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Austin - CrowdFunding 101 - Funded BY Design 2014 US tour

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Thursday, May 15, 2014 from 8:30 AM to 8:00 PM (EDT)

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Ticket Type Remaining Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Go Live - CrowdFunding Campaign Set Up 5 Tickets Ended $89.95 $5.94
CrowdFunding 101 7 Tickets Ended $69.95 $4.84
CrowdFunding 102 10 Tickets Ended $69.95 $4.84
CrowdFunding Expert Panel 25 Tickets Ended $49.32 $3.70
All Day Pass - Save Over 1/2 - $279.17 if bought separate! 3 Tickets Ended $139.59 $8.67
CrowdFunding 101 & 102 - $139.90 if bought separate - save 1/3 & receive free ticket to Expert Panel 8 Tickets Ended $93.73 $6.15

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The revolution is here!

Crowd funding 101

an in-depth look into the revolutionary world of Crowd funding


Join Christopher J Crippen and learn everything about crowd funding

Christopher couldn’t have been more entrenched in the traditional financial and banking systems, during the 2008 financial crisis Christopher managed a team of FDIC Asset managers closing over 150 banks. When Chris attended his first crowd funding conference.. He got it right away and has been a crowd funding evangelist ever since. In 2012 He launched fundedbydesign, a full service marketing, design, and educational company dedicated to helping entrepreneurs, artists, non-profits, and the like create successful crowd funding campaigns. Christopher speaks at Financial Industry events around the country on the topics of capital raising, fund creation and crowdfunding.

Three educational workshops to choose from

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Crowd funding Campaign -GO LIVE- Workshop 

BRING YOUR LAPTOP- By the time you leave this workshop you will have a crowd funding campaign setup and live ready to go on a top crowd funding campaign portal. 

Christopher works one on one with each participant to get their campaign live

The best way to get to learn crowdfunding is to become a participant.   

Crowd funding 101 

Our Most popular workshop - For Startups, Artists and Investors

Crowd funding 101 was designed to give Entrepreneurs, Artists, Non-profits, Investors and professionals an in-depth look into the crowd funding revolution. 

Each Participant will receive:

- crowd funding work sheet 

- list of all the major crowdfunding portals 

- guide to the different types of crowd funding

and a complete understanding of What cowdfinding is,

where its going and how to particpate..

Crowd funding 102 

Now that you understand crowd funding lets get into advanced marketing and strategy to get people to invest in your campaign. 

 We will dig into advanced Social media marketing methods to get you funded

Funded BY Design, our platinum sponsor, specializes in social media marketing for crowdfunding and they go deep into the secrets of how to design a social  media marketing campaign to get you funded. 

You don’t want to miss this fast paced and insightful look into to professional social media marketing..

Participants will learn -

- Free PR to get your pitch noticed!

- Pitch videos that bring in then dollars!

- What due diligence docs are required when!

- The hub and spoke social media marketing strategy!

- Participants will receive a Crowd funding marketing plan and be ready to take on the world!  

Crowdfunding Expert Panel 

What a better way to end an entire day of learning then to listen to a panel of top crowd funding experts giving their own personal experience, advise, and taking your questions.        


Crowdfunding Panel - Mia - March 2013

Funded by design's mission is to educate.

We got crowd funding right away. Christopher and his partners have been investing, teaching, and creating campaigns in crowd funding since 2010 and now teach others how to get in on the crowd funding revolution. 

Weather your looking for equity, debt, donation or to invest this workshop will teach you the fundamental basics of setting up a crowd funding pitch page. What to say, what to do, what to include, and how to advertise your cf page will be covered..

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When & Where

3925 West Braker Lane
Austin, Texas 78759

Thursday, May 15, 2014 from 8:30 AM to 8:00 PM (EDT)

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Funded by Design's mission is to educate the world about crowdfunding


Christopher Moderating Equity Crowdfunding Panel @ Wall Street Event 

Funded By Design is an educational production company focused on crowdfunding and early stage finance.

Student Testiominals 

Christopher giveing Intro to Equity Crowdfuning @ WallStreet Event

Funded by Design was founded by Christopher Crippen. Chris has over 20 years of executive-level experience in Commercial / Residential Finance, Private Equity & Structured Finance. This rare combination of his passion for education and entrepreneurial attitude has given him a unique opportunity to successfully develop and implement innovative business ventures.


Introduction to Real Estate Syndication by Christoher @ REO EXPO

Chris started his career in finance at a large lender where he  rose to the top of the company and managed over 540 brokers. To embrace his passion for development and entrepreneurism he opened First Republic Residential Investments, a Correspondent Mortgage Lender originating over $50 million in residential and commercial mortgages annually.

Christopher J Crippen - IMN RE Crowdfunding Event in NYC 2015

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Christopher J Crippen: Opening workshop at IMN AZ: Crowdfudning 101

Chris saw the signs of the pending crisis and closed his lender, then went to work for Fannie Mae as an REO Asset Manager, and then on to lead the FDIC Division at Prescient Asset Management.

 While at Prescient, Chris led a team of 35 asset managers &

120 bank closing personnel.

During his tenure, Chris and his team closed

153 Banks and managed the disposition of over

23,000 REO assets with a combined value of over $20 billion.

In 2010, Chris decided to fulfill a life-long ambition to study abroad and moved to France, where he studied fine art photography. While in Paris, Chris could not help but notice the U.S. housing crisis unraveling and unveiling an immense opportunity. He returned to the U.S. & created US Residential Asset Fund to capitalize on opportunities in the market.

Chris is passionate about Crowd Funding, Real Estate & Social Media and regularly speaks at events & works with companies, individuals and charities to best position them to succeed.  

In 2013 Chris created, a member managed title II crowd funding portal to capitalize on the opportunities made possible by the passing of the JOBs Act.


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Crowd Funding BOOKS 


Hire Chris to Speak or give a private Crowdfunding workshop tailored to your audience.. 

Fee Menu

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Presentation Honorariums forChristopher J Crippen

Keynotes & workshops up to two hours $2,500
Half-day (seminar) $3,500
Full day (seminar) $5,500

Save money by hiring Chris for more than one presentation.

Flat-Rate Travel Expenses

The fees below include round-trip coach airfare (upgrades are made with points) to the program venue, Fort Lauderdale transportation, en-route and on-site meals, gratuities, and ground travel between the airport and the destination hotel.
      South East: $300
      New York, Texas, Colorado and Las Vegas: $550 
      U.S. & Canada: $950 
      Outside of U.S. & Canada: Plus expenses, including Business Class or First Class air fare.


To Promote your event: Hire Christopher J Crippen to take part in your event and we will supply regional emailing lists (at no additional charge) to help you promote it. Just let us know which ZIP codes you plan to draw from.

 To make more money on your event: Christopher's books and other learning tools are available at quantity discounts. Fulfill your educational mission and make money for your treasury by selling Christopher’s products in the back of the room. You can make 20% on each sale! Or, make a quantity purchase at a 40% discount and give one or more books to each attendee.

 Guarantee. If I fail to show up on time (this has not happened yet), I will return all fees and pay you $500. You can count on me.

How to contract for speaking: Just contact at the address below or call during business hours. We will discuss your requirements and design a stimulating presentation to fit the needs of your group. Provide a budget and we will design a program to delight your audience.

A written agreement will be sent.

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