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2014-03-04 23:25:14

The GateKeeper Chain, CoolCAD Electronics, LLC's newest product, has surpassed its Kickstarter goal. The focus will now turn to stretch goals and new product features. COLLEGE PARK, Md. (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 CoolCAD Electronics LLC, a University of Maryland-based electronics design company, beat the Kickstarter campaign goal for its new GateKeeper Chain in just eight days, company officials announced today. GK-Chain is a versatile Bluetooth Smart tracker that helps keep track of...

2014-03-04 12:29:05

Up to Six Innovators Will Earn Prize Money for Effective IoT Security Solutions SAN JOSE, Calif. and CLEVELAND, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cisco, the worldwide leader in networking, and NineSigma, a leading innovation company, announced the Cisco Security Grand Challenge: A Global Initiative to Secure the Internet of Things. Winners of the challenge will share up to $300,000 in prize money for innovations that help prevent attacks on Internet-connected devices. According to Cisco, the...

2014-03-03 23:27:40

In celebration of International Women’s Day on March 3, we are excited to announce the launch of a campaign to raise awareness for POWADA, the Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act, and to raise funds for the legal fees of a former NASA employee who has filed an age discrimination complaint (Agency Docket No. NCN-12-ARC-0014) against the agency. POWADA also expands the definition of retaliation under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. San Jose, California (PRWEB)...

2014-03-03 23:01:13

Device that offers professional quality light from pop-up flash garners far-reaching support. Los Angeles (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 Photographer and project creator Preston Vance launched his unique DSLR camera attachment on Kickstarter on January 24. Just over halfway through the crowdfunding campaign, Flekt has raised over $46,000 from almost 500 backers. Flekt reflects and diffuses the light from a DSLR camera’s pop-up flash to create professional quality light using a small attachment...

2014-03-02 23:00:57

Crowdfunding expert Kendall Almerico's crowdfunding column "Will Equity Crowdfunding Laws Be the Death of Kickstarter?" was published on Entrepreneur.com. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) March 02, 2014 Crowdfunding expert Kendall Almerico's crowd funding column "Will Equity Crowdfunding Laws Be the Death of Kickstarter?" was published today on Entrepreneur.com. "This article tackles the common misconception that the JOBS Act and equity crowdfunding laws will have a...

2014-03-01 23:02:40

A compelling documentary about mankind’s journey of self-discovery through science and consciousness, individual and planetary Rome, Italy (PRWEB) March 01, 2014 ‘Another World’ is a feature documentary about the journey of mankind to discover its true force and who they truly are, challenging the modern view of the world and reconsidering the world view and value systems of ancient societies such as the indigenous Americans. It is a quest through science and consciousness,...

2014-02-28 23:21:50

Easy Wi-Fi allocation solution for individuals, businesses connects devices waved over a small wall mount PANAMA CITY, Fla. (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 With less than 24 hours to go for Pylon’s Kickstarter campaign, it’s last call for those interested in backing the product, a three-square-inch mat that discretely resides on a wall to provide Wi-Fi access to those with permission. Having garnered over $14,000 on Kickstarter, Pylon creator Chris Henseler is hoping for a big final push....

2014-02-28 12:29:32

Founder determined to open global higher education opportunities to more students HONG KONG, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In support of its efforts to empower international applicants to undergraduate university programs around the globe, Worldwide Scholar has officially announced its "Launch Dreams as Big as Our World by Funding the New WorldwideScholar.com" project on RocketHub. Worldwide Scholar is currently in the process of building tools that will allow high school...

2014-02-27 23:37:24

Collaaj Introduces Widget That Can be Embedded into 3rd Party Websites to Capture Videos, Screencasts & Drawings (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Tokyo-based HR service company Pasona Tech, Inc. (http://www.pasonatech.co.jp), creator of crowdsourcing platform Job-Hub (http://www.jobhub.jp), announces its collaboration with Collaaj, an enterprise video company in Silicon Valley. Job-Hub is a Japanese crowdsourcing platform that is very similar to U.S.-based platforms Elance and oDesk. Job-Hub...

2014-02-27 12:31:29

Crowdfunding as a Service Changes How Startups Prepare to Seek Funding SAN DIEGO, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- San Diego entrepreneurs will now have a new way to quickly launch their companies via rewards-based crowdfunding with the arrival of Velocity Growth, the new Crowdfunding as a Service (CaaS) company. Velocity Growth is the purpose-built crowdfunding services company for startup founders who seek capital to launch by leveraging rewards-based funding models. The company...