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Building a successful crowdfunding campaign
Start Date: 4/27/2019Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Date: 4/27/2019End Time: 1:00 PM
Event Description:


"Crowdfunding has become one of the most popular ways for individuals to raise money for a cause, project, or event. It has raised more than $34 billion globally."
-Fundly


In this workshop you will:


+Learn how to quickly build traction and validate an idea

+Learn a more efficient way of raising capital

+Learn the art of product/business storytelling



Workshop Overview

This highly interactive workshop teaches the basics of running a successful, reward-based crowdfunding campaign. The workshop will teach the importance of finding your niche and cultivating an audience before launching a campaign. Participants will learn the most important elements of a crowdfunding campaign: your video, graphics, project description, title, and rewards.


After this workshop, you will be able to:


+Articulate your product/service vision

+Create a compelling video

+Create a good Kickstarter/Indiegogo page

+Implement reward/pledge strategies

+Set a fundraising goal

+Set realistic goals for delivery




Dates & Times:


April 27 | 9 a.m-1 p.m

May 4 | 9 a.m-1 p.m

May 11 | 9 a.m-1 p.m



Participants are expected to attend all sessions.



 Meet the Instructor

Angelica Sweeting


Angelica Sweeting, UM Alumna is the Founder and Creator of The Angelica Doll, a line of 18-inch vinyl dolls with facial features true to women of color and hair you can style/wash as natural hair. To finance the venture, she launched a Kickstarter campaign in May 2015, aiming to raise $25,000. Angelica Sweeting successfully raised $84,743 and received national recognition and support. 




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*Miami Dade College degree-seeking students must be currently enrolled in a for-credit course and must provide a schedule to obtain the discounted price.
 
Location Information:
Wolfson Campus - Building 8
Room: 8500 - The Idea Center
Contact Information:
Phone: 305-237-7809
Email: ideacenter@mdc.edu

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