We’re like you — we’re still talking about SXSW 2013 — but it’s already that time of year again: The SXSW PanelPicker. Every year, the SXSW organizers allow anyone to submit an idea for an educational sessions at the Interactive, Film, and Music Festivals, and then, the crowd gets to vote for their favorites!
This year, Indiegogo has panel candidates for each of the three major festivals — and we need your help to get us there. With your help, we can bring our crowdfunding know-how to the global SXSW community and help even more people start to fund what matters to them. Here’s how it works:
This year, Indiegogo has panel candidates for each of the three major festivals — and with your votes, we can bring our crowdfunding know-how to the global SXSW community and help even more people start to fund what matters to them. So check out the panels below and vote for the topics you’d like to hear more about!
We greatly appreciate your support! And we hope to see you in Austin in 2014!
INTERACTIVE: You Raised Crazy Money Crowdfunding — Now What?
More and more entrepreneurs are turning to crowdfunding to raise capital for their product or business, but there’s more to it than just the money. Indiegogo’s Kate Drane will be joined by an all-star cast (including an Indiegogo campaigner) to talk about what happens after a crowdfunding campaign ends and how to successfully approach fulfillment. VOTE!
FILM: Crowdfund a Simple Idea to the Silver Screen
Indiegogo’s John T. Trigonis wrote the book on crowdfunding for filmmakers — literally. He’d like to impart his vast knowledge with the film community that descends upon Austin for SXSW and help filmmakers of all levels bring their projects to the big (or small) screen. VOTE!
MUSIC: How Crowdfunding Connects Musicians With Fans
SXSW likes its music. A lot — and so does Indiegogo. Our soul-singing and headbanging head of music, Karen Bair, will take the stage with The Artery Foundation and Outerloop Management to discuss the growing presence of crowdfunding in the music industry and how best to turn fans into crowdfunding contributors. VOTE!
INTERACTIVE: Make it Rain: The New Healthcare Funding Landscape
With healthcare expenditures rising around the world and technology advancing rapidly, the health startup market has become a hotbed for cutting-edge innovation — and fierce competition for financing. Indiegogo’s Amy Lesnick joins VentureHealth’s Andrew Farquharson and Rock Health’s Halle Tecco as they explore the funding landscape for healthcare startups and crowdfunding’s fast emerging role. VOTE!
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