What is Equity Crowdfunding with Kendall Almerico
Equity crowdfunding is where you are actually purchasing shares in a company, receiving stock or the right to purchase stock. If the company becomes successful and shows a profit, just as they would any stockholder, they would then share those profits with you.
“One of the top Crowdfunding & JOBS Act attorneys in the country” Forbes magazine
Named 17th most influential thought leader in the crowdfunding industry, VentureBeat
“Top 19 Crowdfunding Experts Startups Need to Know” Inc. magazine
Mr. Almerico is CEO of BankRoll Ventures, who owns and operates BankRoll, an equity crowdfunding web site focused on Regulation A+ Mini IPOs and 506(c) and 506(b) private placements. Mr. Almerico is a regular crowdfunding columnist for Entrepreneur.com and a highly sought after keynote speaker on both a national and international level.
In this CLE class clip, Mr. Almerico discusses crowdfunding.
One of the most globally successful equity crowdfunding attempts was by BrewDog. BrewDog raised more than 26 million pounds from 46,000 investors using the UK crowdfunding law. BrewDog is a craft brewery based in Scotland, that has grown to 44 brew pubs internationally & now employs 650+ people. Starting with just two guys and a dog in the back of a pickup truck, BrewDog is now the top selling craft beer and the fastest growing food and drink company in the UK for the last 4 years. Proof that equity crowdfunding and really great skills can pay off.
BrewDog is coming to America. Using the JOBS Act and equity crowdfunding, BrewDog USA plans to build a brewery and BrewPubs accross the US. They have recently filed with the SEC to qualify a $50 million regulation A+ mini-IPO. Kendall Almerico is proud to assist BrewDog with their endeavors in the US.