Quick-Start Shoreline on Tuesday Feb 17: Crowdfunding

Monday, February 16, 2015

Join the business community at Quick-Start on Tuesday February 17, 2015 from 12:00 to 1:30pm at Shoreline City Hall, 17500 Midvale Avenue N. for the third of a four part series that will continue throughout the year.

Quick-Start Shoreline is presented by Shoreline Community College Small Business Accelerator and the City of Shoreline. These workshops are designed to be helpful for start-up, existing or potential business owners. Sessions are free and open to the public. Feel free to bring a brown bag lunch. 

How to run a successful crowdfunding campaign

The City of Shoreline is the fortunate home of The Rat City Rollergirls league located at 190th and Aurora. 

Hot off of their wildly successful crowdfunding campaign, our QuickStart Shoreline speaker this Tuesday is the Chairwoman of the Rat City Rollergirls, Jamian Smith, also known as Vex Factor. 

She will share her experience with running a "gofundme" campaign as well as tips, tricks and fundraising best practices including:

  • The importance of your brand and community relationships in driving a fundraiser
  • Choosing your messaging and value proposition
  • Building a compelling ask 
  • Answering to your donors and following up 

Jamian Smith, Arcana Solutions
aka Vex Factor

Jamian Smith, also known as Vex Factor, is the Chairwoman of the Board of Directors for the Rat City Rollergirls, the premier women’s flat track roller derby league in the Seattle, Washington metropolitan area, and a new fixture in the Shoreline community. She is a seasoned business professional with over 15 years of experience in business operations, marketing, and strategy in leading companies such as Eastman Kodak, Sears, Expedia, Amazon, and Microsoft. 

She is also an entrepreneur who runs Arcana Solutions, a boutique consulting firm that specializes in new startup support, existing business turnarounds, and graceful business exits.

She is an angel investor member of the Seattle Keiretsu Forum, and as a certified Six Sigma Black Belt and Lean Kaizen Master, she is a key member of and contributor to the operational process improvement and quality management business communities in Seattle. 


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