Social Good Startup Stories: Celebrating Success & Failure in Crowdfunding
Monday, May 13, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 8:45 PM (EDT)
New York, NY
Join Be Social Change for our next Social Good Startup Stories featuring in-depth conversations with four organizations who have recently gone through the experience of creating a crowdfunding campaign.
Our guests will share insights and lessons learned in building the campaigns from both the technical side as well as the emotional. Come hear their stories of inspiration and passion and bring your own experiences to share and questions to ask about the process.
This event is perfect for those wanting to learn about what it takes to set up a crowd funding campaign and also learn about how social entrepreneurs are tackling some of the world’s most pressing social and environmental problems.
Beer, wine, and snacks will be provided!
Doors open at 6:30 for networking and we will start at 7:15
Our speakers will be:
Angela Bullock, Co-Founder of 100cameras
100cameras empowers kids to create tangible change in their communities by teaching them to capture their lives through photography. 100cameras then sells their photographs and gives 100% of purchases back to the community allowing kids to participate in the 100cameras program and to fund local lifeline, education, and healthcare needs.
Marcos Salazar, Co-Founder of Be Social Change
Be Social Change empowers passionate people to transform intention into action. Be Social Change believes that to solve the world’s toughest problems, we need to increase the number of problem-solvers in the world.
Bob Bland, Founder of Manufacture NY
Manufacture New York is a fashion incubator/factory hybrid dedicated to providing independent designers with the resources & skills to streamline their production process & transform local manufacturing into the most affordable, innovative option for all.
Melissa Seligmann, Vice President of Business Development and Alison Dalton Smith, Vice President of Operations at Uncharted Play
Uncharted Play is a for-profit social enterprise dedicated to improving lives through play. Uncharted Paly's flagship product is the SOCCKET, an energy harnessing soccer ball.
Mika Bulmash, Founder of Wine For the World
Wine for the World partners established, acclaimed
winemakers in the U.S. with talented winemakers
from developing countries. Using wine as an
instrument for professional and economic
development, Wine for the World strives to build
bridges and open the US market to talented
Our Facilitator will be:
Su Sanni, Co-Founder of WeDidIt
WeDidIt offers an online crowdfunding platform to non-profits so that they can raise funds from their social networks. With the WeDidIt platform, organizations are able to reach new donors, spread awareness and effectively fund the programs they're passionate about.
About Be Social Change
Be Social Change empowers passionate people to transform ideas into actions. We believe that to solve the world’s toughest problems, we need to increase the number of problem-solvers in the world.
Our vision is create a future where every entrepreneur a social entrepreneur, every business a socially-conscious business, and every career is an impact-driven career.
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