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Kickstarter Training with Stephanie Pereira

S.I. Newhouse School at Syracuse University

Wednesday, October 2, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM (EDT)

Kickstarter Training with Stephanie Pereira

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Kick it Up Webinar Ended Free  

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Do you have a storytelling idea or project that could use some monetary support? Crowdfunding portals like Kickstarter make it possible to fund creative projects by appealing to people who pitch in to help you turn your ideas into reality, and journalism and media projects are now starting to get funded. Just ask Syracuse University sophomore Luke Rafferty, who used Kickstarter in the spring to raise over $6,300 to launch The Timeless Artisans.

But getting funded through Kickstarter requires more than just an idea. You may be wondering: what kinds of pitch videos work best? How should you set up your rewards? How do you budget your campaign so that you can launch your site or service, and also deliver the rewards you promise?

Get answers to these questions and more in a webinar from Kickstarter’s Stephanie Pereira on Wednesday, October at 2 at 6 p.m. Sign up here for free to watch online, and we'll send you a reminder and a link when the event is happening. You can attend the webinar on YouTube from any computer. (If you're an SU student and want to attend in person, contact Professor Dan Pacheco at to attend a watching party at the S.I. Newhouse school -- with free pizza!)

If you attend, please tweet your questions for Stephanie to @JournovationSU during the session. We’ll be monitoring our Twitter feed during that time and will pose as many questions as possible to Stephanie during the webinar.

This event is hosted by Kick it Up, a new crowdfunding training and acceleration program at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications.

Have questions about Kickstarter Training with Stephanie Pereira? Contact S.I. Newhouse School at Syracuse University

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Wednesday, October 2, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM (EDT)

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S.I. Newhouse School at Syracuse University

The S.I. Newhouse School is one of the nation's most prestigious communications schools. We prepare our students to be communications industry leaders and our faculty are breaking new ground in today's rapidly changing media landscape.

Students find virtually every type of communications specialty here, including print, broadcast and online journalism; television and film production; advertising and public relations; and visual and interactive communications.

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