SOURCE: TriPoint Global Equities

TriPoint Global Equities

March 15, 2016 07:28 ET

BANQ's CEO, Mark Elenowitz, to Be a Featured Panelist at Nixon Peabody Hot Tops for Start Ups Raising Money

Panel to Discuss Crowdfunding

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Mar 15, 2016) - BANQ®, a division of TriPoint Global Equities, LLC, a leading electronic broker-dealer announced today that its CEO, Mark Elenowitz will be an investor panelist at the Nixon Peabody "Hot Tops for Start Ups -- Raising Money: Has crowdfunding been oversold? A look at the realities, risks and alternatives," on March 31, 2016 in Melville, NY.

The Technology Capital Forum will discuss the SEC's new rules for securities-based crowdfunding ("Regulation Crowdfunding") -- set to take effect on May 16, 2016. These rules legalize the offer and sale of securities through crowdfunding, but come with a $1 million per issuer per year cap and substantial costs related to compliance and reporting. BANQ's CEO Mark Elenowitz will be joined by Richa Naujoks, partner at Nixon Peabody; Alan Wink, Director of Capital Markets at EisnerAmper LLP; Lauri Spitz, Cofounder of Moustache Brewing Co.; and John Kominicki, Publisher & Editor in Chief of Innovate Long Island. The panelists will review the regulations, provide guidance on the realities and risks, and offer alternative forms of fundraising.

When: March 31, 2016; 8:00am - 10:00am

Location: Melville Marriott
1350 Walt Whitman Road
Melville, NY 11747

Register online here.

Questions? Contact Tasha King at 516-832-7589 or

About Mark Elenowitz
Mark H. Elenowitz, CEO and Founder of BANQ (, a newly launched division of TriPoint Global Equities, LLC (, is an electronic investment banking platform that streamlines the matching of investors with quality growth companies and alternative investment opportunities. BANQ provides investors access to exciting companies with exposure to rapidly growing sectors and new technologies. BANQ takes the entire public and private offering process digital and online, providing access to U.S. opportunities and offerings in the U.S. markets. BANQ widely markets its offerings utilizing the new general solicitation and advertising rules promulgated by the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission, in response to the passage of the JOBS Act of 2012. Mr. Elenowitz is responsible for the overall corporate development of TriPoint and BANQ, advising clients on structuring, financings and acquisitions. He has extensive experience in advising clients on governance, compliance, and capital markets navigation including acting as a member of the board of directors. He has worked with numerous public and private companies. Mr. Elenowitz integrates a strong, successful entrepreneurial background with extensive financial services and capital markets experience. He has assisted numerous companies in a "soup-to-nuts" process, preparing them for life as a public company and advising them
on an ongoing basis as to further rounds of financing, strategic acquisitions and a broader investor base via a listing on a higher securities exchange or market. He is an expert in capital markets investigative analysis of trading activity, short selling and market activity providing investigative services for Board of Directors, Special Committees and public companies. Mr. Elenowitz also serves as an expert witness in FINRA arbitrations and court actions. Mr. Elenowitz is also Managing Director of TriPoint Capital Advisors, LLC, a merchant banking and financial consulting affiliate of TriPoint Global Equities. He is the recipient of several entrepreneurial awards and has been profiled in BusinessWeek and CNBC, as well as several other publications. He is a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Business and Management with a B.S. in Finance. He holds Series 24, 62, 63, 79, 82 and 99 licenses.

About BANQ
BANQ®, the online division of TriPoint Global Equities, LLC ("TriPoint "), a FINRA member firm., is a fully electronic platform that takes the entire public and private offering process online and provides instantaneous confirmation and deposit of all investment transactions. BANQ® allows issuers to conduct offerings and raise capital under Regulation A+ and most importantly allows investors to have the ability to deposit and liquidate their Reg A+ investment shares that trade on the OTC Markets Group (OTCQX: OTCM) OTCQB® or OTCQX®. BANQ® widely markets its offerings utilizing the new general solicitation and advertising rules promulgated by the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission, in response to the passage of the JOBS Act of 2012. In addition BANQ® offers some of the lowest trading costs in the industry at $.99 and $3.95. 

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