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BlazeFund, Inc.

BlazeFund equity crowd funding brings together 3 groups - entrepreneurs (with a focus on professors), crowd investors, and institutions

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location Boston, MA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded October 2012
  • Employees 4
  • Website blazefund.com

Company Summary

BlazeFund is engaged in the business of equity crowd funding and brings together three groups (1) startup entrepreneurs with projects and deals, with a focus on university professors, (2) individual crowd investors, and (3) institutions such as corporate development departments and nonprofits, via a patent-pending architecture. The portal utilizes a proprietary two-step process that reduces investor risk and increases issuer accountability.

Team

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    Aaron Sanders
    CEO

    Aaron was General Manager of New Business Development at Xerox Business Services, the $3 billion services division of Xerox Corp. Aaron started Advanz Systems 7 years ago and developed Deal Director, a deal flow management system for venture firms. His expertise is in strategy, operations, business process, CRM and ecommerce and he has a BS Chem. E. (Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison) and an MBA (Univ. of Rochester).

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    Richard Steingraber
    Board Member

    Previously Managing Director & Head of the Diversified Industries Group at Wachovia Securities where responsibilities included oversight of all M&A and capital raising/IPO activities, Rick has 30 years of investment banking experience comprising 200 M&A transactions, public offerings, recap engagements, strategic advisory assignments & expert witness testimony.

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    Robert Malenfant
    Board Member

    Executive Director, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management. Rob has over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry working in various management and leadership capacities. He is currently Family Wealth Director for over 125 Financial Advisors in Boston, MA, a business representing 100mm in annual revenue.

Advisors

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    Ellenoff Grossman & Schole LLP, New York
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed
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    The Braver Group, Needham, MA
    Accountant
    Unconfirmed

Previous Investors

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    Advanz Systems
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    Gabriel Berdar
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    Paul Gabrail
    Unconfirmed