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StartEngine Announces Third Summit with Keynote from Chris Cox, Former SEC Chairman

August 7, 2018

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 7, 2018--StartEngine Crowdfunding Inc. ( https://www.startengine.com/ ) will host the StartEngine Summit on October 19th, 2018 in Los Angeles, CA. This is StartEngine’s third crypto conference that focuses on ICOs, the tokenization of securities and alternative assets, and the trading of those tokens on the secondary market. The theme of this fall’s summit is “Tokenize the World,” and the event will continue to explore where innovation and US regulation intersect.

Today, StartEngine announces the keynote speaker for the upcoming event: former SEC Chairman Christopher Cox, currently a partner at global law firm Morgan, Lewis & Bockius. This is the first time an SEC Chairman has spoken at a crypto event on regulation and the future of blockchain technology, and Cox’s keynote will be for attendees only and not streamed online with the rest of the Summit.

At StartEngine’s last Summit, held this past April 20th, over 1,000 entrepreneurs and crypto enthusiasts attended the day-long event, which included over 40 panelists, 7 keynotes, and 12 ICO pitches. Speakers included Vinny Lingham (Civic), Ryan Singer (Chia), David Moss (StrongBlock), Josh Stein (Harbor), investor Gil Penchina, and venture capitalist Mark Suster.

“We are ushering in a new era for ICOs and trading platforms with a former SEC chairman offering an exclusive keynote for the first time,” said Howard Marks, co-founder and CEO of StartEngine. “We see the convergence of crypto and SEC regulation as the next evolution in the fast growing ICO and trading marketplaces. The goal of the StartEngine Summit is to educate the marketplace, bring industry leaders together, and build the future of finance.”

StartEngine is a modern financial firm that helps companies raise capital through the sale of securities, utilizing exemptions from registration under the Securities Act of 1933. To date, StartEngine has helped more than 160 companies raise capital, and the platform is ushering in a new tokenized securities market in which companies can sell tokenized securities and investors can trade them all on one platform.

The StartEngine Summit will be an all-day event on October 19th, taking place at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows. Panel topics include how to tokenize alternative assets like real estate and commodities, what are the values and pitfalls of stablecoins, how to respond to a regulatory inquiry, and more.

For more information on the StartEngine Summit visit: https://www.startenginesummit.com.

About StartEngine

StartEngine is a leading security offering platform that tokenizes securities for more efficient issuance and trading. Utilizing its expertise in regulated exempt offerings under the Securities Act, StartEngine has helped more than 160 companies raise capital and has over 150,000 registered investors. Based in Los Angeles, the company was created in 2014 by Howard Marks, co-founder of Activision, and Ron Miller. StartEngine is committed to revolutionizing the ways companies raise capital and to helping entrepreneurs achieve their dreams. StartEngine Crowdfunding is a not a broker-dealer, funding portal or investment adviser. StartEngine Capital, LLC is a funding portal registered with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and a member of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). Learn more about StartEngine at www.startengine.com.

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