SPRINGFIELD, Mo., May 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CrowdIt (www.crowdit.com), the crowdfunding site for the "New American Dream," today announced it has joined the National Business Incubation Association (NBIA) (http://nbia.org/), as a virtual business incubator. NBIA is the world's leading organization advancing business incubation and entrepreneurship. Joining NBIA aligns with CrowdIt's mission, which is to provide opportunities beyond funding activities to support entrepreneurs and small business growth through mentoring support, professional advice, peer-review and business networking.
"We are pleased to welcome such an innovative firm as CrowdIt, with its unique offerings, to assist entrepreneurs and itself, an incubated client of The eFactory Business Incubator, as an NBIA member," said Randy Morris, director of member services at NBIA. NBIA has an international reach of more than 1,900 members spanning 60 countries. The association provides professionals with information, education, advocacy and networking resources to bring excellence to the process of assisting early-stage companies.
"CrowdIt is excited to join NBIA and be a resource to entrepreneurs and small businesses across the world," said Jason Graf, CEO and co-founder of CrowdIt. "Recognizing there is a huge opportunity for service providers and industry experts to work with new businesses born out of crowdfunding is another piece to the success equation we not only want to nurture, but also help facilitate through business networking, mentorship and peer-review capabilities on our site."
CrowdIt will fully launch its new crowdfunding portal on June 4. For a chance to be included in CrowdIt's $10,000 Launch Challenge, please visit (www.crowdit.com).
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Based in America's heartland of Springfield, MO, CrowdIt (www.crowdit.com) is the crowdfunding site for believers of the New American Dream. Its crowdfunding site goes beyond just funding great ideas, but focuses on supporting success through peer and expert advisory support, business networking and sharing of best practices and knowledge. CrowdIt's belief is that crowdfunding will help drive the next wave in innovation and economic expansion, and underpins its mission to support small business growth. A start-up, CrowdIt is privately held and backed by venture capital firm Baron VC. For more information, please visit (www.crowdit.com).
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