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The conceptual process of getting an idea off the ground is always difficult, especially so without available pools of capital.
Society at large is seeing an emerging trend, the alternative to the bank and paper applications: Crowdfunding.
Optimizing your own social capital in both your local and online communities now results in online contributions to your bottom line. Aggregating many small donations from the crowd, each in exchange for a small project-related reward is turning into a much needed alternative.
More and more artists and innovators are turning away from traditional forms of financing for crowdfunding, as it allows them to raise early awareness and capital for upcoming projects, all while maintaining their creative freedom and intellectual property.
Our friends South of the border have recognized the overwhelming success of crowdfunding and power of the crowd, and are adapting their legal frameworks to unlock the potential of the next wave: Crowdinvesting.
Journey May 8th with Mishon Sutherland and Colin Lyons, the founders of FundWeaver, the 1st Crowdfunder exclusive to First Nation, Metis and Inuit projects, as we dive deeper into:
-The evolution of crowdfunding and its successes worldwide.
-What crowdfunding can tell us about the emerging democratization of finance and its potential impact on innovation.
-How to make the most of your own crowdfunding campaign.
-How the emergence of crowdinvesting will change the landscape for seed capital, and what your start-up should know in preparation.
- The potential for crowdfunding in Aboriginal communities, FundWeaver’s long-term vision for connecting and empowering Aboriginal society across Canada through crowd-driven technology.
Join us Friday May 8th 2012 from 6-7:15pm for a deeper insight into this emerging industry and the many ways you can become involved.