David Morris & Jesse Jones- Crowdfunding Show
What is 'Crowdfunding'?
Crowdfunding is the use of small amounts of capital from a large number of individuals to finance a new business venture. Crowdfunding makes use of the easy accessibility of vast networks of people through social media and crowdfunding websites to bring investors and entrepreneurs together. Crowdfunding has the potential to increase entrepreneurship by expanding the pool of investors from whom funds can be raised beyond the traditional circle of owners, relatives and venture capitalists.
Joining us for our discussion on Crowdfunding: Pros & Cons are Attorney’s David Morris & Jesse Jones who are in studio. Attorney’s David Morris & Jesse Jones are with the Forrest Law Attorney Jones focuses on counseling early stage and high growth business clients in all types of transactions from formation to exit, in addition to serving as outside counsel to more mature organizations. He seeks to provide practical and thoughtful advice to help clients refine and achieve their goals. Specific areas of practice include start-up counseling, seed, venture capital, and debt financing's, mergers and acquisitions, and the negotiation and structuring of a wide range of contracts and transactions. Attorney Morris draws from a deep well of experience as an attorney, M&A strategic adviser, commercial banker, educator, entrepreneur/founder, and investor. In his of-counsel role at the Forrest Firm, Mr. Morris focuses on commercial transactions/banking work, private equity, mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate matters. In addition to his corporate practice, David also practices in the areas of estate/succession planning and commercial real estate.