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Thursday, September 15, 2016

7:30am - Continental Breakfast​
8:00 - 10:00am - Program

Crowdfunding Best Practices
Bob Cohen, CEO
Braintree Business Development Center

Kent State University at Stark
6000 Frank Ave NW
North Canton, OH 44720

So you are thinking about Crowdfunding as a way of raising capital but want to know more about it?
Crowdfunding is rapidly gaining popularity as a strategy for entrepreneurs to get capital to further their business ideas. The recent regulations about equity crowdfunding that took effect May 16th have changed the way startups can raise capital. This has accelerated the growth of crowdfunding platforms that can raise larger amounts of capital in return for an equity investment.

In this two-hour seminar we will review the different types of crowdfunding, and discuss the key factors to pay attention to in crowdfunding:

Choice of platform
Platform fees 
Project duration
Dollar goal