Lunch and Lead Boise, Small Business Basics: What You Need to Know

Crowdfunding 101

Wednesday, September 17 | 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM | Water Center

The ability to raise start-up funds from a large number of investors via an online portal is a new tool in business finance. In this presentation, you will learn: 

  • What is crowdfunding? 
  • How is crowdfunding regulated? 
  • When is crowdfunding the right option for your business? 
  • What are the first steps to start crowdfunding? 

About the Presenter

Wendy Gerwick CoutureWendy Gerwick Couture, Associate Professor of Law

Wendy Gerwick Couture is an Associate Professor at the University of Idaho College of Law in Boise. She previously served as an Assistant Professor at St. Mary’s University School of Law in San Antonio, Texas; as an Associate at Carrington, Coleman, Sloman & Blumenthal, LLC in Dallas, Texas; and as a Law Clerk to the Honorable Barbara M. G. Lynn, United States District Court, Northern District of Texas.  Wendy earned her J.D., summa cum laude, from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law and her B.A., summa cum laude, from Duke University.