Date(s) - 03/09/2021
12:00 am


Where Financing Meets Marketing: Regulation, Crowdsourcing & Funding with Republic

Republic gives people power to invest in the future they believe in by providing access to startup, real estate, crypto, and video game investments. Focused on creating a diverse, sustainable, connected world, Republic has facilitated over $250 million in investments from over one million global community members. Headquartered in New York City with a team in six countries, Republic is backed by Binance, AngelList, Passport Capital, and more. For more information, visit

By the end of this session, participants will know:

  • what is equity crowdfunding and how it differs from other types of crowdfunding
  • how Republic selects companies and runs campaigns
  • how Republic can be used to market your business and convert customers into investors, and vise versa

Heather Buffo, Venture Growth & Partnerships Lead at Republic

Heather’s work centers around building meaningful partnerships to create a supportive community for diverse investors and founders. She brings a dynamic background in education, nonprofit, philanthropy, tourism, and project management to the financial technology industry. Heather is enthusiastic about companies that elevate women and put children at the center, and is proud to lead the Republic Venture Partner Program. She holds a BA in Neurobiology from Harvard University, is a City Year Boston AmeriCorps alum and a 2021 Notley Fellow.