One Spark Creator Academy

Note: This episode was recorded in from of a live audience at MOCA Jacksonville the night of April 9, 2015.

On our final broadcast from the One Spark 2015 crowdfunding festival, we look at what goes into choosing the winning projects for several special awards with jurors Lukas Costas, Grace Belangia, Jay Harris and Jane Evans.

Jason Pratt, co-owner of the outdoor design company and successful One Spark 2014 creator Pratt Guys, and One Spark volunteer Kristyn Galane join us to discuss what goes into making the festival happen.

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The One Spark crowdfunding festival returns to Jacksonville in less than two weeks. Before then, a training program called One Spark Creators Academy is helping aspiring creators get their ideas market-ready. 

In this week's Campfire Chat, Creator Academy Director Al Emerick encourages potential entrepreneurs to eliminate the word "no" from their vocabulary. 

One Spark

The One Spark Creator Academy presents Creator Campfire Chats, a series designed to provide insight and information for current and prospective One Spark Creators. The segments are designed to help entrepreneurs and artists leverage the One Spark crowd-funding event to accomplish their goals.

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The One Spark Creator Academy presents Creator Campfire Chats, a series designed to provide insight and information for current and prospective One Spark Creators. The segments are designed to help entrepreneurs and artists to be able to best leverage the One Spark crowd-funding event to accomplish their goals.

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The One Spark Creator Academy presents Creator Campfire Chats, a series designed to provide insight and information for current and prospective One Spark Creators. The segments are designed to help entrepreneurs and artists leverage the One Spark crowd-funding event to accomplish their goals.

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The One Spark Creator Academy presents Creator Campfire Chats, a series designed to provide insight and information for current and prospective One Spark Creators. The segments are designed to help entrepreneurs and artists to be able to best leverage the One Spark crowd-funding event to accomplish their goals.

The Improv Effect

The One Spark Creator Academy presents Creator Campfire Chats, a series designed to provide insight and information for current and prospective One Spark Creators. The segments are designed to help entrepreneurs and artists to be able to best leverage the One Spark crowd-funding event to accomplish their goals.

Al Emerick / One Spark Creators Academy

The One Spark Creator Academy presents Creator Campfire Chats, a series designed to provide valuable insight and information for current and prospective One Spark Creators. The segments are designed to help entrepreneurs and artists to be able to best leverage the One Spark crowd-funding event to accomplish their goals.

Creator Academy Director Al Emerick introduces us to one of them, Alfie's Clothing nonprofit founder Katie Randich. 

Creator Academy by One Spark
One Spark

  The One Spark Creator Academy presents Creator Campfire Chats, a series designed to provide valuable insight and information for current and prospective One Spark Creators. The segments are designed to help entrepreneurs and artists to be able to best leverage the One Spark crowd-funding event to accomplish their goals.

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With nearly five months to go before the crowdfunding festival begins, One Spark is making major announcements for their third year in Jacksonville.

Creator Academy by One Spark
One Spark

  The One Spark Creator Academy presents Creator Campfire Chats, a series designed to provide valuable insight and information for current and prospective One Spark Creators. The segments are designed to help entrepreneurs and artists to be able to best leverage the One Spark crowd-funding event to accomplish their goals.

Creator Academy by One Spark
One Spark

  The One Spark Creator Academy presents Creator Campfire Chats, a series designed to provide valuable insight and information for current and prospective One Spark Creators. The segments are designed to help entrepreneurs and artists to be able to best leverage the One Spark crowd-funding event to accomplish their goals.