NEW YORK, NY–(Marketwired – July 11, 2013) – As crowdfunding becomes a viable capital-raising tool for startups worldwide, fifty leaders in the crowdfunding industry are uniting to create a think tank for the advancement of a global crowdfunding ecosystem. CF50 is a global nonprofit invite-only membership organization consisting of industry professionals, portal CEOs, academics, and policy makers who will carefully deliberate the direction crowdfunding takes as it becomes an internationally widespread practice. The recent lifting of the ban on general solicitation by the U.S. highlights the recent movements towards the democratization of capital formation.
The organization will convene at an annual global conference in which leaders are able to discuss highlighted issues and the future of crowdfunding. CF50 announced today that its leadership will consist of: Read more: