Kickercon Crowd Funding Conference & Expo

Hilton Americas Houston     |    Houston, USA    |    28-30 Aug 2014    


The Kickercon Crowd Funding Conference & Expo, organized by the Sircap Corporation will take place from 28th August to the 30th August 2014 at the Hilton Americas Houston in Houston, United States Of America. The conference will cover areas like Building Powerful Connections, Real Estate Lending, Jobs Act for Regulation A+, Self-Directing IRAs or 401Ks Into Private Investments, Debt vs. Equity Crowd Funding, Perfecting Your Pitch Through Storytelling Techniques, Crowdfunding - Great Idea But Does it Work for Real Estate, Why Net Lease Properties Make Compelling Investments.

Visitors Attending

Mohammed Alshaer

Engineer at Al Mansouri 3b General Construction

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Mohammed Alshaer

亚鹏 李

资深产品经理 at 阿里巴巴

Hangzhou, China

亚鹏 李

Sampson Offei Omane

Accra at Ghana

Accra, Ghana

Sampson Offei Omane

Wesley Okeke

Business Development Consultant at Fruition Technology Labs

Houston, United States Of America

Wesley Okeke


Children Right at Children Right

25779308440, Burundi


Stephen Bishop

None at Stephen Bishop

Houston, United States Of America

Stephen Bishop


Mark E. Sackett

Producer, Director, Designer, Speaker @TheIdeaStone,Reflectur,BrainfoodUSA,TheBoxSF,Articulation Films+Republic of Sound at The...

New York, U.S.A

Mark E. Sackett

Mark Elenowitz


Greater New York City Area, U.S.A

Mark Elenowitz

Bryan Smith

CEO Blackstar Property Inc, Zebra RE Fund, Emition RE Fund,...

New York, U.S.A

Bryan Smith

Eli Regalado

Crowdfunding Expert at Project Eve

Denver, U.S.A

Eli Regalado

Joy Schoffler

Principal of Financial Services Public Relations firm Leverage PR, Active...

Austin, U.S.A

Joy Schoffler

Rose Spinelli

Coach, Trainer, Blogger, Speaker at The CrowdFundamentals

Chicago, U.S.A

Rose Spinelli

Schedule & Agenda

28-08-201408:00 AM -09:00 AM

Networking Breakfast (LIMITED)

28-08-201409:00 AM -09:40 AM

Keynote Speaker Presentation on Building Powerful Connections

Mark E. Sackett will be speaking on building powerful connections why we connect and his concept of 'Networking' called The Art of Active Networking. He'll also address collaboration vs competition, the do's and don'ts of connecting and something he calls Rubber-band Syndrome.

28-08-201409:40 AM -10:00 AM

Real Estate Lending

Why would someone crowd fund real estate?SpeakersBrian DallyCo-Founder & CEO

28-08-201410:00 AM -10:20 AM

Networking Break

28-08-201410:20 AM -11:00 AM

Jobs Act for Regulation A+

Why is regulation A+ important to the Jobs Act?

28-08-201411:00 AM -11:20 AM

Self-Directing IRAs or 401Ks Into Private Investments

What are self-directed IRAs and how can they be used in crowd funding?

28-08-201411:20 AM -01:00 PM

Networking Lunch(LIMITED)

28-08-201401:00 PM -02:00 PM

Debt Crowd Funding

How to Use the Top of the Capital Stack Effectively.

28-08-201402:00 PM -03:00 PM

Debt vs. Equity Crowd Funding

What Are the Differences, Pros and Cons for a Real Estate Operator Seeking Financing?

28-08-201403:00 PM -03:30 PM

Networking Break

28-08-201403:30 PM -05:00 PM

Crowdfunding an IPO

IPOs for the Real Estate Corporation 1- The coming Regulation A+ (second tier) and how it will impact small companies (may be implemented by the SEC by conference time) 2- Regulation 506C and how companies are reaching out to Accredited investors 3- The CrowdFinanced IPO and its actual advantages over an underwritten offering 4- How online equity offerings are successfully marketed 5- Requirements and methodologies for transacting online stock sales with the crowd 5- What the future looks like for corporate finance due to the disruption happening now on the Internet

28-08-201405:00 PM -07:00 PM

Texas Intrastate Laws

28-08-201407:00 PM -08:30 PM

VIP Networking Event (LIMITED)

28-08-201408:30 PM -08:30 PM

Open Networking Event ( at the Grove)

29-08-201408:00 AM -09:00 AM

VIP Networking Breakfast (LIMITED)

29-08-201409:00 AM -09:30 AM

IndieGoGo™ on Campaign Development Keynote Speaker

Devin Thorpe will cut through the hype to tell you exactly how investment crowdfunding is already changing the world for the better. He will explain the challenges in the JOBS Act and explain how you will be able to take full advantage of crowdfunding. Finally, he will explain how adding a social mission to your profit mission could make your launch even more successful.

29-08-201409:30 AM -09:40 AM

Perfecting Your Pitch Through Storytelling Techniques

No, this isn't a literature lesson. But words do matter, and the words around which you frame your crowdfunding campaign require your attention. The Internet offers an opportunity of global proportions to be heard by people who want to listen. If your story is highly shareable, you're golden. Learn to gain control over your narrative through storytelling concepts that have been around for millennia and retrofitted for the 21st century crowd.

