NetSquared Abbotsford organized "An Introduction to Crowdfunding for Nonprofits. Myths, Models, best practices and examples" on April 16. It was their second event, and was so successful that they've run out of room and are now moving to a bigger venue!
Presenter Bret Conkin reviewed the various models of crowdfunding and reviewed his 10 tips for success.
Bret Conkin is the Marketing VP for FundRazr - Canada's largest crowdfunding platform. FundRazr.com has raised $20 million globally for personal campaigns and many non-profit FundRazrs including a $1 Million campaign for Save the Children. He has founded and collaborated on multiple tech start-ups and has been involved in Crowd-funding software since 2007. A past Board member of the Stanley Park Ecological Society, Bret is also the licensee for TEDxUBC. An often injured recreational athlete, Bret plays younger than his years. Bret can be followed socially on Twitter @bretconkin, on Linked In and Facebook /bretconkin.