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What You Need to Know About Equity Crowdfunding

Online • February 20, 2014

This Jam Session will provide you will everything you need to know about equity crowdfunding.

Thursday, February 20, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST

Equity crowdfunding is opening doors for entrepreneurs and investors by putting equity deals online. Equity crowdfunding sites are on the rise and women are using the power of crowdfunding to raise money for their businesses with great success.

This Jam Session will help you understand the following about equity crowdfunding:
· What it is, how it works, and who’s participating
· How women are benefitting from the crowdfunding revolution
· Why venture investing is important for women
· How 85Broads’ members can get involved in this important early stage investing space

The presentation will provide insights into an intriguing investment platform, and help you better understand the opportunity for women to invest in crowdfunded businesses, including women-led businesses.

Launch Angels ( is helping angel investors—accredited individuals ($50k-$250K)—new to equity crowdfunding pool and spread their money over multiple equity investments. They are bridging the gap between friends and family and traditional venture capital. They plan to invest in women-led, crowdfunded businesses in via their women-led fund ( in 2014.

Shereen Shermak is CEO of Launch Angels. She has co-founded several Boston-based technology companies. Previously, Shereen led product management at a variety of companies including Currensee & Firm58. She is also an angel investor in TechStars and a variety of companies. Shereen holds an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management, an MPA from Harvard’s Kennedy School and an undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering from Duke University.

Get Introduced to the Women You Should Know

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Kristy Wallace
Kristy Wallace

New York, NY

CEO at Ellevate Network

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Maricella Herrera Avila

VP Operations & Strategy at Ellevate Network

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