SPONSORS

Below is a partial list of the conference's sponsors

May 27-28, 2015

Platinum Sponsors

H. C. Wainwright & Co., LLC
H. C. Wainwright & Co., LLC

www.hcwainwright.com
Platinum Sponsor

H. C. Wainwright & Co., LLC is an investment bank dedicated to providing corporate finance, strategic advisory and related services to public and private growth companies across multiple sectors and regions. The H. C. Wainwright team has been the leader in the PIPE (private investment in public equity) and RD (registered direct offering) transaction markets. According to Sagient Research Systems, the team has been ranked the #1 Placement Agent in terms of the aggregate number of PIPE and RD transactions cumulatively since 1998. H. C. Wainwright was established in 1868 and is headquartered in New York City. Member FINRA SIPC

Maxim Group LLC
Maxim Group LLC

www.maximgrp.com
Platinum Sponsor

As a leading boutique investment banking, securities, and investment management firm, Maxim Group provides world-class investment banking, asset management, research and sales & trading to a diverse range of corporate clients, institutional investors and high net worth individuals. Building strong relationships with our clients is the cornerstone of the Maxim Group experience. Our approach, combined with investment flexibility and sharp insight, is what sets us apart from others in the industry.

National Securities Corp
National Securities Corp

www.nationalsecurities.com
Platinum Sponsor

Serving independent-minded investors and brokers. Founded in 1947, National Securities Corporation has registered representatives located throughout the United States, and has evolved into one of the country's largest independent broker-dealers. National is small enough to give clients the individualized attention that they deserve, but we have the resources necessary to provide products and services competitive with the very largest firms. Flexibility to meet your needs. Service as it used to be. That's National.

ROTH Capital Partners
ROTH Capital Partners

www.roth.com
Platinum Sponsor

ROTH Capital Partners, LLC (ROTH), is a relationship-driven investment bank focused on serving emerging growth companies and their investors. As a full-service investment bank, ROTH provides capital raising, M&A advisory, analytical research, trading, market-making services and corporate access. Headquartered in Newport Beach, CA, ROTH is privately-held and employee owned, and maintains offices throughout the U.S. and Hong Kong.

Gold Sponsors

CKR
CKR

www.ckrlaw.com
Gold Sponsor

CKR is a global legal practice for diverse clients ranging from entrepreneurs and start-up companies to publicly traded corporations, financial institutions and government entities. We provide strategic legal services across the broad spectrum of local and global critical business and legal issues confronting our clients utilizing our lawyers operating out of more than 20 locations in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, the Middle East and North America.

Dawson James Securities
Dawson James Securities

www.dawsonjames.com
Gold Sponsor

Dawson James Securities set out to create the highest-quality, full service investment firm specializing in the complex and fast-moving healthcare, biotechnology, technology and clean-tech sectors.

Whether you're an institutional investor seeking expert guidance, a corporation requiring timely financial transactions or an individual investor needing superior service, Dawson James Securities, Inc. aims to deliver. From investment banking and institutional research to private client services and wealth management, our reputation for quality and integrity is earned one client at a time.

DLA Piper
DLA Piper

www.dlapiper.com
Gold Sponsor

DLA Piper is a global law firm with 4,200 lawyers located in more than 30 countries throughout the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe and the Middle East, positioning us to help companies with their legal needs anywhere in the world. Our clients range from multinational, Global 1000 and Fortune 500 enterprises to emerging companies developing industry-leading technologies. They include more than half of the Fortune 250 and nearly half of the FTSE 350 or their subsidiaries. As we build our global presence, we remain committed to maintaining regional practices around the world where we do great work for longstanding clients.

EarlyBirdCapital, Inc.
EarlyBirdCapital, Inc.

www.ebcap.com
Gold Sponsor

EarlyBirdCapital, Inc. (“EBC”) is a boutique investment bank that has developed an expertise in working with smaller capitalization companies, special situation investments and Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs™), a concept we pioneered and developed that involves publicly-traded, industry-specific acquisition vehicles.

Equisolve
Equisolve

www.equisolve.com
Gold Sponsor

Equisolve is the leading provider of website solutions to public companies. Equisolve transforms the online presence of a public company into a powerful tool to attract and retain investors and drive sales. Its proprietary CMS platform uniquely combines the management of the corporate website, IR website, IR Mobile app, webcasting and teleconferencing, allowing Equisolve to cost effectively manage, market and measure a successful online presence from IR effectiveness through sales. With 34 server locations in 14 countries, Equisolve's world-class infrastructure provides a fast, reliable and secure platform to meet the needs of any company. If you're looking to build a new website, have professionals manage your existing website, or simply add an Investor Relations section, then it's time take a look at Equisolve. Find out what hundreds of public companies already know.

J. Streicher Asset Management & J. Streicher Capital LLC
J. Streicher Asset Management & J. Streicher Capital LLC


Gold Sponsor

J. Streicher Asset Management (“JSAM”) is a U.S. based, SEC-regulated Registered Investment Advisor (“RIA”) that focuses on servicing the investment needs of Domestic and International clients (with a focus in the United States, Asia, Latin America and Europe).  J. Streicher Asset Management LLC is comprised of a group of highly experienced professionals that come from Soros Fund Management, Templeton International, Citigroup and many others along with representing numerous pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, hedge funds and mutual funds. The team members graduated from schools that include Harvard, University of Virginia, George Washington University, University of Maryland, Yale and many others. The group has managed over $11B in assets.

