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5th annual Global Alternative Funding Forum

When

November 11th, Friday, 2016, 8:00 am – 6:30 pm

Where

Los Angeles, CA

AGENDA SNAPSHOT (for a full agenda click HERE)

· Redefining Securities Distribution through Crowdfinance
· Alternative Funding Tools, Access to Liquidity and Rise of Venture Exchanges
· Funding Options Under the JOBS Act: Building Brand Loyalty via Stock-Ownership
· Royalties as the Alternative Way for Investing & Financing
· Federal and Corporate Financing Programs in support of SMB
· EB-5 programs as a financing tool
· Artificial Intelligence and the Rise of Robotics in Financial Services
· The Changing Face of Angel Investors
· Venture Capitalists on the Future of Venture Capital
· How and Why Blockchain is Transforming the Venture Financing industry

RSVP here  and use the promo code METRO4FIN for a special promo discount of 15%.

About the author

George Popescu

Serial entrepreneur.

George sold and exited his most successful company, Boston Technologies (BT) group, in 2014. BT was a technology, market maker, high-frequency trading and inter-broker broker-dealer in the FX Spot, precious metals and CFDs space company. George was the Founder and CEO and he boot-strapped from $0 to a $20+ million in revenue without any equity investment. BT has been #1 fastest growing company in Boston in 2011 according to the Boston Business Journal and the only company being in top 10 fastest in 2012-13 as it was #5 in 2012. BT has been on the Inc. 500/5000 list of fastest growing companies in the US for 4 years in a row ( #143, #373, #897 and #1270). After the company sale in July 2014 until February 2015 George was Head-of-Strategy for Currency Mountain ( www.currencymountain.com ), a USD 100 million+ holding company focused on retail and medium institutional currencies, precious metals, stocks, fixed income and commodities businesses.

• Over the last 10 years, George founded 10 companies in online lending, craft beer brewery, exotic sports car rental space, hedge funds, peer-reviewed scientific journal ( Journal of Cellular and Molecular medicine…) and more. George advised 30+ early stage start-ups in different fields. George was also a mentor at MIT’s Venture Mentoring Services and Techstar Fintech in NY.

• Previously George obtained 3 Master’s Degrees: a Master’s of Science from MIT working on 3D printing, a Master’s in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Supelec, France and a Master’s in Nanosciences from Paris XI University. Previously he worked as a visiting scientist at MIT in Bio-engineering for 2 years. George had 3 undergrad majors: Maths, Physics and Chemistry. His scientific career led to about 10 publications and patents.

• On the business side, Boston Business Journal has named me in the top 40 under 40 in 2012 in recognition of his business achievements.

• George is originally from Romania and grew up in Paris, France.

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