Crowdfunding KC Kick off

We will kick off tonight's meeting with Lea Bailes, a successful entrepreneur, experienced business consultant, and attorney.  Lea will be talking about his outlook on crowdfunding in 2014 and some of the changes with equity crowdfunding around the corner.

In the month of October 2013, Sock 101, a business Lea is involved in, raised nearly $31,000 on Kickstarter to catapult the launch of new styles and provide additional capital for business expansion. 

Be sure to check out Lea's blog at http://leabailes.com.  He's got some excellent posts specifically about crowdfunding and Kicktarter.

We will also be featuring 2 entreprenuers who are planning a crowdfunding campaign.  They will each share their project and be looking for feedback.

If you would like to present your project at our next meeting in March, please contact [masked]


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  • Michael M.

    What the best and most effective method to reach the international market regarding an EVoteTechnology that shall revolutionize the election process in the United and around the World?

    May 30

  • Josh K.

    Bryan, I also have some possible places to meet let me know asap to work some things out.

    February 20

  • Josh K.

    Great event

    February 18

  • Cate C.

    Hey everyone! We really enjoyed the first crowdfundingkc meetup, and Lea was wonderful for providing some last-minute consulting the following day. Our Kickstarter is now launched! https://www.kickstarter.com/proj...­

    2 · February 14

  • Ravi B

    Bryan, any tentative timeline for our next meeting ?
    I can reach out to JCCC and KU Edwards campus for the Johnson County session.

    February 13

  • Cliff

    Great meeting last night! Excellent talk Lea and thanks for organizing Brian. I look forward to next time. Also wanted to share the link below with everyone. It shares some really good information about crowdfunding too:

    http://comp.social.gatech.edu/p...­

    1 · February 12

  • Chase W.

    Went great! Looking forward to seeing you all next time!

    1 · February 12

  • Hal G.

    Hey I can't make tonight, we have had some family issues come up. Next one guys !!

    February 11

  • Lea B.

    If anyone is interested, here's the basis of what I'm talking about tonight...http://leabailes.com/2014/02/10...­

    1 · February 11

  • Bryan A.

    There's a group of us heading over to Cafe Trio after the meeting. Everyone is welcome.

    1 · February 11

  • Lea B.

    Looking forward to seeing everyone there tomorrow!

    1 · February 10

  • Luis R.

    Had to cancel, flying to NYC for 3D Print Show! W00
    t!

    1 · February 3

  • Reed P.

    Sorry I'll miss as I have a standing 2nd Tuesday date. I'll look forward to reports!

    January 20

  • carolkc

    Hello,
    Sorry I will miss the Feb. 11th meeting. So looking forward to attending the next one in March!

    1 · January 19

  • Breht B.

    Sounds like a great idea for a meetup group. I'm looking forward to attending.

    1 · January 18

  • Jarrett H.

    Congratulations Bryan, This sounds like a much needed Meetup.

    3 · January 17

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