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One Spark Postpones Innovation Festival to 2018 Following Hurricane Impact

  One Spark, along with Bold Events, has decided to postpone the One Spark 2017 Innovation Festival until 2018.  Originally scheduled to take place in Jacksonville, Florida this October, organizers have made the determination the impact of Irma was just too profound to move forward…. Read More

One Spark Announces Second Creator Application Deadline Extension

One Spark announced on Wednesday it has extended its creator application deadline once again after the devastating Hurricane Irma ripped through Florida and the Carribean last week. The Creator application deadline until midnight, September 16th. Innovators and entrepreneurs may apply for the 2017 Innovation Festival… Read More

In Preparation for Hurricane Irma: One Spark Extends Creator Application Deadline

One Spark announced on Thursday it is extending the Creator application deadline until midnight on next Wednesday (September 13), to give potential Creators in high-risk areas time to prepare for the threat posed by Hurricane Irma. Innovators and entrepreneurs who wish to apply for the 2017… Read More

One Spark Opens Call for Creators for 2017 Festival this October

Starting at today (July 10, 2017), One Spark is now accepting applications for Creators interested in sharing their innovations at the 2017 festival scheduled to take place October 6-7 in Jacksonville, Florida at the U.S. Assure Club West at EverBank Field. The application process closes on… Read More

One Spark Reboot: Crowdfunding Festival Revamps for 2017

Following a period of change and introspection, One Spark will return this October with a new venue, a new partner , and a new outlook. What was once a weeklong urban street festival has now been revamped as a two-day event held in the U.S Assure… Read More

One Spark Festival Revamps for 2016

One Spark, previously labeled as the world’s largest crowdfunding festival, has revamped and restructured for 2016. At a press conference held early today in Jacksonville, the One Spark’s board outlined their vision for 2016.  It was just last month that One Spark announced a new… Read More

Brief: One Spark Puts Newly Developed “Creator Academies” On Hold

Despite announcing its new creator academies for this year’s One Spark Festival less than two months ago, it appears the company has decided to nix the plans for the accelerating programs for now. According to The Florida Times Tribute, One Spark revealed it created creator academies… Read More

Brief: One Spark Announces Extension of 2016 Festival Creator Registration

This week, One Spark announced it has extended the registration deadline for this year’s festival. According to The Florida Times Union, the company’s spokesperson, Kristen Sell, revealed that only 150 out of 300 creator projects have registered. The media outlet confirmed that One Spark was extending… Read More

Peter Rummell on One Spark Festival’s Future: Dates Are Fixed Until They’re Not

Following the announcement that One Spark, Inc. is making some several new changes, including the creation of its new social purpose corporation and the resignation of CEO Elton Rivas, chairman of the company Peter Rummell shared his thoughts about the latest situation and the future of the One Spark… Read More

One Spark Launches New “Social Purpose” Corporation; Founder & CEO Elton Rivas to Resign

On Monday, the board of directors of One Spark, Inc., announced the creation of a new social purpose corporation designed to evolve the company into a vehicle for long-term success and better connect creators with resources. One Spark Ventures (OSV) is committed to licensing and… Read More

One Spark Publishes Jury Members for 2016 Crowdfunding Festival

The One Spark has announced today 18 individuals who have agreed to serve as jurors for the 2016 One Spark festival. Organizers state that new for 2016, jury members will hand pick the creators to participate in the One Spark festival. The jury selection process… Read More

One Spark Forms Partnership With Florida Coastal School & JAX Chamber For the 2016 One Spark Academy Festival

On Friday, One Spark announced it has formed a partnership with Florida Coastal School and JAX Chamber for the 2016 One Spark Academy Festival The academy will feature a mix of both online and in-person courses, to reach both Jacksonville and out-of-market Creators alike, with many offerings… Read More

Crowdfunding Festival One Spark Now Accepting 2016 Applications

Gearing up for its fourth annual crowdfunding festival, One Spark announced that creator application is now open. One Spark’s co-founder, Elton Rivas, stated: “It’s hard to believe that we’re entering One Spark’s fourth year. Above all else, what resonates the most is being able to… Read More

Naturally Smart Foods, a One Spark Success, Goes from Back of Car to Global

One Spark has claimed a significant success story. One Spark is described as the “world’s largest crowdfunding festival” and hosts an annual event in Jacksonville, Florida that features business creators seeking crowdfunding support.  Naturally Smart Foods, launched in 2013, entered the One Spark crowdfunding festival… Read More

One Spark Announce 2016 Festival Dates & Enhancements

Apparently, an exciting and epic experience is in store as One Spark’s “World’s Largest Crowdfunding Festival” prepares for its fourth year. The board of directors of One Spark, along with its key staff leadership, announced today details of the upcoming festival, which will take place Thursday,… Read More

One Spark Crowdfunding Festival Slashes Staff, Re-Organizes

The staff of the “Worlds Largest Crowdfunding Festival”, One Spark, is apparently getting smaller. This is according to a report in the Jacksonville (FL) Business Journal. Full time staff is being slashed from 11 down to 3 as part of a re-organizational push to refocus the annual… Read More

One Spark Crowdfunding Festival Shares Big Winners

One Spark, the largest crowdfunding festival in the world, held its week long gathering in Jacksonville, Florida this month.  Tens of thousands of project creators, investors and casual observers descended on the central Florida city to what has become a community defining event. The closing… Read More

One Spark’s CEO Elton Rivas Discusses One of the World’s Largest Crowdfunding Festivals

One Spark, one of the world’s largest crowdfunding festivals, is about to fill Jacksonville, Fl., with 555 projects in art, education, health and science, music, social good and technology. From April 7 to April 12, the festival gives attendees a chance to contribute to Creator Projects, and vote for… Read More

Jack Welch, Former GE CEO, to Speak at One Spark Crowdfunding Festival

One Spark crowdfunding festival has signed up a big name speaker for their forthcoming event next in April. Jack Welch, former CEO of GE, management guru and author will be headlining the the speaker summit.  Welch will be joined by his wife Suzy Welch, Editor… Read More

One Spark Crowdfunding Festival Experiences Dramatic Increase in Tech Creator Projects

The One Spark crowdfunding festival has announced that 555 “official” projects have signed up to showcase their products and services during the annual festival that will take place in Jacksonville, Florida in April. According to the organizers the technology category saw the biggest increase going… Read More

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