“One Spark aligns perfectly with EarlyShares’ mission to connect smart investors with passionate entrepreneurs and unique investment opportunities,” said Joanna Schwartz, EarlyShares CEO.
Miami, Fl (PRWEB) April 03, 2014
EarlyShares, the funding platform that connects smart investors with unique opportunities, today announced its Chief Executive Officer Joanna Schwartz will participate in the Speaker Series at One Spark: The World’s Crowdfunding Festival. The event is taking place in Jacksonville, Florida April 9-13, 2014.
The Speaker Series at One Spark will bring together some of the brightest and most inspiring minds in the crowdfunding industry to share their ideas. Joanna Schwartz will speak at 10:00 am EDT on Thursday, April 10 as part of the Design/Inspiration track.
The second annual One Spark festival is a five-day event that gives entrepreneurs, artists, and other innovators the opportunity to showcase their projects and connect with individuals who can provide resources and funding. As part of the event, there will be $3.25 million in combined investment opportunities from major venture capital investors including Jacksonville Jaguars Owner Shad Khan, Arsenal Venture Partners, Florida Blue, Healthbox, PS27 Ventures, and UE Investors
One Spark 2014 also offers participating projects access to private individual contributions from the public and $310,000 in guaranteed crowdfunds and awards, increased from its first year’s $250,000 crowdfund pool.
“One Spark aligns perfectly with EarlyShares’ mission to connect smart investors with passionate entrepreneurs and unique investment opportunities,” said Joanna Schwartz, EarlyShares CEO. “I’m looking forward to speaking at this exciting event and introducing One Spark attendees to EarlyShares’ philosophy of Passionomics™.”
EarlyShares, founded in 2011, is a funding platform that hosts general solicitation investment offerings and rewards-based crowdfunding campaigns. To register and gain access to all equity investment offerings and crowdfunding campaigns on EarlyShares, click here.
EarlyShares, based in Miami, FL, is the funding platform that connects smart investors with unique opportunities. EarlyShares provides issuers and investors with a trusted, secure, compliant environment to capitalize on new regulations and engage in smooth, efficient transactions. On EarlyShares, investors diversify their portfolios while helping entrepreneurs drive progress, create jobs, and generate economic growth. We call it Passionomics™ – the science of creating value at the intersection of personal passion and investing. To learn more, visit EarlyShares.com.