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Transforming the World Through Crowdfunding: The Story of Indiegogo
Dec. 19, 2014
Slava Rubin, the CEO and co-founder of Indiegogo, will talk about crowdfunding as a recent phenomenon that is transforming the ecosystems of entrepreneurial, nonprofit and creative industries everywhere, as well as the investment landscape in this Wharton Entrepreneurs Workshop tutorial. In particular, he will tell the story of Indiegogo, which he co-founded in 2008. His company’s goal: to empower anyone anywhere who has an idea to be able to raise the funds necessary to bring it to life. Today, with more than $50 million in venture backing, more than 275,000 campaigns launched on the platform and millions of dollars being distributed every week globally, Indiegogo has become the world’s most established crowdfunding platform. This event is SOLD OUT. To be added to the wait list, please contact Allison Grant.
The Digital Revolution in Retail Marketing: Consumer Emotions, Digital Joy and How to Win the Hearts and Minds of Your Customers
January 13, 2015
The pace of change in the retail sector is not only accelerating, it remains difficult to decide where it is headed. Combining their academic and practical perspectives, Professor Patti Williams, Ira A. Lipman Associate Professor of Marketing at the Wharton School, and Jim Stuart, Chairman and Founder, PIRCH, will share their perspectives on traditional retail moving into e-commerce, on e-commerce pursuing new storefronts and a generation of shoppers seeking meaning and purpose. Join us at this Southern California event for a lively discussion on bringing emotion to the retail frontier and on the trends shaping the next chapter of the digitally empowered consumer. Register HERE.
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