How to Fund Your Fashion Business

Alternative Methods You Definitely  Need to Consider

Have Control Over How Your Run Your Fashion Business.

The only way to do this is to get the money you need to run the business you love.

Funding your fashion business requires a lot of research and access to experts who can answer your questions and offer advice.

You need to know the best ways to get your hands on some money, right?

Well, clear your calendar! How to Fund Your Fashion Business is happening on Feb 24th and you're invited!

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Here's The Problem

- You don’t where to start.
- Figuring out how to get angel investors remains a mystery.
- You have no idea what other options there could possibly be for you.

Here's the Solution

- Join communities and attend events like "How to Fund Your Fashion Business" to connect with experts you can learn from and engage in a meaningful dialogue with to help you pave a roadmap for getting your initial funding in the door.

- Be open to learning about alternative and creative funding methods you didn’t even know existed or were not sure if they were right for you.

- Foster business relationships and mentorships.

Here's What'll You'll Learn

- How to know if your fashion business is ready to seek funding.
- What it takes to be successful in your quest for funding.
- How to use four unique funding methods to raise money.

The Experts

Ana Caracaleanu

Founder/CEO, Luevo

Luevo is on the leading edge of fashion, building the first product-based crowdfunding platform for fashion designers. 

Sal Lahoud

Co-founder, Pave

Pave turns the talent of motivated, rising professionals in any field into a monetized, investable asset to the benefit of investors and the talented people themselves.

Joan Costello

Director of Merchant Relations, Plum Alley

Plum Alley is the destination site where women entrepreneurs and innovators succeed with crowdfunding, commerce and experts.

Carol Pak

Director of Innovator Relations, Plum Alley

Plum Alley is the destination site where women entrepreneurs and innovators succeed with crowdfunding, commerce and experts.

Theresa Hubbard 

Program Associate for Fiscal Sponsorship, Fractured Atlas

Fractured Atlas is 

a national organization that supports folks at every level of the cultural ecosystem. That includes individual artists - and art organizations- from one-person outfits to the biggest of the big.

The Schedule


Welcome! Nibble on snacks and get to know fellow designers and industry professionals before the panel of experts takes the "stage".


Grab a seat, pull out your tablet, and get ready to learn! The panel of experts will be sharing all kinds of amazing info.


Have your questions ready! And let them fly. 


Get specific. After the informative discussion and group questions, you'll have the opportunity to talk to experts one-on-one.


Head on home with a noggin full of fresh knowledge and a new sense of excitement and determination for your business!

See you there!

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