Happy 3rd Anniversary CrowdFundBeat 2016 is “The Year of Equity CrowdFunding”

By Sydney Armani CEO & Publisher of CrowdFund Beat Media Group.

Happy New Year!  “2016 The Year of Equity CrowdFunding” 

It has been an active three years since we introduced CrowdFundBeat, as the voice of the crowdfunding industry.  In recognizing, the development of this nascent and disruptive methodology, we find it increasingly important to be a comprehensive beacon of news, opinion, and trends, as its impact is already being felt within the world on entrepreneurial endeavor and financial services.  We are in the early innings of this game, as we observe that the “crowd”, originally defined as natural persons, is now characterized by institutional investor participation.  Is this still a “crowd” or has this become better described as alternative finance, or even rung on the ladder of the growing “shadow banking” environ?  Technology is a great enabler, and we have seen that applied to private capital formation, breeding value for many.

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Our vision with CrowdFundBeat is to educate, inform, entertain, and report on the various nodes of crowdfunding.  As part of our effort, we have reported on foreign theatres, such as Europe, Canada and Asia, not just the US.  We find fascination and are impressed that the non-US expedition of crowdfunding mechanisms taking place at a faster pace, possibly because of more lenient  regulatory frameworks, but an observed and necessary mandate of funding small business for future economic growth for local economies.

During our three years, we have produced three conferences on the growing subject matter, complementing our daily webzine.  We are excited about the upcoming conferences, in March 3- 4  2016  at the Computer History Museum, and in May 5th and 6 2016 a unique roundtable session at the National Press Club in Washington DC,

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4th Annual SVCrowdFund Conference”  2016  The Year of Equity CrowdFunding

                               MARCH  3- 4th   Mountain View California 

 

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which will advance a broader discussion on alternative finance, touching upon cryptocurrencies, global crowdfunding, and innovative finance techniques.

3rd  Annual CrowdFunding USA  National Press Club  MAY 5-6 2016

Washington DC

 

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We appreciate the expanse of our daily viewer base and conference participants.  We welcome other members of the media in collaborating with us, to enhance the insights of this market to a broader audience.

 

Sydney ArmaniSydney Armani is a long time silicon valley entrepreneur, with more than twenty years experience in Valley’s community acting in both an entrepreneurial and investing capacity. His building bridge for new generation of Startup’s in the Crowdfunding industry. Sydney is publisher of CrowdFundBeat.com, an online daily crowdfunding news site in US and UK. He is also the organizer of the annual Silicon Valley Meets crowdfunders and crowdfunding USA Armani@crowdfundbeat.com

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