29-08-201409:40 AM -10:00 AM

Crowdfunding - Great Idea But Does it Work for Real Estate

Michael JP Fitzgerald will moderate this informative discussion on does CrowdFunding work for real estate. Is real estate funding really possible with CrowdFunding? In this informative panel we will discuss the merits and pitfalls of trying to raise capital for real estate through the Crowd. We will discuss some of the different funding platforms that are available and a few alternatives that few people have even heard of.

29-08-201410:20 AM -10:40 AM

Shark Tank™ + IndieGoGo™ Lessons Learned LIMITED

Nathan will be discussing his experience running a successful crowdfunding campaign as well as his experience on Shark Tank. When the company set off on the Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign they had a prototype and a videographer and in less than a year were sitting in front of Mark Cuban and crew on ABC’s Shark Tank pitching to investors in California. There were many things done right and many done terribly wrong, Nathan will be having a frank discussion regarding the ups and downs of his lessons with the hope that insight will be gained pit falls avoided for others.

29-08-201410:20 AM -10:40 AM

Business Structure Training

29-08-201410:20 AM -10:40 AM

Why Net Lease Properties Make Compelling Investments

29-08-201410:40 AM -11:00 AM

Public Relations Training

Whatever you’re industry and whatever your business goals, you should have a strategic public relations plan in place, to ensure that your digital presence, your speaking engagements and your media activity are all representing your brand well. Crowdfunding consultants and professionals will discuss how entrepreneurs can get the word out about their crowdfunding efforts. Social media and other online platforms have definitely helped to grow the industry, but learning insider tips on how to truly work with reporters, share company updates and connect with followers can grow your business even more.

29-08-201411:00 AM -11:10 AM

Realty Crowdfunding Trends in the USA and Internationally

29-08-201411:10 AM -11:40 AM

Social Media & Marketing Training

29-08-201411:40 AM -12:10 PM

Networking Lunch (Real Estate) LIMITED

29-08-201412:10 PM -01:00 PM


29-08-201401:00 PM -01:10 PM

How to Crowdfund your Realty Investments

Michael JP Fitzgerald will moderate this informative discussion on how to CrowdFund Realty Investments. You have made the decision to move forward on CrowdFunding your real estate project. Now what are some of the options that are available to you. What are some of the common issues that come up when trying to CrowdFund a realty investment in today's market. An informative discussion on where to go to get the needed resources before you try and launch your real estate venture into the Crowd.

29-08-201401:00 PM -01:10 PM

Branding and Media Workshop LIMITED

29-08-201401:10 PM -01:40 PM

Intellectual Property Law

29-08-201401:40 PM -02:00 PM

US Business & Tax Law

29-08-201402:00 PM -03:00 PM

Equity vs. Reward Crowd Funding

29-08-201402:00 PM -03:00 PM

Legal Developments and Compliance in Crowdfunding - State vs Federal

29-08-201403:00 PM -03:20 PM


29-08-201403:20 PM -04:00 PM

Case Study on Specialized Portals LIMITED

Ever wondered what these small crowd funding platforms are all about? Here is your chance to find out from the owners why they are so vitailly important to the wide world of crowd funding. -- Yes, you may ask questions.

29-08-201403:20 PM -04:00 PM

General Solicitation Do's and Dont's

The ban has been lifted off of general solicitation, meaning companies can now market capital raises publicly. Who can advertise their offerings, though? How has this changed how investors hear about deals? Crowdfunding experts will gather to discuss the opportunities and challenges this has brought about, for entrepreneurs and investors alike, and what is next for general soliciting crowdfunding campaigns.

29-08-201404:00 PM -07:00 PM

Case Study on Specialized Portals (LIMITED)

Ever wondered what these small crowd funding platforms are all about? Here is your chance to find out from the owners why they are so vitailly important to the wide world of crowd funding. -- Yes, you may ask questions.

29-08-201407:00 PM -08:30 PM

VIP Networking Event (LIMITED)

29-08-201408:30 PM -08:30 PM

Open Networking Event ( at Gaudalahara's)

30-08-201408:00 AM -09:00 AM

Networking Breakfast (LIMITED)

30-08-201408:00 AM -09:00 AM

Civic Crowdfunding TownMeet by Kickercon™ (LIMITED)

This is a free event designed for city, state, educational, and non-profit organizations planning to engage in crowdfunding. This town hall is a free event to collaborate and learn how to creative utilize crowdfunding for projects.

30-08-201409:00 AM -09:30 AM

Keynote Speaker

30-08-201409:30 AM -10:00 AM

Keynote Speaker - CrowdFunding Lean Start-Ups

Michael JP Fitzgerald will be speaking on how to analyze your personal situation to determine what you have and how you should use it before you start your CrowdFunding campaign. An in depth discussion on the business side of CrowdFunding and how to structure your operations for optimal CASH FLOWS. Remember it is about being in business, not playing at business.

30-08-201410:00 AM -10:30 AM

How Equity Crowd Funding is Changing Everything

30-08-201410:30 AM -10:50 AM

Networking Break

30-08-201410:50 AM -11:20 AM

Types of Equity Crowd Funding

30-08-201411:20 AM -12:00 PM

Texas Legislation

30-08-201412:00 PM -01:20 PM

Networking Lunch

30-08-201401:20 PM -03:00 PM

Debt vs. Equity Crowdfunding

30-08-201403:00 PM -03:20 PM

Networking Break

30-08-201403:20 PM -03:20 PM

Creating a No-Drama Company: Conflict Resolution Skills for Entrepreneurs

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