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StartEngine Founder’s Summit: Co-Founder & CEO Howard Marks

April 30, 2019 1 min read

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StartEngine Founder’s Summit: Co-Founder & CEO Howard Marks

For the opening keynote of the StartEngine Founder’s Summit, the company’s co-founder & CEO Howard Marks shared his vision for the company and how equity crowdfunding changes the game for startups and small businesses in the US.

In a fifteen minute presentation, Howard addressed:

  • StartEngine’s values and ten-year vision for the company
  • StartEngine’s origin as one of Los Angeles’ first tech accelerators and the issues Howard saw the founder’s who participated in that accelerator face as they looked for future funding
  • The decline of publicly trading companies and the history of the JOBS (Jumpstart Our Business Startups) Act
  • Why companies should always be raising capital
  • How StartEngine is working to help solve the issue of creating liquidity for investors in secondary markets
  • The new services in StartEngine’s pipeline, and more

You can watch the keynote in full here:

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