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Crowdfundi​ng Pioneers as Champions of Change

Crowdfundi​ng Pioneers as Champions of Change

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Crowdfunding Pioneers as Champions of Change
Source: The Soho Loft Dated: Jun. 06, 2013

“The crowdfunding pioneers and many others in the industry have tirelessly worked towards a new future for our generation. I am proud and honored to have been able to work with many of them." – David Drake, Founder and Chairman, The Soho Loft NEW YORK -- The Champions of Change ceremony of the White House is a program to win the future across America by honoring people who are making a difference in their communities and inviting them weekly to share their stories and ideas. On June 4, the White House chose to honor 12 Crowdfunding Pioneers as Champions of Change. Crowdfunding is a game-changer that these entrepreneurs advocated, adopted and propagated and by so doing they embody its promise to fuel the growth of startups, small businesses, and innovative projects across the nation. Those honored were as follows: Amy Kaherl, Director at Detroit SOUP Andrea Seabrook, Founder of DeCodeDC Aurora Anaya-Cerda, Owner of La Casa Azul Bookstore Chase Adam, Founder of Watsi Emily Nunez, Co-founder and CEO at Sword & Plough Eric Stackpole, Co-founder OpenROV Marcin Jakubowski, Founder and Director at Open Source Ecology Max Hodak, Founder of Transcriptic Michele Clark, Executive Director at Youth Employment Partnership Noha Waibsnaider, Founder of Peeled Snacks Peter Platzer, Co-founder and CEO at NanoSatisfi Premal Shah, Co-founder and President at Kiva "Today's awards showcase the myriad ways crowdfunding is changing America. As Paulette Aniskoff, Director of the White House Office of Public Engagement, highlighted: It's amazing when the honorees include everyone from healthy fruit snack creators to designers of underwater robots,” says Christopher Tyrrell. Among those invited to witness the ceremony were other crowdfunding thought leaders, such as: Alejandro Cremades, CEO at Rock The Post Alon Hillel-Tuch, CFO at RocketHub Bruce Lipnick, CEO at Crowd Alliance USA Candace Klein, CEO at SoMoLend Christopher Tyrrell, Managing Director at Nehemiah Investments David Drake, Founder and Chairman of LDJ Capital and The Soho Loft David J. Paul, CSO at GATE Impact James Jones, CEO at the Self-Directed IRA Investment Institute Kim Wales, Founder of Wales Capital Robert Taylor, Founder of FundSafe

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Vince Molinari, CEO at GATE Technologies Crowdfunding has been growing rapidly globally with America leading the way. It has been revolutionizing the financial system and revitalizing the markets – giving regular Americans an alternative source of funding; fueling new and innovative ideas; bringing together new entrepreneurs and new investors; creating new and more jobs; and ultimately, boosting socio-economic growth. About The Soho Loft (www.thesoholoft.com) The Soho Loft is an event-driven financial media company that advances innovative investing for start-up entrepreneurs and small and medium-sized enterprises. TSL provides visionary leadership and relevant education in the areas of capital formation, crowdfunding, angel networking, non-conventional funding, eb5 green card programs, microfinance, venture capital, private equity and hedge funds. A subsidiary of LDJ Capital based in New York City, USA, its founder and Chairman, David Drake, is founder and former executive board member of Crowdfund Intermediary Regulatory Advocates (CFIRA) and Crowdfunding Professional Association (CFPA). He is a strong advocate of financial innovation, the US JOBS Act (Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act) and other entrepreneurial and investment policies through his work as an international speaker and writer. For press inquiries, contact carmen.campo@thesoholoft.com. --- End --Email Phone City/Town State/Province Country Industry Tags Link Click to contact author 19175789069 New York City New York United States Business, Investment david drake, the soho loft, crowdfunding, ldj capital, jobs act http://prlog.org/12152041 Scan this QR Code with your SmartPhone to* Read this news online * Contact author * Bookmark or share online

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