Crowdfunding your Killer Idea: Learn from current Utah success stories
Please join us on January 18th for the first event for the, "Utah Business Fit" series. This series will be hosted in collaboration with the Small Business Development Centers of Utah, Salt Lake, Summit, Kaysville and Morgan County with the Women's Business Center of Utah. We are excited to be hosting an event every other month in 2022 based on the topic of funding and other popular business topics!
Join us to find out ways you can, "Fire Up Your Funding" as we host a panel of guests that provide different options in funding! You are welcome to join us in person at the The Mill at Salt Lake Community College Sandy Campus or online via Youtube.
Over the last decade, Bryce has mentored hundreds of entrepreneurs and companies on business planning, strategy, financial analysis, fundraising guidance, product development and commercialization. He successfully launched his own proprietary product, the Ergo Spout®, on Kickstarter in 2018, and led the SBDC’s effort in organizing the Utah Crowdfunding Summit from 2015 to 2019.
Clint Stoker, a writer of prose fiction, found success with All for Owen. After that achievement, he wrote his first comic, Downcast, launching it on Indiegogo in 2019, raising $31,000. He quickly followed that success up with Downcast: Wrize & Fall and FATL, both in 2020, raising $43,219 and $98,741, respectively. Recently, he continued the Downcast saga with Downcast 3: Submerged, in July, 2021, raising $46,181.
Blake & Mara Hansen (Dedfish Company – Portable Knife Set Kickstarter campaign – 2021)
Combining Blake’s passion for knives and Mara’s passion for design and cooking, the couple created Dedfish Company, and launched their first crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter in the Summer of 2021. They went on to raise $161,056 for their innovative portable kitchen knife set – goof for both indoors and outdoors.
Rustin’s Alchemy Home Products is dedicated to improving lives and saving time with innovative and efficient home products. Rusten’s auto spout Kickstarter campaigned raised $25,848 in 2021 and is currently finishing up the tooling process.