J. Streicher Capital LLC (“JSCAP”) is a U.S. FINRA member Investment Banking firm concentrating on providing unique and creative financial solutions to public and private companies spanning the small-cap, mid-cap and large-cap markets around the world.  We also work with development, venture, growth oriented and micro-cap public and private companies.  Our team is led by highly experienced professionals in the investment banking industry with previous experience from Citigroup, Lehman Brothers, JP Morgan Chase, BNP Paribas, Deutsche Bank, ABN Amro, Macquarie Securities, Prudential, Lloyds Banking Group, KPMG Corporate Finance, Deloitte & Touche Corporate Finance, Credit Suisse and many others. The team members graduated from schools that include Harvard, Stanford, University of Virginia, Dartmouth, UCLA and many others. The group has represented over $70B in transactions over the years.

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Loeb & Loeb LLP
Loeb & Loeb LLP

www.loeb.com
Gold Sponsor

Loeb & Loeb is a recognized leader in representing issuers, underwriters, public companies and emerging growth private companies in transactions that span the globe and redefine the landscape of business in the United States, Asia, Europe and Latin America. Our initial public offerings (IPOs), innovated public acquisition company (IPAC) offerings, special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) offerings and acquisitions, and private investment in public equity (PIPE) transactions have ranged from $2 million to nearly $500 million. Our teams have pioneered alternative public offering structures and helped numerous companies grow through these types of investment vehicles.

Lowenstein Sandler LLP
Lowenstein Sandler LLP

www.lowenstein.com
Gold Sponsor

Lowenstein Sandler is a leading national law firm, committed to helping our clients succeed. Our industry knowledge, entrepreneurial drive, and proven commitment to our communities deliver a different and better law firm experience to our clients.

At Lowenstein Sandler, we work harder than our competitors do to understand our clients’ businesses. We train our lawyers more intensely to respect and respond to clients’ needs. We immerse ourselves more deeply in clients’ industries so that we can understand their world better. We are fearless, entrepreneurial, creative, trusted, and passionate about serving our clients.

Every member of Lowenstein Sandler makes – and must deliver on – a commitment to his or her colleagues, clients, and community.

Merrill DataSite
Merrill DataSite

www.datasite.com
Gold Sponsor

Merrill DataSite is a secure virtual data room (VDR) solution that optimizes the due diligence process by providing a highly efficient and secure method for sharing key business information between multiple parties. DataSite provides unlimited access for users worldwide, which helps reduce transaction time and expense. DataSite’s multilingual support staff is available from around the world, 24/7/365, and can have your VDR up and running with thousands of pages loaded within 24 hours or less.

Merriman Capital
Merriman Capital

www.merrimanco.com
Gold Sponsor

Merriman Capital, Inc. is a corporate advisory-focused registered investment bank that provides equity and options execution services, market making, and differentiated research for high growth companies. The firm also provides capital formation, advisory, and M&A services. Merriman Capital, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Merriman Holdings, Inc. (OTCQX: MERR) and is the leading investment banking firm for OTCQX companies.

Merriman Capital, Inc. is a registered broker-dealer and member of The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) http://www.finra.org/ and the Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC) http://www.sipc.org/.



Pryor Cashman LLP
Pryor Cashman LLP

www.pryorcashman.com
Gold Sponsor

Pryor Cashman LLP is an independent full service law firm with over 130 attorneys in its main office at 7 Times Square in New York City and an office in Los Angeles. With broad and sophisticated transactional, intellectual property and litigation practices, Pryor Cashman provides a wide range of services to meet the varying legal needs of institutions, entrepreneurs and individuals. The firm has well-established relationships with firms throughout the U.S. and the rest of the world to serve its national and international clients.

Quality EDGAR Solutions
Quality EDGAR Solutions

www.qualityedgarsolutions.com
Gold Sponsor

Quality EDGAR Solutions is a 24-hour XBRL, EDGAR and Financial Printer located in New York City. Our services include cost-effective, flexible and reliable SEC filing solutions, and our customer’s recognize the value of working with our professional team every day.

With XBRL managed by our in-house external reporting accountants, and EDGAR production managed by our industry experts with over 20 years of direct SEC experience, our clients are assured the highest level of quality, service and worry-free compliant SEC filings.

Our service goals are achieved by offering expedited turnaround as a standard, flexible pencil’s down time for XBRL, and competitive flat-rate pricing without ancillary fees.

Experience excellence today!

S2 Filings
S2 Filings

www.s2filings.com
Gold SPonsor

S2 Filings provides financial compiling, printing, reporting, and distribution services. We ensure that your reporting is completed accurately and in a timely manner.

Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP
Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP

www.srff.com
Gold Sponsor

Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP is a specialized boutique law firm that provides experienced, professional representation for all matters involving the securities industry, as well as general corporate and litigation matters. Our clients include private and public corporations (from start-ups to NYSE-listed companies), broker-dealers, investment advisors, individual corporate investors, partnerships and other entities. We also advise institutional investors or transactions involving complex securities law considerations. SRFF regularly advises clients regarding corporate and commercial transactions, including public offerings, reverse mergers, private investments in public equity (PIPEs), registered direct offerings, private placements, as well as mergers and acquisitions, and general commercial and securities litigation. We are recognized nationally for innovation, entrepreneurship and legal excellence in public company representations.

