Going Public from Equity Crowdfunding To IPO with Darren Marble
Equity Crowdfunding (Reg A+) allows small business owners to raise investment capital using traditional and digital marketing from non-accredited investors and bypassing the headaches of roadshows and VC pitch-fests. Today's guest, Darren Marble is one of the world's leading experts in Equity Crowding and is embarking on an exciting new serialized program for Entrepreneur.com that will follow 5 founders on the road from raising capital using this method all the way to a full NASDAQ IPO (initial public offering). And they're looking for entrepreneurs right now for the casting process (as of August 2020).If you own a business now, this could be a very fortunate episode to listen to because Darren and his company are currently casting new entrepreneurs to feature on Going Public which you can see more about by visiting GoingPublic.comDarren Marble – Founder, Co-Chief Executive Officer and Director Crush CapitalDarren Marble is a serial entrepreneur. In 2018, Darren co-founded Issuance, a leading provider of software as a service (“SaaS”) solutions for Regulation A issuers. Issuance’s Regulation A clients have raised over $150 million to date. Beginning in 2015, Darren was the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of CrowdfundX, a financial marketing firm focused on direct-to-investor retail marketing in connection with Regulation A offerings. CrowdfundX was acquired by Issuance in 2019 and Darren remains the CEO at Issuance. Darren co-founded the Crowd Invest Summit and is a contributor to Business Insider, Inc. and CryptoSlate. His insights have been featured in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, Forbes and the Los Angeles Business Journal. Darren attended the University of California, Los Angeles from 1998 to 2002 with a focus on Psychology.