JACKSONVILLE, FLA., April 1, 2015 – Beeline, a market leader in software solutions for sourcing and managing the extended workforce, and One Spark, The World’s Largest Crowdfunding Festival, today announced Beeline’s sponsorship of the One Spark Top-Voted Technology Award. The Top-Voted Technology Award presented by Beeline is worth $15,000 to the official One Spark 2015 creator project that receives the most votes from attendees during the April 7-12, 2015 festival. Voting is conducted via www.onespark.com or on the One Spark smartphone app available for Android and iPhone.
“Beeline is proud to sponsor the Top-Voted Technology Award for this incredible event,” said Beeline’s President Doug Leeby. “As a technology company, Beeline believes in supporting others in our community who endeavor to marry innovation and creativity with technology. One Spark provides entrepreneurs in Jacksonville with a tremendous opportunity to showcase new technology solutions and we are excited to be a part of that,” said Leeby.
One Spark 2015 will host 555 official creator projects, with 127 of those belonging to the technology category. One Spark technology category saw an increase in projects of 44 percent over last year, making it the second-largest category this year. There are two $15,000 awards in each of One Spark’s six categories, one goes to the top-voted project, and a jury of subject experts awards the other.
One Spark 2015 creator projects have the opportunity to showcase in front of 265,000-plus expected attendees. Projects will be competing for $350,000 in crowdfunding and awards, direct contributions from attendees and $3.5 million in potential capital investment. One Spark takes place in 71 venues over 20 square blocks of downtown Jacksonville April 7-12, 2015. Visit www.onespark.com for details.
Beeline is a market leader in software solutions for sourcing and managing the extended workforce. Offering intelligent workforce solutions – including a Vendor Management System (VMS) and a Freelancer Management System (FMS) – Beeline helps procurement, sourcing, and human resources professionals optimize costs, reduce risks, and add value to their contingent labor programs. Award-winning business intelligence, superior technology, a global network of local knowledge, and service-driven colleagues dedicated to client success make Beeline an essential business partner for today’s leading enterprises. Beeline is a strategic and independently operated business unit of Adecco Group, the world’s leading provider of HR solutions. To learn more, visit www.beeline.com.
About One Spark
One Spark, The World’s Largest Crowdfunding Festival, is committed to fostering environments of creativity and innovation by connecting artists, entrepreneurs, and innovators from around the world with the human and capital resources they need to launch ideas. The One Spark festival is an interactive experience that allows attendees to support ideas and projects that inspire them via voting and direct contributions and decide on the next big thing. One Spark Jacksonville 2015 takes place April 7 – 12, 2015 in downtown Jacksonville, Fla.
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