WELCOME TO THE MASTERCLASS.
We've collectively raised over $135,000.00 using startsomegood, kickstarter, pozible, & indiegogo. When it comes to crowdfunding, we know the answers to questions that you haven't thought of yet.
Join us and find out the secrets, victories & pitfalls from the people who have been there, and learn how you can crowdfund thousands for your startup.
Rob Ward: @robyward
Using Kickstarter, Rob & co founder Chris raised over $60,000 to fund production of iphone accessories. Attributed to their products popularity, their company Annex Products competed with 3000 entrants to win in the 2011 Shopify - "Build a business" contest.
Rob Ward on Melbourne Geek
Fee Plumley: @feesable
Fee is a geek artist, technoevangelist & nomadic digital consultant from the UK who funded reallybigroadtrip: a mobile digital arts space that will travel to you, wherever you are, and will take other makers along for the ride.
Fee Plumley on Free Range Future
Kylie Gusset: @gusseting
Kylie raised the highest individual amount (almost $40,000) in 2011 with http://wool.pozible.com, creating the craft category and blowing minds in the process. She'll be continuing with pozible again later in 2012.
Kylie Gusset on Ready Set Startup
Tom Dawkins: @tomjd
Tom is a serial social entrepreneur who lives and breathes crowdfunding. He is currently the co-founder of social impact crowdfunding platform StartSomeGood.com which has raised close to $500,000 for social impact projects. He founded Vibewire in 2000 and opened Sydney's first co-working space, now the Vibewire Hub, in 2006.
Tom Dawkins on Ideas Hoist
Drinks & finger food will be provided.
Hashtag for the event: #startfund
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
Inspire9 is super close to the richmond train station & trams. (check the map above)
Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?
Is my registration/ticket transferable?
Sure - email firstname.lastname@example.org with the details of who had the ticket, and who is the new lucky owner.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
No - you're good - we'll have everyone's names on the door.
What is the refund policy?
If you can't make it, we'd prefer that you tweet your ticket sale with #startfund & organise your own resale. we won't be refunding.
The name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay?
So long as the name on the registration has sent an email to email@example.com with the new attendee, all good.