Welcome!

News Feed Item

Richard Spooner, one of America's top show jumping riders, is raising money to purchase his next top mount using Rockethub crowd funding.

Join the fun on Rockethub, and help Richard Spooner find his next super star!!

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Richard Spooner, one of America's top riders, is raising money through Crowdfunding to raise money to purchase his next top Grand Prix horse. Nicknamed the 'Master of Faster', Richard Spooner is currently ranked 46th on the Longines World Rankings, which makes him the sixth best US ranked rider in the world. With over 100 Grand Prix victories, Spooner has been the Pacific Coast Horse Show Association Grand Prix Rider of the year twelve times.

(Photo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140124/MN52048)

Currently based out of Pradelles en Val, France, Spooner counts some of his most memorable career highlights as competing on the United States Equestrian team in 2009 winning two Super League Nations Cup Gold Medals in Rome Italy, and St. Gallen Switzerland. Last year he won the highly-coveted Global Champions Tour Grand Prix of Monaco with his top horse Cristallo. Spooner and Cristallo also represented Team USA in the Furusiyya Nations Cup event at Hickstead, where Team USA finished second overall, next to Team Germany.

Richard Spooner wins the Nexen Cup at Spruce Meadows
Through the crowdfunding platform, RocketHub, Spooner will attempt to raise money to acquire his next top international mount through a source of revenue that has proved successful for new ventures, game developers and movie producers. Describing his intentions on the RocketHub website, Richard states that he "will select the horse from prospects he has located in Europe after a trial, and a full vetting. Once purchased, Richard Spooner will compete with this horse both nationally, in the United States, and internationally, Europe, Canada, and other countries. The goal is to acquire a horse that will soon be competing at the Grand Prix level."

RocketHub is the world's crowdfunding machine. RocketHub is an international, pioneering, open community that has helped thousands of artists, scientists, entrepreneurs, and social leaders raise millions of dollars. – See more at: http://blog.rockethub.com/#sthash.nvXS7msO.dpuf

So what is Crowdfunding?
Crowdfunding, alternately termed crowd financing, equity crowdfunding, crowd equity, crowd-sourced fundraising, is the collective effort of individuals who network and pool their money, usually via the Internet, to support efforts initiated by other people or organizations. Crowdfunding is used in support of a wide variety of activities, including disaster relief, citizen journalism, support of artists by fans, political campaigns, start-up company funding, motion picture promotion, free software development, inventions development, scientific research, and civic projects.

Top game developing companies such as Ouya, inXile Entertainment and Obsidian Entertainment raised an impressive $16.78 Million collectively, in crowdfunded capital. Game developers and technology start-ups have been the most popular and successful companies to use crowdfunding but non-for-profit organizations have also used the new-age capital source to also raise money for much-needed causes.

If you would like to fund Richard Spooner's Project through RocketHub Join the fun. For as little as $10 you can join Richard and Kaylen Spooner in their new adventure to find Richard his next top horse!

http://www.rockethub.com/projects/38816-richard-spooner-looking-to-purch...

Media Contact: Richard Spooner, Richard Spooner, 818-726-5727, [email protected]

