Corporate creator and product designer Brian Conti is bringing his A game to the Kickstarter community. This serial startup guy has launched seven Kickstarter campaigns with an incredible five fully funded projects. Today he’s on the podcast to share what he’s learned as an entrepreneur, inventor and designer and how aspiring founders everywhere can use crowdfunding to create businesses.

The bottleLoft Kickstarter Campaign

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Key Crowdfunding Takeaways

  • How to create a killer Kickstarter company while holding down a full time job
  • Why everyone has the opportunity to become an entrepreneur
  • The advantage the corporate world offers for designers
  • What are the attributes of an incredible product
  • Mistakes and challenges from failure
  • Why consecutive crowdfunding campaigns can lead to success
  • How take advantage of the Kickstarter afterlife in ecommerce
  • The power of repeat backers and supporters in crowdfunding
  • What happens when you’re running a successful Kickstarter campaign
  • The evolution of crowdfunding platforms over the years
  • Lessons learned from seven serious crowdfunding projects
  • Why visibility and marketing are critical and how to get customers to your campaign
  • What you need to know about Kickstarter stats and data
  • How pivot a product to a consumer product

Success Quotes

  • “Anyone who’s ever taken a shower has an idea. It’s the person who gets out of the shower, dries off and does something about it who makes a difference.” -Nolan Bushnell


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