Global Crowdfunding with Dr. Richard Swart, UC Berkeley, Director of Crowdfunding Research

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NCFA Canada (About Us) | Gabe Nasr | August 11, 2014

Richard SwartCrowdfunding is a global phenomenon with the World Bank releasing a report predicting that the global crowdfunding industry could grow into $96 billion per year by 2025.

Join a 10 mins chat with Gabe Nasr, Marketing Intern at NCFA Canada and a research participant in the study, Dr. Richard Swart, Director Crowdfunding Research at UC Berkeley and co-founder of Program for Innovation in Entrepreneurial and Social Finance at the university.  Richard currently leads the research team studying how crowdfunding, and other innovations in entrepreneurial finance models, are helping startups get funded.  He is an active director/advisor to several startups and works internationally with policy makers and governments on crowdfunding and entrepreneurial issues.

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This video interview discusses crowdfunding and frontier nations, international and enterprise crowdfunding, secondary benefits (i.e., research, engagement, community building), and thoughts on advancing crowdfunding in Canada including.....'Crowdfunding Day'!

Global Crowdfunding with Dr. Richard Swart, UC Berkeley, Director of Crowdfunding Research
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Crowdfunding is a global phenomenon with the World Bank releasing a report predicting that the global crowdfunding industry could grow into $96 billion per year by 2025. Join NCFA Canada who catches 10 minutes with one of the leading research participants in the study, Dr. Richard Swart, Director Crowdfunding Research at UC Berkeley and co-founder of Program for Innovation in Entrepreneurial and Social Finance at the university. Richard currently leads the research team studying how crowdfunding, and other innovations in entrepreneurial finance models, are helping startups get funded. He is an active director/advisor to several startups and works internationally with policy makers and governments on crowdfunding and entrepreneurial issues. Learn more: http://ncfacanada.org/ http://www.funginstitute.berkeley.edu/program-innovation-entrepreneurial-and-social-finance

The National Crowdfunding Association of Canada (NCFA Canada) is a cross-Canada crowdfunding hub providing education, advocacy and networking opportunities in the rapidly evolving crowdfunding industry. NCFA Canada is a community-based, membership-driven entity that was formed at the grass roots level to fill a national need in the market place. Join our growing network of industry stakeholders, fundraisers and investors. Increase your organization’s profile and gain access to a dynamic group of industry front runners. Learn more About Us | About Crowdfunding or contact us at casano@ncfacanada.org.

 

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