News distributed by PR Newswire iReach: https://ireach.prnewswire.com

SOURCE Richard Spooner

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
"We are an all-flash array storage provider but our focus has been on VM-aware storage specifically for virtualized applications," stated Dhiraj Sehgal of Tintri in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 19th Cloud Expo, held November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
Redis is not only the fastest database, but it has become the most popular among the new wave of applications running in containers. Redis speeds up just about every data interaction between your users or operational systems. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Dave Nielsen, Developer Relations at Redis Labs, shared the functions and data structures used to solve everyday use cases that are driving Redis' popularity.
The WebRTC Summit New York, to be held June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY, announces that its Call for Papers is now open. Topics include all aspects of improving IT delivery by eliminating waste through automated business models leveraging cloud technologies. WebRTC Summit is co-located with 20th International Cloud Expo and @ThingsExpo. WebRTC is the future of browser-to-browser communications, and continues to make inroads into the traditional, difficult, plug-in web co...
Enterprise IT has been in the era of Hybrid Cloud for some time now. But it seems most conversations about Hybrid are focused on integrating AWS, Microsoft Azure, or Google ECM into existing on-premises systems. Where is all the Private Cloud? What do technology providers need to do to make their offerings more compelling? How should enterprise IT executives and buyers define their focus, needs, and roadmap, and communicate that clearly to the providers?
Amazon has gradually rolled out parts of its IoT offerings, but these are just the tip of the iceberg. In addition to optimizing their backend AWS offerings, Amazon is laying the ground work to be a major force in IoT - especially in the connected home and office. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Chris Kocher, founder and managing director of Grey Heron, explained how Amazon is extending its reach to become a major force in IoT by building on its dominant cloud IoT platform, its Dash Button strat...
"We are a custom software development, engineering firm. We specialize in cloud applications from helping customers that have on-premise applications migrating to the cloud, to helping customers design brand new apps in the cloud. And we specialize in mobile apps," explained Peter Di Stefano, Vice President of Marketing at Impiger Technologies, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 19th Cloud Expo, held November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
Complete Internet of Things (IoT) embedded device security is not just about the device but involves the entire product’s identity, data and control integrity, and services traversing the cloud. A device can no longer be looked at as an island; it is a part of a system. In fact, given the cross-domain interactions enabled by IoT it could be a part of many systems. Also, depending on where the device is deployed, for example, in the office building versus a factory floor or oil field, security ha...
In addition to all the benefits, IoT is also bringing new kind of customer experience challenges - cars that unlock themselves, thermostats turning houses into saunas and baby video monitors broadcasting over the internet. This list can only increase because while IoT services should be intuitive and simple to use, the delivery ecosystem is a myriad of potential problems as IoT explodes complexity. So finding a performance issue is like finding the proverbial needle in the haystack.
The idea of comparing data in motion (at the sensor level) to data at rest (in a Big Data server warehouse) with predictive analytics in the cloud is very appealing to the industrial IoT sector. The problem Big Data vendors have, however, is access to that data in motion at the sensor location. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Scott Allen, CMO of FreeWave, discussed how as IoT is increasingly adopted by industrial markets, there is going to be an increased demand for sensor data from the outermos...
Between 2005 and 2020, data volumes will grow by a factor of 300 – enough data to stack CDs from the earth to the moon 162 times. This has come to be known as the ‘big data’ phenomenon. Unfortunately, traditional approaches to handling, storing and analyzing data aren’t adequate at this scale: they’re too costly, slow and physically cumbersome to keep up. Fortunately, in response a new breed of technology has emerged that is cheaper, faster and more scalable. Yet, in meeting these new needs they...
"Qosmos has launched L7Viewer, a network traffic analysis tool, so it analyzes all the traffic between the virtual machine and the data center and the virtual machine and the external world," stated Sebastien Synold, Product Line Manager at Qosmos, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 19th Cloud Expo, held November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
When it comes to cloud computing, the ability to turn massive amounts of compute cores on and off on demand sounds attractive to IT staff, who need to manage peaks and valleys in user activity. With cloud bursting, the majority of the data can stay on premises while tapping into compute from public cloud providers, reducing risk and minimizing need to move large files. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Scott Jeschonek, Director of Product Management at Avere Systems, discussed the IT and busin...
Data is the fuel that drives the machine learning algorithmic engines and ultimately provides the business value. In his session at 20th Cloud Expo, Ed Featherston, director/senior enterprise architect at Collaborative Consulting, will discuss the key considerations around quality, volume, timeliness, and pedigree that must be dealt with in order to properly fuel that engine.
More and more companies are looking to microservices as an architectural pattern for breaking apart applications into more manageable pieces so that agile teams can deliver new features quicker and more effectively. What this pattern has done more than anything to date is spark organizational transformations, setting the foundation for future application development. In practice, however, there are a number of considerations to make that go beyond simply “build, ship, and run,” which changes how...
In his general session at 19th Cloud Expo, Manish Dixit, VP of Product and Engineering at Dice, discussed how Dice leverages data insights and tools to help both tech professionals and recruiters better understand how skills relate to each other and which skills are in high demand using interactive visualizations and salary indicator tools to maximize earning potential. Manish Dixit is VP of Product and Engineering at Dice. As the leader of the Product, Engineering and Data Sciences team at D...