Introducing the Crowdfund Better Certified Advisor® Program

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We’re reimagining crowdfunding education by empowering small business advisors with the tools they need to speak confidently with their clients about crowdfunding as an access-to-capital tool. Join us in our mission to unlock community capital for small business!

Crowdfund Better Certified Advisors® will be able to:

  • Speak confidently about crowdfunding access-to-capital options
  • Assess which clients are a good fit for crowdfunding 
  • Assist clients in identifying reasonable campaign goals and timelines
  • Recommend additional training to increase chances of success
  • Learn how to support clients using tools already in your toolbox

Here’s a glimpse of what’s inside this first-of-its-kind program:

  • Access to the Crowdfund Better Advisor Training Portal®
  • 8 online training courses including videos and PDFs
  • Downloadable worksheets to use with clients
  • Monthly live webinars plus access to past webinars and additional crowdfunding resources
  • Community networking to connect with and learn from peers
  • Certificate, Digital Badge and listing in the Crowdfund Better Certified Advisor® Directory

For more details read the Certified Advisor FAQ

“I see crowdfunding as a critically important aspect
of SBDC client advising going forward, and want to be one
of the in-house experts on the topic both for my clients
and for other advisors and regional partners.”

Neil Miller, Senior Business Advisor
Onondaga SBDC, New York
Participant in the January 2023 Training Cohort

Add crowdfunding to your advisor
access-to-capital toolkit

About Your Instructor:

Kathleen Minogue is a recognized leader in the crowdfunding industry for her pioneering work in crowdfunding education. She is the creator of The Crowdfund Better Process®, the first crowdfunding technical assistance curriculum built to increase campaign success while strengthening business fundamentals. Kathleen is delighted to bring this specialized training to her fellow advisors.

Kathleen Minogue

Wanna dip your toe into learning more about crowdfunding?
Check out our free business advisor webinar series below!

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Did you miss our live October 10, 2023, webinar?

Watch the replay here!


Did you miss our December 5th, 2023, webinar in our series for business advisors?

Watch the replay here!

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Miss our February 6, 2024, webinar for business advisors?

Register here to watch the replay!

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