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Innovation Factory Workshop

Another awesome workshop at Innovation Factory showcasing innovative talent! Great work to everyone!

Got Creative Insight? See It, Believe It With Innovation Factory

“If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.” – Henry Ford

Let’s face it- We’ve all heard the old adage that “two heads are better” than one.  In today’s complex marketplace that has never been truer. Consider the brilliant businesses that were launched in the right surroundings through creative collaboration - Hello, Facebook … I think this says it all; although, today, a deeper perceptible approach takes center stage. We have it all here at Innovative Factory!

Inventors, designers, and entrepreneurs thrive in a creative environment that is fueled by alliances; producing a diverse network of collaborators whose strengths and weaknesses complement each other, providing valuable benefits that drive pioneering concepts. The teamwork that emerges from this unique blend of personalities and talents fosters ideas that transform into innovative blueprints brought forth to our modern marketplace. When entrepreneurial minds collide, the possibilities are incredible.

Innovation Factory was launched for this very reason.  We are a creative space in the heart of Chicago for designers and entrepreneurs to work together to create an innovative physical product.

People are visual- they don’t just want to hear another pitch- they want to SEE it. Investors want to know without a doubt that they are investing money into the right product to yield them the highest possible return.

Why Invent at Innovation Factory?

Let’s take a look at Scout Alarm, a revolutionary, wireless system brought to life with the help of our prototype. Scout crowd funded over $200K — without the help of Kickstarter or Indiegogo. All the investment was crowdsourced on its own. So for all the skeptics out there, YES, it can be done.

Scout Alarm

 

Our team at Innovation Factory is honored to have designed and printed a prototype for Scout Alarm, which has been the most successful project of its kind that we can find, reported by a company representative.

Do you have a great product you want to develop, but have no clue where to begin? Will your product revolutionize modern thought or conveniences? Let us guide you on this revolutionary path – together, anything is possible. At Innovation Factory we think of all of our inventors and entrepreneurs as friends. This means you can expect our full support and assistance to help you produce the world’s next big thing!

You can read more about the success of Scout Alarm by visiting – - http://bit.ly/10lV34X

Let’s start the collaborative process NOW: We would love to hear from you. Please share any thoughts and feedback in the comment box below.

Video Walk Through Of The Fundify Theme

Thanks for taking the time to look at our latest theme called “Fundify” a crowd funding theme for WordPress. It’s a WordPress theme that seamlessly integrates with Easy Digital Downloads (a free eCommerce plugin for WordPress) and allows you to create a crowd funding website in the likes of Kickstarter or Indigogo. Easily crowd source everything from films, games, music to art, design, technology, or anything you can imagine.

Campaign “Backers” can pledge specified amounts of money towards a project and receive rewards for their contributions. Using the PayPal Adaptive Payments extension, pledge amounts are only collected if a campaign reaches its goal in the time specified. Campaign backers are listed so you can see who all is involved, and comments allow for interaction between authors and backers.

We’ve added a front-end submission form for people to submit new campaigns to your website, making it super easy to add new campaigns. They can set a goal amount, the length of the campaign, and if they have a video that can be added to the campaign page as well as images. Campaigns are set to “pending” for a site administrator to review and publish.

Some of the features that we’ve included with the theme are, a “responsive design” This means when you view Fundify on a desktop computer, tablet, or mobile device, it will always look amazing.

Alongside the amazing custom plugin integration, the theme can be used as a standard WordPress blog. We’ve added a number of features such as template pages that include a contact page template so it has the same design as the rest of your site, a full-width template, archive template and much more. Easily customize the look of your website with the WordPress customizer.

We hope that our theme and plugin can help many projects get off the ground using crowd funding, so go take the theme demo for a spin and if you like what you see purchase the theme from AppThemer.com

Campaign Roundup Week One

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Over $70,000 Raised and Counting

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What are Campaigners Saying about Crowd Funding?

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