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‘Crowdfunding Day’, the first conference in Amsterdam focussing on a new way of raising funds will be held on  April 15 at the VU University of Amsterdam. It will deliver strategic insights for anyone who wants to explore the possibilities of crowdfunding for both private and public organizations.

Douw-Koren-logo1‘Crowdfunding Day’, is organized by Douw&Koren, a crowdfunding consultancy that supports organizations in reaching their crowdfunding goals. It will bring together platform owners and experts, start-ups, innovation managers from the public and private sector, academic researchers, marketers and fundraisers. It is an event for professionals and entrepreneurs who want to learn more about crowdfunding and its success factors. The VU University of Amsterdam and the Amsterdam Economic Board are two of the main sponsors of this event.

An impressive line of speakers will include practitioners and thought leaders from all over Europe. ‘Crowdfunding Day is a part of a series of global one-day summits preceding Crowdsourcing Week in Singapore, the first global event on crowdsourcing, crowdfunding and open innovation, June 3-7.

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Gijsbert Koren, Co-founder of Douw&Koren says: “At Crowdfunding Day, you can get inspiration and strategic insights, explore the possibilities of crowdfunding for your organization or industry and meet relevant partners.”

In addition to organizing Crowdfunding Day, Douw&Koren, along with partners at ikosom and Crowdsourcing Week, are crowdfunding a publication about visions on the future of crowdfunding in Europe. Join us in making this happen: support us by pre-ordering your copy or sharing your own vision on the future of crowdfunding!

The one-day summit in Amsterdam is one of three major events that highlight emerging trends in crowdsourcing, open innovation and crowdfunding in Europe. The other two events will be held in Berlin and Warsaw. Under the theme ‘Road to CSW Singapore’ these summits will add to CSW’s agenda to offer organizations a global platform for innovation, efficiency and social responsibility and help them transform and adapt in this new digital economy.