SLCC hosts 1st Annual Crowdfunding Conference

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Richard Swart, a crowdfunding research scholar at University of California at Berkeley’s Institute for Social and Business Innovation, will deliver the keynote address at SLCC's Miller Campus.

The Utah Small Business Development Centers network is holding its first annual Crowdfunding Conference as one of its Salt Lake Region’s SBDC “Meet the Money” events April 30, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Salt Lake Community College’s Larry H. Miller Campus conference center.

The day will begin with the keynote address from Richard Swart, a crowdfunding research scholar at University of California at Berkeley’s Institute for Social and Business Innovation within the Haas School of Business. RocketHub co-founder and CEO Brian Meece will speak at noon. Bill Kerig, Founder and CEO of RallyMe, Inc. will speak at 1 p.m.

Panel discussion titles are: “Creating the Necessary Prelaunch Hype”; “Creating an Incredible Message and Video”; and “Reward Structure and Post-Campaign Follow-up.”

To register visit http://www.spedregistration.com, or for more information call 801-957-5200 or visit http://www.utahcrowdfundingconference.com. Cost to attend is $10 through April 26 and $15 thereafter and at the door.

Salt Lake Community College is an accredited, student-focused, urban college meeting the diverse needs of the Salt Lake community. Home to more than 60,000 students each year, the College is Utah’s leading provider of workforce development programs. SLCC is also the largest supplier of transfer students to Utah’s four-year institutions and a perennial Top 10 college nationally for total associate degrees awarded. The College is the sole provider of applied technology courses in the Salt Lake area, with multiple locations, an eCampus, and nearly 1,000 continuing education sites located throughout the Salt Lake Valley. Personal attention from an excellent faculty is paramount at the College, which maintains an average class size of 20.

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