News By Tag
News By Location
Crowdfunding Success Stories on Google Hangouts
Digital Fundraising School is creating a series of Google Hangouts to entertain, educate, and inform crowdfunders. The school's founder, Lee Schneider, is also leading an online Beginner's Guide to Crowdfunding.
Lee Schneider, founder of Digital Fundraising School, will be interviewing Ellen Sperling, co-founder of youvegotfunds.com, in a live Google Hangout. The event is scheduled for Tuesday, January 28th, at 2pm PT. Ms. Sperling will discuss how at YouveGotFunds experts help crowdfunders get funding, but also help them create, monitor, and execute a business plan. Crowdfunders can join the Hangout by signing in on Google Plus:
The live Hangout will be posted later on the YouTube Channel of Digital Fundraising School:
On Monday, February 3, at 12pm PT, Mr. Schneider will interview Rodrigo Davies of the MIT Center for Civic Media about crowdfunding for civic projects and non-profits. Participants will be able to ask Mr. Davies about how to position their civic crowdfunding projects for success.
"I'm looking forward to talking with Rodrigo about how civic and non-profit projects succeed in the crowdfunding space, ask Rodrigo to recommend some platforms to try, and discuss best practices," said Lee Schneider.
Sign in at Google Plus to take part in the conversation live:
On February 20, 2014 at 12:30pm ET/9:30am PT, Lee Schneider will lead a crowdfunding class for anyone seeking a beginnner's guide to crowdfunding. The class is free. Digital Fundraising School has more information at this link:
More About Lee Schneider, founder of Digital Fundraising School
For the past four years, Schneider has been creative director of Red Cup Agency, a communications agency that he founded that is known for its work with educators, social activists, media-makers, and leaders of the organic food and wine movement. He is an instructor at the USC School of Architecture, teaching a 100% online course about literacy in media. He has produced documentaries and series for cable networks and has consulted on many successful crowdfunding campaigns.
About Digital Fundraising School
Digital Fundraising School is quickly garnering a reputation as one of the best crowdfunding sites. IndieGoGo recently invited Digital Fundraising School to become a campaign partner. The school launched its partner page last week. The school partner status allows it to provide promotion support and pricing discounts to IndieGoGo campaigners who choose to list on its campaign page. Digital Fundraising School produces a series of crowdfunding videos, called Crowdfunding Quickstart. Its online classes are given two times a year, with the next series beginning in March. The school produces a weekly series for its YouTube channel called Kickstarter Success Weekly.
Red Cup Agency