Innovation Economy Corporation

ieCrowdTM was founded in 2010 with a mission of bringing the world together to unlock the potential of untapped innovations. With a focus on life, health and wellness, we select cutting-edge scientific and technological breakthroughs that we believe have the potential for significant impact on the lives of people around the world. Partnership, collaboration and the power of the crowd are important components of our model. We have an innovation pipeline from research institutions; a business infrastructure designed to provide leadership, capital, operational capacity, marketing, and other support; and a growing ecosystem of institutions, government agencies, universities, non-profits, industry partners, and individuals - working together to unlock the potential of untapped innovations.

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

ieCrowd Is the Parent Company of Kite Products -- an Innovation Making People Virtually Invisible to Mosquitos.

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 Kuli Kuli, and  Tom Lambot, Head of Engineering at rLoop.

In their post about the event, Indiegogo says,...

News: ieCrowd on Bloomberg Radio for Bloomberg Market Minute

Amro Albanna, CEO of ieCrowd, is interviewed by Steve Potisk from 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.

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

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 incorporation into a range of existing and new devices.

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

Kite technology was featured in an article published in The New York Times on August 11, 2015.

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.

News: Seeking Alpha: "Innovation Economy Corp.: A Unique Opportunity With Huge Upside"

ieCrowd was featured in an article published online July 15, 2015 by Seeking Alpha.

"Innovation Economy Corp., also known as ieCrowd, specializes in commercializing and supporting entrepreneurial efforts behind research innovations."

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 Press Enterprise published July 10, 2015.

"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 million."

Press Release: ieCrowd Secures Market Access in 10 Asian Countries Via Long-Term Partnership

RIVERSIDE, Calif., July 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovation Economy Corporation ("ieCrowdTM") today announced a new strategic alliance to expand its future access to healthcare and consumer markets in East Asia for ieCrowd's portfolio of medical and health technology innovations that it is commercializing for future sale.