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Crowdfunding Networking

  • Jan 28, 2014 · 6:00 PM
  • EVR

If you are interested in crowdfunding come and talk to the experts from the NYC crowdfunding community. 

Crowdfunding experts will be given a special name-tag to identify them. 

Agenda

6:00pm - 7:00pm : Networking

7:00pm - 7:30pm: Experts will give a short description of what they do

7:30pm - 9:00pm: Networking


Experts at this event:

Alex Feldman, CEO of Crowdsunite: 

Alex helps small businesses with raising money online. He is CEO of CrowdsUnite which is the largest review site for funding platforms. Alex was mentioned in publications like the Huffington post and Entrepreneur Magazine. His writings about crowdfunding were published on major websites like crowdsourcing.org and Crowdfund Insider. 

Daryl Mongomery:

Educator, writer, speaker and investor with a primary interest in alternative investments. Have written four investing books and 700 investing articles. Currently working on a fifth book on crowdfunding, which deals with all four models -- donation, reward, debt and equity and is global in scope.  Run the 5000+ member New York Investing meetup (the largest investing meetup in the world), which provides the public with market and economic education.

Amanda Barbara, Vice President at Pubslush:

Pubslush is a global crowdfunding publishing platform for authors to raise funds and gauge the audience for new book ideas, and for trendsetting readers to pledge their financial support to bring books to life. Through a publishing imprint, powered by readers, Pubslush acquires high potential books from the platform, and for every book sold, donates a children’s book to a child in need. 

Aaron Kellner, Investment Executive of SeedInvest 

SeedInvest is an equity-based, crowdfunding platform that connects accredited investors to high-quality start-ups and small businesses seeking funding. 

Anton Root, Editor at crowdsourcing.org:

Anton cover stories related to crowdsourcing -- open innovation, crowdfunding, distributed knowledge, and cloud labor for CrowdSourcing.org 


Sponsors:

Minda Aguhob, M.Ed. is founder of Love Performs

A company on a mission to raise the level of love in action in the world, by empowering passionate people with purpose -- via an innovative live events and social media video platform. She offers her expertise in launching a movement, providing marketing consultation and copywriting services for crowdfunding campaigns. A former elite endurance athlete, she races for charity and has raised over $30,000 online for leukemia and lymphoma research. 

Dwight, Business Director at BackersHub

BackersHub is a growing community of Hardcore Backers. Our members are a dedicated group of repeat Kickstarter Backers that rate Kickstarter campaigns - providing campaign creators with needed feedback and support. Promote your next campaign to a community of Hardcore Backers.


Special Guest:

Manolis Sfinarolakis, Founder at Reality Crowd TV


Experts from past events:

Daryl Bryant- Founder and CEO of StartupValley.com

Jonny Sandlund – Founder of thecrowdcafe.com, and localinvestors.org

Anton Root - Editor of Crowdsourcing.org

Sang Lee – Founder and CEO of Return on Change

Stella McGovern - Co-Founder of crowdzu.com

Ryan Feit - CEO of SeedInvest


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  • Lizbeth

    I'd love to speak to Minda. Her purpose is exactly what I am focusing on. Love leadership in an egoic corporate world and focusing on the purpose economy where you're making a difference, not just a living. You go girl!

    1 · January 14, 2014

    • Love P.

      Lizbeth - email me! love performs at gmail. M

      1 · January 30, 2014

    • Lizbeth

      Hi Minda! - I sent you an email from my Tiny Milkshake Media account. You may want to check your Spam. Seems my Tiny Milkshakes are ending up there.

      February 3, 2014

  • Omar I.

    Hey guys, can't believe that I've missed this one...
    we've our watch campaign on KickStarter:
    http://kck.st/KB1gpH
    was hoping someone can help me in the marketing, and what works and what not ... specially in social ...
    would really appreciate it... http://TimeDifferently.com

    1 · January 28, 2014

    • Lizbeth

      Hi Omar, I believe I can help you. I saw your site and product and love your idea. It seems our companies values are aligned. Email me at lizbeth@tinymilkshakemed­­ia.com. And check out our services and who we are here: http://www.tinymilksh­...­ At the very least, if we are not the right fit, I can put you in touch with people who can help you with your vision and launch

      January 30, 2014

  • Daryl M.

    Best crowdfunding networking anywhere available on a regular basis.

    2 · January 29, 2014

  • Alex F.

    Thanks everybody for coming out last night, I posted a some pictures from the event. It was our best event so far, see you all next month.

    2 · January 29, 2014

  • Chris S

    A great networking opportunity.

    January 29, 2014

  • Manolis S.

    Jessica and I loved attending the meeting. Thank you to everyone for the gracious interviews. There are some amazing ideas out there just waiting for capital to be introduced to them.

    1 · January 29, 2014

  • Jurga K.

    Lots of interesting projects and useful contacts. Great Meetup.

    January 28, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hi everyone, I'm a business analyst who specializes in working with IT startups but I also offer crowdfunding advising (specializing in market validation). My analysis pieces are at HighTechRealm.com - and if anyone is interested in getting assistance feel free to shoot me a note at charles (at) cjcdigital (dot) com

    January 28, 2014

  • Brian A.

    Looking forward to learning from everyone on how to take our DreamAfrica Kickstater project to success

    January 28, 2014

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