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StartEngine Founder's Summit​

Leverage the Crowd for Your Next Funding Round

Santa Monica

How did we raise $11M from over 8,000 investors for StartEngine?

Learn how equity crowdfunding works from our team and the companies we’ve worked with at the StartEngine Founder’s Summit, and find out how you can make your customers your next investors.

We've Gone Virtual!

In light of Coronavirus and public safety, StartEngine’s upcoming summits will all be virtual. Say hello to the StartEngine Founder’s Webinar. Stay safe, stay healthy!

Why attend?

1. Meet StartEngine's Team

(Virtually) meet our CEO Howard Marks and learn firsthand how equity crowdfunding can help you maintain control of your business.

2. Learn How We Raised $11M

Discover how we raised $11M from over 8,000 investors and turned our customers into our power users.

3. Get $5,000 in Ad Spend

If you attend the summit and then launch on StartEngine within 5 weeks, you will receive $5K in digital ad spend with our in-house digital marketing team. On us.

Upcoming Webinars

march 25
Los Angeles (and now everywhere!)

Webinar Details


Your Living Room


This event is FREE.


Wednesday, March 25th


9am-10am PT

Webinar Speaker

Learn how you can leverage the crowd to fund your business from the StartEngine team.

Howard Marks
CEO, StartEngine

Howard is an experienced entrepreneur and CEO with a history of building successful businesses. Before launching StartEngine, Howard co-founded Activision and was the Chairman of Activision Studios from 1991 until 1997. As a former Board Member and Executive Vice-President of video-game giant Activision, he and a partner took control in 1991 and turned the ailing company into the $37 billion market cap video game industry leader, selling millions of games.


Howard was also the founder and CEO of Acclaim Games, a publisher of online games that was later sold to The Walt Disney Company. Howard is the 2015 “Treasure of Los Angeles” recipient, awarded for his work to transform Los Angeles into a leading technology city.


Howard is a member of Mayor Eric Garcetti’s technology council and a 4-year member of the Los Angeles Business Journal’s 500 Most Influential People in LA. He is bilingual and is a triple national of the United States, United Kingdom, and France.

Webinar Agenda

9 AM: Raising Capital in the Time of Coronavirus

Howard Marks, StartEngine’s CEO, discusses how Coronavirus will impact the ways in which entrepreneurs can raise funding and why he believes equity crowdfunding will not be affected.

9:45 AM: Q&A

Ask your questions directly to Howard in a Q&A after his presentation.

Interested Investor

How to Attend:

In order to attend the StartEngine Founder’s Webinar, all you have to do is register and provide us some information about you (like the name of your business and a link to your website). Get started below:

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This event is a free event and StartEngine reserves the right to determine who can and who cannot attend based on their application. If accepted to the StartEngine Founder’s Summit, it does not guarantee that you will or can launch on StartEngine.com.

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