Past Meetup

New Tech Fort Collins & Crowd Funding

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Numerica Corp

5042 Technology Pkwy · Fort Collins

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Meeting in SE Fort Collins. Click on location above to view a Google map.

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All about Crowd Funding!

Are you thinking about launching a crowd funding campaign? Ever wondered what it takes to successfully pull one off? Want to learn the good, the bad and the ugly about the newest way to raise capital today?

Join us on Feb. 10th to hear from three different perspectives on crowd funding.

David Hunt from the Wild Gym company ( ) tells the story of their unbelievable kickstarter campaign that began with a hot air balloon ride that aired on every network news station in the country and led to them exceeding their kickstarter goal by 445%.

You will also hear from crowd funding expert McCabe Callahan, CEO of Community Funded, ( ( who will share his expertise about; best practices, choosing a platform, costs, and other industry tricks of the trade everyone will find interesting.

Lastly, we will hear from Tyler Wolfe, CEO of Vortic Watches ( ) a new start up in town, that successfully completed their first kickstarter campaign in December and are in the process of preparing for their next campaign which will be launching in the near future. Hear what they learned from the 1st campaign and what they are doing now to get ready for round 2.

Bring your questions and join the Q & A to learn from the experts.

Come and network over free beer and pizza. Usual agenda:

• Social time and welcome

• Announcements; job openings & talent available

• Thanks to our sponsors

• Presentations with Q & A

• Networking

Northern Colorado is one of the nation's premier spots to launch and grow a business. Our sponsors help keep Colorado a national leader among tech startups.

THANK YOU SPONSORS: ( - Crowdlending Platform for Working Capital

Numerica Corporation ( - We solve problems


Thank you sponsors for appetizers, pizza, beer, and a first class venue. We begin at 6:00 PM; come early and socialize.

Fort Collins New Tech meets the second Tuesday of every month.
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