SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 5, 2013) - Jason Brausewetter has been named LOYAL3's Vice President, Head of Sales, effective immediately. LOYAL3 offers a technology platform that enables individual investors to buy stock in their favorite companies on Facebook or the web easily, in affordable amounts and with no fees to buy or sell stock.
Mr. Brausewetter will lead LOYAL3's efforts in positioning LOYAL3's highly scalable technology platform to Investor Relations Officers and to Chief Marketing Officers. Called a Social Stock Plan, the platform allows IROs to manage individual shareholders as easily and cost-effectively as they'd manage an institution, while it provides CMOs the ability to leverage the world's first "behavioral currency."
"Jason's expertise in working with issuers and investor relations executives to help identify, understand, and diversify their shareholder base is unparalleled," said Barry Schneider, CEO, LOYAL3. "His knowledge of issuers, financial markets, and regulation makes him an invaluable asset to our company. We are excited to have him on board as we scale our business."
Brausewetter has 16 years of sales and sales management experience in the capital markets and financial technology industries. Previously, Brausewetter spent six years at NASDAQ OMX, holding the positions of Vice President - Head of Global Sales and Director of Sales within NASDAQ's Shareholder.com division. Prior to that, Brausewetter was responsible for Business Development at Citigate Financial Intelligence. Brausewetter holds degrees in Business Management from Wagner, Social Media Marketing from Rutgers, and Sales Leadership from Wharton.
"I'm thrilled for the opportunity to work closely with the greatest brands in the world and to share with them our transformative platform," he said. "This is an incredible chance to work with IROs and CMOs to provide substantial value to their company and brands," he explained.
LOYAL3 offers a fee-free investment platform for a new class of individual investors. By making stock ownership easy and affordable, we are dedicated to opening up market access to tens of millions of people.
Our principle is "fee-free investing" and our technology processes fractional shares at scale. We generate revenue from companies by helping them raise capital, attract low-cost individual shareholders, and create a deeper level of brand engagement.
LOYAL3's core product enables people to buy stock in their favorite companies in just 3 steps on Facebook or the web, as easily as buying a product online. People can invest as little as $10 and they pay no fees to buy or sell stock.
The platform currently enables people to invest in some of the most popular brands on Facebook, including Amazon, Apple, Coca-Cola, Dunkin Brands, Facebook, and Starbucks.
The company also offers an IPO product, called a Social IPO, that opens up IPO access to everyday people on a first-come, first-serve basis, making IPO stock available at the same price, and at the same time, as institutions.
LOYAL3 does not charge investors fees of any kind, including fees for enrollment, to buy or sell stock, or for transactions or account transfers. IPOs require a $350 cash balance, but unused funds can be withdrawn at any time. Maximum purchase limited to $2,500 per stock per month.