Stradley Ronon
Stradley Ronon

www.stradley.com
Gold Sponsor

With offices in New York, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., Stradley Ronon provides sophisticated, high-quality, cost-efficient legal representation in a wide array of domestic and international matters, including private placements, public offerings, capital raises, debt financings, workouts and bankruptcy, and M&A transactions, ranging in size from $1 million to $8 billion. Our professionals have represented clients in virtually all industry segments, including specialty areas such as retail, health care, industrials, consumer products, technology, energy, life sciences, biotech, media, telecommunications, financial and asset management services, and at all stages of growth – from newly formed businesses through mature public companies listed on the New York Stock Exchange and NASDAQ – on equity capital-raising transactions, debt financings, M&A, SEC and FINRA compliance and enforcement, and corporate governance matters.

Vintage, a division of PR Newswire
Vintage, a division of PR Newswire

www.thevintagegroup.com
Gold Sponsor

Vintage delivers an intelligent balance of people, facilities, technology, and service to ensure that your compliance process is efficient, transparent, and painless – making us the industry’s only full-service provider that truly delivers value. Our full suite of solutions include transaction services (IPO, M&A, secondary offering and more!), Mutual Fund services, EDGAR, XBRL, and financial printing. We cut out the fat. We stay nimble and focus on what matters. So you benefit from a more seamless workflow and quicker, more accurate delivery.

ZAG-S&W
ZAG-S&W

www.zag-sw.com
Gold Sponsor

ZAG-S&W is the world's only true Israeli-American law firm committed to the success of Israeli and U.S. companies seeking to do business between each other's countries. ZAG-S&W is a law firm partnership—one entity—not a referral relationship. Our innovative business model enables us to provide completely integrated, cost-efficient legal services, leveraging our experience on both sides of the Atlantic to help advance your objectives with maximum efficiency—whether it's forming a joint venture or listing your company on NASDAQ. But we do more than just provide legal services; we build business bridges for our clients, connecting them with the right players and the right resources to gain a competitive edge. 

Silver Sponsors

Blackbridge Capital
Blackbridge Capital


Silver Sponsor

Blackbridge Capital is a hedge fund focused on debt and equity investments in companies listed on all major and OTC exchanges. We specialize in hybrid structures, approach each opportunity with an open mind and work with each company individually to find the best financing or restructuring solution.

We are industry agnostic and have invested in companies ranging from oil and gas, biotechnology, consumer goods, entertainment, technology, media and telecom. As one of the most active funds in the marketplace, we pride ourselves to have a very high rate of reinvestment, as we finance over 75% of our portfolio companies on a recurring basis.

Chardan Capital Markets, LLC
Chardan Capital Markets, LLC

www.chardancm.com
Silver Sponsor

Chardan Capital Markets, LLC is a privately held investment banking firm with a focus on micro, small, and mid-cap markets. Our full range of services includes capital raising, merger and acquisition advisory, strategic advisory, equity research, institutional trading, and market making.

We are driven by the desire to deliver excellence to our clients—and a genuine passion for what we do. We pride ourselves on our ability to provide an unmatched level of high-touch, customized service.

Chardan is known across the industry for our innovative thinking, enthusiasm, and dedication. We’ve developed a culture of integrity and transparency that, even as we grow rapidly, continues to be guided by a strong conscience and solid ethical values.

Our experienced professionals pursue a deep understanding of our clients’ needs and leverage their global relationships to provide exceptional value and insight. With an established record of success—over $12.9 billion raised through more than 250 transactions—we have earned a reputation as the firm companies depend on to close particularly complex and challenging deals.

Chord Advisors, LLC
Chord Advisors, LLC

www.chordadvisors.com
Silver Sponsor

Chord Advisors provides technical accounting outsourced services to both private and public companies. Specifically these services include IPO readiness, assistance with 10K's and 10Q's, valuation of financial instruments and accounting analysis of transactions.

Chord has offices in New York, Dallas/Ft Worth and Newport Beach, employs 15 full time professionals and currently works with over 50 companies. Recently the firm completed an assignment for a KKR portfolio company, assisted a top tier investment bank with analysis of its funds business and was named interim CFO of Array Biopharma ( NASDAQ:ARRY ) a company with a $ 1.2 billion market cap.


Continental Stock Transfer
Continental Stock Transfer

www.continentalstock.com
Silver Sponsor

For nearly 50 years we have delivered to our clients' reliability, stability and premier service at an exceptional price. We have earned the prestigious rankings of #1 Stock Transfer Agent in North America three years straight (2010, 2011,2012) and the leader in Value for the past nine years when surveyed among all major agents. We understand the needs of companies just like yours and have structured our resources and service model to provide superior shareholder servicing. We invite you take a moment to ask us how we can help your company meet its shareholder servicing goals.

Cowen and Company
Cowen and Company

www.cowen.com
Silver Sponsor

Cowen and Company is a research-driven, growth oriented investment bank focused on the underserved needs of emerging growth corporate clients. Cowen offers industry-focused investment banking, domain knowledge-driven research and a sales and trading platform for institutional investors. Founded in 1918, the firm is headquartered in New York and has offices located in major financial centers around the world.

Dougherty & Company LLC
Dougherty & Company LLC

www.doughertymarkets.com
Silver Sponsor

Dougherty & Company LLC is a full-service investment banking firm offering a wide array of investment products and services. Our team delivers sophisticated investment banking, corporate finance and strategic advisory services for emerging growth companies in the consumer, energy, healthcare, industrial and technology sectors. We provide differentiated support to our clients by offering a broad suite of capital formation and financial advisory services, including public offerings, mergers and acquisitions and private placements. Our mission is to offer creative solutions and strategic advice to our clients in the pursuit of new opportunities and value creation.

