John Taxiarchos is the Founder and CEO of TycoonInvest, an Equity/Investment Crowdfunding Portal. Out of the need to help entrepreneurs and business owners succeed, especially those who have difficulty finding money to grow their business, TycoonInvest was born. Mr. Taxiarchos was formerly the Director of Capital Markets for Corporate Treasury at Hasbro, and he focused on the management of the company’s $4 Billion + in global currency exposures and the hedging of those exposures, as well as debt/equity issuance, share repurchase, subsidiary funding, acquisitions, financial modeling, forecasting, and capital structure. He has more than 20 years of diverse financial, managerial, and marketing experience. He has also served as a Senior Business Banker, Equities Portfolio Manager, and as an Executive at a boutique CMBS portfolio securitization firm. Earlier in his career, he was a Financial Advisor for Morgan Stanley. At a young age, Mr. Taxiarchos started out as an entrepreneur, developing business concepts, which he later sold at a profit.

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What is Equity Crowdfunding?

Equity crowdfunding, which can also be called investment crowdfunding, business crowdfunding, real estate crowdfunding, crowd investing, or crowdlending is a way for startups and early-stage or early-growth companies to raise capital.   Companies list their private securities (shares, convertible notes, debt, revenue share, etc.) for sale on an equity crowdfunding portal online where investors are…