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Press Release: Kite Products, Creator of a DEET-free Mosquito Repellent, Sponsors This is Our Youth Organization and Will Donate Funds to Malaria No More

Riverside, Calif., August 4, 2016 - Kite Products recently launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo for the company’s first product to market, Kite Shield. Through the crowdfunding campaign, the company not only hopes to protect those who suffer from the annoyance of mosquitoes, but also make a difference in people’s lives through philanthropic efforts with the Malaria No More and This is...

Press Release: ieCrowd, a Community of Impact Investors Bringing Groundbreaking Health Technologies to the Marketplace, Partners With Crowdfunder

RIVERSIDE, CA--(Marketwired - August 02, 2016) - Today, ieCrowd, a company focused on bringing breakthrough health innovations to the marketplace, launches a campaign on Crowdfunder as their highly anticipated DEET-free mosquito repellent, Kite Shield, becomes available on Indiegogo InDemand. ieCrowd has also secured a multi-year agreement for international distribution of Kite products with a...

Huffington Post: How the Crowd is Making People Invisible to Mosquitoes

RIVERSIDE, Calif. - Aug. 2, 2016 --In today’s era of rapid research and technological advancements, there is no shortage of profound health innovations that have the power to improve quality of life. Many people dedicate their lives to research and discovery, to finding solutions to both everyday and long term problems in the world. They spend hours, weeks, months and even years on trial and...

ieCrowd Joins Indiegogo for "Drinks with Social Entrepreneurs"

ieCrowd CEO Amro Albanna recently joined Indiegogo for their Social Innovation Happy Hour - a networking event designed to talk about social innovation, which is at the heart of ieCrowd's mission.Indiegogo Co-Founder Danae Ringelmann moderated a conversation among social innovators to address questions from attendees. Panelists included Mr. Albanna along with Lisa Curtis, Founder and CEO of...

Press Release: Nano Engineered Applications Announces Development of Standard, Packaged, Customizable Nano Gas Sensors for 3rd Party Consumer and Commercial Devices

Adds New Product Development Center in San Diego to Develop Additional Sensors for Further Specific Market Applications RIVERSIDE, Calif., August 12/PRNewswire/--Nano Engineered Applications, Inc. (NEA), an ieCrowd Company, today announced the development of a new, customizable nano gas sensor platform that will enable the configuration of small, nanomaterial-based gas sensors and their...

News: "High Tech Hope for Repelling Mosquitoes" - New York Times on Kite

A native Alaskan with a long history of dealing with mosquitoes, New York Times “Wired Well”  reporter Jennifer Jolly featured Kite in her column exploring the global impact of mosquitoes and how people deal with them. The stakes are high. So far, 40 states have recorded cases of West Nile virus. According to the World Health Organization, mosquitoes remain the deadliest animal on the planet,...

News: "Using Crowd Financing to Fuel Scientific Breakthroughs" on KPCC Radio

ieCrowd’s CEO Amro Albanna and UC San Diego's Dave Gibbons sat down this week with Tess Vigeland of KPCC radio's "Take Two" for a conversation about unlocking the potential of untapped innovations and our planned IPO. Listen to and share the interview. Via KPCC: Each year, billions of tax payer dollars are funneled into universities for scientific research projects. But while some scientific...

News: The Press Enterprise: "Robots, High Tech Help for Humans"

Nano Engineered Applications was featured in a post by The Press Enterprise. Nosang Myung, a chemical and environmental engineering professor at UC Riverside, also doesn’t have a name for the robot he is developing in partnership with Nano Engineered Applications. Myung said the robotic rover, about the size of a human hand, is designed to roll across the ground on wheels and sniff for the...

Press Release: ieCrowd to Develop New Innovation – Intelligent, Mobile Oxygen Therapy Devices for Growing COPD Population Worldwide

New Class of Supplemental Oxygen Devices Intended to Increase Accuracy of Oxygen Dose, Expand Therapy and Mobility Options for Chronic Lung Disease Patients; Key Focus on Price, Mobility in Emerging Markets RIVERSIDE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ieCrowd, the discovery-to-market commercialization platform for innovations with the potential to solve global challenges, today announced plans to...