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MediaShares.com

Licensing a system and software to companies who raise capital by selling their shares to their online users through social media.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Financial Services
  • Location Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded February 2007
  • Employees 5
  • Website MediaShares.com

Company Summary

MediaShares has created a Crowdfunding methodology, system and software for companies to sell their stock directly to their online customers, fans or affinity groups.

We license our fully SEC-compliant system to companies who use our tools to sell their stock online directly to their users, even non-accredited investors, without the need to open and fund a separate brokerage account. This builds massive online communities of shareholders

Team

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    James Volpe
    COO

    Volpe is a results-driven senior level Product / Channel Manager having revolutionized critical products and services in the U.S. Securities marketplace affecting every publicly traded company and having a positive impact on tens of millions if individual investors. As the inventor of Direct Registration, he drove to implementation a new market segment.

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    Gene Massey
    CEO

    Created and personally funded MediaShares.com and earlier, CinemaShares. Now a securities expert, Gene was previously a Social Media marketing consultant. Owned an award-winning Los Angeles marketing firm producing broadcast advertising campaigns for major International clients.

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    Peter Elwell
    CFO

    CPA / CFA with over 12 years of progressive experience leading teams of finance and accounting professionals, including "Big 4" and Fortune 100 companies. Served as divisional CFO with full P&L responsibility at a public company. Extensive experience with SEC Securities Act and Exchange Act filings.

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    Ileana Rizescu
    CTO

    Ileana Rizescu is a former PWC consultant and Systems manager with extensive experience in e-commerce and financial application systems, having been an IT consultant and Project Manager for system development and implementation in numerous international financial operations. She is fluent in the development of large-scale E-commerce systems across multiple platforms.

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    Dan Sherkow
    Board Member

    Former Vice President of Paramount Pictures - Now concentrating on the creation of funding and funding techniques to finance various media and entertainment entities, including feature motion pictures.

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    Ellen Philip
    Board Member

    Ellen is an owner of Ellen Philip Associates, a shareholder services firm in New York City. She works closely with transfer agents, proxy solicitors, and trustees, legal counsel and administrators of offerings covering a broad spectrum of projects over the years and has brought us a deep understanding of shareholder record-keeping systems

Advisors

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    Tonio DeSorrento, Orrick, Washington, D.C. office 1-202-339-8603
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed
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    Rosemary Stevens 1-818-993-7825
    Accountant
    Unconfirmed

Previous Investors

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    Gene Massey, $1,900,000
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    Jack Wheeler, $300,000
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    Cynthia Scheider, $100,00, Ellen Philip Associates, $100,000
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