Leveraging Technology for Citizen Engagement

San Francisco
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. | Monday, May 20, 2013

Image courtesy of flickr user James Cridland

How did an entrepreneur raise 470K on Kickstarter to fund the world's lightest electric vehicle? How do you leverage peer-to-peer lending to support underserved businesses? And what are the legal implications for these new financing models?  

Learn the answers to these questions & more through a panel discussion on the rise of new technology -- specifically crowdfunding, crowdlending, and crowdinvesting -- that's changing the ways citizens engage with their communities. From launching new businesses to investing in local real estate, we'll explore the rise of crowdfunding with entrepreneurs, funding platforms, and a legal expert. 

+Dan Miller, Co-Founder of Fundrise
+Sanjay DastoorCo-Founder of Boosted Boards
+Mavis YeePartner at Nixon Peabody
+Johny Price, Kiva Zip Program Director

Immediately following the panel discussion, we will be hosting a networking reception  with wine and appetizers to allow guests to ask any further questions to the panelists. 

Co-presented with Tumml

 

 

Admission: 
Free to members
$10 for non-members
 
Location: 

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Nixon Peabody
1 Embarcadero Center
#1800
San Francisco CA, 94111
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