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Sample Crowdfunding Press Release

Gaming Startup Weststar Media Partners Sets To Raise US$ 100,000 through Crowdfunding Platform Fundedflow


By Brian Cohen

April 10, 2014

San Jose, CA – New Startup Weststar Media partners announced today that it will be launching a seed round funding campaign using the crowdfunding platform effective April 21, 2014. The company is targeting to raise up to US$ 100,000 to launch its brand new gaming app utility on the apple iphone, ipad and android in the next 3 months. Company CEO Bryce Knight gave a webinar last week telling entrepreneurs in the gaming community about the apps innovative technology that is set to change how gamers network and multiplayers conect online.

Weststar expect to grow investor confidence and widen its customer base. In addition to ipad and iphone games, Weststar also will now also be developing for the android and windows based systems. When asked why the company decided to go with crowdfunding, Bryce Knight was quoted as saying “we decided to use crowdfunding as individuals are able to effectively make a decision about what they want before a product is developed, this type of commitment is the foundation of how we are building our business as an on demand services”.

Crowdfunding has gone on to be one of the faster ways to launch a company and earlier this year creative crowdfunding platform kickstarter announced they had hit the US$ 1 Billion mark through crowdfunded projects.
More information is expected to be released following a shareholders meeting later this month.

About Weststar Media Partners

Weststar was set up San Jose at the end of 2013 and is owned by Bryce and Jean Knight. It has enjoyed early success with the free prototype game called rollerblase, which was released on the apple iphone and ipad in January this year, the free game received an astounding total of over 1 million downloads in under one month, making it the hottest game of the year.  The company is now seeking crowdfunding to expand and intends to hire 6 full time developers and a sales distribution manager.

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Crowdfunding platforms such as fundedflow help provide an alternative method of raising capital for your startup, project or venture. The investors actually make a donation to your cause, so you are not expected to pay back the money or necessarily offer them equity in your business, but you may need to provide some give backs as a reward. It's up to you to make a concerted effort to attract as many people as possible to your project profile page. Submitting press releases to online press release and newswire sites provide some of the online tools available. You can pay to have better placement for your press release, but you can also use the free submission services. Start by understanding the key elements that make a good press release. fundedflow has also provideda free sample template which you can use to get started writing your own.

A press release is a written statement to the media. It can announce a range of news items, including scheduled events, personnel promotions, awards, new products and services, sales accomplishments, etc. It can also be used to generate a feature story. Reporters are more likely to consider a story idea if they first receive a press release. It is a fundamental tool of PR work, one that anyone who's willing to use the proper format can use. We'll show you how.

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Starting up a new venture and crowdfunding campign means you are going to need to make some noize in the market! To do this as a startup you also need to let the media know about your new venture. We've gathered 20+ sites that will help you with getting your press release out in the world for free and help promote your crowdfunding project!

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