Kickstarter 101 - Launch Your Entrepreneurial Dreams

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Kickstarter connects a community of passionate backers of great projects with innovators looking for funding for their “next big thing.” Since 2009, users have pledged over $250 million to projects they thought ruled, and as a result 24,000 projects that started as simple ideas have become realities.

If you have the “next big idea,” Kickstarter is what you've been looking for because it works—and this class shows why and how. Harness Kickstarter to run rockstar campaigns that will fund and market your project.

This class shows:
• How to create and run a successful Kickstarter project
• Best practices for copy-writing & video
• Realistic, deliverable rewards and premiums
• Achieving Kickstarter-specific goals
• Social media promotion and publicity
• Case-studies on avoiding common pitfalls

Walk away understanding which projects succeed on Kickstarter, and grasping the “rules of play.”

Student Reviews

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    Angie F.
    Kickstarter 101 - Launch Your Entrepreneurial Dreams

    I learned a great deal about Kickstarter and shared it with quite a few people. I really valued this class!

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    Martin V.
    Kickstarter 101 - Launch Your Entrepreneurial Dreams

    Aalap was really helpful and I feel like I got all the necessary knowledge in order to launch successful Kickstarter project.

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    Elaine F.
    Kickstarter 101 - Launch Your Entrepreneurial Dreams

    Aalap is a great teacher. He's engaging, knowledgeable and truly enjoys teaching.

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    Dabble Student
    Kickstarter 101 - Launch Your Entrepreneurial Dreams

    The class name speaks for itself, enough said!

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    Dabble Student
    Kickstarter 101 - Launch Your Entrepreneurial Dreams

    A very thorough, detailed explanation of what Kickstarter is and how it works. My class ended up in something of a group discussion as he q&a's went on

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    Dabble Student
    Kickstarter 101 - Launch Your Entrepreneurial Dreams

    Detailed explanation of objectives, methodology and opportunities. Handled questions well. Thoughtful arrangement of presentation, analysis of subject. Touched on issues that had not occurred to me but which I now recognize as important for Kickstarter success. In short, I think I got more than I paid for.

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Aalap Shah

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Aalap Shah co-founded social media agency and digital marketing firm SoMe Connect. Aalap has managed and consulted extensively on several crowd-funding projects covering technology products, design, publishing, and film. He has successfully raised over $100,000 for his clients to date using crowd-funding. Aalap's clients include an Emmy-award winning director, an eco-friendly fashion product, and a global non-profit among others. A natural teacher with an enthusiasm for business, marketing and the success of students, he is excited to demystify the Kickstarter process and share his techniques with you!