About this Hangout
Are you still unsure about how crowdfunding works, and how to successfully raise funding for your business?
Would you like to learn how to design a strategy that will engage people online and influence them to support your crowdfunding campaign?
Whether you’re an entrepreneur wanting to understand how crowdfunding fits within your larger fundraising strategy, or you want to learn how to manage and influence crowds online to benefit your business — this live Google+ Hangout with our CEO, Chance Barnett interviewing Shaun Abrahamson will help you.
What you will learn:
- How to use a Contribution Campaign (rewards-based crowdfunding) as a precursor for a larger Accredited Deal (investment-based crowdfunding)
- Turning your social networks into engaged supporters for your crowdfunding campaign
- How to influence and manage online crowds to support your crowdfunding campaign, and become evangelists for your business
- What is the right mix of funding models an entrepreneur should go for (Pre-sales Contribution Campaigns, Equity Crowdfunding, Angel Groups)
Interested in using crowdfundfunding to raise capital for your business? Join Crowdfunder, create your company profile and connect with our network of 24,000+ investors and entrepreneurs to get started.
If you are an accredited investor, interested in investment opportunities, sign up to Crowdfunder today and get verified to see deals from select companies.
Shaun is an investor, author and advisor, specializing in organizations newly possible as a result of internet technologies. His seed fund, www.eigen-value.com, has invested in some of todays most successful startups. He founded www.mutopo.com to help global organizations benefit from crowdsourcing business models. Crowdstorm, his first book, is a guide to using our new, large scale online connections to find and evaluate great ideas. He frequently talks about and teaches on topics related to online crowds and innovation. He has a BSc from the University of Cape Town, MSc from MIT CADLab and an MBA from Berlin School of Creative Leadership. He grew up in Cape Town, grew a new accent in NYC and now calls Miami home. He is Papai to Max & Oli and married to Andrea.
Chance is an internet entrepreneur, investor and advisor who has started and bootstrapped several companies from inception to millions in revenues over the last 14 years. His interest and passion for technology startups comes from both hands-on technical knowledge and high growth marketing/customer acquisition experience, as demonstrated by having built technology and grown businesses that have acquired over 40,000,000 email subscribers online.
Prior to founding Crowdfunder in 2011, Chance left his most recent full time operational leadership role and became a hands-on investor and advisor for early stage growth companies, a Forbes Contributor on Startups and Crowdfunding, as well as a published best-selling Author & Speaker in the areas of Personal Development & Entrepreneurship.
In founding Crowdfunder, he played an early and significant role in JOBS Act legislation & regulation– engaged directly with top leadership across Congress, the White House and the SEC. Chance is a graduate of University of California, Santa Cruz with a degree in Economics. He lives in Venice, California where he is an Advisor or Board Member to a select group of socially conscious businesses and early stage startups, and surfs when the waves are good.