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May 12, 2014

Marketing Monday: Taking Social Media Further

To start your week off right, we’ve combined some of the most current and top social media and public relations news in our first Marketing Monday post! No matter your brand or your industry, it is important to know marketing secrets and tips to grow your business. Recently, we’ve enjoyed […]
April 3, 2014

Silicon Valley Crowdfund Conference Celebrates JOBS Act, National Crowdfunding Day

Today, the nation’s crowdfunding experts are gathering in California, as the Silicon Valley Crowdfund Conference kicks off to celebrate the second anniversary of the JOBS Act signing. Leverage Principal Joy Schoffler is on the morning’s first panel, discussing the multiple faces of crowdfunding with Devin Thorpe of Forbes, author and attorney Kendall […]
March 31, 2014

CFGE Summit to Examine Impact of Crowdfunding on Growing Markets

As the second anniversary of President Obama signing the JOBS Act into law on April 5, 2012, approaches, and as Texas considers its own state crowdfunding laws, Coastal Shows, the national leader in crowdfunding events, announces its next crowdfunding summit will take place in Austin, Texas. Industry experts, government officials, […]
March 26, 2014

Five Marketing Tips to Grow Your Business

While most marketing strategies only focus on digital solutions, it’s important for smart marketers to incorporate a combination of both traditional and digital solutions to effectively engage their audiences. Having the right marketing mix can not only help you win new customers right away but can establish the base you […]
March 24, 2014

Joy Schoffler Nominated for Two Local Awards

Last week was a big one for us at Leverage PR, as Principal Joy Schoffler was nominated for two local awards! We love that in the midst of working to get hits for our clients, our team is recognized for personal successes, too. The first award, Women Communicators of Austin, […]
March 5, 2014

Equity Crowdfunding Will Make Waves at SXSW 2014

We are on the cusp of a revolution in the way capital is raised, and the programmers at SXSW are taking notice. Crowdfunding is coming out of the basement and into the boardroom and will have a profound impact around the globe. The passage of the 2012 JOBS Act broke […]
March 4, 2014

Congressman Patrick McHenry: The Future Crowdfunding

Friday, Congressman Patrick McHenry gave a keynote speech at the Crowdfund Global Expo in San Diego. He came from a family of business owners, and now, his work in crowdfunding and for small businesses is paving the way for entrepreneurs. “You know that getting capital is tough, even if you […]
January 27, 2014

Crowdfund Global Expo

This week, we will be traveling to San Diego for the Crowdfund Global Expo, where experts will speak on peer-to-peer lending, debt crowdfunding, equity crowdfunding and crowdfunding for real estate. The event will be put on by Coastal Shows, a full-service media company known for their educational and multifunctional events and […]
January 23, 2014

The Most Influential Thought Leaders In Crowdfunding

More and more headlines are boasting about crowdfunding every day, as new insights and opportunities arise in the industry. OurCrowd and Evolve, Inc. decided to recognize the top 100 individuals in crowdfunding, ranking people based on actions, leadership, popularity and even tweets, and we’re so thrilled to be involved with […]
December 23, 2013

10 Steps to Help You Launch Your Business in the New Year

2014 is on the horizon, and the promise of a new year presents an opportunity for brands to rejuvenate their image through innovative campaigns and fresh content. The new year will be particularly interesting for businesses, in light of the SEC’s decision to lift the 80-year-old ban on general solicitation of […]