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written by Allison Rosa
Launching a Crowdfunding Campaign With Brad Yasar
Brad Yasar of Yasar Corp. offers advice on engaging your audience before launching a crowdfunding campaign.
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In this video clip, Brad Yasar, board member at Yasar Corporation, explains how to best prepare for a crowdfunding campaign. The key is taking the time to build and nurture an audience because the bigger your audience, the easier the campaign is going to be. Reach out months before a launch date is even set and start engaging with players in the space who could be interested in your product.
A well-engaged audience can make or break your campaign.”
More about our expert: Brad Yasar is an entrepreneur, investor, mentor and advisor who has started and bootstrapped several companies from inception to maturity over the course of years. After co-founding CrowdfundX in 2015, Brad has honed his marketing skills in the equity crowdfunding space focused on the JOBS Act, Title II, Title III (Reg CF) and Title IV (Reg A+) campaigns overseeing more than 10 equity crowdfunding campaigns with over $80 million reservations and over $20 million raised from over 10 thousand investors in 15 months.
Before CrowdfundX, Brad served as managing director of Yasar Corporation where he mentored, advised and invested in more than 30 companies including ChangeMyPath, Virtuix, CrowdFunnel and SlashMyFees.
Passionate about where the worlds of technology and marketing collide, Brad is frequently invited to speak at events related to entrepreneurialism, investing and business strategy. Most recently, he presented at Digital Hollywood and ITU Gate Accelerator Program. A big believer in coaching younger generations of entrepreneurs, Brad serves as a mentor for the Pepperdine Alumni Association. His charitable efforts focus on Goodwill Industries, the LA County Museum of Art, the Los Angeles Philharmonic and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, to name a few. Brad holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics and a Bachelor of Science degree in international business management from Pepperdine University, as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in applied sciences math from Academie de Grenoble.
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