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2014-03-18 23:30:35

The creator of The Original Profender has developed the “ProHand,” an economical training device designed to help basketball players of all ages (grade school, high school, college, etc.) to become better shooters. A Kickstarter campaign has been started to help fund the development of the product, due to be on the market by June. (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 In order to fund the development of the ProHand, The Original Profender creator, Tony Devine, has started a Kickstarter campaign...

2014-03-18 23:28:42

ANEIROS Child Seat Safety System gains U.S. House Of Congress support. 30 day, $500,000 crowd funding campaign launched on IndieGoGo to help convert prototype into reality. Miami, FL (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 One child dies every 10 days after being left behind in a hot car. Automotive designer Dennis Aneiros seeks to bring an end to these tragedies via a 30 day, $500,000 ANEIROS crowd funding campaign launched on IndieGoGo. Shortly after being granted a full U.S. Patent for the ANEIROS...

2014-03-18 23:20:55

Jonny IV (http://www.jonnyiv.com), a new men’s fashion brand targeting guys 18-25, releases a funny Kickstarter video that is a refreshing change from the serious, idealistic campaigns that dominate the crowdfunding site. The video features a model named Jonny, who gives cutting advice to the average Joe viewer, while also introducing their new brand and tee. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 “We wanted to make something that stood out from the crowd of cookie-cutter, feel-good...

2014-03-18 08:25:22

From Barcelona comes a high-impact short film proposal by the young director Carlos Albero. The project, produced by Mad House, tells the story of Lucky, a young Nigerian immigrant who pays a gang to take him from his country to Europe BARCELONA, Spain, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The short, which is gathering financial support through crowdfunding, brings the viewer into the story through the eyes of the protagonist. A first-person experience of the hell many immigrants go...

2014-03-17 23:03:07

Using their PROVEN CREATIVE® principles, MicroArts Creative Agency helps launch new wearable technology brand Healbe GoBe™ on Indiegogo. From research, strategic brand positioning, product naming, product and logo design and website development, MicroArts Creative Agency does it all and can help launch your brand too. Portsmouth, New Hampshire (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 MicroArts Creative Agency uses their PROVEN CREATIVE® principles to help the Healbe™ Corporation...

2014-03-17 12:29:50

New Partnership Combines Fairfax's Highly Accurate Imaging Solution with Lionbridge's Business Process Crowdsourcing Solutions WALTHAM, Mass. and TAMPA, Fla., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lionbridge Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: LIOX) and Fairfax Imaging, Inc. today jointly introduced a software and services solution that allows state and municipal governments to significantly improve tax processing accuracy and reduce associated time and costs. The solution integrates Fairfax...

2014-03-17 08:27:52

Next Generation Platform Offers Its "Dreamers" Access to Industry's Only Crowd-Powered Project Search(TM), Cross-Platform Analytics and Social Currency NEW YORK, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Crowdfunding4All (CF4ALL.com), the industry's only crowd-powered project search and support network, and CrowdIt (www.crowdit.com), the first company to bring business networking and support services into the crowdfunding experience, today announced that CrowdIt has joined CF4ALL's network as...

2014-03-15 23:00:50

Crowdfunding attorney Kendall Almerico's column "Will Equity Crowdfunding Laws Be the Death of Kickstarter?" tackles the common misconception that the JOBS Act and equity crowdfunding laws will have a negative effect on Kickstarter and other rewards-based platforms. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) March 15, 2014 Crowdfunding lawyer Kendall Almerico's column "Will Equity Crowdfunding Laws Be the Death of Kickstarter?" tackles the common misconception that the JOBS Act and...

2014-03-14 08:24:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The launch of WikiBusiness.org in association with Wikipedia on January 7 this year, gave a completely new dimension to the digital information available for businesses, professionals and companies. Using the Wiki framework of crowd sourced aggregated and verified information, this is by far the most credible encyclopaedia for businesses all over the world. Its association with Wikipedia brings it the credibility as the world's...

2014-03-13 23:04:33

Fundable.com has acquired LaunchRock.com, the premiere tool for launching startups online, with over 100 thousand launches and 10 million users. Columbus, Ohio (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Fundable.com, a business crowdfunding platform, has acquired LaunchRock.com, a tool used by early stage startup companies and entrepreneurs preparing to launch their businesses. The combined companies will make it easier for entrepreneurs to create businesses, by connecting business ideas to business...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'