Secrets to Crowdfunding, Kim Kaselionis | TSP060

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Episode Summary

Kimberly Kaselionis is the Founder and Managing Partner at Breakaway Funding, a private business investment firm. She has more than 25 years of senior executive experience in the community bank and investment management industry. Kimberly has a wealth of knowledge on how to proof your idea and get funding from your customers.

What Was Covered

  • 03:00 – How did Kimberly get started in this space?
  • 03:45 – Are entrepreneurs born or are they made?
  • 04:25 – Why did Kimberly leave the banking industry?
  • 06:00 – What were some of the surprises when Kimberly launched Breakaway Funding?
  • 07:05 – What kind of challenges did Kimberly face? Kimberly talks about her business revenue model.
  • 09:00 – Kimberly will be a moderator at the Global Alternative Funding conference.
  • 13:20 – Kimberly discusses some of the benefits of crowd funding.
  • 14:30 – What does a typical day look like for Kimberly at Breakaway Funding?
  • 17:35 – Kimberly shares one more example of why crowd funding is so great.
  • 20:15 – We are no longer living in a time where we get to benefit at your expense.
  • 20:45 – Kimberly shares tips on how to get people emotionally engaged with your vision/pitch.
  • 22:30 – Remember, the confused mind always says no.
  • 23:10 – We do need time to read books, so read a bad novel and relax! It’s okay to take a time out.


Links Mentioned

Judy Robinett’ Website
Breakaway Funding
4th Annual Global Alternative Funding Forum Addresses State Of The Art Options – Los Angeles
Kim Kaselionis on Linkedin
Breakaway Funding on Twitter
Kim Kaselionis on Twitter
Startup Seed Funding for the Rest of US by Mike Belsito

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