Raising Funds and Relationships: Crowdfunding Tips for Nonprofits
“Plan the work, and work the plan.”
Jed Cohen, the Founder and Chief Operating Officer of RocketHub, one of the world's largest and most successful crowdfunding platforms, explains how nonprofit crowdfunding campaigns can go viral, how to determine the benefits and risks of these campaigns, and how to navigate a crowdfunding platform. This high-level session will build your knowledge of crowdfunding platforms and provide pragmatic, tangible tactics to raise more funds for your programs.
With Jed are representatives from EastWillyB, an organization that successfully raised $50,000 in 50 days, and Opening Act, an organization that successfully raised $10,000 in 10 days, who share insights on their experiences, challenges faced, and lessons learned.
Jed has co-authored two whitepapers, entitled Regulation of Crowdfunding: Building On the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act, and Implementation of Crowdfunding: Building On Title III Of The Jobs Act, which have received acclaim from both the Securities Exchange Commission and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority.