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Where to Startup
First Steps and Crowdfunding

for the Alaska Entrepreneur, Innovator and Dreamer

This segment discusses first steps when starting out as an entrepreneur, including online tools available, making a pitch and crowd funding.

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Jon Bittner, Deputy Commissioner, Alaska Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development



  • Is now a good time to be an entrepreneur in rural Alaska?
  • What advantages do entrepreneurs in rural Alaska have? [01:19]
  • What online tools are available to entrepreneurs? [02:55]
  • What should be the first steps for an entrepreneur? [04:21]
  • What is a pitch? [06:14]
  • What is crowdfunding? [07:20]
  • Running a crowdfunding campaign [09:24]

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