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Employing crowdfunding to start or expand your business

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Presentation delivered as part of the Tony Robbins January 2017 Business Mastery Webinar Series. The webinar link can be found at: http://tonyr.co/BusinessMasteryWebinars

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Employing crowdfunding to start or expand your business

  1. 1. Employing Crowdfunding to Start or Expand Your Business Tony Robbins Business Mastery Webinar Series January 31, 2017
  2. 2. © 2016 Dara Albright Media, All Rights Reserved @ToTheStoics @DaraAlbrightMedia www.Linkedin.com/in/DaraAlbright Speaker, writer and influencer on topics relating to Market Structure, New Issues, Fintech, P2P and Crowdfinance. About Dara Albright www.daraalbrightmedia.com
  3. 3. © 2016 Dara Albright Media, All Rights Reserved Crowdfunding is NOT begging – It is CrowdFINANCING
  4. 4. Crowdfinance is just like regular finance with one fundamental exception… Instead of capital coming from big institutions or Government entities, it is being raised by pooling small amounts of monies from a large crowd of individuals
  5. 5. © 2016 Dara Albright Media, All Rights Reserved Equity Crowdfunding is the Rebalancing of Capital In its simplistic explanation, equity crowdfunding is nothing more than the rebalancing of capital from America’s corporate conglomerates and financial institutions to its entrepreneurs and small retail investors
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  7. 7. © 2016 Dara Albright Media, All Rights Reserved Successful Rewards-based Crowdfunding Raises
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  9. 9. © 2016 Dara Albright Media, All Rights Reserved Successful Securities-based Crowdfunding Raises First “Crowdfunded IPO” via Reg A+ $17M was raised from 6500 investors UBER raised a $1.25M seed round on AngelList in 2010 at a $4M valuation. A $10K investment on AngelList would be worth over $100M today! Smarty Pants raised a $2.59M seed round on CircleUp
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  11. 11. © 2016 Dara Albright Media, All Rights Reserved Rewards Equity Debt Convertible
  12. 12. © 2016 Dara Albright Media, All Rights Reserved Platform Website Business Model Fee Structure Niche AngelList www.angel.co Online VC & recruiting services model Backend carry / recruiting commissions Startups – especially technology. Great exposure to prominent angels and VCs. BANQ www.banq.co Registered broker-dealer Success fees Broad spectrum of private, public and secondary offerings CircleUp Network www.circleup.com Registered broker-dealer Success fees (no fees on pre-existing relationships) Ideal for consumer businesses crowdfunder www.crowdfunder.com Monthly service fees Monthly fees ranging $299 to $999 per month Seed, Series A and Series B Dealflow www.dealflow.com Service fee model Varies by deal Various debt financings EquityNet www.equitynet.com Service fee model Monthly service fees as low as $69 per month and subscription ad- on fees Cost-effective services and guidance offered to issuers Fundable www.fundable.com Service Fee Model $179 per month, credit card processing fees Rewards and Equity FundersClub www.fundersclub.com Online VC Carried Interest Dealflow from VCs, angel investors, incubators, and accelerators FundingCircle www.fundingcircle.com Origination Fees origination fee on each loan we fund ranging from 0.99% – 6.99% Debt financing Microventures www.microventures.com Registered broker-dealer Success fees Sweet spot is companies raising between $150,000 to $1,000,000 NetCapital www.netcapital.com Transaction based 4.9% success fee Equity financing for Private companies OfferBoard www.offerboard.com Broker-dealer model (partnership) Success fees, occasional fees for DD and document prep Emerging growth companies seeking $1 to $25M Onevest www.onevest.com Broker-dealer model (partnership) 5% success fee (no fees on pre-existing relationships) / recruiting services fees Seed, bridge, or Series A OurCrowd www.ourcrowd.com VC model Administrative fee (4%), Management fee (2%) and carried interest on exit proceeds Great for tapping into Israeli innovation and investors SeedInvest www.seedinvest.com Broker-dealer model (partnership) $2500 due diligence fee, 7.5% placement fee, $250 per month technology fee Seed Rounds, Series A Rounds, and Bridge Rounds StartEngine www.startengine.com Service Fee Model Flat fee for Reg A+ offerings. 5% success fee for Reg CF Offerings Ideal for Reg A+ and Testing the Waters Campaigns StreetShares www.streetshares.com Origination fees one-time origination fee of either 3.95% or 4.95% Veteran Owned Businesses, debt financing VIAFolio www.viafolio.com Registered broker-dealer 1% one time fee for use of the platform by an issuer & 4% success broad variety of offering types / issuer sectors Wefunder www.wefunder.com SPV model $2000 to $4000 administration fee Startups
  13. 13. © 2016 Dara Albright Media, All Rights Reserved Legal Resources Brian Korn https://www.manatt.com/ Georgia Quinn http://idisclose.com/ Vincent Russo http://www.robbinsfirm.com/ Jillian Sidoti http://www.crowdfundinglawyers.net/ Mark Roderick https://crowdfundattny.com/ Doug Ellenoff http://www.egsllp.com/
  14. 14. © 2016 Dara Albright Media, All Rights Reserved Marketing Resources https://www.krowdster.co/ https://www.crowdfundx.io/
  15. 15. © 2016 Dara Albright Media, All Rights Reserved Where can I learn more about Crowdfunding? Discover Crowdfunding Events May 2017 New York City https://www.crowdinvestsummit.com/ February 2017 Las Vegas http://www.crowdconvergecon.com/
  16. 16. © 2016 Dara Albright Media, All Rights Reserved Where can I learn more about Crowdfunding? Media Resources
  17. 17. © 2016 Dara Albright Media, All Rights Reserved Tips to Successful Crowdfunding Campaigns Even on a shoestring budget • Always be building your network • It costs nothing to target and connect with influencers (ie: bloggers, journalists who cover your industry) on social media • Pre-crowdfunding campaign commitments • Experts suggest getting at least 25% of the funding goal committed pre-launch • Always be communicating • It costs nothing to keep shareholders and customers updated on your progress, and yes, even your disappointments • Never plead and always be appreciative • Remember your not begging, your crowdfunding!
  18. 18. Capital Exploration Through Crowdfinance Gives Us a Chance to Fail! Sometimes our most crushing failures lead us to our most valued accomplishments!
  19. 19. © 2016 Dara Albright Media, All Rights Reserved The Story of the Car Radio A lesson in persistence “Never, never, never give up” – Winston Churchill
  20. 20. © 2016 Dara Albright Media, All Rights Reserved Keep Stepping Forward without Fear “Life is about moments; don't wait for them, create them.” – Tony Robbins
  21. 21. © 2016 Dara Albright Media, All Rights Reserved @ToTheStoics @DaraAlbrightMedia www.Linkedin.com/in/DaraAlbright Speaker, writer and influencer on topics relating to Market Structure, New Issues, Fintech, P2P and Crowdfinance. About Dara Albright www.daraalbrightmedia.com Thank you! Let’s connect:

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