Leverage PR was honored to represent equity-based Crowdfunding platform EarlyShares.com and work with their team to significantly increase their profile in the media and within the industry. EarlyShares securely connects high-potential entrepreneurs seeking funding with investors looking for quality investments in early-stage companies, with minimum investment amounts as low as $100.
With the assistance of the Leverage PR team, EarlyShares was able to secure 60 earned media placements during their 5-month engagement. Press coverage included top-tier outlets such as Forbes, Washington Post, Huffington Post, Bloomberg, Inc. Magazine, and others that reached their target audience of financial professionals, entrepreneurs, and investors. Leverage was also able to secure preliminary interviews with NBC and Bloomberg TV producers. The estimated paid media value of the engagement was over $250k and resulted in a total ROI of more than 550% (based upon advertising rates).
Leverage PR is honored to be a part of EarlyShares’ accomplishments with a shared passion for alternative investments and a commitment to better serve entrepreneurs so they can create jobs and spur innovation. EarlyShares was the first equity Crowdfunding platform to go live in the U.S., and while the industry waits for the SEC’s rules on governing this new asset class, the company has focused its efforts on creating one of the most comprehensive crowdfunding investor and entrepreneur education centers available.
To learn more about EarlyShares and view a complete list of media coverage, visit http://www.earlyshares.com.
“We are thrilled to be working with such a leading public relations and marketing agency,” said Heather Schwarz -Lopes, co-founder and CEO of EarlyShares. “Their mission to rebuild the American economy through the promotion of inspiring thought leaders and promising technology companies is directly in line with our mission and vision within the Crowdfunding space. It could not have been a better match.”