JumpStartFund Launches First Ever Crowd-Powered Portal for Startups

EL SEGUNDO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--JumpStarter Inc. today announced the beta launch of its crowd-powered portal for startups, JumpStartFund.com. The platform, which solicits new business ideas and patents from individuals, federal research labs, universities and other R&D organizations across the nation, is the first to ask for feedback, collaboration and funding (both equity- and rewards-based crowdfunding) from its members to help create viable companies. By accessing the disruptive power of the crowd to vote, comment and refine, and impact ideas in development, JumpStartFund sets itself apart from other portals in the startup eco