San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Crowdfunding is quickly becoming a popuplar fundraising tool that allows you to tap into your network to raise money faster and from a larger audience. This workshop is designed to give participants an overview of crowdfunding, as well as step-by-step direction for how you can take advantage of what a crowdfunding platform has to offer for your organization.
In this practical session, you will learn how to make crowdfunding work for you: how to prep, create, launch and market a campaign successfully. So many people are overwhelmed by the concept, where to start, best practices, how to market etc. This workshop will demystify the process for you so that it is accessible and you can get started now. The focus will be on the lifecycle of a campaign, from prep through appreciation, with a heavy focus on the best ways to market your campaign. The class is aimed at educating you on the basics so that you walk away with concrete steps that you can take to execute immediately. Please come ready to talk about the campaigns you have in mind so that we have an interactive and lively discussion!
Workshop Leader: Dana Ostomel
Dana Ostomel is the founder and Chief Gifting Officer of Deposit a Gift, the crowdfunding platform that lets you raise money for anything that matters to you. Use it to raise money for any organizational or personal need, from charity to school fundraising, memorial funds, help with medical bills, disaster relief, pet rescue or crowdfunding a personal project or business. Deposit a Gift’s interface is the easiest to use for both campaign organizer and giver, and they offer the lowest fees in the crowdfunding space.
For anyone looking to raise money and rally supporters, Deposit a Gift offers the perfect way to showcase exactly what you want money for and incite people to contribute. Learn more about their all-in-one platform for donations, sponsorships and ticket sales and start your campaign today: http://www.depositagift.com
Dana is a marketing and branding expert with over a decade of experience developing integrated marketing solutions for brands in a wide range of industries, from Snapple and CENTURY 21 to The Home Depot, DIRECTV and MasterCard before she left to launch Deposit a Gift 6 years ago. Since then she has been advising organizations, schools and individuals on the best approach to setting up and marketing their campaigns. She has a Bachelor's degree in communications from U.C.L.A. and has also studied in Israel and Spain. She is fluent in Spanish and loves to travel, exercise andcook. She lives in Manhattan with her husband and two daughters.
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Cynthia Litman's MomTime Events produces and curates arts, entertainment and specialty experiences, for moms and families! From the signature MomTime Movie Events to exclusive access parties, pop up shops or professional training sessions, we cultivate opportunities for our community of women to shine, network and connect with brands and peers.
Our event roster includes Red Hot Goddess Night, MomTime Movie Events (Sing!, Fantastic Beasts, Bad Moms, Mother's Day, Jem, Magic Mike, Pitch Perfect 2, Inside Out, 50 Shades of Grey), MomTime Pop Up Marquet, Laura Mercier Makeup Party, Fendi Preview, Back to School Fashion Show at Lord & Taylor, Parenting Panels, MomTime MakeOver professional event, Social Media Sessions and the Momtrepreneur Fair.