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We are excited to host a special Fireside Chat and Q&A Session with Jonny Price and Gadi Borovich from Wefunder. They will share their stories and mission to help startups. This is a great opportunity to learn more about new ways to raise capital for your startup and ask questions directly to leaders in this space.
5:30 to 6:15 PM - Networking
6:15 to 7:00 PM - Fireside Chat
7:00 to 7:15 PM - Audience Questions
7:15 to 8:00 PM - Networking and Event Wrap Up
As part of their 2020 Reckless Good Initiative, RedFox Media will be shooting motivational and positive message style videos to share to be shared on social media. Startup Grind guests will have the opportunity to record a message of motivation, grind, grit, and positivity at the end of the event. Videos will be 30-60 seconds in length. Participants will get a copy of their video to post on their own social media pages.
Gadi joined Wefunder to lead the Venture Partners program, which aims to support founders and startup ecosystems throughout America with resources and mentorship, as well as Wefunder & crowdfunded capital. Gadi is originally from Uruguay, and dropped out of Minerva Schools to join the Wefunder team in 2019.
Jonny Price is the director of business development at Wefunder, the biggest Regulation Crowdfunding platform in the US. He also serves on the Board of Directors of AEO (Association of Enterprise Opportunity) and the Federal Reserve Board's Community Advisory Council. Price is a graduate of the University of Cambridge. He joined non-profit Kiva.org in 2011, as the Founder and Director of Kiva Zip, a direct, peer-to-peer lending pilot (later rebranded as Kiva U.S.). After six years leading the growth of Kiva U.S, he joined Wefunder.
Wefunder a Public Benefit Corporation crowdfunding equity and debt investments in startups and small businesses up to $1M. Wefunder is the biggest Regulation Crowdfunding platform in the U.S., using the JOBS Act (which Wefunder's founders helped to pass) to allow anyone to invest in startups and small businesses they love. Since May 2016 when the regulations changed to enable non-accredited investor crowdfunding, Wefunder has helped 200 companies raise $60M in capital from 200K investors. Wefunder leverages the wisdom and energy of a founder's crowd and their crowd to help companies raise more money, market to new customers, and engage existing customers in a powerful way -- by recruiting them as investors in the business.
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