IQU2 Financing Strategies and Partnerships
IQU2 not only provides collaboration platforms, mentorship through IQU2Connect and educational tools for idea architects through IQU, it also provides networks and strategies for raising financial support. Rather than relying on one strategy of platform, IQU2 provides strategies and expertise on how to explore and use all possible financing strategies including:
Crowdfunding: Kickstarter, Kiva, Crowdrise etc.
Foundations: Ewing Marion Kaufmann
National governmental funding
International organization funding
Universities and Education Institutions: Simon Fraser University, University of British Columbia, McGill University, BCIT
Canadian Government: Employment training
BC Government: Employment Training
Online Education: Kham Academy, Udacity etc.
United Nations Development Program
Canadian Venture Capital Association
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation, 3
Businesses: VanCity, Coast Capital,
NGOs: Kiva, Crowdrise etc.
Scholarship and Awards: for Local and Global Idea Architects
University Certificate Program: Short Course, Modules and Certificate in Idea Architecture
IQU2 High School Projects: Earning Credit for IQU2 Collaboration and Mentorship
IQU2 Conferences and Talks: Idea Architecture and Architects