Crowdfunding Workshop & Pitch Competition For Startups

Written by Priti Ambani

Feb 27, 2014


Crowd finance has turned the startup funding scene on its head. What is the future of crowdfunding? What happens after a successful campaign? How can entrepreneurs keep the momentum going? What’s the best way to develop and maintain investor relations?

This interactive crowdfunding workshop is designed to answer the above questions and provide first time or serial entrepreneurs detailed training and best practices for successful crowdfunding.

Get direct access to the brightest and most experienced minds in crowdfunding, including:

Paul Niederer, CEO of ASSOB / Top 10 Most Influential in Equity Crowdfunding
Nick N.M. Yap, CEO of ROCKI / Nick has raised over $1 million on Kickstarter for Omate TrueSmart

Workshop takeaways  will include

  • How a startup can set up a successful crowdfunding campaign
  • Why do some projects fly and some tank?
  • Main challenges in crowdfunding & how to avoid mistakes
  • How do you use crowdsourcing as a valuable resource to rocket boost your project?
  • What a startup should know before crowdfunding their equity
  • Support you should look for from platforms
  • Peer-to-peer crowdfunding opportunities and risks involved -The importance of building community
  • How to engage your community and where & when should you start

Networking Opportunities
Attendees will have the opportunity to network with investors and industry experts and connect with other innovators during the event, lunch, and coffee breaks.

Pitch Session During Workshop
Ten attendees will be chosen to pitch their startup to a panel of judges. Three winners, selected based on relevance for a go-to-market crowdfunding campaign and degree of innovation of the business idea itself, will receive personal mentoring for their crowdfunding campaign from the experts!

Considering launching a crowdfuding campaign? What could be a better way to raise equity? Apply to pitch your startup by emailing [email protected]

About Our Venue & Partner

INSEADWe’re thrilled to be presenting this workshop in collaboration with INSEAD. The business school for the world, INSEAD is one of the world’s leading and largest graduate business schools. The INSEAD Entrepreneurship Club is designed as a forum to share entrepreneurial ideas and experiences, develop networking opportunities and provide access to entrepreneurial resources.


Event Details

Venue: INSEAD Auditorium at 1 Ayer Rajah Avenue, Singapore, 138676
Date and time: Friday April 11, 2014, 9:00am – 2:00 pm, (coffee, light breakfast and lunch will be provided)

Apply to pitch your startup during the pitch session: email [email protected]

>>Register here for the Crowdfunding Workshop<<

About Author

About Author

Priti Ambani

Priti Ambani is the Global Media Director at Crowdsourcing Week, a thought leader and prominent writer on social enterprises, start-ups and web 2.0 businesses. Previously, Priti grew Ecopreneurist, a nascent green business blog into a notable social business resource as site director and managing editor. Working from the ground up, she has developed successful business and communications strategies for impact organizations that aim to create social, environment and economic wealth. Priti is a Professional Engineer and holds a Master’s degree in Biological Resources Engineering from the University of Maryland, College Park. Priti lives in the Washington DC Metro area with her husband and sons, is a lover of the outdoors, traveling and from-scratch cooking!

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