Kevin is an energetic and creative individual. He believes that we live in an abundant world and looks for ways to impact those around himself with positivity, especially through exponential technologies. Kevin holds an undergraduate Pharmacy degree and an MBA (Cum Laude). Although through reading, the internet, and experience he has shaped his thinking in terms of exponential business models and what the future holds. He is one of the founding Directors of the African Crowdfunding Association where he holds the position of Chairman and runs QDDTI, a capital raising and Digital consulting company.
Funding Innovation Through Alternative Finance Options
The number one barrier to entry for most startup innovations is access to capital. This barrier is one that can be overcome with planning and a significant amount of hard work. Come and learn about the steps you can follow to put together a successful crowdfunding campaign and understand the resources at your disposal. We aim to give you insights into the options that are available to you online and will offer practical ways to put together a campaign and what mistakes to avoid. The Masterclass will focus on the following crowdfunding campaign essentials: 1. How to choose your idea to crowdfund 2. Setting the amount, you wish to raise 3. Setting the length of the campaign and creating a schedule 4. Setting rewards/incentives and stretch goals 5. Building a perfect team 6. Sharpening your axe: Planning, materials and resources 7. Telling a meaningful story using the right words 8. Creating a viral video 9. Building an Audience: Affiliates, Advocates, Activists 10. Ensuring a super-credible launch, early donor engagement and media out-reach 11. Week by week execution plan: engage, engage, engage 12. Making data driven decisions