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How to Crowdfund your Etsy Business

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Thursday, June 27, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM (PDT)

How to Crowdfund your Etsy Business

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Indiegogo empowers people around the world to fund what matters to them. As the largest global crowdfunding platform, campaigns have launched from every country around the world with millions of dollars being distributed every week due to contributions made by the Indiegogo community.


This workshop is being put together especially for Etsy sellers as part of a larger event Indiegogo is hosting in Toronto on June 26th, Indiegogo City Sessions: Toronto. People are welcome to attend the activities happening at this broader event as well.



What we'll cover:

  • What is crowdfunding and how Etsy sellers use it to grow their businesses or support other things they’re passionate about
  • Why Indiegogo is the right platform for Etsy sellers
  • **How to make a great campaign video that you can use for a lot more than just your campaign
  • Q&A about how it Indiegogo works, tips for success, fees etc.

**Indiegogo expert filmmaker and author, John Trigonis will illustrate how to make a great campaign video without breaking the bank.


Of course friends of Etsians are welcome too, we just ask everyone to sign up so we can ensure we have a big enough room to accomodate everyone.


 


Speakers

Liz Wald
Head of International at Indiegogo

Liz Wald is the Head of International for Indiegogo. Prior to joining our team she lead international efforts at Etsy for three years. Liz is passionate about building marketplaces and supporting their communities around the world.

When not making the world safe for crowdfunding, you can find Liz hiking up a mountain in a far off land, skiing in the Western US or just hanging out in Central Park in NYC.






 

John Trigonis
Vertical Manager for Film, Web & Video at Indiegogo

John T. Trigonis is a widely published writer, independent filmmaker, and author of Crowdfunding for Filmmakers: The Way to a Successful Film Campaign.

Trigonis launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo for his short film Cerise, successfully raising $1,300 over his initial goal of $5,000 in only three months of active and innovative fundraising primarily through Facebook, Twitter. In fact, 70% of the funds he raised came from people he had never met before. Cerise has screened at over a dozen film festivals across the country, was nominated for four awards, won an “Award of Merit,” and participated in the Court Métrage at the 2011 Cannes International Film Festival.

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When & Where


Centre for Social Innovation
720 Bathurst St
Toronto, ON M5S 2R4
Canada

Thursday, June 27, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM (PDT)


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Indiegogo

Indiegogo is the place for entrepreneurial projects to move quickly from concept to market, amplified by a community of backers who believe the world benefits when every idea gets an equal shot at success.  Indiegogo empowers people around the world to fund what matters to them. As the world’s first crowdfunding platform, campaigns have launched from almost every country around the world with millions of dollars being distributed every week due to contributions made by the Indiegogo community. At its core, Indiegogo is the equal opportunity platform dedicated to democratizing the way people raise funds for any project –creative, entrepreneurial or cause-related. The company was launched in 2008 and is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices in Los Angeles and New York. For more information, visit Indiegogo.com and follow us at Twitter.com/indiegogo and Facebook.com/indiegogo.

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