Learn How To Raise Funds Online For Any Idea, Project Or Service Using The Power Of Crowdfunding
Crowdfunding is an emerging popular online concept that anyone can use to raise money for any project or idea. It has quickly grown in popularity for a variety of reasons, primarily due to access to funding is quicker than via traditional forms of finance. This allows businesses ideas and start ups to get going without having to take out a loan.
Existing business can also take advantage of these platforms to expand without having to sell equity in their business. Many ideas are now being made possible with the power of Crowdfunding that would not get traditional funding. 8 out of 10 people don't know what Crowdfunding is all about. This online course is for anybody who wishes to raise funds online for any idea, project or service.
In the last 4 years more than 170 Crowdfunding websites have sprung up around the UK raising hundreds of millions for startups, existing business and charities. Crowdfunding is not only for small projects as some companies have raised tens of millions for their ideas. Banks are not lending to small and medium sized businesses like they used to.
Crowdfunding by definition is actually asking a crowd of people to donate or invest a defined amount of money for a specific cause or project in exchange for various rewards. In essence, it is a new source of available cash and according to Andy Haldane (Bank of England): Crowdfunding is a potential rival to traditional banking.
- How Crowdfunding works
- The 4 different types of Crowdfunding
- Introduction to Crowdfunding Platforms
- Understand the benefits of Crowdfunding
- The downsides to Crowdfunding
- Future trends
- How to run a successful Crowdfunding Campaign
- Structure of a Crowdfunding pitch
- Using video in your campaign
- Telling your story
- Determining your rewards/pledges
- The idea launch sequence
- Success factors that need to be in place in order to reach your target
- The Crowdfunding launch Formula
- Using social media for Crowdfunding
- Case studies
- Post launch accountability and fulfilment
- Tools, tips and resources
About Your Instructor
Anthony Lovell de Souza is a Crowdfunding advisor and has been involved in Crowdfunding for the past three years. He is Editor and Publisher of his own online interactive magazine called Crowdfunding Focus which is available in the Apple App and Google Play stores.
During the past year Anthony has presented more than 30 workshops, talks and radio interviews on Crowdfunding to start-ups, existing businesses and charities. He also runs his own Digital Marketing Agency where he has helped more than 700 businesses start & grow their presence online over a 12 year period.