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One Spark Corrals $3.5 Million for Crowdfunding Creators

One Spark, the fast growing crowdfunding festival that takes place in Jacksonville, Florida each spring, has captured $3.5 million in private investments for creators for 2015.  One Spark launched their event in 2013 with “just” $1 million in commitments.  This tops the year prior number of… Read More

One Spark Crowdfunding Festival Announces Headlining Performers

One Spark, a crowdfunding festival that takes place in Jacksonville, Florida each year, has announced the headlining bands Ha Ha Tonka, SUNBEARS!, Somebody Else and the Kopecky Family Band for One Spark 2015 After Dark presented by Brumos Automotive, a returning sponsor.  DJ Lil’ Boy has also… Read More

One Spark Announces Departure of Executive Director Joe Sampson

One Spark, the entity behind fast growing global crowdfunding festival, has announced the departure of key employee Joe Sampson.  In a brief note, One Spark representatives stated that Sampson will be departing to “pursue other opportunities”. “One Spark is a great organization that’s done incredible… Read More

One Spark Crowdfunding Festival Announces Speaker Lineup for 2015

The “Worlds Largest Crowdfunding Festival” One Spark has shared the lineup for their 2015 Speaker Summit scheduled for April 7, 2015 at the Florida Theatre in Jacksonville. Headliners for this year’s One Spark Speaker Summit presented by Community First Credit Union include; Jeff Hoffman, founder… Read More

Mark Your Calendars: One Spark Announces New Creator Academy for 2015

On Thursday (October 16th), One Spark, which has been dubbed as the “World’s Crowdfunding Festival,” announced it was forming its very own Creator Academy to help current and future project creators to achieve their goals, raise funds, and achieve the most value. The One spark… Read More

One Spark Crowdfunding Festival Seeks Panel of Jurors

One Spark, “the Worlds Crowdfunding Festival”, has quickly become a defining event for Jacksonville, Florida (where it all started) and the crowdfunding world. The city wide event has grown each year – something organizers expect to occur again in 2015.  As part of the festival… Read More

Berlin Winners Announced for One Spark Start in Germany

Today (September 13th)  One Spark held their first international crowdfunding festival in Berlin, Germany and handed out six cash awards to participating creator projects. The 50 participating creators came from around the region including Germany, Poland, Sweden, Chile, Italy, Israel and the United States to present their ideas and projects toa diverse audience of interested people and investors. The… Read More

FundedByMe CEO Daniel Doboczy Presentation at One Spark Berlin (Deck)

One Spark Start – Berlin, took place all day today in Germany. This is the first international location for the One Spark crowdfunding festival that takes place each Spring in Jacksonville, Florida.  The closing presentation was given by FundedByMe founder and CEO Daniel Doboczy.  For… Read More

One Spark Start – Berlin is This Friday

The One Spark crowdfunding festival takes its first trip abroad this week by taking their successful model and crowdfunding focused event to Germany.  One Spark Start – Berlin kicks off Friday evening and is open to the public all day Saturday.  According to organizers, 50… Read More

“One Spark Start Berlin” Queues Up for Germany in September

The organizers of the successful and fast growing One Spark crowdfunding festival, held each year in Jacksonville, Florida, have taken their event and message on the road.  First stop is Berlin, Germany where One Spark Start: Berlin will take place this coming September. One Spark… Read More

One Spark Sees Growth, Improvements for 2015 Crowdfunding Festival

Not one to remain stagnant and reflect upon past success, “The Worlds Crowdfunding Festival” is looking to grow and build upon the success experienced in 2014.  The next event will be held in April 2015 – more than 6 months out – the planning has… Read More

Peter Rummell Talks One Spark Crowdfunding Festival (Video)

One of the co-founders of the One Spark crowdfunding festival that just took place earlier this month in Jacksonville, Florida was recently interviewed on CNBC about the fast growing event.  Peter Rummell talks about the importance of keeping “bright young people” and how they need… Read More

One Spark 2014: Crowdfunding Gets Creative at Festival Attended by 235,000+

Take your favorite local street fair, cross it with a creative conference, add a “vote for your favorites” fundraising competition, and throw in nearly a quarter million people. Take all of that together and you have the makings of One Spark, the major crowdfunding event… Read More

Vast Bridges Contributes $10K to Startup at One Spark

 Vast Bridges is now paying it forward with a donation of $10,000 to the startup Spirit Dining, this past weekend during the Crowdfunding Festival, One Spark. This was a record high individual contribution in One Spark’s history, and helped the recipient win additional honors. Spirit… Read More

Winners at One Spark Crowdfunding Festival Announced

The winners of the second annual crowdfunding event were announced today at One Spark in Jacksonville, Florida.  The total attendance for the event was set at 235,000 with the most attendees hitting the streets of Jacksonville this past Saturday. According to the Florida Times Union,… Read More

One Spark Takes Off: ‘The World’s Crowdfunding Festival’ Happening Now in Jacksonville, Florida

Look out, SXSW, because Austin has some competition. Now in its second year, One Spark– a five-day event that brings artists, entrepreneurs, and leading experts together for a celebration of crowdfunding – is putting Jacksonville, Florida on the map of entrepreneurial, creative cities. One Spark 2014, billed… Read More

OneSpark Crowdfunding Festival Captures Startup Attention for Jacksonville

  Crowdfunding Festival Helps to Put Florida City on the Startup Map In a release from the city of Jacksonville, the northern Florida community has noted they have captured some entrepreneurial recognition.  A recent article in CNNMoney states the city is engendering a reputation as… Read More

Brief: One Spark Announces Second Event In Berlin, Growth Expected To Continue

The One Spark festival in Jacksonville, Florida is huge… perhaps so huge that the idea has outgrown the Jacksonville metro area. There have long been rumors that One Spark would eventually make its way to other cities, and that seems to be coming to fruition…. Read More

One Spark Crowdfunding Festival Set to Grow

Crowdfunding Festival held in Jacksonville, Florida Captures $3.25 Million in Private Investment. One Spark, self described as the world’s crowdfunding festival, has announced a number of private venture capital firms and partners have joined with Jacksonville Jaguars owner, Shad Khan, to increase potential investment funding… Read More

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