Crowd Funding: HOW TO FUND YOUR BUSINESS USING SOCIAL MEDIA
Thursday, February 9, 2012 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (EST)
Long Island City, NY
Crowdfunding is an alternative form of raising financing for your business. During this session, you'll learn the basics about how businesses are using online technology platforms to obtain contributions from a large audience interested in investing in new and exciting projects.
Come and learn how you can raise money for your business using crowd funding platforms.
At this seminar you will learn:
- What crowd funding is all about and how it can help your business
- How to create a crowd funding campaign
- How to direct traffic to your campaign
- How to raise money for your business using crowd funding
Slava Rubin, CEO and Co-founder of IndieGoGo(www.indiegogo.com) - the world’s funding platform - which provides anyone with passion the opportunity to fulfill their dreams and fund creative, entrepreneurial, or cause campaigns. In 2011, IndieGoGo was named one of the partner companies for Startup America - President Obama’s initiative to stimulate entrepreneurship in America. Recent speaking engagements include Skoll World Forum, TedX, SXSW, CMJ & Internet Week NY, while press includes NY Times, Wall Street Journal, Good Morning America, Oprah, BBC, and CNNMoney.
Vlad Vukicevic, CTO and Co-founder of RocketHub. Vlad is an entrepreneur and established thought leader in the world of social media and innovation. He has taught Fortune 500 companies how to apply innovative technology, combined pop culture with management theory on his blog, and is the Co-Founder and CTO of RocketHub, one of the world’s largest online creative crowdsourcing platforms. Vladimir is the co-author of The Crowdfunding Manifesto, a popular foundational resource for artists and entrepreneurs. He and the RocketHub team share a bold vision: that crowdsourcing is the new path to creative empowerment.
Date:Thursday February 9, 2012
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: LaGuardia Community College | 31-10 Thomson Ave, Room: E501, Long Island City, NY 11101
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