Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced that Sarah Meister, a top executive of the popular crowdfunding site Indiegogo will speak during a meeting of the Nassau County Inventors and Entrepreneurs Club on Monday, February 27 from 7-9pm in the Ceremonial Chambers of the Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative Building, 1550 Franklin Ave, Mineola. Admission is Free.
“We hope this presentation will inspire our residents to turn their ideas into viable business products,” said County Executive Mangano. “Our talented residents are the County’s best resource for future economic growth.”
Indiegogo allows entrepreneurs to raise funds for projects through online campaigns aimed at potential customers in exchange for perks, such as early or discounted products, or other services. Indiegogo has been adding products and services for entrepreneurs that help them build complete businesses, from their initial concept all the way through to manufacturing the finished product.
As a hardware and design outreach manager at Indiegogo, Meister works with technology companies from around the world to bring their ideas to life. Before joining Indiegogo last year, she was head of projects at Vann Alexandra, a creative agency for crowdfunding campaigns, where she worked on over 30 campaigns with a variety of different clients across film, technology, design, and publishing. Prior to that she worked in post-production and live TV as well as freelance public relations, e-commerce, social media, and marketing. Meister is a graduate of The University of Puget Sound, where she received a bachelor's degree in history and a minor in sociology.
About the Nassau County Inventors and Entrepreneurs Club:The Nassau County Industrial Development Agency, County Executive Mangano and entrepreneur Brian Fried organized the Nassau County Inventors Club in 2012 to provide novice and seasoned entrepreneurs with networking and brainstorming opportunities in a safe and secure environment. With its primary goal of helping to turn ideas into action, the club aims to assist inventors in navigating the process while enabling its members the ability to tap into critical resources. Since its establishment, Nassau County Inventors and Entrepreneurs Club events have attracted more than 2,500 attendees. For more information call (516) 571-1945 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.