for a live discussion at 4:00 PM Pacific on October 24, 2013.

According to ASSOB:

The Australian Small Scale Offerings Board (ASSOB) is Australia’s largest and most successful business introduction and matching platform for showcasing investment opportunities in high growth, unlisted Australian companies.

A wide range of businesses, from seed and start-up stage, to award-winning and government granted companies, as well as more established growth and expanding companies have joined ASSOB seeking access to growth capital and a convenient forum to connect with stakeholders.

Paul Niederer’s biography:

Paul Niederer is one of Australia’s leading authorities on peer to peer investing and equity based investment for early stage growth companies. Paul joined the ASSOB team in late 2008.

As CEO Paul leads a team that shepherds businesses through an ordinarily complex and frustrating Capital Raising Process with efficiency and effectiveness.

Paul is no stranger to managing growth businesses, having spent the past few years as CEO of both ASX and NSX publicly listed businesses. Before that he managed and developed businesses in Singapore, the Middle East and Sweden.

Devin D. Thorpe, CrowdFundBeat contributing editor, is the author of Crowdfunding for Social Good. Readers can follow him on Twitter at @devindthorpe.

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