April 12, 2018

Rod Turner

Episode 725: Democratized access to capital, with Rod Turner

Rod Turner is the Founder, Chairman and CEO of Manhattan Street Capital — the #1 Growth Capital marketplace for mid-stage companies and mature startups. Throughout his career, he founded multiple startups, three of which were sold to public companies. He played a key role in building Symantec where he lead their most strategic acquisition of Norton Antivirus, which has been called the best merger in the tech industry. Rod is also a consultant to CEOs of large companies and startups and is an expert in crowd funding in businesses.

What you’ll learn about in this episode:

  • What an initial coin offering (ICO) is
  • Why bitcoin is a very high potential technology
  • How companies are using bitcoins and in some cases actual tokens
  • How blockchain technology can help track the history of what bitcoins were used for
  • Why the SEC has stepped in to regulate initial coin offerings
  • The size of the SEC compliant token offering market worldwide in 2017 and 2018
  • What size company would be best suited to do a token offering
  • What types of companies are best suited for a Regulation A offering versus a token offering
  • The importance of working with a firm that has experience and knowledge helping businesses navigate the Reg A+, IPO and ICO process
  • How the ability to raise funds has advanced due to the new ways to gain access to capital

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Stephen Woessner

Stephen is the CEO of Predictive ROI and host of the Onward Nation podcast. He is the author of two bestselling books, speaker, trainer, and his digital marketing insights have been featured in SUCCESS, Entrepreneur, The Washington Post, Forbes, Inc. Magazine, and other media.