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Wired Sussex Breakfast Session: Funding your business idea: a look at Crowd...
Thu 26 May 2016, 09:00 – 11:00 BST
The Wired Sussex Breakfast Sessions share best practice on subjects ranging from marketing and branding, to intellectual property and investment opportunities. And there’s coffee and croissants too. What’s not to like?
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Have you been thinking about crowdfunding as an option, and want to know if it’s right for your business? This session will enable you to hear from both crowdfunders and businesses that have direct experience of using this route to support their growth.
We'll be joined by:
Jason Nuttall is a Funding Manager at Crowdfunder, the UK’s number 1 crowdfunding platform. Crowdfunder have hundreds of projects starting crowdfunding every week on their website. Jason is relatively new to Crowdfunder, having joined the organisation in March 2016, however has many years experience both in raising funds for charities and community groups, and working as a grant funder with The Community Development Foundation. Jason can answer questions about setting up and managing Crowdfunding campaigns as well as a new project by Crowdfunder; iShorts Creative England’s annual film initiative. Crowdfunder and the BFI NET.WORK are working to uncover the most promising talent coming through the ranks today. They’re on the lookout for talent from the north, south and everywhere in–between (outside of Greater London) with £5,000 available to each crew, and Crowdfunder provides the platform to raise essential extra funding on top.
Kirsty Jennings is Business Director for Blast Theory, an interactive artist group who, for 25 years, have been making innovative works that invite audiences to question their place in society. Kirsty is responsible for developing and delivering Blast Theory’s business, finance and marketing strategies. More recently, Kirsty led a successful Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign for Karen, an app that psychologically profiles you as you play.