NIBA February 27-28, 2017 New York, NY Conference

Westin New York Grand Central

The National Investment Banking Association (NIBA) is proud to host its 140th investment conference on February 27-28, 2017 at the Westin New York Grand Central in New York City.

NIBA Conferences are one-and-a-half day fast-paced intimate events that provide private and public issuers, regardless of size or industry, a unique platform to present their individual stories to our vast network of Registered Investment Advisors, Private Equity Groups, Family Offices, Investment Bankers, Broker Dealers, Boutique Corp. Finance, Specialized Investment Brokerages, Venture Capital Groups, Financing Partners, Market Makers and market professionals, all experienced within the capital markets.

Our Conference forum is specifically designed to capitalize upon expended time for management of presenting companies by providing an abbreviated initial 10 minute overview presentation to all conference attendees which is also live filmed, providing access to members not in attendance and an additional marketing opportunity for presenters by posting to their company websites. Additionally, scheduled one-on-one meetings provide presenting companies an opportunity to fully engage potential investors with full presentations and affords time for in-depth question and answers. Don’t miss the next NIBA conference!

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Download the NIBA February 27 – 28, 2017 New York, NY Conference Agenda in .pdf format

Updated 2/26/2017 at 11:40am EST

Videos of the NIBA 2017 February New York Market Making Workshop – “Key to Being an Effective Micro-Cap Company in Today’s Marketplace” and the NIBA 2017 February New York Lunch Panel – Bringing Back the Small Cap IPO: 2017 Reg A+ Outlook – have been posted on the NIBA Blog. These videos are also available on our NIBAVideo YouTube channel.


Videography by D. Scott Foshee


The Official NIBA New York, NY February 2017 Conference Video

Video courtesy of StockVest.

Photos from NIBA New York, NY, February 27-28, 2017

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Photography by D. Scott Foshee

Presenting Companies at NIBA New York, NY February, 2017


If you want to contact a company, please follow the guidelines of NIBA’s Ethical Policy and ONLY do so through the company’s NIBA Sponsor.

Alitair Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
James E. Hock at

Allysta Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
James E. Hock at

Collidion, Inc.
Lynne Bolduc, Esq. at

Datatecnics Corporation
Tim Regan at

Eastside Distilling, Inc.
Trent Davis at

Epica International, Inc.
Andrea Cataneo, Esq. at

Fuda Group USA
Dan Killian, Jr. Esq. at

Future Technologies International
William Jordan at

ImpactFlow, Inc.
Trent Davis at

Joni Juice, LLC
Andrea Cataneo, Esq. at

Monetize Solutions, Inc.
James E. Hock at

Monkey Rum – Evolution Spirits, Inc.
Andrea Cataneo, Esq. at

James E. Hock at

Orange County Choppers
Kelly McCarthy at

Pulmostics Limited
Steven Segal at

Sandstone Diagnostics
James E. Hock at

SciTech Development, LLC
Robert Hackel at

Stream TV Networks, Inc.
William Jordan at

Watkins-Conti Products
James E. Hock at

Zeecol Limited
Andrea Cataneo, Esq. at

Videos courtesy of StockVest.
Alan Stone at
ELIVE Medical
James E. Hock at
FishyTale Digital, Inc.
James E. Hock at
Genoil, Inc.
Robert Hackel at
Myomo, Inc.
Mark Elenowitz at
Pressure BioSciences, Inc.
Richard T. Schumacher at
TurnPoint Medical Devices, Inc.
James E. Hock at




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 innovative companies. With over 150 Nasdaq, OTC Markets, NYSE, and OTCBB companies in its portfolio and a long and highly successful track record, JMJ Financial is one of the most active and reliable investors in the space.

Contact: Sandy Weisman, 501 W. Broadway, Suite 2000, San Diego, CA 92101. Telephone: (888) 565-0073. Email:

Sheppard Mullin

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP is a full service Global 100 firm handling corporate and technology matters, high stakes litigation and complex financial transactions. From our 15 offices in North America, Europe and Asia, we offer global solutions to our clients around the world, providing seamless representation in multiple jurisdictions.

