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LEARN THE SECRETS TO CROWDFUNDING YOUR RESTAURANT, ART PROJECT, OR START-UP IDEA.

Build an agency level campaign at a fraction of the cost with our personalized coaching classes.

 
 

PLINTH ACADEMY IS A SET OF  1 on 1 CLASSES THAT use STEP-BY-STEP instructions to HELP YOU create EFFECTIVE crowdfunding campaigns.

Developed by a team of seasoned San Francisco serial entrepreneurs, we designed these courses with the busy entrepreneur in mind. With courses designed to take about an hour, you can learn different crowdfunding secrets in the time it takes to you make spaghetti.

We'll teach you field-tested strategies to crowdfund your first food truck, your second restaurant, or your game changing start-up idea.

 
 
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$430,000+ raised

82% SUCCESS RATE

LEARN IN 6 DAYS

 
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Real People, Real Stories, Real Results.

 
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First Affordable Invisible Hearing Aid
$242,152 In 60 days / 373% funded

Adnan Shennib / iHear

Adnan Shennib was ready to launch his revolutionary hearing aid system. Plinth Academy strategies were used create a campaign that gave a hearing aid to someone in need for every hearing aid purchased and raised 373% of their $65,000 goal. Learn about the campaign.

 
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GrOw FROM 1 to 2 Stores
$33,452 IN 30 DAYS / 112% FUNDED

Andrew Chau & Bin Chen / Boba Guys

The Boba Guys grew from a pop-up to a popular tea shop.  Rather than risking their 1st location by borrowing money for a 2nd, they used Plinth Academy strategies to build a successful campaign that raised $15K of their $30K goal in the 1st week. Learn about the campaign.

 
Jessica Shi Tree of Life Yoga

Yoga dvd for back pain and spine health
$21,385 IN 30 DAYS / 107% FUNDED

Jessica Shi / Tree Of Life Yoga

Jessica Shi wanted to create a Yoga DVD that would educate people about what goes on in your spine and how to take better care of it. Plinth Academy strategies were used to help her get 50% of her funding the very 1st day . Learn about the campaign.

Food Truck to 1st Brick and Mortar
$36,995 In 30 Days / 123% Funded

Jason Angeles / FK Frozen Custard

Jason wanted to grow his FK Frozen Custard business from a food truck into his 1st brick and mortar location.  Instead of borrowing the money, he turned to the strategies taught in the Plinth Academy to successfully raise $37K in 30 days. Learn more about the campaign.

 
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EXPANDING THEIR RESTAURANT
$30,020 IN 30 DAYS / 135% FUNDED

Yuka Loroi & Kris Toliao / Cassava

Cassava had recently turned from a café into a full restaurant and wanted to use crowdfunding to expand further. The young couple used strategies taught in the Plinth Academy to raise $10K more than their $20K goal to complete their vision. Learn about the campaign.

 
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POP-UP DINNER SERIES
$11,204 IN 30 DAYS / 112% FUNDED

Chef Tim Luym / Eastern Addition

Tim Luym wanted to create a pop-up dinner series to highlight the talented underground chefs of SF's hidden gems. He used strategies taught in the Plinth Academy to crowdfund the upfront costs and build a buzz that sold out every dinner. Learn about the campaign.

 
 
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PERSONALIZED EXPERT CONSULTING

 

we'll guide you THROUGH EVERY STEP OF BUILDING YOUR CAMPAIGN.

With our coaching services, we tailor our courses to your needs with LIVE 1 on 1 classes. On top of that, we’ll be there to provide project management, follow-up sessions and guidance specific to your project to help ensure it's success.

 
 
 

PERSONALIZED CLASSES

Six, LIVE 1 hr customized courses to designed to build your campaign with our proven methodology. 

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PROJECT MANAGEMENT 

We’ll help you organize all your efforts so your campaign goes off without a hitch.

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FOLLOW-UP COACHING

Eight (or more), 1 hr sessions designed to advise your team through every step of creating a campaign.  

CAMPAIGN STRATEGY

Get specialized tactics on press, marketing, video, vendors and more.

 

 

Who is this for?

  • Entrepreneurs that need a push to get started.
  • Established companies with multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Projects that require specialized marketing tactics.
 

What you will get

  • Six, (30) min personalized courses to walk you through crowdfunding fundamentals
  • Eight, (1) hr one-one coaching sessions.
  • Strategic insight to point you in the right direction in-terms of vendors and partnerships.
  • A customized project plan specific to your project using Asana.