Joel G. Block is a hedge fund CEO and for much of the last 20 years, Joel was in the venture capital business. Though he has conceptualized, capitalized, operated and sold several companies, his favorite was his innovation of a personalized financial product which he sold to a Fortune 500 company in 1995. In 2012, Joel formed the Bullseye Capital Fund, a real estate hedge fund that acquires distressed multi-family and commercial assets nationwide, adding value that is shared with investors. He is the founder of, a CrowdFunding Platform for investors to interact with his sizable network of syndicators and fund managers. Joel is a professional speaker who delivers paid programming to entrepreneurs, corporate and government entities. Twice each year, Joel hosts and headlines the standard-setting Syndication and Hedge Fund Symposium program, educating and advising CPAs, attorneys, investment bankers and asset class specialists on the art & science of setting up and operating group investments. Joel shares similar information directly with investors. Having organized and invested in over 40 deals, and having advised on hundreds more, Joel serves the private securities industry as well as attorneys and courts of law who seek his expert opinion. Joel's newest book, Investing in Private Securities: Using the CrowdFunding Rules to Super Charge Your Investments will be released in late-2016. And though he doesn't admit often, Joel is also a CPA.

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Tapping the Crowd: Using CrowdFunding to Raise Debt and Equity Capital

Joel Block

In Joel’s highly acclaimed program, “Tapping the Crowd” Joel provides an overview of how the newly enacted JOBS Act of 2012 can help any business use the Crowd to raise debt or equity capital. Audience members will be exposed to the biggest change to the capital raising rules in 80 years and the impact on entrepreneurship, capital raising, investing, banking and brokerage. Understanding these changes will enable audience members to benefit by monetizing them.

Joel’s no jargon, straight talking, “how to” style leaves audience members with concrete strategies for applying and optimizing the new CrowdFunding rules. Available in a 1 hour format, this version of Tapping the Crowd provides a summary of the new CrowdFunding environment with the history and predictions for the future.

what you get

  • Last up to one hour
  • Allow for up to 200 connections into the Cast (a connection is a login from a unique location)
  • Include the two-way video experience (including interactive HD streaming video and audio) and dedicated support