Activity day:2017-11-20 Published At：2017-11-09 Views:41 2017-11-09 updated
A guest speaker, Mr. Jason W. Best, who is invited to Taiwan for a speech in NTU.
Please complete an online pre-registration form ASAP if you are interested in attending.
Topic：逐夢創業：群眾募資、創投、金融科技如何顛範傳統金融樣貌 (Dreammaker: How Crowdfunding, Venture Capital, and Fintech are Shifting the Financial Landscape)
Date & Time：Nov. 20 (Monday) 10:00-12:00am
Venue：ChungGuang Lecture Hall 重光講堂，額滿為止 (limited seats available with pre-registration only)
Speaker：Jason W. Best, Co-Founder and Principal, Crowdfund Capital Advisors, LLC (CCA) http://crowdfundcapitaladvisors.com/jason-best/
Organizer: GMBA/ EiMBA/ NTUTEC/ NTUCEP
Co-organizer: AIT(American Institute in Taiwan)
Background of the speaker:
Jason W. Best
Co-Founder and Principal
Crowdfund Capital Advisors, LLC (CCA)
Jason W. Best is a technology entrepreneur who co-authored the crowdfund-investing framework used in the JOBS Act to legalize securities-based crowdfunding in the U.S.A. He and his business partner led the 460-day grass roots campaign to change 80-year-old securities laws in the United States. He has twice been invited to provide US Congressional testimony on early-stage finance, consulted with current and former SEC Chairpersons and Commissioners and attended the White House, Rose Garden ceremony for President Obama to sign The JOBS Act into law, on April 5, 2012. Since then, professional investors, corporations, financial institutions, government ministries and multi-lateral organizations including the World Bank, engage his firm, CCA, to create successful investing, policy and regulatory strategies in early-stage finance. CCA has worked in over 40 countries. Jason was named 2017 Global Crowdfunding Person of the Year.
Jason is also a Venture Partner with Vectr Ventures, a Hong Kong-based private investment company where he invests in FinTech globally, focused with 3 verticals: FinTech infrastructure, private capital market innovation and the convergence of FinTech with IoT, AI, big data, mobile, social. He currently serves as an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at UC Berkeley’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology. He co-authored the World Bank’s groundbreaking research “Crowdfunding’s Potential in the Developing World.” The US State Department’s Global Entrepreneurship Program selected CCA as a Key Partner and has sent CCA on State Department Missions to 16 countries to advise on entrepreneurship, FinTech innovation and crowdfunding.
Jason earned his master’s degree from the Thunderbird School of Global Management, the top international MBA program in the world. His undergraduate degree, in Business Management, was earned at William Jewell College.