Crowdfunding Basics



Crowdfunding (CF) has grown in a few short years to a $5.1 Billion dollar business worldwide. Many tech companies are using CF for everything from bootstrapping their startup to funding creative projects and help acquiring new equipment. With more than 500 active crowdfunding platforms and dozens of choices to make about your CF project, how do you navigate this difficult and exciting new way to raise funds?

John Starr, North Bay Tech Entrepreneurs organizer, Founder and Executive Producer of Rokkus Radio ( is a veteran of 2 venture funded startups and a business administration specialist who will give you the information you need to get your own crowdfunding project started. What are the 7 keys of successful crowdfunding? How can your choice of platform affect future investments? What are the best ways to make your campaign go viral? John will give you the low down on all of this and more.

Come out to the Venture Greenhouse for networking, a great workshop and light refreshments.

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  • Eric P.

    Very informative. As usual, John hits it out of the park.

    1 · September 20, 2013

  • John S.

    Very good group. Everyone got a lot of good info on crowdfunding!

    September 20, 2013

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