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Impact Investment Clinic – CrowdPatch

Jun 24th
10:00 - 13:00

Are you keen to raise money via crowdfunding for your project, but don’t know where to start? Christopher Norris, Head of Crowdfunding at CrowdPatch, will be available to give advice, guidance, ideas, and general encouragement to delegates at the Investment Clinic.

About CrowdPatch

CrowdPatch is the crowdfunding platform for social entrepreneurs. The platform comprises highly interactive areas of interest called ‘Patches’ that nurture and incubate themed projects and attract like-minded fans and followers. Free to use throughout the process of running a rewards-based crowdfunding campaign, project owners get to keep all the money they raise. There are also opportunities to engage volunteers, via a one-click sign-up process, and plenty of scope to encourage fans and followers to share news about projects via their own social networks.

CrowdPatch’s unique relational approach to crowdfunding means that the network effect is built into the functionality of the site, so that projects that reach over 25% of their target amount can go viral both inside the platform and externally around the web. CrowdPatch also offers bespoke training and digital marketing packages that can be integrated into project budgets. CrowdPatch works alongside commercial crowdfunding platforms (such as Indiegogo and Kickstarter) to help you optimise your chances of raising the funds you need for your project to happen.

About Christopher Norris

Chris is a media, publishing and social entrepreneur with over 25 years’ experience of joining the dots between crowdfunding, book publishing, digital media, television, music and film by being passionate about making things happen, publicising excellence and helping others achieve their creative goals. He has run several successful crowdfunding campaigns – including a current project at CrowdPatch called The Icelanders Cometh (a project that is raising funds for UK libraries to spend on books by Icelandic authors translated into English) as part of the launch of the Jolabokaflod Book Campaign another of Chris’ business ventures.

In his senior executive role at CrowdPatch, Chris serves on the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Crowdfunding that meets regularly at the House of Commons under the chairmanship of Barry Sheerman MP.

For any enquiries about the clinic, please send an email to [email protected].

For further information about CrowdPatch please contact [email protected]

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