Financial Consulting Strategies LLC
Financial Consulting Strategies LLC

www.fcstrategiesllc.com
Silver Sponsor

Financial Consulting Strategies LLC is an experienced group of financial consultants who provide a broad range of accounting, financial reporting, and pre-audit expertise to a variety of clients from diverse industries. We go beyond the numbers to handle accounting and financial challenges with top-quality service based on more than 30 years of experience.  FCS seeks to partner with small- to medium-sized businesses to help them achieve their financial goals. We provide our clients with cost-effective access to value-added financial expertise and solutions to complex accounting and financial reporting issues, enabling management to stay focused on growing their business.

We assist public companies in the preparation and/or review of regulatory filings, such as Forms 10-K and 10-Q, as well as initial or securities registration filings, such as Forms 10 or S-1. We are aware of the latest XBRL (interactive data file) standards and assist our clients in complying with these SEC requirements. We ensure that all regulations are met and that all necessary disclosures are included.

Our pre-audit services ensure that our clients are truly prepared for an audit. We take the lead in managing and organizing the pre-audit and audit process from start to finish.

FCS professionals have the knowledge and experience to guide private operating companies along their paths to becoming public reporting companies. Our experts lead clients through the preparation and completion of regulatory filings, whether the path is an alternative public offering with a public shell company, an initial public offering, or the initial registration of a publicly traded company. We can also guide companies in navigating through complex accounting transactions and managing their audits and quarterly reviews as a public company through our pre-audit services.

We assist companies in the evaluation of potential transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, and joint ventures. We perform due diligence to evaluate accounting and tax records, identify risks, and objectively assess the financial condition and trends associated with the target business, enabling our clients to make informed strategic decisions. Once clients are ready to acquire a target business, we can assist with developing financial models, the valuation, and the accounting for the acquisition or merger. Through our pre-audit services, we can help ensure that an acquisition target is auditable.



GSS Capital Group
GSS Capital Group

www.gardenstatesecurities.com
Silver Sponsor

GSS Capital Group is Garden State Securities, Inc.’s Corporate Finance and Investment Banking Department. We are a full service investment banking/brokerage operation with over 30 years of industry experience. We provide our corporate clients, as well as our institutional and sophisticated accredited investors, with unique and well-structured investment opportunities. Our investment banking team also brings a wealth of diversified industry knowledge and experience. Our primary objective is the satisfaction and solidification of long-term relationships with all of our clients. Member FINRA/SIPC.

Hunter Taubman Fischer LLC
Hunter Taubman Fischer LLC

www.htflawyers.com
Silver Sponsor

The law firm of Hunter Taubman Fischer (HTF) is committed to providing superior service while adhering to the highest ethical standards. We possess a broad base of knowledge and extensive experience in the following practice areas: Securities Regulatory Enforcement Defense, Mergers & Acquisitions, Business Litigation/Arbitration, White Collar Defense, and Corporate Immigration. As a result of the global nature of our practice, we have attorneys fluent in English, Spanish, Portuguese, Mandarin and Cantonese. Our commitment to excellence provides a distinct advantage to our clients, and allows us to provide the diverse services of a full service law firm while maintaining the personalized service of a boutique.

JMJ Financial
JMJ Financial

www.jmjfn.com
Silver Sponsor

JMJ Financial is a privately held investment firm that specializes in providing growth and development capital to emerging small cap companies. JMJ is not a broker or finder, the firm invests its own capital into transactions designed to build long term working relationships with a focused group of innovators. With over 50 companies in its portfolio and a long and highly successful track record, JMJ is one of the most active and reliable investors in the space.

Littman Krooks LLP
Littman Krooks LLP

www.littmankrooks.com
Silver Sponsor

Since its inception in October 1990, Littman Krooks LLP has focused on counseling public and private companies, broker-dealers, investment banking firms and individual entrepreneurs. The firm's practice includes public and private offerings, broker-dealer and investment banking matters, secondary market transactions, venture and private equity capital investments and mergers and acquisitions. The firm has represented issuers, underwriters and placement agents in hundreds of private and public securities offerings, including reverse mergers, PIPEs, IPOs, SPACs and private investment funds.

The firm has been in the forefront of the secondary market, handling a broad variety of transactions involving the securities of well-known social media, clean-tech and similar issuers. Littman Krooks has also been consistently ranked in the top 20 of U.S. PIPE Market Placement Agent Counsel. Recent transactions by the firm, including public and private offerings, mergers and acquisitions, secondary market purchases and corporate transactions in the hospitality/advertising/marketing/sports areas may be found at the following link: http://www.littmankrooks.com/corporate-representative-transactions/.

Littman Krooks LLP offers legal services in several areas of law, including Corporate and Elder Law, Estate Planning and Administration. Their offices are located at 655 Third Avenue, New York, New York; 399 Knollwood Road, White Plains, New York; and 300 Westage Business Center Drive, Fishkill, New York.

McLaughlin & Stern, LLP
McLaughlin & Stern, LLP

www.mclaughlinstern.com
Silver Sponsor

McLaughlin & Stern, LLP, established in 1898, is one of New York's most distinguished law firms. The firm provides a diverse range of sophisticated legal services to businesses and individuals and has particular expertise in corporate, securities, mergers and acquisitions, hedge funds, corporate finance, litigation and alternative dispute resolution, employment law, trusts and estates, real estate, intellectual property, bankruptcy and reorganization, tax, family and matrimonial law, health care law, art law, environmental law, maritime law, international law, and other private client matters.

