Are Classic Cars Successfully Paving the Road to Alternative Investing?
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Are Classic Cars Successfully Paving the Road to Alternative Investing?

When: Wednesday, November 13, 2019
7:00 - 8:30 pm
Where: Rally Rd. Showroom
250 Lafayette Street
New York, New York  10012
United States
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Are Classic Cars Successfully Paving the Road to Alternative Investing?


Tour the cars in the Rally Rd. Showroom!

Interest in private and illiquid assets has reached new highs due to regulatory changes, a desire to diversify from public-market assets, and a slew of new startups that are helping individual investors access non-traditional asset classes.

Rally Rd. is one such start-up that's on the forefront of providing increased access to illiquid assets. The company allows investors to own and trade fractional ownership interests in classic and rare cars via securitization. As Rally Rd. has grown, they have expanded their asset offerings by securitizing other rare and collectible items on their platform.

Join us for the first in a series of events focused on investing in alternative and illiquid assets as Rally Rd. founding team members, discuss:

-   How the start up overcame regulatory and other obstacles to realize their goal of illiquid asset securitization 

-   The challenges unique to creating and maintaining a two-way market for securitized assets 

-   Possible future opportunities for asset securitization

This is your chance to see a rare car or two in person, network with colleagues, and listen to and partake in the panel discussion. In addition, each member that attends will receive a $50 Rally Rd. gift share.  Space is limited, don't wait to sign up, register now!

Confirmed Panelists:

Chris Bruno - CEO and Co-founder, Rally Road 
Max Niederste-Ostholt - Chief Financial Officer, Rally Road
(Moderator) Santosh Sekar - President, Roller Essentials; Co-chair, Media & Technology Committee of CBS Alumni Club of NY

Date:  Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm  (the discussion will take place approximately 7:30 - 8:00 pm with time for networking before and after.)
Location:  Rally Rd.'s Showroom, 250 Lafayette Street (bet. Spring and Prince Sts.), NYC
Tickets:  $35 for CBSACNY members; $50 for CBSACNY non-members; no admittance at the door

SPECIAL OFFER:  Columbia Business School Alumni Club of New York offers ONE FREE EVENT (including this one) for new members who sign up for the first time ($85 or more). Click here to join now and then contact us to receive your promotional code before you register for the event of your choice (sports events, holiday parties and mixers are excluded.)


Chris Bruno, cofounder and CEO, Rally Rd.
Chris is a serial entrepreneur with extensive experience financing, managing, and scaling venture-backed media companies. He cofounded Network of One, a data-driven content investment platform focused on the YouTube market as well as Healthguru, a leading health information video platform on the web (acquired by Propel Media). Previous roles include associate at Village Ventures & analyst to senior management at Everyday Health (NYSE: EVDY).

Maximilian F. Niederste-Ostholt, Chief Financial Officer, Rally Rd.
Max is co-founder and Chief Financial Officer of Rally Rd., founded in 2016. Prior to starting Rally Rd., he spent 9 years in the finance industry, working in the investment banking divisions of Lehman Brothers and Barclays, where he was a member of the healthcare investment banking group, focused on M&A and financing transactions in the Healthcare space. Prior to his career in investment banking, Max worked in management consulting at A.T. Kearney from 2002 to 2005 focused on engagements in the automotive, IT and healthcare spaces. Max graduated from Williams College with a Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science and Economics and received Master of Business Administration, beta gamma sigma, from NYU’s Stern School of Business.

Many thanks to Santosh Sekar, Co-chair, Media & Technology Committee of CBS Alumni Club of NY, for organizing the program.