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CrowdIt Previews First Crowdfunding Projects

CrowdIt Previews First Crowdfunding Projects

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07/15/2014

 
CROWDIT PREVIEWS FIRST CROWDFUNDING PROJECTS
Crowdfunding projects represent the entrepreneurial spirit that CrowdIt sees driving theemergence of the New American Dream
SPRINGFIELD, MO, April 2, 2013
 – 
CrowdIt(www.crowdit.com), the crowdfunding site for  the
 New American Dream,
today announced early crowdfunding projects submitted to its siteare now available for public
 preview through its new “Project Carousel” at
(www.crowdit.com).CrowdIt will continue to populate the carousel with additional projects leading up to the officiallaunch of funding activity on June 4. CrowdIt
acts as a “virtual incubator” and
represents a newapproach to crowdfunding by including peer-review feedback, mentoring and businessnetworking as part of its offering. As part of its launch, CrowdIt will contribute $10,000 to the project that reaches the highest amount of funding by Aug. 18, 2013.
“CrowdIt has garnered the attention of 
entrepreneurs and startup communities that are lookingfor more than just funding support, and it shows in the type of projects being loaded into the site
for launch on June 4,”
said Jason Graf, co-founder and CEO of 
CrowdIt. “
Every day we seemore excitin
g projects come in and we can’t wait
for the projects to go live so dreamers canmove to the next step in their journey to
success.”
Examples of projects being submitted to CrowdIt include:
 
EZ Learn Stencil Tablet™ – 
patent-pending technology helps children in math, readingand literacy skills by helping them to trace and recognize letters, numbers, words, shapesand colors.
 
Chalam
 – 
this songwriter from India who survived the great 2004 tsunami wants torecord and make her music available for the world to hear.
 
Imagine IPD
 – 
this clean energy startup has a mission to implement its technology tointroduce a new and innovative clean energy alternative to decrease the dependence onfossil fuels and reduce carbon footprints.
 
Chic Furniture on a Budget: this Tampa Fla. startup helps those on a tight budget find,restore and furnish their home or apartment through well-proven techniques.
 
Simply Sinful Lingerie Parties
 – 
After more than 20 years in retail and direct sales, thisDreamer wants to incorporate a love for sales and creativity to offer unique and fun products to the world.CrowdIt is Different
 
CrowdIt
’s
vision is that crowdfunding needs to extend beyond the funding event
 – 
exemplified inits tagline,
“Don’t Just
Dream It: CrowdIt!
Its website is architected to offer a newcrowdfunding experience and to optimize the crowd in all facets of the site
 – 
from projectevaluation and acceptance to peer review and networking.The CrowdIt site includes:Flexible Funding
 – 
CrowdIt offers Dreamers the flexibility to fund either 
all
or 
 partial
  projects based upon the unique needs of the campaign. Networking
 – 
CrowdIt incorporates social networking into its site to encourage mentoring and business-to-business networking.Peer Review
 – 
CrowdIt believes in the
 power of the crowd
to provide feedback for project proposals, ideas and strategies presented by Dreamers.Interactivity
 – 
CrowdIt is a highly social, interactive and collaborative community site that provides an engaging experience for all who visit and participate in it.Crowd Power 
 – 
unlike other crowdfunding sites, CrowdIt is designed to empower thecommunity to drive decisions concerning project review and acceptance, feedback and advice,and input for future features to improve the site.CrowdIt is now accepting crowdfunding projects at(www.crowdit.com), and projects will go live on the site June 4, 2013. The company is contributing $10,000 to the project that reaches thehighest amount of funding by Aug. 18, 2013, 75 days after the go-live date. For moreinformation, please visit(www.crowdit.com). Share this: Check out new #crowdfunding projects submitted to #Crowdit, @DontJustDreamIt,#CrowdIt at www.crowdit.com.  About CrowdIt
Based in America’s heartland of Springfield,
MO, CrowdIt(www.crowdit.com)is the crowdfunding site for believers of the New American Dream. Its crowdfunding site goes beyond just funding great ideas, but focuses on supporting success through peer and expert advisorysupport, business networking and sharing of best practices and
knowledge. CrowdIt’s belief is
that crowdfunding will help drive the next wave in innovation and economic expansion, andunderpins its mission to support small business growth. A start-up, CrowdIt is privately held and backed by venture capital firm Baron VC. For more information, please visit(www.crowdit.com). # # #

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