Special Program: Tell Your Story on LinkedIn: Using LinkedIn to Reach Donors and Investors
Thursday, January 26, 2017 11:00 am
In-person | New York, NY
Check-in: 10:30 am
Are you raising funds for a nonprofit, or capital for a business? Have you neglected to use LinkedIn as part of your work? Think again! This workshop is designed to help you uncover the funding possibilities of the world’s premier online professional networking site. Participants will learn how to tell their organization’s story on LinkedIn, and obtain funding from impact investors, foundations, and corporations, and even establish their own LinkedIn connections.
Participants will also learn how to:
- Acquire grants, debt, and equity funding from investors on LinkedIn
- Crowdfund campaigns and capital to launch business or nonprofit plans
- Secure corporate sponsorships and grants from corporate foundations
- Recruit clients, donors, change ambassadors, and strategic partners
- Turn challenging stories into funding opportunities
- Tell your organization’s story and activate your tribe on LinkedIn
About the Presenter: Gbenga Ogunjimi
As an international social entrepreneur, impact investor, and life coach, Gbenga is the CEO at GO Global Inc., a leadership consulting and investment firm. He applies his wealth of experience in social enterprise, philanthropy and international service as a bridge builder - bridging the gap of access that enables leaders to make an imprint on the global stage. Gbenga's international platforms such as the Social Enterprise World Forum, and his Tell Your Story series has reached several of profit and nonprofit organizations nationwide. He pioneered and led the Atlas Corps Nonprofit Management Series, a leadership program for the best nonprofit leaders serving top organizations like UN Foundation, Susan G Komen and American Express Foundation. He has received global recognition for his work and impact. He is a proud Atlas Corps Alum in the United States, a Global Young Social Entrepreneurs Fellow in Malaysia, and a Cordes/Opportunity Collaboration Fellow in Mexico. Gbenga makes his investments through The GO Foundation, Broad Street Fund and LDI Africa.