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Quirky CEO Ben Kaufman Out. Replaced by CFO Ed Kremer

In a posting on the Quirky blog page, the crowdsourcing company announced that Quirky CEO Ben Kaufman will be replaced by current CFO Ed Kremer; “In light of our ongoing strategy to focus our efforts and resources on Wink, our founder, Ben Kaufman, will no longer… Read More

Lending Club, AngelList, Kickstarter, Quirky in Top 50 Disruptor List

There are plenty of high profile names on the CNBC list of entrepreneurial organizations – more than a few are associated with crowdfunding and alternative forms of finance. Kickstarter, the global rewards based crowdfunding platform was in the 49th spot.  Kickstarter CEO Yancey Strickler stated;… Read More

Quirky, Unique Crowdsourcing Platform Raises $79 Million in Series D

Quirky is an online community for inventors that allows people to submit an idea and then community members vote of the concept.  If viable, Quirky will manage the creation from start to finish while the person with the idea benefits from royalty payments – which… Read More

Quirky: online community for inventors, product developers

Quirky.com is online community for inventors that engages participants to collaborate in every aspect of product creation from ideation, design, naming, manufacturing, marketing, right on through to sales. Anyone can submit an idea, and community members vote on ideas at every phase, earning influence through votes,… Read More

Christie Street Launches Crowdfunding Portal for Product Designers

The crowdfunding platforms that make the most noise (see: Kickstarter) are becoming more and more reluctant to accept product-focused offerings (see: KickstarterReject.com) for a variety of reasons: patent concerns, fulfillment concerns, liability concerns and the list goes on and on.  Are their concerns valid?  Debatable,… Read More

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