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Crowdfunding on the rise – how does it really work?

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Crowdfunding has gone main stream. Not only artists, filmmakers and designers make broad use of the collaborative financing model to bring their ideas to reality. Also for tech startups crowdfunding platforms can be a great way to launch new products and projects. The next i-net & Webilea event will take a close look at this hot topic and provide some practical advice for entrepreneurs and developers looking for new ways to finance their projects and create new Business.

Find out more, meet the experts and learn from success stories at our next Webilea Event powered by i-net (, taking place on February 17, 2015, at LaunchLabs ( in Basel, starting from 19:00.


19:00 Doors open

19:15 Welcome and Introduction

19:20 Presentations:

Hannes Gassert, Partner, will talk about the evolution of crowdfunding in Switzerland an give his tips on how to start a successful campaign

Maiya Shur, now with Scandit, has worked as Product Manager for Indiegogo in San Francisco and will share her insights about the use of crowdfunding as market research

Monica Scott, LaunchLabs, will talk about their experience crowdfunding the new co-working space in Basel

Sebastian Pfirter, Designerei in Liestal, has successfully crowdfunded my-iCros, an iPhone pocket microscope

Berend Frenzel, Sillber, has raised over 100’000 Dollar for Yohann, a stylish stand for the iPad.

20:20 Discussion with Speakers

20:40 Apéro & Networking

The presentations and discussions will be followed by a network opportunity and cocktails.

Please register now. We are looking forward to seeing you there!

Dornacherstrasse 192 · Basel