Navigation Links
Crowdfunding Expert Kendall Almerico Discusses Scientists Using Crowdfunding to Replace Research Grants
Date:9/13/2013

Tampa, FL (PRWEB) September 13, 2013

Crowdfunding expert Kendall Almerico, CEO of crowd funding site ClickStartMe, recently discussed how scientists have turned to crowdfunding to underwrite research, rather than relying solely on grants. “Scientists are seeking non-traditional routes to underwrite research, like crowdfunding,” crowd funding expert Almerico says. “Public grants and investments are drying up for an increasing number of scientists, leaving them to seek alternative sources of money. And crowdfunding is filling that void.”

With lack of funding forcing many scientists to delay or cancel research work, crowdfunding is a natural fit, Almerico says. Almerico cited a recent Washington Times article that discussed how scientist Ethan Perlstein had turned to the Internet, social media and crowdfunding to raise money for his efforts. “This scientist repeated the oft-heard mantra about government grant funding drying up,” Almerico said. “But he went the crowdfunding route, and raised the funding he needed to pursue his research.”

Almerico notes that Perlstein raised more than $25,000 for his project on drug discovery. Perlstein said that crowdfunding projects will have greater success if researchers put sufficient energy into their campaign and even tweeted that “crowdfunding is the gateway drug for independent scientists.”

About Kendall Almerico

Crowdfunding expert Kendall Almerico is the CEO of ClickStartMe, the crowdfunding site that provides individuals, organizations and businesses with an easy-to-use website to raise funds through online crowdfunding. Almerico is a nationally recognized crowdfunding expert and has been interviewed internationally on the topic, appeared on national talk radio programs discussing crowdfunding, and has been quoted in major news sources including the New York Daily News. Almerico is available for interviews and speaking engagements by contacting media at clickstartme.com or by calling 813.410.4658.

Source: Source: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2013/sep/3/scientists-discover-crowdfunding-as-a-way-of-repla/?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/crowdfundingexpert/kendallalmerico/prweb11101912.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Pure Transplant Solutions Launches Crowdfunding Campaign for Its Novel Technology Poised to Change the Future of Organ Transplantation
2. Crowdfunding Expert Kendall Almerico Discusses Crowdfunding for Science
3. New Crowdfunding Platform, ScitechStarter, Focuses on Science and Technology Innovators
4. MRIGlobal Engages Industry Expert in Expansion of Molecular Diagnostic Division
5. Renowned Lab Compliance Expert Ludwig Huber to Conduct ComplianceOnline Seminar on Analytical Instrument Qualification and System Validation
6. Dwaine Rieves, MD, Anthony Di Santo, PhD and Joachim Vollmar, MSc Join NDA Partners as Premier Expert Consultants
7. LIVE Twitter Chat Featuring Next-Generation Sequencing Expert from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
8. Noted Herb Expert Joins American Botanical Council as Chief Science Officer
9. Laser Damage Experts to Converge in Boulder for 45th Meeting in SPIE-Sponsored Series
10. Belatrix Software Kicks off Major Innovation Effort and Invites Innovation Expert to Share How Agile + Design Thinking Accelerate Product Innovation
11. NDA Partners Introduces New Premier Expert Consultants
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/20/2017)... ... June 20, 2017 , ... ... board of directors has formed a Higher Education Entrepreneurship Advisory Committee to implement ... institution presidents and other high-ranking representatives from 35 higher education institutions across the ...
(Date:6/20/2017)... June 20, 2017  Kibow Biotech Inc., a pioneer ... the issuance of a new patent covering a unique ... the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on May 23 ... the Buzz of Bio award in 2014 in ... developing non-drug approaches to chronic disease. Renadyl™, the first ...
(Date:6/20/2017)... CA (PRWEB) , ... June 20, 2017 , ... ... technology for discovery of antibody therapeutics from millions-diverse immune repertoires, announces launch of ... in San Diego, California. Dave Johnson, PhD, CEO of GigaGen, will present on ...
(Date:6/19/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... June 19, 2017 , ... Tunnell ... for over 50 years. One of the biggest challenges faced by life sciences, biotech ... regulatory affairs services team is Kati Abraham , who is well known in ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:5/16/2017)... --  Bridge Patient Portal , an enterprise patient ... Systems , an electronic medical record solutions developer ... a partnership to build an interface between the ... products, including Centricity Practice Solution (CPS), Centricity Business ... integrations will allow healthcare delivery networks using GE ...
(Date:4/17/2017)... , April 17, 2017 NXT-ID, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... announces the filing of its 2016 Annual Report on Form 10-K ... Commission. ... 10-K is available in the Investor Relations section of the Company,s ... the SEC,s website at http://www.sec.gov . 2016 Year ...
(Date:4/11/2017)... N.Y. , April 11, 2017 ... fingerprints, but researchers at the New York University ... College of Engineering have found that partial similarities ... security systems used in mobile phones and other ... thought. The vulnerability lies in the ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):