Since its inception, the firm has expanded in size and scope to meet the challenges of a changing world. Today, we number over eighty attorneys and represent clients in a variety of forums, both domestic and international, including in China, India, and other emerging markets. Indeed, as the economy has grown increasingly complex, so too have the services we offer, enabling us to resolve our clients' issues and help them attain their goals.

McLaughlin & Stern is dedicated to providing the highest quality legal counsel and representation on a cost-efficient basis. All matters receive the personal attention of our partners. We are proud of the close professional and personal relationships that we develop with our clients, which enable our clients to gain a competitive edge in today's challenging business environment. We have offices in New York City, Millbrook, New York, Great Neck, New York, West Palm Beach, Florida and Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and invite you to contact us to discuss any legal matters.

Richardson & Patel, LLP
Richardson & Patel, LLP

www.richardsonpatel.com
Silver Sponsor

The law firm of Richardson & Patel focuses on corporate & securities law, mergers & acquisitions, and business, securities & employment litigation. Richardson & Patel's competitive strength lies in its ability to blend its entrepreneurial spirit with its grasp for complex legal issues. As a valued partner to emerging growth clients, Richardson & Patel has seamlessly integrated the art of business and the science of law to deliver Business Minds for Legal Matters.

Szaferman, Lakind, Blumstein & Blader, P.C.
Szaferman, Lakind, Blumstein & Blader, P.C.

www.szaferman.com
Silver Sponsor

Founded in 1977, Szaferman Lakind is a full-service law firm which has been awarded Martindale-Hubbell’s™ highest rating of AV-Preeminent, and ranked a Tier-1 Law Firm by U.S. News & World Report in its 2014 Best Law Firms edition. The firm is proud to have been recognized by New York Magazine as one of the New York Area’s To Ranked Law Firms. Szaferman Lakind’s Securities Practice Group offers the collective experience and knowledge of dedicated lawyers who have guided management, equity holders, lenders and others through the complex mine field of federal, state and exchange based securities regulators. Our lawyers have represented privately held and publicly traded companies alike. Attorneys in the Securities Practice Group routinely prepare and file registration statements, “Blue Sky” filings, 1934 Exchange Act filings, and advise companies on their compliance obligations under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002. Our attorneys have developed and utilized cutting edge strategies and techniques designed to be cost effective and time efficient in the achievement of client goals and objectives.

TriPoint Global Equities, LLC.
TriPoint Global Equities, LLC.

www.tripointglobalequities.com
Silver Sponsor

TriPoint Global Equities, LLC, ("TriPoint"), is a FINRA member and leading boutique full service investment bank that provides companies with capital raising and corporate and strategic advisory services. TriPoint has created  BANQ, a newly launched division, that is an electronic investment banking platform that streamlines the matching of accredited investors with quality growth companies and alternative investment opportunities.  BANQ provides accredited investors access to exciting companies with exposure to rapidly growing sectors and new technologies.  BANQ takes the entire public and private offering process digital and online, providing access to U.S. opportunities and offerings in the U.S. markets.  BANQ widely markets its offerings utilizing the new general solicitation and advertising rules promulgated by the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission, in response to the passage of the JOBS Act of 2012. In addition BANQ will offer some of the lowest trading costs in the industry at $.99 and $3.95.

Marketing Sponsors

Aegis Capital Corp.
Aegis Capital Corp.

www.aegiscapcorp.com
Marketing Sponsor

Aegis Capital has been in business for the past 30 years and maintains a conflict free service platform catering to the needs of private clients, institutions and corporations. Aegis Capital Corporation was founded in 1984 by, the current CEO and Chairman. Aegis origins were based on servicing the specific needs of an affluent customer base. Today, we have become a premiere full-service investment banking firm with fourteen locations and employees stretching from Florida to Rochester, NY. We have clients in all 50 states and overseas. Aegis has been able to bring quality service through its clearing relationships with RBC and APEX.

BWD Group
BWD Group

www.bwd.us
Marketing Sponsor

BWD Group, founded in 1929, is one of the largest privately held insurance brokerage firms in the U.S. BWD Group provides commercial, personal, employee benefits and innovative insurance solutions to a prestigious clientele in industries including sports & entertainment, media, and real estate. Across the globe, BWD Group has built a solid reputation for integrity, innovation and professionalism.

Capital Source
Capital Source

www.capitalsource.com
Marketing Sponsor

As a division of Pacific Western Bank, a wholly-owned subsidiary of PacWest Bancorp, CapitalSource makes commercial loans to small and middle-market businesses nationwide. Guided by a spirit of integrity and discipline since our founding, CapitalSource’s commitment and capabilities were strengthened when we joined forces with Pacific Western Bank in April of 2014.

Corporate Stock Transfer, Inc.
Corporate Stock Transfer, Inc.

www.corporatestock.com
Marketing Sponsor

Corporate Stock Transfer, Inc. has been an industry leader for 30 years, a testament to our long-standing commitment to excellence in providing the highest level of service. Providing full FAST and DWAC services as well as comprehensive online access and account management including EDGAR filings - Corporate Stock Transfer, Inc. has the tools to give your company the competitive edge. Our commitment to our clients is devout-seeking industry innovations to better serve our clients, constantly improving our services and keeping our clients on-top of regulatory updates - we help to navigate the constantly evolving corporate environment with ease. We would be delighted to have the opportunity to further introduce you to our services.

Edgar Agents LLC
Edgar Agents LLC

www.edgaragents.com
Marketing Sponsor

Edgar Agents LLC is a top-rated, full-service financial filing and printing firm that converts financial documents into Edgar and XBRL formatted files and files them directly with the SEC. We also offer newswire, financial typesetting and printing services.

