Friday March 28th, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM PST
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Cost - $25


Greater Seattle SCORE 
2401 4th Ave. Suite 450
Seattle, WA 98121

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Allie Thompson 
Greater Seattle SCORE 

Crowdfunding: How to Get Started - 3/28 

Crowdfunding:  How to Get Started


Does your project, business, or organization need funds?  Have you heard about Crowdfunding but do not know where to start?


This workshop is designed to provide entrepreneurs and business owners with an introduction to this fundraising platform. We will help you understand the Crowdfunding landscape and show you how to fund and build a great company.  In this workshop you will learn practical information so you can create strategies to plan, develop, and execute a successful campaign. At the end of this workshop you will take away ideas and a working knowledge of how to leverage and get started with this powerful fundraising technique.  Some of the topics we will cover include:


(2-Hour Workshop: 9:00AM-11:00AM)

Overview of Crowdfunding

Regulatory Landscape

Is Crowdfunding Right for Me?

Selecting a Platform

Crowdfunding Models

Creating a Campaign

Promoting a Campaign

Some Do's and Dont's

Am I ready?

Standing out from the Crowd




Instructor: Gregory Paley

Gregory Paley is a Collaborative Advisor with more than 25 years experience as an entrepreneur, business lawyer, and author. Since 2012, he has enjoyed providing advice to hundreds of entrepreneurs in start-up and early stage companies by identifying, developing, and implementing innovative growth strategies.  He focuses on technology, digital media, eCommerce, and social media companies.


This is an interactive workshop so all attendees will be encouraged to participate and to collaborate with others throughout the session.  During this workshop you will also have the opportunity to meet and network with other local entrepreneurs and business people.


We now require pre-registration and pre-payment for all workshops. If you have met with a mentor, are in the SEAP program, or are registering for three or more workshops at once, please email us atgreaterseattle@scorevolunteer.org for a discount code.