Moving Forward When You Reach Your Funding Target
In This Chapter
Getting prepared to receive the funds
Showing appreciation to your crowd
Taking the first steps post-funding
Leveraging your crowd’s talents
Heading into the second year of business
Reaching out for more crowd funding
When you hit your funding target, you should definitely take time to celebrate. Not every campaign is successful, so success means that you’ve done some great work on your business plan and your pitch.
Of course, the celebration can’t last too long (and definitely can’t be funded by your campaign investments!). With dollars committed to your venture, you need to get to work to prove that investors made a great choice by supporting you. The task before you is to put concept into practice — to turn all your ideas, research, and business planning into a tangible reality.
In this chapter, we start ...