Since 1997, Edgar Agents has been transmitting documents with the SEC and is one of the fastest growing Edgar/XBRL filing businesses in the market. With clients all over the world, our staff consists of highly trained individuals with degrees in various industries such as accounting, business and technology.

We continually update our clients on the current SEC guidelines and mandates. We also work very closely with our clients, their attorneys an audit teams to provide the highest quality results in the quickest turn-around times.

We are open 24 hours a day and seven days a week, including holidays, at no additional cost to you. Our detail to customer service, combined with very competitive rates, has earned us many client referrals.

JDF Capital Inc.
JDF Capital Inc.

www.jdfcap.com
Marketing Sponsor

JDF Capital is a privately held investment firm established in 2009 that specializes in providing capital to emerging microcap and small cap as well as private companies through a variety of financing structures. JDF has been instrumental in financing over 60 companies since its inception. It is our philosophy to assist management in the overall capital structure of the public company so that when milestones are met there can be follow on financing's with as minimal dilution as possible. Our greatest return is….. another financing.

LD Micro
LD Micro

www.ldmicro.com
Marketing Sponsor

LD Micro is an investment newsletter firm that focuses on finding undervalued companies in the micro-cap space. Since 2002, the firm has published reports on select companies throughout the year. The firm also hosts the LD Micro Invitational in June. It is a non-registered investment advisor.

Magna
Magna

www.magnainvests.com
Marketing Sponsor

Magna creates companies and makes direct investments across the worldwide public and private equity markets and the entertainment industry. Investing more than $200M since 2009, the firm is recognized for its open minded and actively strategic approach to every investment, creating successful, long-term relationships with portfolio companies across all sectors. Providing broad-based strategic support alongside capital, Magna continues to be among the most active and versatile investors in its market segment.

Marcum Search LLC
Marcum Search LLC

www.marcumsearch.com
Marketing Sponsor

Marcum Search LLC offers premier professional recruiting services. Building on Marcum Group's personalized approach to accounting and financial services, the members of the Marcum Search team have their clients' best interests in mind. Marcum Search's customized process allows them to better understand the specific needs and objectives of their clients and candidates alike. The mission of Marcum Search is to find the people who possess the precise skill set and qualifications that companies seek.

Matrix Advisors
Matrix Advisors


Marketing Sponsor

Matrix Advisors is an executive strategic advisory firm based in New York City. Founded in 2009, we work closely with clients’ senior management, advising on all aspects of their business. Our business model is designed to deliver trusted, intelligent financial and strategic advice. Matrix takes a solution-driven, not transaction-driven, approach to advising small to mid-sized growth companies across multiple industries. We provide advice on business strategy, chief executive development, organizational culture, competitive landscape, market and economic trends, Board and shareholder interaction, balance sheet and risk management, capital deployment, M&A strategies as well as financial investment issues.

Newmark Grubb Knight Frank
Newmark Grubb Knight Frank

www.ngkf.com
Marketing Sponsor

Newmark Grubb Knight Frank is one of the world’s leading commercial real estate advisory firms. Operating from more than 330 offices in established and emerging property markets on six continents, our integrated services platform provides clients with a single-source solution for every phase of occupying or owning a property

Noble Financial Capital Markets
Noble Financial Capital Markets

www.noblefcm.com
Marketing Sponsor

Noble Financial Capital Markets was established in 1984 and is an equity research driven, full-service, investment banking boutique focused on the healthcare, media & entertainment, technology and natural resources sectors. The company has offices in New York, Boston, Los Angeles, and Boca Raton. In addition to non-deal road shows and sector-specific conferences (Media Finance and Investor Conference produced in partnership with NAB, and Biox – Biotechnology Symposium) throughout the year, Noble Financial hosts its multi-sector annual equity conference in January in South Florida featuring 125-150 presenting companies from across North America with attendance of close to 700. Members: FINRA, SIPC, MSRB

Pacific Stock Transfer Company
Pacific Stock Transfer Company

www.pacificstocktransfer.com
Marketing Sponsor

Pacific Stock Transfer Company is an independent Stock Transfer Agent, headquartered in Las Vegas, with over 30 years of experience in the securities industry. Registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission, and a member of the Securities Transfer Association, Inc (STA), Pacific Stock Transfer is a dedicated to serving the needs of domestic and international companies, both public and non-public. As we celebrate our 30th anniversary, we represent over 900 Issuers, comprised of 250,000+ stockholders.

Pine Hill Group
Pine Hill Group

www.thepinehillgroup.com
Marketing Sponsor

Pine Hill Group is a boutique, operationally focused finance and accounting consultancy and M&A advisory firm, located in Philadelphia.  The firm is comprised of an accomplished team of seasoned professionals that deliver services to small to middle-market public and private companies, as well as private equity firms and corporate acquirers. Our members possess a valuable combination of experience in Big Four (M&A, audit, and tax), corporate C-level operating roles, and in private equity. Our services include Accounting & Financial Reporting, IPO Readiness, Tax Provision, Risk Advisory, Financial and Accounting Due Diligence, Post-closing Integration, Operations & Technology, and Interim Operational Management & Leadership.  We also recently added a dedicated Valuations practice through our subsidiary, Pine Hill Valuations Services.

