Crowdfunding Beyond Kickstarter

Date: November 15th, 2013

Location: One Financial Place, 440 S. LaSalle st. Chicago, IL 60605 (Second Floor)

The MidWest Crowdfunding Conference provides an opportunity for non-profits, entrepreneurial and creative community to learn about the options to raise money for their ventures and projects.

The Morning session will examine the rewards and donation-based crowdfunding.

Lunchtime Workshop will help those who consider running a campaign by offering a road map and a toolkit to make it more predictable and efficient.

The Afternoon session will explore business financing options.

Attendees will hear from private investors, lawyers and entrepreneurs, who will be sharing their experiences and discuss pros and cons of different fundraising options.

We invite you to participate in these honest  discussions, to ask questions and to make new connections with others involved in the industry.

Crowdfund productionsMidWest Crowdfunding Conference  is brought to you by Crowdfund Productions, LLC. Crowdfund Productions is the organizer of investment and crowdfunding conferences in the USA. 2013 conferences were held in Denver,CO, Berkeley,CA and Cambridge,MA.

On January 6th – 7th, 2014 Crowdfund Productions will be hosting Global Aspen Investment Forum in Aspen, CO. One and a half day long program includes panel discussions, keynotes and a cocktail reception. It also allows the participants enjoy their time on slopes. Aspen in the first week of a new year IS the place to be!

aspen investment forum

 What people are saying about the events organized by Crowdfund Productions:

Daryl Hatton, Founder & CEO at, the largest crowdfunding portal in Canada: “We need more sessions like this to help dispel the myths and bring best practices to the industry”.

Greg Thomason, Strategic Marketing Leader at Marketing and Business Development, CO: “I attended the CrowdFunding Pro & Con Conference, presented by Crowdfund Productions earlier this year; the speakers that took part made this event well worth the price of admission”.  

Sang Lee, Founder and CEO at Return on Change, NY: “ It was a great event with many very well informed folks in attendance!

Anne Sasser, Stonybrook Fine Arts, MA: “I really enjoyed Crowdfunding East, it was a great crash course”.

Richard Lucash, co-founder of two angel groups: SideCar Angelsand LaunchPad Venture Group, Boston, MA: “It was a great event; I learned a lot and met of lot of interesting people”.

Kyle Simmons, Denver, CO: “Very informative. Went in thinking I knew all things crowd funding. Came out realizing there’s a lot more to it”.

Alex Feldman, Founder of CrowdsUnite, “the Yelp of Crowdfunding”: “There were many exciting speakers and panels during the day. I made many good friends which I will never have a chance to meet in NYC and exchanged contact information which I will defiantly be using in the future”.

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