Event Montreal (Jul 2, 2013): Crowdfund Night #3 – Creatives Edition

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Seeding Factory | Posted by Heri Rakotomala​la | Jun 24, 2013

Crowdfund Night

NCFA Canada Ambassadors, Seeding Factory, are hosting a number of Crowdfunding related events this summer including Crowdfund Night #3!

NCFA Canada Members Click to Receive a 30% discount


What’s Crowdfund Night?

Crowdfund Night audience

Crowdfunding is the next big thing for all doers and makers. Crowdfund Night is a unique event in Montreal you need to attend if you want to learn and share about that revolution. Industry experts and successful crowdfunders will share hands-on advice on how to prepare and manage a crowdfunding campaign to kickstart your project.

 

Who should attend?

  • Artists (filmmakers, musicians)
  • Hackers & Developers
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Individual investors
  • Small Business Owners
  • Lawyers

Venue

Crowdfund Night 3 will be hosted at Notman House, in the very heart of Montreal. It’s easily accessible by car and by metro (200m from Saint Laurent station).

 

EVENT DATE: Tuesday, July 2nd (6:00pm - 8:00pm EDT)

6.00 : REGISTRATION

Refreshment served

6:30 : INTRODUCTORY TALK

Gil Michel Garcia, CEO of WafuFirst equity crowdfunding round by a Canadian company in the United States.

GIL MICHEL GARCIA, WAFU INC. (Linkedin / Twitter)

WAFU is a Montreal-based food company developing, producing and distributing a line of Japanese dressings and Japanese mayos. In June 2013 WAFU has closed the first ever accredited investor equity crowdfunding by a Canadian company in the United States via CircleUp, a leading U.S. equity crowdfunding platform for accredited investors.

6.30 : KEYNOTE

FrancoisAlain-SauropodTips and advices from the most crowdfunded Canadian project ever ($700,000+)

FRANCOIS ALAIN, SAUROPOD STUDIO (Site Web / Twitter)

Sauropod Studio is a three man team based in Montréal, Canada. Established recently after the two founders graduated from game design studies in 2010, the studio managed to raise $700,000+ thanks to an incredible Kickstarter campaign in 2012 to release their first video game, Castle Story.

Catalina_Briceno

Why crowdfunding is a gamebreaker in the Canadian media industry?

CATALINA BRICENO, CANADA MEDIA FUND (Linkedin / Twitter).

Catalina is Director of Industry and Market trends at Canadia Media Fund. They recently developed a microsite to promote crowdfunding in Canada following a previous high level report analysis on the topic.


7.10 : FIRESIDE CHAT

Ariel-Nasr

From Kickstarter to the Oscar red carpet

ARIEL NASR, WRITER & DIRECTOR at NATIONAL FILM BOARD of CANADA (Linkedin / Twitter)

An interactive discussion with Ariel Nasr, Oscar nominee in 2013 for his last production, ”Buzkashi Boys“, partly funded on Kickstarter . Ariel work focuses on documenting contemporary Afghan society. He’s also Director of award-winning documentaries “The Boxing Girls of Kabul” and “Good Morning Kandahar” (National Film Board of Canada).

 

7.30 – 8.00 pm : NETWORKING + FREE CONSULTATION

Talk to other crowdfunders and build great connections!

Grab the opportunity to schedule a free 15-min consultation with Bruno and/or Heri from Seeding Factory to get valuable advice and insights for your next campaign. Click here to schedule now

 

NCFA Canada Members Receive a 30% Discount

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