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Georgia on my mind, CrowdWest Conference on October 12th

Carrollton native Gene Wright will be bringing more than fifty investors and crowdfunding experts to Carrollton to share their knowledge and expertise on alternative funding solutions to help get Georgia businesses better access to capital in today’s economy and beyond. Wright, founder of the Crowdfunding Association and Managing Partner of Northstar Consulting is known throughout the Georgia business community as a top advisor to entrepreneurs, business owners, CEOs and investors. In collaboration with the Georgia Crowdfunding Association, Richards College of Business at the University of West Georgia and Carroll Tomorrow, CrowdWest will provide Georgia based businesses, students, entrepreneurs, investors, faith-based organizations and non-profits an event filled day to learn how to “grow and prosper” utilizing non-traditional funding options to “democratize” capital for their business, organization or cause. Georgia is one of only two states in the US that currently allow equity crowdfunding. Businesses registered and located in Georgia can raise up to $1 million annually from Georgia residents in intrastate transactions. Co-sponsors and Partners supporting the event include; The Burson Center (http://www.carrolltomorrow.com/bursoncenter/), located in Carrollton, Georgia is a business resource center and the region’s renowned business incubator having just completed its 7th year anniversary. Its goal is to build regional […]

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