SOURCE: Dealstruck


December 12, 2013 08:00 ET

Dealstruck CEO Ethan Senturia to Speak on Crowdfunding for Small Businesses at Conferences Hosted by PayPal and Thompson Reuters

SAN JOSE, CA and NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Dec 12, 2013) - Ethan Senturia, co-founder and CEO of San Diego-based Dealstruck, will educate small businesses, lenders, fellow entrepreneurs and developers about "The Promise of Peer-Based Lending," at the 2013 PayPal-hosted conference, "21st Century Online Finance: Crowd Funding, Crowd Investing & P2P Lending." He will speak with investment bankers, financial advisors, fund managers, asset allocators, family offices, financial consultants and investors of all sizes at "Crowdfinance 2013: Redefining Wall Street with Crowdfinance," hosted by Thompson Reuters and Crowdnetic. Senturia will cover the small business financing landscape, the regulatory environment for platforms entering the space, and the potential opportunities and threats inherent in the crowdfunding market.

The PayPal conference will give entrepreneurs, developers and investors the opportunity to learn the newest cutting-edge crowdfunding techniques, and reposition themselves in the increasingly competitive marketplace. Speakers include leading platform founders and investors. The conference will be held at the PayPal Town Hall building in San Jose, Thursday, December 12 from 5-10pm PST. Register at

Crowdfinance 2013 will take place at Thompson Reuters in New York City, Tuesday, December 17, 7:30am - 7:00pm EST. Financial veterans and industry leaders will discuss the resources necessary to capitalize in the rapidly transforming financial services industry. The event will feature a lineup of keynote presentations, interactive panel discussions, game-changing exhibitors and exclusive networking.
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Key discussion points will include:

  • The new path of capital formation
  • Raising private equity within the current regulatory framework (Pre Title III Crowdfunding): Reg D Crowdfunding, PIPRs, Intrastate Crowdfunding and P2B Lending

About Dealstruck
The Dealstruck lending marketplace connects profitable, small- and medium-sized businesses with innovative credit solutions funded by individual and institutional accredited investors. Unlike the one-size-fits-all approach offered to them by banks and the high-cost, short-term credit offered to them by alternative lenders, Dealstruck provides growing small businesses with a suite of products that give them a credible and transparent path to bankable. Dealstruck is the first crowdlending platform to offer multiple products to small- and medium-sized businesses and to allow investors the freedom to choose specific investments so they can build a customized portfolio that meets their own preferences on risk, return, industry and size. For more information, please visit