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CrowdIt CEO Teaches ‘Crowdfunding 101′ as Part of SCORE Springfield Area Small Business Week

May 8, 2013

Graf teaches use of crowdfunding techniques to raise money for startups or established businesses

SPRINGFIELD, Mo., May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ –

    Who:     Jason Graf

             Co-Founder and CEO



              Graf is the founder and concept-creator of CrowdIt. He has more than 13 years of experience in business and finance, and has been awarded and recognized by multiple colleagues, organizations and publications. Based
              in America's heartland of Springfield, MO, CrowdIt is the crowdfunding site for believers of the New American Dream. Its crowdfunding site goes beyond just funding great ideas, but focuses on supporting success
              through peer and expert advisory support, business networking and sharing of best practices and knowledge. Please visit (www.crowdit.com).

    What:    "Crowdfunding 101 - What is it, How it Works and Who Can Use it"

              The JOBS Act signed into law last year permits use of crowdfunding techniques to raise money for startups or established businesses. CrowdIt CEO Jason Graf will lead the educational workshop, review the various types
              of crowdfunding opportunities and reveal helpful tips and tricks for success. For example, Graf will explain the different types of incentives, key considerations for setting a funding goal, strategies in tapping a
              network of professionals for support and other key variables important to a successful crowdfunding campaign.

    When:    Thursday, May 9, 2013 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (CDT)

    Where:   VR Business Sales

             Springfield-Branson Office

             5505 N 17th St.

             Ozark, MO. 65721

    Share:   CEO Graf of #CrowdIt @DontJustDreamIt teaching #crowdfunding 101 at @SpgfSCORE Small #Business Week on May 9 http://www.springfieldchamber.com/fileadmin/sacc/home/news/awards/2013_Small_Business_Events.pdf

    Contact: To register for this presentation or others at Springfield Area Small Business Week, visit www.SpringfieldSCORE.org.  The cost is $25 per person.

             Media Contact:

             Terri Douglas

             Catapult PR-IR

             O: 303-581-7760, ext. 18

             M: 303-808-6820


Source: PR Newswire