Upcoming and Past Events

Crowdfinance 2015

On September 28th at Thomson Hall, we hosted Crowdfinance 2015: The Evolution of Global Marketplace Lending, our third annual conference. Over the past decade, technological innovations and advancements have continued to grow, allowing marketplace lending to come to the forefront of the alternative finance industry. Crowdfinance 2015 brought together some of the most respected thought leaders active in the industry to educate participants and provide them with the necessary resources to capitalize in a financial services industry that continues to rapidly transform the financial landscape.

The distinguished lineup of speakers and panelists included: Co-founder/COO of Kabbage, Kathryn Petralia; Founder/former CEO of Eaglewood Capital Management, Jon Barlow; Paul Gu, Co-founder of Upstart; CommonBond CEO/Co-founder, David Klein; and Sam Hodges, Co-founder/U.S. Managing Director of Funding Circle.


May 1-5, 2015 – Luan Cox spoke at the 2015 eMerge America conference in Miami, Florida. eMerge Americas is a global idea exchange focusing on how technology and innovation are disrupting industries. The conference serves as a platform connecting revolutionary startups, cutting-edge ideas, and global industry leaders & investors across North America, Europe, and Latin America.

FinTech Startups Conference

Tuesday, April 7, 2015 -- Crowdnetic was proud to be a community partner for the FinTech Startups Conference, which brought together Silicon Alley's top FinTech founders, innovators, and investors for inspiring panel sessions, live demos from the hottest FinTech startups, and a sponsored networking reception.

Attendees met the next generation of NYC’s disruptive FinTech startups, heard stories of success and lessons learned, and discovered what technology is truly revolutionizing financial services.

Crowdfinance 2014

  • New York, NY

On October 16, 2014 in NYC, at Wall Street’s second annual Crowdfinance Conference, financial veterans and industry leaders gathered to provide participants with the resources necessary to capitalize in a financial services industry undergoing rapid transformation.

Crowdfinance 2014 featured a powerful lineup of nearly fifty speakers and panelists who delivered keynote presentations and participated in interactive panel discussions. Also present were game-changing exhibitors, giving attendees exclusive networking opportunities.

The Crowdfinance events are specifically designed to offer assistance in uncovering new revenue and partnership opportunities in an industry rapidly being transformed. During the event, attendees were given an exclusive introduction to the global crowdfinance ecosystem and interacted with leaders on the forefront of innovation in all facets of the industry.

Crowdfinance 2013

    • New York, NY

Taking place December 17th, 2013 at Thomson Reuters’ Conference Center in Midtown Manhattan, Crowdfinance 2013 included an impressive lineup of experts discussing every aspect of crowdfinance including marketplace lending, intrastate crowdfunding, private companies publicly raising, registered crowdfunding and rewards-based crowdfunding. The sessions brought insight from recognized leaders in market data, social media, financial infrastructure, investment banking, securities law, venture capital and retirement planning.

Renowned speakers included: Steven M.H. Wallman, former Commissioner of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission; Andrew Klein, Founder of Wit Capital and first person to offer securities via the Internet; Debra Walton, Chief Content Officer, Financial & Risk of Thomson Reuters (NYSE: TRI); David Weild, former Vice Chairman of NASDAQ (NasdaqGS: NDAX); Ron Suber, Head of Institutional Sales at Prosper and Peter Renton, Founder of Lend Academy.

Our Events

Crowdnetic has produced industry leading conferences for the global crowdfunded equities and marketplace lending industries, including Crowdfinance 2013, Crowdfinance 2014 and Crowdfinance 2015, all held in New York City.