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1Berkshire Director of Economic Development
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
1Berkshire Launches Second Year of GoFundU Crowdfunding Series
February 8th, 2023 – Berkshire County, MA – 1Berkshire, in partnership with Pittsfield Economic Revitalization Corporation and the Berkshire Innovation Center and with funding support from Massachusetts Growth Capital Corporation is excited to announce the launch of the second year of their popular GoFundU Crowdfunding Workshop and Technical Assistance series.
Kicking off on March 15th with three consecutive Wednesdays of workshops, this series will once again be presented by Laura Christensen, a high-impact crowdfunding campaign educator and consultant here in the Berkshires. With three distinct, focused sessions, this series will provide a valuable overview of crowdfunding models, opportunities, and best practices. Individuals who attend at least two (2) full sessions of the three-part series will also be eligible to receive up to two hours of one-on-one direct technical assistance support from Laura in the development and launch of their own crowdfunding campaigns.
Benjamin Lamb, 1Berkshire Director of Economic Development notes “We are so excited to bring this popular series back again for a second year with our dynamic partners. After seeing the high impact that last year’s series had we can’t wait to see how the series and direct support can bolster projects and businesses this time around.”
This series will be offered as a hybrid opportunity with in-person attendance at the Berkshire Innovation Center, as well as Zoom-based participation being made available. The workshops are free and open to the public, but registration is required. To learn more and to register, please visit https://1berkshire.com/1berkshire-programs/gofundu/
1Berkshire is a county-wide organization focused on economic development and promotion of the region as a preferred place to visit, to live, and to grow a business. It provides programs that connect businesses with each other and with potential customers and works to develop future leaders and support entrepreneurs. For more information, visit 1Berkshire.com.