Karsten Wenzlaff is Crowdfunding Expert at the Institute for Communication in social Media. He is consulting companies and cultural institutions in the framework of the project “CrowdfundPort” supported by Interreg Central Europe. He is author of “The (Almost) Complete Guidebook to Crowdfunding)” to be released in May 2019. He has supported hundreds of companies in conducting successful Crowdfunding campaigns. He is author of the first study on Crowdfunding for the Creative Industries for the European Commission. Karsten Wenzlaff held workshops for Cultural Institutions for the German Goverment and the Creative Industry Agencies in Berlin, Brandenburg, Thuringia and Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.