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IndiegogoEDU presents a Workshop and Q&A on how crowd funding is democratizing accessing capital in the education space

Hello fellow Startup Edupreneurs Developers, Investors, and Educators of SV and SF communities.

We have scheduled a series pre-MOBILE EDUCATION at GMIC SV- 2013 themed Meetups that just focuses on this expanding and important global mobile educational market. We have secured an amazing industry speaker from the global social venture space to lead a Workshop and Q&A session to discuss what you need to know about how to be successful in the crowdfunding the digital and mobile education space, followed by meet–and-greet mixer with drinks and light snacks.

BUT we need to hear from YOU regarding what you feel will be the most important topics and question YOU have regarding this fast growing market and opportunity.

Here are some details for the evening

We want to thank Indiegogo for letting us use their amazing space in San Francisco for the evening's event. Thank you!



Thursday, August 22




301 8th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

The guest speaker segment is with

Breanna DiGiammarino who will present in a Workshop and Q&A format:

Breanna DiGiammarino

Education Vertical Lead and Vertical Team Ops at Indiegogo

Breanna DiGiammarino brings the value of crowdfunding to education communities worldwide through her work at Indiegogo, the world’s leading crowdfunding site. Before joining Indiegogo, Bre was Senior Associate at the Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation, a social venture fund. Previously, Bre was an Associate Consultant at The Bridgespan Group, where she consulted with high impact education organizations and foundations.

Bre received her Master of Public Administration in non-profits management from the NYU Wagner School of Public Service and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Biology and Government from the University of Virginia. While at UVA, she founded Kids Acting Out, a nonprofit that engages college students and under-resourced youth in building life skills through drama.


6:45pm – Early Registration Check-in

7:00pm - Networking

7:15pm - Meeting opens, Members Meet and Greet "30 second pitches"

7:25pm - Intro to Guest Speaker/Presenter, Breanna DiGiammarinofor Workshop + Q&A-

8:25pm - Closing Remarks & What’s Next

8:30pm - Meetup Ends

The Goal

The goal is to inspire and inform mobile learn startups, entrepreneurs, educators, and investors who are rethinking education through leveraging technology and innovation to build, find and fund the next big apps, eBooks, and games for global K-12 education. We present a monthly forum to help you identify customers, network with peers, and become ready for financing. We have included a mix of products at various stages to give members a better idea of what goes into making something for global educational market. At the same time, it shows the developers what people look for -- be they teachers, parents, students, investors or other entrepreneurs.

End of Evening

At the close of presentations, we will have about 30 minutes to socialize and break down chairs. Thank you very much for attending, and look for more meetups like this, once a month.

Thank you,

Jaymes Hines

Startup Edutech ( Meetup Founder and Startup Evangelist