A Silicon Valley native, Alex spent the last three years building and encouraging the field of social entrepreneurship in Sweden through his position with Reach for Change, where he had the pleasure of running an incubator for leading Swedish social entrepreneurs, helping them scale their organizations and their impact.

He co-founded and now advises the crowdfunding site, which has supported the launch of over 600 social ventures and has raised over $6 Million for social change projects. He's spoken to groups about social entrepreneurship at Universities, Businesses and even the White House and has written on social innovation for Fast Company, The Guardian and others.

Prior to StartSomeGood, he hosted a podcast for Ashoka and conducted research on the intersection of new media and politics.

He graduated with a B.A. in Geography and Political Science from UCLA and a Master of Public Policy from Georgetown University.

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Crowdfunding 101

Alex Budak

Before your launch your crowdfunding campaign, make sure you are set-up for success!

Alex co-founded the crowdfunding site which has helped over 600 organizations raise over $6 Million in 50+ countries . And he’s excited to share all of the lessons he’s learned with you.

How much should you try to raise? What rewards should you offer? Which platform should you use? Do you need a video?

Bring all of the questions you have and Alex will be happy to give you the advice you need to make sure you reach and surpass your goal!

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