Funding Explosion in Natural Resources and Real Estate highlighted in Newport Beach Conference

Organized by The Soho Loft and FundingPost and sponsored by Victoria Global, the 1st Real Estate and Natural Resources (Energy, Oil & Gas, and Metals & Minerals) Family Office and Crowd Investing Conference kicks off on 19 June 2014 in Newport Beach
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Newport Beach - California - US


NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. - June 10, 2014 - PRLog -- For the first time, this conference will bring together the foremost real estate and natural resources crowdfunding experts and family offices who will share on their  exceptional growth in these industries.

The new generation of crowdfunding and family office investors alongside traditional and institutional investors will convene on one stage with the help of The Soho Loft - the Voice of Capital Formation,  FundingPost, and with the support of Victoria Global, an emerging force in the corporate communications, investor relations, and public relations arena. This pioneering landmark conference will link finance with the business of real estate and natural resources.

Real Estate crowdfunding is getting a lot of traction these days as more people and investors are becoming aware of its benefits. You can read more on this in our articles on Forbes:

Real Estate Crowdfunding: Post-Valuations of $100M for Series A? (

2014 Crowdfund Trends: Top 20 Wall Breakers of Real Estate Investing (

Crowdfunding's Latest Invasion: Real Estate (

Conversely, energy, oil & gas and metals & minerals are valuable natural resources that need to be harnessed to provide a stable source of power and create a sustainable economy.

This event will have an interesting assemblage of entrepreneurs, investors, VCs, Angels and Corporate, professionals, service providers, media and the academe that are all involved in these industries.

There will be plenty of time to network all throughout the event. Stephen Silver ( of the National Angel Investor Group, will conduct a pitching workshop for entrepreneurs who want to polish their pitching skills. Lunch and after-event cocktails give participants the perfect chance to discuss their big ideas with potential investors. An added perk for all attendees is the investor kit which will include the participants' profiles and distributed to investors like Stephen Silver and Amir Banifatemi (, the Managing Partner of K5 Ventures.

David Drake (, chairman and founder of The Soho Loft, will moderate all the discussions. He says, “Investing in real estate will further propel the country’s economy forward because more jobs are created and more people are engaged; investing by the crowd is a worthy means to an end.” Furthermore, he adds, “Inviting the crowd to invest in  projects to produce oil and gas from our oil shale reserves is in sync with the direction to make us an oil and gas-independent country.”

The conference starts off with the strategies of angel investing and how companies in natural resources can raise capital from angel VCs and family offices. The distinguished panel of speakers include:

Alessandro Lerro, Founder of Lerro & Partners

Bruce Lipnick (, CEO and Chairman of the Board of Asset Alliance (Family Office)

Joe Rubin (, Director and Co-Founder of

The next panel discusses real estate crowd investing growth and how family offices are investing in real estate. The speakers who are experts in this field  are:

Christopher Crippen, Co-Founder of IndieAngels

Rishi Thakkar (, VP of Investments, of Realty Mogul

Joey Jelinek (, Co-Founder & CEO of Groundbreaker

Chance Barnett, Founder and CEO of Crowdfunder

The last panel centers around crowd investing trends and how crowdfunding can finance exploration and technology in energy, oil & gas, and metals & minerals. Speakers include:

Raffi Cohen (, President of Galaxy Commercial Holdings, LLC

Dan Farrell (, Chairman & CEO of Privos Capital

Ellis Martin ( of

It’s time to be in the know. Join the Real Estate and Natural Resources (Energy, Oil & Gas, Metals & Minerals) Family Office and Crowd Investing Conference. Register now at:

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About The Soho Loft  (

The Soho Loft - The Voice of Capital Formation - is a global financial media company with three divisions in Corporate Communications, Publishing and Expos  & Events.

TSL Corporate Communications division handles Public Relations, Investor Relations and Social Media Marketing for its clients. TSL Expos & Events division organizes up to 200+ investor-focused events annually and TSL Publishing division produces financial and entrepreneurial content that is published and syndicated in  100+ leading online publications and growing.

As The Voice of Capital Formation, The Soho Loft Media Group  is your global communications partner for your equity and investment strategies.

For inquiries, contact or call 212.845.9652


Victoria Global (

Your leading content and communications marketing partner with expertise and network in both institutional investing and crowd financing. With our history of financial innovation, we offer an integrated approach to cutting-edge public and investor relations using balanced and multi-tiered systems and strategies.


BALANCED: We combine thought leadership and targeted engagement to drive a positive, sustainable, and long-term impact to building brand awareness and loyalty.

MULTI-TIERED: We Link traditional media channels and strategic optimization of new media like blogger outreach, social networks, platforms and technologies, to propel creative, organic and solid growth to customer and audience engagement.

As your leading content and communications marketing partner, Victoria Global is all about knowing and connecting with your crowd.

For inquiries, contact or call 212.845.9652

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