"Crowd Funding: An Enormous Opportunity at Your Fingertips"
November 18, 2015 * 2:00 - 3:30 Eastern Time
“The [amount of] buzz, or word of mouth is a powerful weapon that researchers and academics can utilize”
- Anindya Ghose, New York University Stern School of Business
Crowdfunding presents enormous opportunity for University stakeholders, including students, alumni, faculty, and community members. Crowdfunding is an alternative funding source that several Institutions are using, or thinking about using, to fund a variety of research projects. Unlike traditional funding sources, Crowdfunding capitalizes on the use of social media and communication.
This 90 minute webinar will give you the information you need to begin or strengthen your institution’s Crowd Funding efforts.
Webinar participants will gain:
- an understanding what is crowd funding and how Universities are utilizing crowd funding
- an understanding the risks and benefits or crowdfunding
- crowd funding best practices
Participants receive 1.5 hours of Continuing Education Credits - .15 CEUs
Lisa Mosley* is the Executive Director of Research Operations for Arizona State University. In this role, she oversees the Office for Research and Sponsored Projects Administration, Fiscal Oversight and Research Advancement Services. She also works with the University's various Colleges and Schools to build an enterprise-wide infrastructure designed to support their unique research needs, as well as serves as a liaison and advocate for departmental administrators campus wide.
Natasha Chopp is the Research Development and Marketing Manager in the Vice President for Research Office at Michigan Technological University. Ms. Chopp received both her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Master of Business Administration at Michigan Tech. Ms. Chopp is currently working on her Master of Science in Data Science and expects to graduate in the spring of 2017. She was the project leader for Superior Ideas, Michigan Tech's internally developed crowdfunding platform, which she now manages.
Patience Graybill Condellone is a Grant Analyst in the Office of Sponsored Research Services at Washington University in St. Louis. Ms. Graybill Condellone specializes in proposal review, compliance oversight, and sponsor correspondence. She previously served as a pre-award administrator at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Ms. Graybill Condellone has been active in NCURA for 7 years and is currently serving as a Region IV board member. Her publications in NCURA Magazine include articles on topics related to internal funding program data and the development crowdfunding policies and procedures.