Is crowd funding an option in a university setting?

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Crowd sourced funding is a popular way for those seeking funds to finance their creative projects or business ideas. Before you embark down the crowd sourcing route, there are a number of issues you need to consider, such as compliance with specific laws, tax implications and Intellectual Property (IP) protection.

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This seminar, to be presented by Scott Chamberlain, CEO of Chamberlains Law Firm and including a case study by Dr Clare Holleley, will outline what preparation you need to do to ensure your crowd sourcing venture doesn't end up with you in court and your brilliant idea stolen by someone else.  What you will learn:

• How to comply with Australian fundraising law
• How to protect your IP
• Tax implications for crowd sourced funds
• Gift or profit share? - finding the best model for you