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  • One Spark - Berlin
    Results from the premiere One Spark Berlin
    One Spark held its first international crowdfunding festival in Berlin, Germany and handed out six cash awards to participating creator projects. The 50 participating creators came from all over, including Germany, Poland, Sweden, Chile, Italy,...
  • Rethreaded is a finalist in the Martha Stewart American Made
    'Rethreaded' warehouse grand opening news and results
    The ladies outdid themselves with the warehouse Grand Opening of “Rethreaded”, that was held on Saturday September 13, 2014. The building was transformed into a spacious retail outlet that was surrounded by busy employees that...
  • Connection Festival
    Connection Festival brings One Spark a little closer to home
    So you can’t make it to the One Spark being held in Berlin – then do the next best thing and attend the local “Connection Festival” in downtown Jacksonville, Florida. The festival runs from Friday, September 12 thru Sunday...
  • One Spark Berlin is this weekend
    'One Spark' goes to Europe for the first time
    One Spark is a global platform for Creators from the worlds of art, music, science, technology and innovation. The One Spark START: Berlin event is a festival with a purpose, with 35,000 € in guaranteed crowdfunding and juried prizes to be...
  • New "Rethreaded" retail warehouse to open it's doors to the public
    'Rethreaded' helps put an end to sex trafficking in the USA
    This writer was first introduced to the plights of “human sex-trafficking” from “Nefarious Merchants of Souls”, a video shown at “Impact Church” in JAX. She then volunteered her time at a house of hope located...
  • "We Want to Kill You" - Brazilian Wood's call for funding
    "We Want to Kill You" - Brazilian Wood's call for funding
    “We Want to Kill You!”It’s not every day you hear that line (thankfully!) but one of the best crowd-funding tactics I’ve seen lately comes from Resonant Films and their “Brazilian Wood” campaign on Seed &...
  • Actress Reagan Gomez
    Actress Reagan Gomez launches Indiegogo campaign for new sci-fi webseries
    Film and television actress Reagan Gomez isn’t waiting by the phone for her agent to call about her next Hollywood gig that’s because the former child star is creating roles for herself, other established actors and aspiring artists....
  • Panthera lions resting
    LoveAnimals.org: New crowdfunding site devoted to animal causes
    by Katerina Lorenzatos MakrisMaybe you’ve rescued an injured dog who needs spendy surgery. Or you’re head of an orphaned elephant sanctuary and desperately need to scrape up enough cash to pay off the coming month’s bills. Or...
  • Crowdfunding is the next big thing
    Crowdfunding is the next big thing
    Crowdfunding is already the next big thing for investors. With nearly 200 crowdfunding platforms in the United States alone and around 1000 globally, there is no shortage in places to test your idea today. According to Forbes on August 27, 2014,...
  • Kickstarter
    How Independent Authors Bankroll Their Books With Crowd Sourcing
    99% of creating a book is writing it, but writing it is only 1% of the cost. In this new world of publishing were more than half of the new books on the market are from self-published writers, the biggest hurdle is the cost. The odd part is the...
  • Husband/Wife Team Makes a Film
    Husband/Wife Team Makes a Film
    In 2010, Elisha Jachetti was home from college for the summer. She was studying film and theater at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. She began to work in Ocean City, NJ, where she met Alexander Vorobyev, who was in the USA on...
  • One Spark Jacksonville is coming bigger and better
    'One Spark' JAX announces more for 2015
    Recently ‘One Spark’ Co-Founder and CEO Elton Rivas and One Spark Executive Director and COO Joe Sampson announced One Spark 2015 will be held April 7 – 12, 2015 and several key improvements for the World Crowdfunding Festival...
  • One Spark year 3
    One Spark Jacksonville announces year three dates
    Press release via One Spark JacksonvilleJACKSONVILLE, Fla., Aug. 5, 2014 – Today One Spark Co-Founder and CEO Elton Rivas and One Spark Executive Director and COO Joe Sampson announced One Spark 2015 will be held April 7 - 12, 2015 and...
  • How to promote your Kickstarter campaign with social media
    How to promote your Kickstarter campaign with social media
    You must promote yourKickstartercampaign using social media properlyin order to ensure its success. There are three phases, pre-launch, launch and post-campaign, which require different promotion techniques. Each must be given the appropriate...
  • Potato salad Kickstarter destroys funding goal
    Potato salad Kickstarter destroys funding goal
    A potato saladKickstarterproject that started out with goal to raise only $10 has exceeded it by 500,000 percent. The humorous campaign raised $55,492 in only thirty days. According toGizmodoon August 2, 2014, they also attracted an enormous 6,911...