85% of crowdfunding campaigns fail due to poor planning, mainly because people don’t realise that the real work takes place before they press live on a campaign. Nicola has spent the last 7 years talking the crowdfunding process apart and putting it back together to develop a plan to help all prospective crowd funders set up the perfect campaign. Crowdfunding campaigns are just time critical, targeted marketing campaigns and whether you’re raising £1000 or £1m you still need a step by step process to follow. Join Nicola to learn her top tips for getting your Crowdfunding Campaign off to the right start and reaching your target as fast as possible.
Nicola Toner is a business planning & strategy expert and crowdfunding mentor. She is always looking to help and collaborate on new business ideas and help to push your passions forward and turn them into revenue streams with a strategic plan.
Nicola has a long history of business planning and in her 20 year career corporate she worked with well-known companies, such as Twining's, Douwe Egberts and the Sara Lee Corporation and managed clients such as John Lewis, Roadchef and BHS.
For the last 14 years Nicola has been self-employed as a Corporate Sales and Marketing Strategy Consultant and she is also a certified project manager. She has worked in lots of countries and enjoyed every minute of her travels. 7 years ago she became involved in crowdfunding and was hooked, and has now developed several programmes for would-be fundraisers to help them achieve their crowdfunding goals. Nicola is currently living in the beautiful province of Granada, Spain with her partner, 2 dogs and 4 cats.
for speed networking
Business Expo taking place on
Oakley Hall Hotel
10:20am - 10:40am
in the seminar room. The expo is completely free to attend and you can simply turn up for this session.
Please note that you do not need tickets for the seminars or speed networking sessions. You only need to register to attend the main event. All other activities are on a first come, first served basis.
From Clueless to Fully Funded – The crowdfunding tips the big platforms don’t give you