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2014-01-24 12:22:46

Join the fun on Rockethub, and help Richard Spooner find his next super star!! LOS ANGELES, Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Richard Spooner, one of America's top riders, is raising money through Crowdfunding to raise money to purchase his next top Grand Prix horse. Nicknamed the 'Master of Faster', Richard Spooner is currently ranked 46th on the Longines World Rankings, which makes him the sixth best US ranked rider in the world. With over 100 Grand Prix victories, Spooner has...

2014-01-23 23:04:33

Crowdfunding expert Kendall Almerico, CEO of FundHub.biz, was ranked as the 17th most influential leader in the multi-billion dollar crowdfunding industry by VentureBeat. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 Crowdfunding expert Kendall Almerico was ranked as the 17th most influential leader in the multi-billion dollar crowdfunding industry by VentureBeat. "I am honored to be on such a prestigious list alongside Chairman of the SEC Mary Jo White, the founders of Kickstarter, Angel List...

2014-01-22 23:29:58

Apprintus launched its patented high-resolution, full-color Printed 3D Fine Art Indiegogo campaign at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. Park City, Utah (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Apprintus is offering the first of its kind Printed 3D Fine Art to crowdfunding contributors in an Indiegogo campaign launched at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. Contribution levels range from $5 to $5,000 and include various print sizes from 8” by 10” up to 30” by 40.” The...

2014-01-21 08:20:11

Student team vows: We will be First to the Moon UNIVERSITY PARK, Penn., Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Penn State's Lunar Lion team, the only university-led team in the Google Lunar XPRIZE competition, will go live with a crowdfunding campaign on RocketHub. The goal: to raise $406,536 toward the design and build of a prototype of its Lunar Lion moon lander that will land on the Moon by December 2015--the deadline for Google's Lunar XPRIZE. The campaign will run from January 20...

2014-01-15 23:25:15

WOXOM is pleased to announce the Kickstarter launch of the PocketShot, a portable smartphone accessory for mounting any phone in any case anywhere, which allows anyone to shoot much sharper video and stills. It folds up to stow easily in a pocket, yet goes together instantly to hold a phone when shooting or viewing videos. Portland, OR (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 WOXOM is pleased to announce the Kickstarter launch of the PocketShot, a portable smartphone accessory for mounting any phone in...

Hungarian Team Taking Big Steps For Google Lunar XPRIZE
2014-01-15 13:33:33

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A Hungarian team competing for the Google Lunar XPRIZE has completed a successful simulation of its rover mission. The Google Lunar XPRIZE is offering $40 million to the first private company that is able to land safely on the surface of the Moon. The competition also requires the rover to travel 1,600 feet above, below or on the Lunar surface, as well as send two videos or photos back to Earth. Team Puli said that during its...

2014-01-15 08:33:53

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today UClass is announcing the pilot of a new K12 curriculum alternative that combines the power of technology with the talent of teachers. UClass.io For Schools is a centralized, searchable district-wide resource exchange that lets teachers share, find and organize resources that are created for the new Common Core standards. District teachers can pool their resources together, tag them and have limitless access to others' resources....

Key Phrases Help Make A Kickstarter Campaign Successful: Study
2014-01-15 06:45:00

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Anyone who has ever considered shooting a movie, creating a video game or starting a company has probably looked at Kickstarter as a way of funding it and a new study from researchers at Georgia Tech has found certain key phrases most common to successful crowdfunding campaigns. Kickstarter is a website that allows a person or company to fund their creative vision through an online pledge drive. In the study – being presented at...

2014-01-14 23:21:49

IdeaScale, leading crowdsourcing and open innovation software provider, today announced the final winners of its Innovation Awards Competition. Berkeley, CA (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 IdeaScale, leading crowdsourcing and open innovation software provider, today announced the final winners of its Innovation Awards Competition. In the category of Best Engagement Strategy, the winner is: The State of Minnesota In the category of Best Moderation Strategy, the winner is: Yale University In the...

2014-01-14 12:22:11

NineSigma to Host 2014 Innovation Summit, May 14-16 in Cleveland, OH CLEVELAND, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NineSigma, Inc., the leading innovation partner to organizations worldwide, will hold its Innovation Leadership Summit, May 14-16, 2014 at the Global Center for Health Innovation, in Cleveland Ohio. This is the premier industry event for leading innovators and organizations committed to breakthrough achievements through open innovation. Participants will learn how world-changing...