Ep. 214 – What You Need to Know About Equity Crowdfunding With Guest Leo John

SIBP-Blog-NEW-1 Welcome to the Success in Business Podcast with your host Tom Ryan. Today in Episode 214 Tom is joined by producer Jason Pyles and guest Leo John, Legal Specialist with the North Carolina Department of the Secretary of State Securities Division.

There is no way around it: fundraising is essential to success in business. Leo John is here today to help us understand how Equity Crowd Funding compares to other types of fundraising.

Learn more about Investor Protection and Education at the North Carolina Department of the Secretary of State. You can reach Leo John by emailing him at ljohn(AT)sosnc(DOT)gov or by phone at 919.807.2249. Thanks for listening and we’ll be back next Monday with another great episode full of business expertise!

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Ep. 059 – Interview with N.C. Securities Division Specialist Leo John, Part 1

SIB-Blog-4One of the most important things for any fledgling entrepreneur to understand is how to build a positive relationship with the state business agencies. Knowing the rules and regulations will prevent countless future headaches, from legal costs to licenses. For a company seeking investment and outside funding, knowing the rules can prevent outright catastrophe.

In this episode, host Tom Ryan interviews Leo John, a Legal Specialist for the Securities Division of the N.C. Secretary of State. Leo provides a wealth of insight, from the value of retaining a securities attorney early in the process to the future of investment crowdfunding in North Carolina. As always, Tom is joined by co-host Jason Pyles. Continue reading