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Utah 

Crowdfunder 

Series

Learn about the hottest new Kickstarter/Indiegogo crowdfunding tactics from the best in the world

Full Access

Access to Keynotes and panel.

Breakfast and snacks included

$60

Utah SBDC

presents

Core Experience

2-for-1

WHEN

April 26, 2018

8AM - 12PM

WHERE

9750 S. 300 W.

SANDY, UT


TOPICS

KICKSTARTER, INDIEGOGO, EQUITY

CROWDFUNDING

FEATURED SPEAKERS & PANELSTS

As the founder, Neal quickly built VidAngel into a force to be reckoned with, transforming the movie streaming industry.  VidAngel raised $10 million in equity crowdfunding and donations in just 3 days near the end of 2016.

Alisa is the Social Advertising Director at Purple, and was instrumental in helping Purple raise $2.6 million in one Kickstarter campaign.  The Purple marketing team is a top performing advertiser on Facebook. 

Thomas Alvord lives in Orem, UT with his wife Melanie and their two sons.  . Thomas has raised over $177 million for clients through Funded.Today over four years using Kickstarter and IndieGoGo.  

Leading experts in crowdfunding located right here in Utah will be in person to share their insights and to answer your questions into how to build a successful crowdfunding campaign.

Caleb has been with Power Practical since 2011, helping with  eight crowdfunding campaigns, raising $2.2 million on Kickstarter.  He also helped to successfully present on Shark Tank in 2014. 

Bryce is the Associate Director at the Salt Lake SBDC, serving scores of Utah entrepreneurs.  He is also bringing The Ergo Spout to market, an innovative kitchen product for mason jars. 

Roger is a serial entrepreneur, currently building iZonus and Big Dog Banners.  He also serves fellow entrepreneurs as an advisor with the Kaysville SBDC.  He is the event's MC.

Since 2009, Marty has been advising scores of clients for Carman Lehnhof Israelsen, in raising funds through crowdfunding: Reg CF, Reg A, and Reg D offerings, including recent activity in blockchain, ICO, and taken sales.

Beth is the Executive Director for both the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses and Business Development Resources at Salt Lake Community College.  She is also a prior owner of a successful home furnishing and design business. 

Agenda

                       Master of Ceremonies: Roger Koyle of iZonus


8:00 am      Check-in, Registration, Food & Vendor Table Networking


9:00 am       Welcome and Introduction by Roger Koyle of iZonus


9:05 am       Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Highlight

                               By Beth Colosimo of the GS10KSB Program


9:10 am       Keynote by Neal Harmon of VidAngel


9:40 am       Vendor Table Networking Break


10:20 am     Crowdfunding Panel: 

                                  How to Get it Right on Kickstarter & IndieGoGo

                              Alisa Gammon, Purple

                              Thomas Alvord, Funded.Today

                              Caleb Light, Power Practical

                              Moderated by Bryce Hansen, Salt Lake SBDC


11:30 am    Closing Keynote by Marty Tate of  Carman, Lehnhof  

                           Israelsen, LLP


11:55 am    Closing Remarks by Event Organizers


12:00 pm -  1:00 pm:    Open Networking & Vendor Tables

Event Organized & Presented by

Community Sponsors 

Crowd Sponsor 

REVIEWS FROM LAST YEAR's CROWDFUNDING EVENT

You'll walk away with new knowledge and connections to get money for your product and take your business to the next level. Don't take it from us. Hear what our participants from last year's event have to say! 

"I was very impressed with the quality of hte presentations and presenters.  I met serveral people who will be great contacts going forward."

"I thought the content was fantastic and all the speakers well informed."

"Well organized.  Good networking point for meeting crowdfuning professionals."

"Well organized and quality attendees and networking.  Keep it up."

Reserve your place for Utah's crowdfunding event of the year.

Join ​us ​for Utah's ​​training ​and ​networking ​event ​on ​crowdfunding. ​ ​Created ​for ​tech, ​product, ​game, ​and ​social ​entrepreneurs, ​we ​will ​have ​some ​of ​the ​country's ​best ​crowdfunders, ​experts ​on ​Kickstarter, ​Indiegogo, as well as VidAngel's Neal Harmon.

UTAH SBDC FUNDING PARTNERS 

The Utah SBDC is funded in part through a cooperative grant provided by the U.S. Small Business Administration