How to Crowd Fund a Million Dollars

Learn how to raise money online with crowdfunding, using techniques that have yielded millions of dollars in 30 days.
  • Lectures 9
  • Video 1 Hours
  • Skill level all level
  • Languages English
  • Includes Lifetime access
    30 day money back guarantee!
    Available on iOS and Android
    Certificate of Completion

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Course Description

Want to crowd fund a million dollars fast? Learn how SMART entrepreneurs raise capital FAST using crowdfunding platforms.


Lili Balfour has advised over 100 companies, who have gone on to raise over $200 million from investors around the world. She is the author of Master the Finance Game, a Wall Street Journal Guest Mentor, a contributor at Fox Business News, a blogger for The Huffington Post, a guest contributor for HuffPost Live, and a guest lecturer at UC Berkeley.


How to Crowd Fund a Million Dollars is a concise guide to quickly launching an effective million dollar campaign. This course pulls from research conducted on successful campaigns and first hand experience.

Learn how entrepreneurs exceeded funding goals by 300% to 1,000%.

What are the requirements?

  • Basic computer skills

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Over 9 lectures and 45 mins of content!
  • Create a contact list full of influencers who believe in your vision
  • Develop relationships with key media contacts who will help you promote your campaign and your business
  • Execute a campaign that will bring in the most amount of money in the smallest amount of time.

What is the target audience?

  • Any entrepreneur who wants to bring non-dilutive capital to their venture.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee

Forever yours.
Lifetime access

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Desktop, iOS and Android

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Certificate of completion


Section 1: Contact List: It's all about who you know

Create your list of bloggers quickly using a simple scraper and Google docs

Section 1
1 question
Section 2: Messaging: Storytelling at its best

The art of perfecting your message. Review top funded projects for Kickstarter and Indiegogo in external resources.

Section 2
1 question
Section 3: Campaign Management: It's a marathon, not a sprint
How to Keep Your Campaign Momentum Going
Section 3
1 question
Section 4: Resources to Create the Optimal Campaign

We use to scrap data and create our contact list.

Financial Budget
Video Production
Graphic Designers
Virtual Assistants
Section 4
1 question
Section 5: How to Crowd Fund a Million Dollars - Spreecast Session
LIve Broadcast

Instructor Biography

Finance for Entrepreneurs , Join our global community of over 10,000 entrepreneurs.

Finance for Entrepreneurs was created by Lili Balfour, founder of Atelier Advisors and author of Master the Finance Game.

To date, she has served over 10,000 entrepreneurs, from Silicon Valley to Dubai, via online courses and in-person workshops, from SF Hacker News to American Express CEO BootCamp. Her work has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Fox Business News, and Forbes.

Lili spent over 15 years in investment banking (technology and healthcare) and investment management before creating Atelier Advisors, a firm that provides strategic and financial advisory services to early-stage companies. To date, she has helped over 100 early-stage companies raise over $200 million.

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    • Arne Polman

    Some nice tips, but over all not impressed.

    My big problem with this course is that you should have 30% of your goal being fulfilled by friends and family. In case you want to raise a million (as title suggests) that means $300K on the first day. By friends and family. I'm not sure which silver spoon raised her, but I don't have friends and family that can fork up that amount in a day.

    • J.E. Gamble

    Good info

    let's see how much money I raise.

    • Mike Newton

    Great Resource For Those Seeking Crowdfunding!

    This course gives a good breakdown of the necessary steps to increase the success rate of obtaining crowdfunding the right way. Lili also provides some useful resources for proper campaign management and finance tips.

    • Cathy Presland

    Loved the resources especially!

    More great stuff from financing expert Lili Balfour! If you want your crowd-funding campaign to be a success you have to work it. And what Lili does in this course is give us the exact step-by-step approach to doing that. I especially loved the resources, email templates and examples that Lili gives throughout the course. And the quizzes -- won't give too much away but great fun!

    • Michelle Zaffino

    Excellent Course

    “How to Crowd Fund a Million Dollars really took my campaign to the next level.”—Michelle Z. from In the

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