Venture Studio + Funding: Alternative Investments In Your Backyard
This is the 2nd installment of an investor education series tied
About this Event
11:30 – 1:30
(11:30 – Lunch | 11:45 – Session Begins with Live Q&A throughout)
About this Event
Thousands of entrepreneurs have raised billions of dollars of investment capital leveraging investment crowdfunding.
UNBoxed and CrowdfundNC are partnering to create and co-host a new Investment Crowdfunding event series. The collaboration helps anyone learn how they can invest in local startups, existing businesses and real estate while also driving innovation in the area. It is also designed to help founders understand what alternative options for funding exist that they can leverage.
USA Investment Crowdfunding Stats
- Over $2.5B has been raised since 2012
- Since 2016, $200M of that has been from non-accredited investors
- Over 1/3rd of top-tier US VC deals
- Over 20 Unicorns including Opendoor, Lime, Dropbox to name a few
- Virtually every industry has participated
We are the #9 economy in the nation. NC investors and companies have tremendous opportunity for funding and potential returns. Now is our time.
What will the 2nd session cover?
- How does Investment Crowdfunding work for investors?
- The power of Syndication and syndicates via a new platform
- The commercialization pipeline process via UNBoxed, a new venture studio focusing on idea to exit with emerging technologies such as blockchain, A.I., and IoT
Who Should Attend?
- Potential investors, both accredited and non-accredited, looking to gain insight and knowledge into crowdfunding and syndication investment mechanisms.
- Investors that would like to invest in private offerings of high growth startups and well managed existing companies.
- Startup owners that are preparing to raise funds at seed stage or series A and beyond, and existing profitable business owners who need to raise funds for growth.
Light food will be provided.
About UNBoxed Venture Studio
UNBoxed Venture Studio is a partnership, between UNspecified and Smashing Boxes, established for the purpose of advancing companies from idea to exit. We are entrepreneurs who have developed a system to empower founders to build and grow their companies. We know that building great companies requires more than just a unique idea. Taking on a project means we go all-in with radical transparency and explicit intent to create market and investor ready companies.
UNboxed employs a strategy of “UNnboxing” – Disrupting boundaries to create focus for success. UNboxing builds investor ready businesses and brings your company to other founders, angels, and VC’s with the right product and plan.
We help North Carolina startups and existing businesses get funded using a variety of online private and public offering strategies in this new world where anyone can become an investor.
(Tuesday) 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Third Floor, 600 Park Offices Drive