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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...

News: ieCrowd on Bloomberg Radio for Bloomberg Market Minute

RIVERSIDE, Calif. - Sept. 5, 2015 --A good idea is usually the way a new product gets a start, but building on a good idea takes money often a roadblock to innovation.   ieCrowd commercializes innovations developed by research institutions and universities around the world. The focus is on innovations in health, life and wellness. One of the five innovations currently in their development is a...

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: The Press Enterprise: "TECH: Riverside's ieCrowd in the midst of initial public offering"

ieCrowd's IPO was featured in an article in the The Press Enterprise published online July 10, 2015 (Updated: July 13, 2015) and in the print edition July 11. Riverside-based Innovation Economy Corp., which develops university-researched wellness items such as a mosquito-repellent patch that originated at UC Riverside, is in the final month of an initial public offering aimed at raising up to $20...