We are a firm that truly puts clients first. And this sets us apart. We don’t just give lip service to client service. Every attorney and staff member has a plaque in his/her work space listing our client service expectations. We regularly give “Clients First” awards to attorneys and staff members who “go the extra mile” for our clients. Client service is part of our culture and permeates everything we do.

Contact: Andrea Cataneo, Partner, 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY 10112-0015. Telephone: 212-634-3096. Email:



Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP (“SRFK”) provides experienced, professional representation in all matters involving the securities industry, as well as in all general corporate and litigation matters.

Our clients range from start-ups to established, listed companies. They include public and private corporations, partnerships, broker-dealers, investment banks, investment advisors, registered personnel, public and corporate customers and investors, and other entities. We also advise institutional investors on transactions involving complex securities laws. Our practice includes the representation of clients located in the United States and throughout the World.

Our areas of expertise include corporate and commercial transactions, mergers and acquisitions, securities litigation and arbitration, administrative practice before regulatory agencies, and broker-dealer regulation. In addition, we provide guidance to Boards of Directors and corporate managers who now operate in an increasingly complex and changing landscape of securities rules, litigation risks, regulatory oversight and investor scrutiny.

Contact: Gregg Sichenzia, Esq., 61 Broadway, 32nd Floor, New York, NY 10006. Telephone: 212-930-9700. Email:


Carmel, Milazzo & DiChiara LLP

Carmel, Milazzo & DiChiara LLP has a combined 40+ years of experience in representing clients in corporate transactions, and business and commercial disputes. Our team has significant experience in all phases of litigation in federal and state courts, as well as arbitration forums, from the initiation of the action through trial.

Located in the heart of Manhattan, the firm reflects the sophistication of the business and financial capital of the world. Our committed and skilled attorneys represent a broad client base including individuals, start-ups, small and mid-sized private companies, public companies, brokers, broker-dealers, private equity firms and hedge funds.

Contact: Peter DiChiara, Esq., Partner, 261 Madison Avenue, 9th Floor, New York, NY 10016. Telephone: 646-838-1312. Email:



BANQ® is the internet marketplace that is reinventing the primary capital markets. We are giving meaning back to public offerings and enabling the crowd to participate in deals from a qualified network of investment banks. Our base of qualified investors will get the first look and opportunity to invest in deals by fast-growth companies with promise of liquidity through dividends or public markets.

Our entire process is engineered to be effortless for the investor, from initial account setup to the exit, without all the hassle of depositing share certificates. Experienced brokers are always ready to assist and guide investors at every step.

Contact: Mark Elenowitz, 1450 Broadway 26th Floor, New York, NY 10018. Telephone: 917-512-0822. Email:

Founded in 1990 by Mary Louise Skinner, Blue Sky MLS is a privately held corporation based in Parsippany, New Jersey. Our staff of highly trained individuals who have had extensive industry experience as either former state examiners, compliance officers, bank officers, or paralegals take the stress out of your firm’s blue sky related activities by building a customized service plan to meet your firm’s compliance needs.

We were the first company to provide the financial industry with outsourcing services for blue sky administration, and our diverse client base spans the entire financial industry, including: Investment Companies, Law Firms,CPA’s, Broker Dealers, Commodities Traders, Insurance Underwriters, Investment Advisors, and Public and Private Companies.

Automation is essential for reducing the frustration and time cost associated with blue sky compliance. At Blue Sky MLS, we have created the ultimate, fully automated compliance system. This customizable, user friendly interface enables your team to manage your blue sky compliance with ease, removing the possibility of human oversight or error. The extensive flexibility and customization features offered by MLS Global are not found anywhere else in the industry.

Contact: Richard Carlin, Business Development, 35 Waterview Blvd., Parsippany, NJ 07054. Telephone (201) 804-3909 Ext. 124.

Consilium Global Research (CGR) is the bridge between companies and investors. To improve our clients’ market valuation, increase trading activity and lower cost of capital, we provide a thorough and objective company analysis, distributed throughout the institutional and retail investment communities, one-on-one meetings with targeted investors, and relevant advisory services.

