Using KickStarter to Launch Social Enterprise Project


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Spencer Toyama, a Web & Tech Solutions Provider and Huffington Post contributor, was recently invited to be a keynote speaker for the monthly Envision Hawaii Social Enterprise meeting.

Toyama's group used Kickstarter to launch a project that brings perspective to human trafficking. He notes that Kickstarter is a great tool for any entrepreneur that has a product-based business because it "forces you into thinking through a lean methodology of launching your business."


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