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Join the Crowd: Basics of Crowdfunding for Small Business

Date: 
Tue, 23 May 2017
6-7:30pm

Thinking about starting a crowdfunding campaign to fund your venture or your next great idea?

Crowdfunding is an innovative fundraising alternative that marries social media and finance, opening up new options for entrepreneurs to raise capital for their businesses.

Join the Oakland African American Chamber of Commerce, Small Business Majority and Oakstop for a workshop about crowdfunding and learn about how Oakland small businesses and entrepreneurs can utilize crowdfunding to fund their ventures. If you are considering whether crowdfunding is right for your business, attend this workshop to learn the nuts and bolts of building an effective campaign. 

Topics include:

  • An overview of crowdfunding and how it differs from other forms of capital
  • Tips to determine whether crowdfunding is right for your business
  • Different types of crowdfunding
  • Best practices to create a successful campaign
  • Helpful tools and resource

Light dinner and refreshments will be provided. 

Oakstop
International Suite
Oakland
CA
94612
Event topic: 
Access to Capital