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Crowdfunding - A First Experience

The BSidesVancouver Kickstarter was run from January 21, 2014 through February 7, 2014, was successfully funded and made a major contribution to our event.  Hopefully this blog post helps people who are considering running a kickstarter project!

In 2013 Darren and I ran the first BSidesVancouver event, on a shoe-string budget, with the help of some awesomely flexible and helpful sponsors and volunteers.  I may or may not have sold a kidney to help cover costs...

The thing that was really awesome is that on more than one occasion I had people at the event try to give me money ...