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 envisioned its future and has been a crowd funding evangelist ever since. In 2012, he launched fundedbydesign.com, 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 crowd funding.
Three educational workshops to choose from
Crowd funding Campaign -GO LIVE- Workshop
BRING YOUR LAPTOP - By the time you leave this workshop you will have a crowd funding campaign setup live and ready to go on a top crowd funding campaign portal.
Christopher works one on one with participants to take their campaign live.
The best way to learn crowd funding 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 crowd funding portals
- a guide to the different types of crowd funding
- a complete understanding of what cowd finding is,
where its going and how to participate.
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 crowd funding. They provide in-depth information into the secrets of how to design a social media marketing campaign to attract funding.
You don’t want to miss this fast paced and insightful look into professional social media marketing.
Participants will learn and be provided with:
- Free PR to get your pitch noticed!
- Pitch videos that bring in dollars!
- What due diligence documents are required and when!
- The hub and spoke social media marketing strategy!
- Participants will receive a crowd funding marketing plan that will provide the tools needed to be a successful crowd funder!
THIS ALWAYS SELLS OUT
Funded by design's mission is to educate.
We saw the value of 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.
Whether you’re looking for equity, debt, donations or an investment; 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 crowd funding page will be covered.
Crowdfunding 101 Hard Copy Coming Soon -
Christopher J Crippen
educational workshops focused on crowdfunding and early stage finance
The Original Crowdfunding Renegade Christopher J Crippen
In a recent survey of would be startups and established startups about the greatest barriers to starting a business or launching a product raising money topped the list.
Christopher giveing Intro to Equity Crowdfuning @ WallStreet Event
At any given time there is an estimated 27 million business that are in need of capital. The US Small Business administration states that the number one reason over 51% of all business go out of business is due to lack of capital. Yet in-spite of this obvious need, 23% of entrepreneurs are so daunted by the task of raising money that they don't even try and another 51% are turned down for their efforts.
This is all changing. Reaching out to Friends and family is how most entrepreneurs get started, but this source by definition is a very limited group with potentially limited means, Next on the list are traditional investors, Angels, Super Angels, VCs & the like, but these professional investors are typically too narrow in their focus and short sighted to fund most startups.
In this super connected world, Crowdfunding is the tool that lets you tap into this new resource allowing anyone to mine the world for like mined individuals and fast track passion projects like never before.
There are now more the 2500 crowdfunding portals online today. Funding everything under the sun and that number is expected to double over the next few years.
Globally the total funds raised has followed an exponential curve from $532MM in 2009 to just over $6.7BB last year and is expected to be over $15BB in 2015.
With the passing of the JOBS Act and the addition of equity crowdfunding to the scene, Crowdfunding is expected to grow to an incredible $300BB marketplace in the coming years.
In this introduction to Crowdfunding workshop, Christopher gives an in-depth look into the revolution that is crowdfunding..
Christopher Moderating Equity Crowdfunding Panel @ Wall Street Event
Funded by Design was founded by Christopher Crippen.
Christopher has worked as an Analyst, Asset Manager & Executive for large Wall Street REITs, the FDIC & Fannie Mae. When he attended a Crowdfunding conference in 2010, He recognized immediately it was a game changer for Entrepreneurs, Artists & Charities to use the power of the of the crowds to fund their dreams.
Christopher is considered an equity crowdfunding expert and regularly speaks and teaches at industry events. (See Below) & was named one of the "who's who's in crowdfunding" in 2014 by Crowdfund Beat.
He has created several very popoular workshops on crowdfunding and
teaches courses on Equity, Debt, & Donation based crowdfunding - http://bit.ly/1tTp4Xs
Crowdfunding 101 http://on.fb.me/1FpUxYx
How to crowd fund your next Real Estate Deal http://on.fb.me/1FpUxYx
How to crowd fund your next Film http://on.fb.me/1BHO08X
Crowdfunding for the Real Estate Professional - coming soon
Christopher started his career in finance at a large lender where soon rose to the top of the company. To embrace his passion for development and entrepreneurism he opened First Republic Residential Investments, a Correspondent Mortgage Lender originating over $50mm in residential and Commerical mortgages annually.
Christopher saw the signs of the pending crisis and closed his lender then went to work for Fannie Mae and then on to lead the FDIC Division at Prescient Investment Management. While at Prescient, Christopher led a team of Asset managers & bank closing personnel. During his tenure Christopher and his team closed 153 Banks and managed the disposition of over 23,000 REO assets with a combined value of over $2 billion.
In 2010, Christopher decided to fulfill a life long ambition to study abroad and moved to France, where he studied fine art photography at the prestigious Speos Institute in Paris. He returned to the U.S. & now teaches and consults Entrepreneurs, Artists & Charities on equity crowdfunding
Christopher J Crippen - IMN RE Crowdfunding Event in NYC 2015
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 FundedBYDesign.com 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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