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On-Demand Business Education Platform, StartupStarter, Announces 2nd Annual Flagship Conference, Advisory Board, Oscar-Met Gala-Grammy style (OMG) 2022 Equity Crowdfunding Awards ceremony, and the Barack Obama Lifetime Achievement Award, in this 3-day hybrid immersive & experiential event. 




June 3rd, 2022 - Los Angeles, CA  – Entrepreneurs, Issuers and Investors around the globe are coming together for the second annual Equity Crowdfunding Week Conference, in-person, hosted by StartupStarter, an on demand business education platform that launched in 2020.  Equity Crowdfunding Week is a three-day experiential event showcasing the most innovative companies raising capital in the private markets from the US, Canada & Beyond. This completely immersive experience will have a strong focus on issuers actively raising capital & investors seeking the next unicorn, while activating the city of L.A. With the rise of NextGen startups looking to raise capital, Equity Crowdfunding Week provides a unique opportunity to position the industry as a safe haven for retail investors in an increasing financial downturn. The event is designed to increase investment opportunities for issuers, startups looking to learn more about launching an equity crowdfunding campaign and the future of retail investment through Regulation Crowdfunding.


The Equity Crowdfunding Week immersive experience includes 3-days of hybrid programming and activations throughout the city of Los Angeles, CA, with startup exhibitions across 5 fully immersive domes and will cover 6 industry tracks to include Startups, Cleantech, Real Estate, Cannabis, E-Commerce, & Web3. The Tracks will focus on topics that include The Founder Of Tomorrow, Diversity & Inclusion Investing, The Move to Making the Planet Green, Post Pandemic Commerce, Addressing the Housing Shortage, How Cannabis Is Lighting Up, Collectibles, The Future of Web3, Digital Assets, & much more. 


ECW AT NIGHT & Industry Activations bring a unique experience to the conference while celebrating entrepreneurs from day to night. With activations to include a Collectibles & NFT Art Show - Launch Party, private Shabbat dinner hosted by Dalmore Group, a celebration of minority founders & startups in Cleantech - brought to you by the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI), & so much more. Join ECW At Night as the conference grounds become alive with music artists & DJ showcases, food vendors, cocktail parties hosted by event partners, platforms leading the Equity Crowdfunding Industry, and the 2022 Equity Crowdfunding Awards. The ECW AWARDS, brought to you in partnership with Going Public – the groundbreaking new series where viewers can click-to-invest while they watch, is a special ceremony recognizing some of the most decorated companies in the private markets. From most innovative to the fastest raise, this night is all about the founders, their stories and the industry leaders paving the way in this rapidly growing multi-billion-dollar industry. StartupStarter will also present Barack Obama with the “Lifetime Achievement Award” for his role in making Equity Crowdfunding possible with his administration passing Title III of the JOBS Act.

StartupStarter has strongly invested in the conference success and growth of the industry by establishing an Advisory Board of 10 industry leading professionals & companies. These esteemed professionals include Etan Butler, Chairman of Dalmore Group – leading the way for primary issuance and secondary market trading of private securities, Darren Marble, Executive Producer of the groundbreaking original series Going Public & CEO of Issuance, Chuck Pettid, EVP & CEO of the Republic Crowdfunding Portal, Sara Hanks, CEO & Founder of Crowdcheck – Leading the way in due diligence, disclosure and compliance for online capital formation, Chris Lustrino, Founder & CEO of KingsCrowd - The first ratings & analytics platform for online private markets, Cheree Warrick, Founder of The 10K Project – Bridging the gap for investment in Black-owned businesses, Dr. Hannah Forbes - Crowdfunding PHD, Top 100 Women in FinTech & Founder of The Funding Crowd, Ruth Hedges – The Queen of Crowdfunding & CEO of Rise up Crowdfunding, Sarah Borazan-Judd, CMO of North Capital – Accelerating the evolution of financial markets, and Samson Williams, President of the Crowdfunding Professional Association (CfPA) – Providing education, resources and assistance to all stakeholders in the Crowdfunding community. 


The growing number of conference sponsors include Presenting Sponsors, Dalmore Group – for the second year in a row, Rally – The platform for buying & selling equity shares in collectible assets, WAX Invest – The VC-vetted source for early-stage robotics, artificial intelligence and automation startups, Vertalo – Connecting & enabling the Digital Asset Ecosystem and the issuance of digital asset securities, Issuance – A proprietary all-in-one tech stack to manage the largest capital raises in the Reg A+ industry, Going Public, FrontFrundr, Canada’s leading online private markets investing platform and an Exempt Market Dealer, hosted by Media Personality & TV Host Jezlan Moyet - with a mission to entertain, educate and empower through conversations that matter. 


“2022 Equity Crowdfunding Week is our answer to the economic downturn. As the world is bracing for impact and the financial markets are being shaken up, Equity Crowdfunding is uniquely positioned to highlight some of the most innovative companies in the private markets while helping thousands of entrepreneurs weather the storm. As a business dedicated to democratizing entrepreneurship, this is how we are able to help our audience access capital at scale.” Said Lorel Scott, Co-Founder & COO of StartupStarter. 


Equity Crowdfunding Week will take place on November 9th – 11th, 2022 at Wisdome LA Immersive Art Park, 1147 Palmetto St, Los Angeles, CA 90013, located in the heart of the Arts District, powered by WebEx Events and live-streamed in the StartupStarter “ECW2022” App found in the IOS & Google Play Stores. 

Register at the link below & check out the public MEDIA KIT at for sponsorship & speaking opportunities. For Press inquiries email or visit the link located on the conference homepage.