Crowdsourcing Week is hosting a crowdfunding workshop for entrepreneurs on October 23, Friday at the Chancellery Auditorium at 2:00-4:00 PM, CET. Wrapping up the weeklong CSW Europe 2015 conference, the two-hour seminar is exclusive for entrepreneurs who want to into crowdsourcing and best practices in crowdfunding.

Whether you are newbie or veteran in the crowdsourcing ecosystem, this comprehensive workshop, How to Choose Your Crowdfunding Platform and Run Your Own Campaign will provide you actionable and practical insights on how to maximize the crowd capital and accelerate your business by harnessing the right tools and platforms in the crowd economy.

This is your chance to be mentored by Crowdsourcing Week’s CEO, Epi Ludvik Nekaj and Paul Niederer, COO, renown crowdfunding expert and CEO of ASSOB International.

What you will learn:

  • The merits and opportunities of Donation, Reward and Equity platforms
  • Software options and off the shelf solutions
  • The practical things you need to know to run a platform
  • Evaluation of which raises to accept and which to turn down
  • Running your platform internationally
  • The ‘Finding your Niche’ framework and how to use it
  • Increasing your revenue by using the Funding Magnet and Funding Snowball techniques
  • How you can be personally mentored during your establishment and early days

csweurope2015-epiludviknekajEpi Ludvik (CEO/Founder of Crowdsourcing Week)

Epi Ludvik Nekaj is the Founder & CEO of Crowdsourcing Week, a global platform that is uniting thought leadership on the crowd economy through global conferences and summits. Recently Epi launched CSW2, an action tank to help organizations and innovators embed the power of the crowd in their products and services & connect the dots in the global crowd-powered marketplace. Epi Ludvik is one of the pioneers in the crowdsourcing ad space, an industry expert and a thought leader in entertainment advertising. Epi Ludvik earned a BS in Advertising & Marketing from the Fashion Institute of Technology in NYC and has been a serial entrepreneur since graduation. His varied and global experiences, throughout his career, have taken him across the US and Asia, where he honed his skills in advertising and media with high-profile clients and power brands.

Paul-NPaul Niederer (COO of Crowdsourcing Week and CEO of ASSOB International)

Paul Niederer is one of world’s leading authorities in the collaborative and equity-based crowdfunding, investor aggregation, and capital raisings. He is COO of Crowdsourcing Week and CEO of ASSOB International. Paul also consults to a number of organizations and governments internationally on how to structure their funding portals, investor aggregation processes and regulations to successfully manage funding with transparency and governance.

Internationally he is known as “Mr. Governance” due to the fraud free reign he managed while CEO of ASSOB, the world’s oldest equity crowdfunding platform. ASSOB facilitated capital raisings for over 300 Australian companies using techniques tailored by Paul and his team over many years.

Paul lives south of Brisbane on Australia’s eastern coast and relishes the opportunity to discuss peer to peer finance developments, blockchain evolution and any moves towards better governance in fund raising and the democratization of capital.


Very limited seating.