Protravel International LLC
Protravel International LLC

www.protravelinc.com
Marketing Sponsor

Founded in 1984, Protravel International LLC is a full-service, dynamic travel company with an award-winning reputation. With annual sales of nearly $1 billion, Protravel is headquartered in New York City and supports a network of 20 branch locations throughout the United States and Europe. Today, 1,000 people make up the Protravel organization. Our expertise in destination, international faring and luxury leisure-coupled with our superior network of contacts in the airline, hotel, cruise and hospitality industry-makes Protravel one of the most powerful selling forces in the travel industry.

Talon Air
Talon Air

www.talonairjets.com
Marketing Sponsor

Talon Air is a full service private jet charter company specializing in private jet charters and aircraft management. As the owner and operator of the most diverse fleet of private aircraft in the world, Talon Air offers clients access to heavy, super-midsize, midsize, light jets, turbo-prop, amphibious aircraft and executive helicopters. Talon Air’s expansive in-house fleet of aircraft enables clients private jet charter flights to any destination worldwide. Talon Air is a distinguished leader in private aviation, offering our exclusive clientele the highest level of safety, sophistication and convenience. Our company maintains ARG/US Platinum, Wyvern Wingman and IS-BAO Stage 2 certifications to ensure our clients’ safety during every flight. All of our flight crews have extensive domestic and international experience and have been selected specifically for their ability to offer the highest level of customer service and safety.

Tatum
Tatum

www.tatum-us.com
Marketing Sponsor

Tatum is a leading professional and interim services firm offering hands-on strategic, financial and technology solutions that measurably improve business performance. Tatum’s executive leaders and consultants help companies navigate critical points in the business lifecycle and execute their strategic initiatives. Our deep management and operational expertise, keen strategic consultancy and a focus on follow-through enable our teams to deliver solutions that drive sustainable impact. With a national footprint of offices in key markets, our firm is ready to mobilize locally anywhere in the country. Tatum is an operating company of Randstad US.

TD Bank
TD Bank

www.td.com
Marketing Sponsor

TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank, is one of the 10 largest banks in the U.S., providing nearly 8 million customers with a full range of retail, small business and commercial banking products and services at more than 1,300 convenient locations throughout the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Metro D.C., the Carolinas and Florida. In addition, TD Bank and its subsidiaries offer customized private banking and wealth management services through TD Wealth®, and vehicle financing and dealer commercial services through TD Auto Finance. TD Bank is headquartered in Cherry Hill, NJ., and Portland, Maine.

TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank, is a member of TD Bank Group and a subsidiary of The Toronto-Dominion Bank of Toronto, Canada, a top 10 financial services company in North America.

U.S. Bancorp Fund Services, LLC
U.S. Bancorp Fund Services, LLC

www.usbfs.com
Marketing Sponsor

U.S. Bancorp Fund Services, LLC combines the services of a large financial organization with our highly personalized environment to give every client, customized service solutions. With client relationships lasting since 1969, we know the foundation for a strong relationship is built on open communication, trust, and accountability.

Since launching our Alternative Investments division in 2000 to support unregistered onshore and offshore privately offered investments, we have grown significantly. We deliver what it takes to support each individual client—from transparency at all levels, to infrastructure support and consulting on all aspects of registered and unregistered products. We have the expertise to work directly with every client to understand their business goals and expectations, regardless of a product’s structure or strategy.

As an industry leader, we built our company by investing in our clients’ future. Our network spans the globe to give our clients the resources and support they need to focus on investment management and portfolio performance.

VSTOCK Transfer
VSTOCK Transfer

www.vstocktransfer.com
Marketing Sponsor

VSTOCK Transfer is a NY based stock transfer and registrar firm which was founded by lawyers and is managed by lawyers. We can provide you/your client with customized pricing to offer costs savings. We provide you with DWAC services, dedicated account managers, FREE 24-7 Issuer access online to shareholder reports, and outstanding customer service that will impress the Issuer and the shareholders. We are also able to assist companies with DTC eligibility (www.dtceligibility.com) and can help bring market makers to the table to assist with the 15c211 process when needed.

Wells Compliance Group
Wells Compliance Group

www.wellscompliance.com
Marketing Sponsor

Wells Compliance Group is a technology-based services firm supporting the financial reporting needs of emerging growth and small-cap, publicly traded companies, and privately held firms whose lender, investor or shareholder base requires timely, periodic, GAAP-compliant financial reporting. The cornerstone of Wells Compliance is its proprietary Financial Accounting Compliance Technology System (FACTS) software. FACTS is a cloud solution that relieves the client from making ledger entries and provides management, auditors and stakeholders an innovative way to truly understand their company's real-time financial situation and provide timely and accurate SEC reporting.

Media Sponsors

77 WABC Radio
77 WABC Radio


Media Sponsor

“Money on the Mark” is a 1-hour Wall Street interview program on WABC in New York, the #1 talk-radio station in America. The program is hosted by veteran financial commentator, Dale Jackson. For over six years Mr. Jackson has written and produced the Corporate Profile Minute as a regular promotional feature on the Larry Kudlow program, also on WABC. The Larry Kudlow program and Money on the Mark are two of the most closely followed New York financial programs, heard each week by hundreds of thousands of active stock investors and Wall Street professionals.

Bloomberg BRIEF
Bloomberg BRIEF

www.bloombergbriefs.com
Media Sponsor

Markets are turbulent and rapidly changing. Bloomberg BRIEF newsletters deliver the latest news, market data, and expert commentary from the world's most trusted economists and analysts.