Contact: Don McDonald, 360 Central Ave., Ste. 800, St. Petersburg, FL 33701. Telephone: (727) 329-8652. Email:

FundAmerica’s mission is to provide FinTech to the crowdfunding industry and deliver the highest value to our customers. Additionally, we plan to expand into other areas of service to the industry.

FundAmerica enables people to build our technology into their websites and platforms using API’s (Application Programming Interfaces) and embeddable apps (widgets), as well as direct-use forms on our site. We are initially providing backend services that the vast majority of market participants need and cannot do directly themselves, including Escrow, Broker-dealer services, Electronically signed and stored investor subscription agreements, Background checks for anti-money laundering and PATRIOT Act compliance, and Payment processing. The software is designed and written by full-time FundAmerica engineers (not overseas contractors) using Ruby on Rails. It will enable you to legally and efficiently help businesses get funded. It allows you to accelerate your business model by leveraging our easy-to-implement tools for some of the most complicated back-office pieces of the fundraising process. We created our software to enable comprehensive self-service use of our tools and technology. Simply sign up and you can access our API’s, plug ‘n play widgets and web-based forms.

Contact: Scott Purcell, CEO, 2300 W Sahara Ave., Suite 1170, Las Vegas, NV 89107. Telephone: (212) 774-3000. Email:

Hunter Taubman Fischer

The law firm of Hunter Taubman Fischer is committed to providing superior service while adhering to the highest ethical standards.

We possess a broad base of knowledge and extensive experience – which provides a distinct advantage to our clients. The firm carefully selects its attorneys from among the top professionals in the legal field.

Contact: Louis Taubman, 1450 Broadway, 26th Floor, New York, NY 10018. Telephone: 917-512-0827. Email:

Island Stock Transfer

Island Stock Transfer is a full service transfer agency registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission and is a participant of the DWAC-FAST system with DTCC.

We are committed to a higher level of responsiveness, efficiency and customer service. We are a partner to over 500 companies and their shareholders. Island Stock Transfer services include, but are not limited to, recording shareholder ownership, corporate actions, full annual meeting services and information mailings.

Contact: Carl Dilley, 15500 Roosevelt Blvd., Ste. 301, Clearwater, FL 33760. Telephone: 727-289-0010. Email:

RRBB Accountants and Advisors

RRBB Accountants and Advisors is a full-service accounting, advisory and consulting firm located in central NJ. We put our client relationships first by providing responsive, quality service at reasonable rates. We have been in public accounting, delivering high quality accounting and advisory services for over 50 years and have experts with vast experience in many disciplines. We can be your one source for many resources. Founded in 1961 as Rosenberg Rich Baker Berman & Company, RRBB has grown to become one of the most respected accounting firms in the state, serving clients across the U.S. and worldwide, with 11 partners and 60 plus professional staff working out of our two offices.

RRBB offers big firm capabilities with boutique firm attention. Specifically some of the many services; Accounting, Audit, tax, estate planning and consulting, valuation and litigation support, CFO outsourcing and FINOP services, Asset and Wealth management, Professional practices consulting, Consulting services to startups and early stage companies from formation to due diligence.

Contact: Brian F. Zucker, CPA, 265 Davidson Ave. #210, Somerset, NJ 07719. Telephone: 908-231-1000. Email:

Thayer O’Neal

Thayer O’Neal is an entrepreneurial CPA firm with an expert team of CPAs, Certified Fraud Examiners and Enrolled Agents. Our team is multilingual and multicultural.

We provide traditional CPA firm assurance, attestation, audit and tax services, as well as consulting to help our clients improve profitability and grow their businesses. We are headquartered in the rapidly growing city of Sugar Land, Texas in the Greater Houston metropolitan area. We are accessible to clients throughout the world.

Contact: Thomas M. O’Neal, Partner, 101 Parklane Boulevard, Suite 201, Sugar Land, TX 77478. Telephone: 281-552-8430. Email:

StockVest financial market relations. Contact: Mary Kratka, P.O. Box 47-0420, Celebration, FL 34747. Telephone 407-518-0010.

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