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Crowdfunding 101 – The New Norm for Entrepreneurs
April 12, 2016 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm| Free
Curious about crowdfunding? Come learn how crowdfunding can help entrepreneurs raise money for their business, gain marketing, exposure and build a customer base. Never before has there been a more efficient and effective way to tap into the power of the crowd and learn before you launch your big idea or grow your business to the next level. Get a crowdfunding 101 from Neetu Sidhu, Manager of Alberta BoostR, a rewards-based crowdfunding platform from ATB Financial designed specifically for Alberta-based entrepreneurs and small business owners.
Neetu Sidhu has a diverse background in marketing, social entrepreneurship and startups. She is passionate about design, innovation and making a positive impact. In addition to starting her own fashion business (a socially-conscious clothing line), she has worked with various startups across North America, spanning tech, fashion, education and design. She currently leads Alberta BoostR, a rewards-based crowdfunding platform from ATB Financial, designed for both emerging and established Alberta entrepreneurs. Beyond providing an online channel for entrepreneurs to raise funds, get marketing/exposure, insights/feedback and build a crowd, Alberta BoostR also provides crowdfunding coaching, promotes businesses through ATB channels and holds live pitch events.