PROFILE #004: JOHN T. TRIGONIS, Storymaker & Crowdfunding Zen Master


In this episode titled Crowdfunding Your Passion to Profit, we brought on EIGHTY's very own Head of Distribution & Marketing John T. Trigonis who's also crowdfunding's Zen Master, Indiegogo's Film and Creative Campaign Strategist, and author of Crowdfunding for Filmmakers, to show you the "Way" to a successful campaign.

We also brought on Lloyd Ortuoste, owner of Jersey City's only banana pudding desserterie, Baonanas for a crowdfunding workshop. Lloyd ran a crowdfunding campaign via Kickstarter in August of last year to raise money for a new commercial kitchen. The campaign was unfortunately unsuccessful so they are planning to relaunch an Indiegogo campaign this spring and John critiqued his draft campaign and gave him strategies and tips on how to be successful in their second try.


This episode was recorded live in front of an audience on Jan 12, 2016 at &co in Jersey City, hosted by EIGHTY Magazine's Creative Director Marinell Montales with guest John T. Trigonis. Photos by Jose Melgarejo.

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