Citybizlist
Citybizlist

www.citybizlist.com/
Media Sponsor

Citybizlist is one of the fastest growing daily, digital publishers of local business news and information. Citybizlist is for savvy professionals who want to know where the power and money are in the marketplace

Equities.com
Equities.com

www.equities.com
Media Sponsor

Equities.com is the most advanced interactive online social ecosystem for the financial industry, serving as a resource center and next-generation communication platform that connects self-directed investors with public issuers, market experts, and professional service providers and vendors. Registered members can leverage our exclusive proprietary research tools such as the Small-Cap Stars, which outperformed 90% of all small-cap mutual funds, and robust do-it-yourself E.V.A. research reports. The Equities.com Issuer Dashboard is the ideal tool to communicate and manage investor awareness campaigns to the investment community, as well as to access valuable resources to help your company grow.

The Health Care M&A Information Source
The Health Care M&A Information Source

www.healthcaremanda.com
Media Sponsor

The Health Care M&A Information Source is 100% devoted to health care mergers and acquisitions for investors, bankers and active acquirers. Week-in and week-out, this service reports on the latest M&A activity in every segment of the health care services and technology sectors.

MarketNexus Media, Inc.
MarketNexus Media, Inc.

www.marketnexusmedia.com
Media Sponsor

MarketNexus Media, Inc. is the publisher of Growth Capital Investor, The Journal of Emerging Growth Company Finance™. MarketNexus Media publishes news and research, and produces events for companies and capital providers in high-growth markets. In addition to Growth Capital Investor, MarketNexus publishes the GrowthCapitalist.com website and co-produces the Growth Capital Expo conference.

NBT Capital Markets LLC
NBT Capital Markets LLC

www.nbtequitiesresearch.com
Media Sponsor

NBT Capital Markets LLC creates and distributes regulatory compliant sponsored equities research and investor marketing content for <$500M market cap public and private emerging growth companies. NBT’s research universe focuses on the “Transformation Economy”—the 25 dynamic sectors of the North American economy most benefitting from transformational change. NBT, along with leading investment banks and professional advisory firms like Marcum LLC, sponsor the “Top 100 Microcaps 2014” project which spotlights the unique transformational growth stories of emerging growth publicly traded companies.

Opalesque
Opalesque

www.opalesque.com
Media Sponsor

Opalesque was formed in 2001 to provide professional news services to participants in the alternative investment sector. Since inception, Opalesque has been providing premium online information services related to the hedge fund and investment industries. The Opalesque publication Alternative Market Briefing is the only daily hedge fund news service read by the elite hedge fund managers themselves.

SNN Incorporated
SNN Incorporated

www.stocknewsnow.com
Media Sponsor

SNN Incorporated is a global multimedia financial news and publishing company providing market awareness and investor visibility for public and private micro-cap companies. The company publishes the Micro-Cap Review Magazine and StockNewsNow.com, and co-hosts the Growth Capital Expo.

StockVest
StockVest

www.stockvest.com
Media Sponsor

StockVest Quarterly is an international publication and media partner for many of the leading investment conferences worldwide helping organizers gain maximum exposure for their events.



The Deal
The Deal

www.thedeal.com
Media Sponsor

The Deal is a media and relationship capital company providing over 100,000 users with business opportunities sourced from proprietary deal news and a relationship discovery tool. Law firms, investment banks, private equity and hedge funds use The Deal's insight and analysis about potential and announced transactions to find their next deal and BoardEx's service and database for building relationships. The Deal is the institutional arm of TheStreet, Inc. and has offices in New York, London,Washington, D.C., Petaluma, CA and Chennai, India.

Wireless Sponsors

Morgan Stanley Wealth Management
Morgan Stanley Wealth Management

www.morganstanleyfa.com
Wireless Sponsor

Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, a global leader in wealth management, provides access to a wide range of products and services to individuals, businesses and institutions, including brokerage and investment advisory services, financial and wealth planning, access to credit and lending, cash management, annuities and insurance, retirement and trust services.

Athlete Sponsors

GeoInvesting
GeoInvesting

www.geoinvesting.com
Athlete Sponsor

Since GeoInvesting’s inception in 2007, the company has followed a strict regimen of disciplined research and investing that enabled it to forge ahead through the widespread recession that engulfed the market at large. While other organizations faltered, GeoInvesting’s ability to execute successful decisions made it clearly apparent that it could survive in any market environment.

Beverage Sponsors

IRTH Communications
IRTH Communications

www.irthcommunications.com
Beverage Sponsor

Seasoned Professionals with decades of public market experience and a passion for small cap companies. IRTH Communications delivers expert implementation and execution through an very active approach to investor relations. Our executives have many decades of small cap experience and our team of dedicated telephone outreach specialists utilize our proprietary databases of tens of thousands of stock brokers, registered investment advisors, certified financial planners, traders, research analysts, and investment funds. This approach, coupled with strategic capital markets consulting frequently results in increased access to capital, creating value and driving opportunities for our clients. Successfully outsourced IR and capital markets exposure enables client companies to focus on the business execution required to deliver the results investors seek.

Charging Station Sponsors

Kodiak Capital Group, LLC
Kodiak Capital Group, LLC

www.kodiakfunds.com
Charging Station Sponsor

Kodiak Capital Group, LLC, founded in 2009, is an operationally driven private equity firm that partners with management to make non-control equity investments in lower middle market businesses. Kodiak pursues niche-market leaders that provide high-margin products or services. Kodiak transactions typically provide liquidity to shareholders, facilitate transition of ownership to key managers, and allow management to capitalize on growth opportunities while maintaining the legacy of the founders. Kodiak has focused consistently on the lower-middle market and generated superior returns for its partners. Kodiak is currently investing in new platforms through a multitude of innovative financing solutions.