March 20, 2014 – Chris Tyrrell has been playing strategically in the investment crowdfunding space as long as there has been such a thing. Only recently, however, has he stepped forward to launch a platform.

At the end of 2013, Chris licensed the technology used by the Australian Small Stock Offerings Board in Australia to launch OfferBoard here in the United States.  Chris expects the new site to be live in April.

Chris Tyrrell

Chris Tyrrell

On March 21, 2014 at 11:00 AM Eastern, Chris will join CrowdFundBeat for a live discussion about the pending launch.

Tune in and listen while you work.

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Chris’s bio:

Chris Tyrrell is a founding member and CEO of OfferBoard—an investment platform that leverages the technology of the Australian Small Scale Offerings Board (ASSOB)—the world’s oldest small equities funding platform—to help companies raise capital through Regulation D securities offerings. Chris has more than 15 years of experience in entrepreneurship, financial law, technology and capital markets, having managed and founded two private technology companies and been involved in more than $20 billion of financing transactions. As an attorney, he specialized in asset-based finance at the Wall Street law firm of Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft. Currently, Chris serves as manager of Nehemiah Investments, a venture-focused family office in Princeton, New Jersey.

Chris is global advocate for crowdfunding, as he serves as chairman of CrowdFund Intermediary Regulatory Advocates (CFIRA), the leading advocacy organization for securities crowdfunding industry participants in the U.S. He is a non-executive board member of the Australian Small Scale Offerings Board (ASSOB), the oldest and largest online small equities platform in the world. He was also a delegate to the Third Global Entrepreneurship Summit. Chris is a graduate of the University of Texas and the University of Virginia School of Law.

Devin D. Thorpe, CrowdFundBeat contributing editor, is the author of Crowdfunding for Social Good. Readers can follow him on Twitter at @devindthorpe.

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