ABOUT EQUITYNET

What We Do

EquityNet is a recognized pioneer and innovator of crowdfunding and marketplace finance, operating one of the largest business funding platforms since 2005. The EquityNet platform features over 10,000 companies and has helped generate over $600 million in business funding. EquityNet maintains many patents in the space and provides entrepreneurs and investors the most advanced technology for preparing and conducting fundraising campaigns.

OUR STORY

EquityNet was conceived and patented to create a more efficient marketplace for business capital. Since 2005 the company has led the industry in innovating towards that ultimate goal.
2005
a launching rocket
2005
EquityNet is launched as the first business funding platform in North America. Five patents are filed for multiple crowdfunding inventions.
2008
a diamond
2008
EquityNet completes its Series A investment round that is subscribed by a group of angel investors and investment firms.
2010
a light bulb
2010
EquityNet is granted its first patent 7,698,188 titled “Electronic Enterprise Capital Marketplace and Monitoring Apparatus and Method.”
2012
a crowd of people
2012
The EquityNet funding platform achieves 20,000 entrepreneur, investor, and business support members.
2013
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2013
Title II of the US JOBS Act is enabled by EquityNet, allowing businesses to use general solicitation for the first time in 80 years.
2014
a light bulb
2014
Between 2010 and 2014, EquityNet is granted four more patents, solidifying EquityNet as the leading crowdfunding platform worldwide.
2015
a crowd of people
2015
The EquityNet platform surpasses 50,000 members with $300 million in funding raised by entrepreneur members.
2016
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2016
Title III of the US JOBS Act is implemented by the SEC, enabling businesses to raise capital from non-accredited investors.
2017
a crowd of people
2017
The EquityNet platform surpasses 100,000 members with $400 million in funding raised by entrepreneur members.
2018
a bag of money
2018
The crowdfunding industry eclipses over $1 billion in total capital funding from non-accredited investors.
2019
a crowd of people
2019
The EquityNet platform surpasses 150,000 members with $500 million in funding raised by entrepreneur members.
2020
a growing plant
2020
The EquityNet crowdfunding platform is acquired by C9 Capital and is repositioned for new growth and expansion.
2021
a crowd of people
2021
The EquityNet platform surpasses 200,000 members with $600 million in funding raised by entrepreneur members.

OUR TEAM

The EquityNet team are industry experts who are passionate about crowdfunding and helping both entrepreneurs and investors engender a more successful and efficient fundraising experience.
Judd Hollas
Judd Hollas
Chief Executive Officer
Fintech pioneer with the founding of EquityNet in 2005, one of the world's first and largest crowdfunding platforms. Designer and inventor of multiple crowdfunding and analytics technologies. Background in engineering, finance, private equity, and entrepreneurship.
Marcos Larios
Marcos Larios
Chief Operating Officer
FinTech executive with extensive investment industry experience in both public and private capital markets. Background in finance, operations, online capital formation, and startup development. Holds FINRA Series 7, 63, 66, and 24 securities licenses as well as an AAMS designation.
Jonathan Ulrich
Jonathan Ulrich
Director of Development
Full-stack developer with years of experience developing for and growing startups within fintech and retail-support ecosystems. Background in enhancing existing platforms with new technologies to improve user experience and value.
Dane Dickerson
Dane Dickerson
Director of Marketing
Marketing professional who has worked with Fortune 500 brands to engage with customers and communities. Background in search engine optimization, marketing, and analytics. Passionate about using EquityNet to open funding access to historically disadvantaged entrepreneurs.