David M. Freedman has worked as a financial and legal journalist since 1978 (www.freedman-chicago.com). He has served on the editorial staff of The Value Examiner (published by the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts) since 2005. He is coauthor of the 1987 book Death of an American (Crossroad/Continuum), about the Singer v. Wadman civil rights lawsuit in Salt Lake City. He is also the author of Box-Making Basics (Taunton Press), a bestselling woodworking book.
Matthew R. Nutting practices corporate law with the firm Coleman & Horowitt (www.ch-law.com) in Fresno, California, where he advises entrepreneurs, early-stage companies, and investors on all facets of business law, including a special emphasis in rewards-based and securities-based crowdfunding. He is a director of the National Crowdfunding Association (www.nlcfa.org), was its National Legal Affairs Director, and cofounder of CrowdPassage (www.crowdpassage.com).