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Lunch & Learn: Crowdfunding in Michigan

Bring your lunch & hear from area experts

Topic | Crowdfunding in Michigan 

Crowdfunding is now legal in Michigan, and at the federal level the JOBS Act’s Title III will be live soon.  Learn about the various types of crowdfunding, how to utilize them and the impact this can have for entrepreneurs from the former state expert on the subject.

Your Instructor: Thomas Coke

Thomas Coke currently works for VerifyValid, a Grand Rapids start-up company in the payments industry.  He is a lawyer, who spent his time prior to VerifyValid working at the Michigan Securities Division as a securities regulator.  His focus is on small business securities, and he sat on the NASAA Project Group on small business securities, and was the State of Michigan’s expert on crowdfunding and securities product offerings.  He speaks around the state and the region on crowdfunding, small business capital and a variety of other topics.  He graduated from Kalamazoo College with a BA in Economics and the MSU College of Law with a JD.

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