Crowdfunding: How to Get Your Customers to Fund Your Project

Crowdfunding: How to Get Your Customers to Fund Your Project

Crowdfunding: How to Get Your Customers to Fund Your Next Project
Presented by Todd Medema, CMU Alumni and Entrepreneur, Expedition Game

Why waste months getting investors to loan you money when you get customers to pay you by pre-selling your product? Join us for a lunch-and-learn with crowdfunding expert, Todd Medema, to learn the ins-and-outs of creating a successful crowdfunding program. This workshop includes a one hour presentation, lunch and Q&A.

TOPICS:

  • Crowdfunding platforms and how to avoid common mistakes that can cost thousands of dollars
  • How to design your pitch, marketing and rewards for maximum success
  • The opportunity to ask questions and get personalized feedback for your product and vision

After four successful crowdfunding campaigns spanning retail pop-up stores, games and consumer devices, Todd Medema shares his lessons learned and tips to acing your next crowdfunding. Todd’s background is in CMU Technology, Entrepreneurship and Design. He is also a bike enthusiast and best-selling author. Learn more and connect at ToddMedema.com


This event is part of the Co-CREATE Business Ignition Program event series.

WHEN: Thursday, December 7, 2017 | 11 AM - 1 PM
WHERE: Pittsburgh Technology Council, 1st Floor Resource Room, 2000 Technology Drive, Suite 100, Pittsburgh, PA 15219

AGENDA:

11 AM - Registration & Networking

11:30 AM - Lunch & Presentation Begin

12:30 PM - Q&A & Discussion

1 PM - Adjourn


COST: $45 Member/ $175 Non-Member


Part of the Creative Industries Network, supported by:

The Creative Industries Network is made possible by support from the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation.


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CONTACT INFORMATION:
Questions about Sponsorship opportunities?  Please contact Carolyn Candebat at ccandebat@pghtech.org
Not sure if your company's a Member, or have questions about How to Register?  Please contact Jill at jhuber@pghtech.org


12/7/2017 11:00 AM - 12/7/2017 1:00 PM
Pittsburgh Technology Council
2000 Technology Drive
Suite 100, 1st Floor Resource Room
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

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