If you are thinking of raising money through Crowdfunding then this course is indispensable for you. Over 70% of Crowdfunding campaigns fail through lack of planning, so make sure you are equipped with the right knowledge and skills to be amongst the 30% who succeed. Crowdfunding is a powerful tool to raise money for new and existing projects and businesses, but it is more complicated than it seems.
Learn about the benefits and pitfalls in this comprehensive course. Through detailed case studies, lectures and workshops, you will learn best practices of how to plan a Crowdfunding campaign. The first step is careful preparation, beginning with targeting funders and building a network of supporters. With thousands of campaigns launching every year, refining and pitching your appeal strategically will be essential to making your appeal stand out from the masses. You will be guided through preparing a compelling pitch video, developing a social media strategy, thinking about perks and rewards, and choosing the right platform and type of campaign. Finally, in addition to the potential for match funding, you will gain an understanding of the relevant costs and potential tax implications. Give your campaign the best chance possible by attending this unique in-depth course on Crowdfunding.
The aims of the course
Over 3 Saturdays (4, 11 & 18 March 2017), through a series of lectures, case studies and workshops. This course will give you the essentials skills to prepare and plan a crowdfunding campaign. The aim is to familiarise you with the various types of crowdfunding, allow you to assess which approach is best for you, and to understand what makes a crowdfunding campaign successful.
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Goldsmiths, University of London
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