Our Education Partners provide their know-how, technical training & experience as well as their heart-centered desire to inform clients how to do better for their business or project. We are proud to have known, worked and collaborated with these individuals on multiple campaigns and initiatives. They are our go-to experts in the field to provide you with the best educational tools and support services to assist you in learning the skills & tools you will need to connect with your network more authentically and with trackable results. But these relationships aren’t sales funnels to pad each other’s wallets. They provide unique and honest assistance at a fair price with our clients’ best interests and results in the forefront of their mind.
Tim Wright is Director and Co-founder of twintangibles, a Scottish-based management consultancy that helps organizations create value through accessing the crowd economy. A leading thinker and practitioner on crowdfunding Tim provides expert insight to a wide range of organizations and his clients include the OECD, European Commission, the Scottish Government, Scottish Enterprise, NHS24.
An expert in his field Tim is called upon for expert comment and insight by the media including TV, Radio and Print. A sought after speaker Tim has keynoted conferences across Europe, USA, India and New Zealand and is a visiting lecturer at a number of internationally regarded Universities including the Glasgow School of Art. Tim is author of both editions of The Scottish Crowdfunding Report, has contributed to many other international reports and papers on the crowdeconomy. He is co-author, with Daniela Castrataro, of “Crowdfunding – Come finanziarsi online.” and “Ideas to Reality” co-authored with John Reid.
Previously Tim has worked for Egon Zehnder International and McKinsey & Co and a number of other highly respected organizations. Amongst other things Tim likes beer and cricket, preferably at the same time.
Barry James of The Crowdfunding Center
Author of New Routes to Funding, recognized thought leader and one of the best-known names in crowdfunding, citizen entrepreneurship and the collaborative economy. Barry is a world leading Fintech expert with a deep background in data engineering, systems design and psychology. As a serial tech entrepreneur and researcher he has been consulted by FT, The Times, Reuters and the BBC and also writes for Business Zone, Real Business, Crowdfund Insider and The Bankless Times.
Cofounder & CEO of TheCrowdfundingCentre.com and CrowdDataCenter.com, the world’s largest repository of data on crowdfunds he has also played a leading role in reforming UK financial regulation to support innovation – a change now being emulated across the world and is a Visiting Fellow at the University of Portsmouth Business School.
Nate Wright of Small Biz Triage
Nate Wright helps small business owners by plotting and executing unapologetically human, data-driven campaigns. Since bootstrapping Small Biz Triage eight years ago, his team has written thousands of unique, high-converting emails across nearly every industry vertical, generating millions in new sales for their clients.
His active client list spans 11-countries and includes Carla Harris (Chairwoman of the National Women’s Business Council), Oren Klaff (Pitch Anything) and Pam Didner (Global Content Marketing).
Nate graduated from the United States Air Force Academy with a BS in English (yes, that’s apparently a thing) in ‘01 and spent several years pushing paperwork in and out of alleged war zones. He now lives with his stubborn 16-year old daughter and forgiving fiancee near San Diego, California.