Rick Chen, Co-Founder and Director of Pozible:
Rick Chen is an entrepreneur and a social change-maker with a strong focus on new media design. He has a keen interested in web-based technology, user interface design and innovative ideas that change people’s behaviour.
After graduating from the University of Sydney with a Masters in Digital Media design, Rick co-founded Australia’s first crowdfunding platform Pozible which has helped lots of creative projects get off the ground.
What is Pozible?
Pozible is a crowdfunding platform and community-building tool for creative projects and ideas. It was developed to help people raise funds, realise their aspirations and make great things possible.Crowdfunding with Pozible is a way for motivated makers to access funding beyond ‘official’ channels by talking directly to switched-on consumers, fans, peers and like-minded strangers.
Whether you’re a part-time photographer, aspiring illustrator, avant-garde kazoo virtuoso or app-developing wizard, you can host your project on Pozible.
How does it work?
Pozible provides the platform for project creators to present their ideas to a connected audience, worldwide. If people love what you’re creating, they can support it by pledging money.In return, project creators offer rewards matched to the level of funding commitment.
Pozible can also be a gateway for discovering and supporting inspirational projects and thinkers directly. By becoming actively involved in bringing more attention to bold new ideas, art, products and the talented people who conceive them, project supporters become a vital part of a true creative community.
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