August 20, 2013 09:00 ET

LOYAL3 Adds Mark Menkowski as Managing Director

Former Goldman Sachs Banker Joins LOYAL3 Capital Markets Team

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Aug 20, 2013) - LOYAL3 today announced the appointment of Mark Menkowski to Managing Director, effective immediately. LOYAL3 offers a highly scalable social platform that makes it easy and affordable for everyone to invest in the brands they love, including initial public offerings (IPOs), without paying fees to buy or sell stock. 

"Mark joins LOYAL3 with an extensive track record of success in the investment banking and capital markets industries," said Bill Blais, Executive Vice President, LOYAL3. "We are thrilled to have Mark on our team as we scale the LOYAL3 Social IPO platform to offer unprecedented IPO access to individual investors at the same price and time as Wall Street."

As Managing Director at LOYAL3, Menkowski will help lead the capital markets team by collaborating with pre-IPO companies to put them on the LOYAL3 Social IPO platform. By opening IPO access to individual investors, LOYAL3 helps companies create an entirely new group of brand-loyal shareholders. LOYAL3 Social IPO participants get access to IPO stock at the same price and time as Wall Street institutions, without paying any fees to buy or sell stock.

"I'm proud to be joining a company that is broadening access to the capital markets," said Menkowski. "LOYAL3's focus on providing a seamless, scalable platform that gives individual investors the chance to participate in IPOs is game-changing on several levels."

Menkowski joins LOYAL3 with more than 12 years of experience in the investment banking industry. Prior to LOYAL3, Menkowski served as a Vice President in Goldman Sachs' investment banking division. While at Goldman Sachs, Menkowski was responsible for financing and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) transactions, including numerous IPOs and follow on deals.

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About LOYAL3
LOYAL3 offers a highly scalable social technology platform that makes stock ownership easy and affordable for a new class of individual investors. LOYAL3's Social Stock Plan enables people to buy stock in their favorite companies in three steps, with as little as $10 and no fees. LOYAL3 also offers the Social IPO™, a platform that opens up IPO access to people on a first-come, first-serve basis, making IPO stock available at the same price and time as Wall Street. With its Stock Rewards™ product, LOYAL3 enables companies to use their stock for brand-positive promotions to increase acquisition, engagement and loyalty. LOYAL3 generates revenue from companies by helping them raise capital, attract low-cost individual shareholders and create a deeper level of brand engagement. For more information, visit  

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