It’s no doubt that crowdfunding platforms like Kickstarter have helped plenty of entrepreneurs realise their ideas and bring great new products into the world.
Singapore-based We The People (WTP), the world’s first and only crowdfunding retail chain and startup accelerator platform, further supports these creators by giving people a chance to experience their products in real life.
To date, they have brought more than 200 brands to the public through online and brick-and-mortar stores in Singapore, Malaysia, Korea and the United States.
“WTP is rapidly expanding its channels to help startups leapfrog into new markets. Our most exciting breakthrough is going to be the launch of a WTP store in the heart of California’s Silicon Valley,” said Ryan, Co-Founder of WTP.
Come 8 February 2020, WTP will be holding its inaugural Asia event series, For Creators, By Creators (FCBC), at The Hive, Lavender in Singapore.
The event is designed to provide networking opportunities for entrepreneurs, and to help creators who have successfully crowdfunded a product idea to make their global launch.
This will be their sixth event after successful runs in Boston, St Louis, Las Vegas and New York.
For Creators, By Creators: From Crowdfunding to Global Launching is set to be their largest event till date, featuring more than 130 of “the most successfully crowdfunded companies” and industry experts who will be there to mentor new creators in Singapore.
Some of FCBC’s speakers and panelists include:
- Julia Xu, Head Of Staff of Alibaba North America, and Founder of Tink Knit
- Ramiro Gomez, Co-Founder, ALPAKA (raised more than $1.4 million on Kickstarter and Indiegogo)
- Aditya Batura, Co-Founder, Potato Pirates (raised $258,000 with over 5,000 backers on Kickstarter)
- Maria Ishii, Cross Border Business Development, CAMPFIRE (Japan’s largest crowdfunding platform)
- Suzy Im, Vice President, Tribal Vision Worldwide
- Nison Chan, Co-Founder, Head of Purchasing, We The People
- Edward Fitzpatrick, Co-Founder & CEO, ILO Exchange
According to WTP, attendees will learn how to take the first step in launching their own ideas, and how to use crowdfunding to bring their ideas to scale fast, with lower risks and fixed costs.
While there’s usually a general admission charge of $79, FCBC is now offering tickets at 50% off with the promo code “P50” until 31 January 2020.
WTP will also be taking in registrations at the event for brands that want to be featured in their Silicon Valley store, set to open on 5 March 2020. So if you’re a creator looking to go global, this will be a great opportunity to grab!
Interested parties can find out more about FCBC and register here.
Featured Image Credit: We The People