Meeting: Sept. 22 Online zoom meeting begins at 6:30 p.m,.

Be a part of the process as we look at select videos from Kickstarter and Indiegogo to see if they were a winning campaign or not, then discuss and see if we can learn from what they did right or wrong. According to Kickstarter, a video is by far the best way to get a feel for the emotions, motivations, and character of a project. It’s a demonstration of effort and a good predictor of success. Projects with videos succeed at a much higher rate than those without (50% vs. 30%).Don’t miss this different, interesting, fun and insightful way to learn about crowdsourcing campaigns.

Don Skaggs is an inventor, entrepreneur, speaker, author, and consultant to a wide range of businesses. In his 20+ years of experience, Skaggs has bootstrapped companies from startup to exit, negotiated with multinational companies, developed product lines, orchestrated product launches, negotiated company acquisitions, introduced new technologies to untapped markets, and has created and launched national conferences and events. In 1991,

He co-founded US Biotex Corporation, successfully developing and introducing many new innovations into the pathology laboratory
market. In 2001 he founded 3Gen Scientific, a specialty product developer for the life-science industry.

Skaggs is president of Empowered Inventing, providing specialized courses, consulting and vetted services for inventors, entrepreneurs, startups, and small businesses. He is also president of the Inventors Network KY, a nonprofit that helps inventors through education and support services. He holds a CBA at Gatton College of Business and Economics, along with several patents and patents pending.

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