The Business of Learning Speaker Series showcases leading experts discussing new approaches to the challenges you face. Each interactive event includes a networking reception, an insightful presentation from a prominent business leader and Carlson School faculty member, and a question-and-answer session. We invite you to come for the learning, and stay for the networking.

  • Crowdfunding: Data-Driven Insights

    Gordon Burtch

    Tuesday, April 18, 2017
    5:30-6:15 p.m. Check-in/Networking
    6:15-7:30 p.m. Presentation




    Gordon Burtch
    Assistant Professor, Information & Decision Sciences

    Discover how businesses can best leverage crowdfunding to raise money, test products and ideas, and seek customer feedback. Join crowdfunding expert Gordon Burtch to learn more about:

    • The crowdfunding industry
    • The different flavors of crowdfunding
    • The size of the market
    • Reward-based crowdfunding
    • Examples of how larger organizations can use these reward-based markets to accomplish business goals
    • Data analytics
    • And more

    Burtch will also share an overview of his research findings, and explain why a solid understanding of data analysis is needed to achieve results.

    Carlson School of Mangement
    Executive Center, Room 2-206