Crowdsourcing Beats Shark Tank For Search Invention After weighing its funding options, upstart expects to reinvent the way you search for books, TV shows and more
ROCK HILL, S.C., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Weight of Echo, a violent and vengeful thriller by K. Elliot, may become your favorite novel of all time. It is best compared to Breaking Bad, Sons of Anarchy and Denzel Washington's Man on Fire. The story infuses stiff-arm humor that seemingly combines the attitudes of Bruce Willis and Tracy Morgan. But you probably didn't know the book exists. What you need is prominence-based search technology that could help you discover people, TV programs, movies, video games and apps before anyone else can tell you about them.
If Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg had it, the PS technology could be a problem for people-search sites that charge fees (Intelius, Pipl, Wink, etc.). Imagine finding long-lost friends, associates or lovers without remembering their full names; maybe you only remember descriptive or eventful things about them. The same goes for dating sites such as Match.com and eHarmony. Finding people, however, is one of many possible applications.
Think of anything or anyone that you would want to be covered in a TV program, app, video, video game or book. There is no reason to limit the sort of thoughts or ideas that may come to mind because the worldwide numbers are on your side: 15,000 TV channels, more than a half billion YouTube videos, nearly 200 million book titles; more movies, video games, books and apps than you can watch, play, read and use in a millennium.
Now imagine a search engine that can tell you how much coverage or attention is given to your ideas (for example: sex @ 31.0%, political scandal @ 28.2%, homicide investigation @ 3.3%, religion @ 14.9%). This would enhance your experience with Netflix, Amazon Fire TV, Gamefly, Google Book Search and other popular sites.
Omajin Empire, LLP, has the technology and believes Shark Tank investors Barbara Corcoran, Mark Cuban, Lori Greiner, Robert Herjavec, Daymond John and Kevin O'Leary would all be interested in its proprietary technology. More to the point, Omajin believes that you, through crowdsourcing, have an interest in seeing that the technology is available to you at no future costs. Today the upstart is simultaneously launching two crowdsourcing campaigns. The goal is to round up at least $92,000 within 31 days.
After considering the process for a Shark Tank presentation, the Omajin owners decided to use Indiegogo and Crowdtilt to reach its goal. Co-owner Kinard Davis says, "We love [Shark Tank] and would love to present to those investors. But we've carefully weighed the advantages of crowdsourcing and its convenient process." Davis is referring to the fact that crowdfunders do not expect ownership, interest or even control; they merely contribute when they can afford it, help in other ways when they cannot and expect a successful project to entertain or make the lives of others easier.
Currently, Omajin's technology is in beta form but a magical example of how it works for books can be seen in a YouTube video. While the video demonstration applies to books only, successful crowdfunding would allow Omajin to overhaul and redevelop its Web site, which would include mobile compatibility, and integrate TV, movie and video search. Exceeding the $92,000 goal would allow the company to take on searches for video games, apps and people.
Search within, never without. Yes, even the slogan is fitting for a search engine that makes it possible for you to think books and TV programs into existence, as it were. Such an innovation will almost certainly start a new trend: selecting a book or show mainly because it adequately covers your ideas, or rejecting another because an elemental percentage is too low. But cool slogans and custom-fit search results may only be impressive to investors, crowdfunders and site users. Authors and film producers demand more. They will be pleased to find that Omajin performs exactly as promised without the need for scanning and uploading their copyrightable content.
Prominence-based search technology may very well appeal to the crowdsource community, but does this rule out the possibility of Omajin square-dancing with investors? "No," says Davis. "If we're fortunate enough to be contacted by an investor from Shark Tank, or by any investor who learns about our upstart, we'd be crazy not to discuss how their financial backing and advice could help Omajin serve billions of users."
It is not unreasonable to think that at least 92,000 people will find this invention to be worth their support of at least one dollar. Shark Tank would still win since, ironically, Omajin wants its PS technology to also help investors think an entire world of inventions and business ideas into existence. You can learn more about Omajin Search and how to back the project at Indiegogo and Crowdtilt.While you're at it, you may want to set your alerts (Google, Yahoo, Bing, etc.) to notify you with all news concerning "Omajin Search."
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