An Introduction to Equity Crowdfunding

In our inaugural episode of SBEC’s The Show, Matt Golding talks to Mark Hiraide and we learn what makes Equity Crowdfunding different and a very viable source of funding. Mark reviews the 5 requirements business owners need to take into consideration when looking at Equity Crowdfunding and some of the new legislation that is making it easier to access this path.

About Mark Hiraide

Mark is a corporate and securities Partner at Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP, and former Branch Chief of the SEC in LA and Washington DC. He participated in drafting the crowdfunding provisions of the JOBS act passed by Congress in 2012. Mark serves on the Board of Directors for the SBEC and is also a “Specialist-Mentor” for the organization.

About the SBEC Interview Series

 The SBEC is excited to offer to the South Bay community, an informative interview series hosted by Matt Golding (Marketing Mentor at the SBEC, and CSO of Story Line Strategy).  On a regular basis, he’ll have special guests share their insight and expertise on timely entrepreneurial and small business topics.   We hope you’ll find this new program helpful and educational and we welcome you to invite other entrepreneurs you might know as well to view and listen in.