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Deep Dive: How to Successfully Crowdfund your Next Game

You have the team, the idea, and the dream.  Whether its your first time or you have done this before, you know you need cash to take this passion to the next level.  You have heard crowdfunding as a successful financing option for games but need more details.  You need the best practices, and you need them now.


Join us as John Vaskis, Gaming Vertical Lead at Indiegogo, walks us through the best practices to crowdfund your game.  As Indiegogo has helped fund hundred's of games, this is your chance to hear from an expert the do's and don'ts to hit your fundraising goals.  John will answer questions such as:

- What is crowdfunding and how does it benefit publisher and developers?

- What are the benefits of crowdfunding (it's so much more than just raising money!)

- How to successfully run a crowdfunding campaign

plus more!

This will be a unique style for us as John will give a full breakout of his leanings and then leave ample time for questions.

Don't pass up this chance to meet a seasoned industry vet in a small, intimate environment. Seats are limited.


Early bird special of $20. Prices will go up to $30 week of event.

Bio:

John Vaskis is the Vertical Gaming Lead for Indiegogo , the leading global crowdfunding platform where he is in charge of all gaming campaign on the platform. Previously John was a Senior Developer Partnership Manager at Oberon Media where he led the company’s efforts around flash game acquisition and merchandising, and managed relationships with over 350 game developers at gaming companies including Electronic Arts, Telltale Games, and Playfirst.

 

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  • A former member
    A former member

    As promised -- here is the deck that John used tonight:

    http://www.ccbgames.com/Introduction%20to%20Crowdfunding%20Indiegogo.pdf

    April 15, 2013

    • Anatole B.

      Thanks Mark - Good questions too last night.

      April 16, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I just wanted to send a big THANK YOU to Brad and Eric for organizing this. You guys are great! Thanks for being such great advocates for the gaming community in NYC

    April 16, 2013

    • Eric Y.

      Thanks Pashtoun!

      April 16, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Entertaining, informative, and quite useful for anyone looking to get an indiegogo campaign operating at its fullest potential. Thanks for hosting and of course the awesome shwag.

    April 16, 2013

  • Ronald

    Great information. Helpful speakers/presenters, very friendly, and approachable. They gave great guidance.

    April 15, 2013

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