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Intelliun Firms Up its IU.me Summer 2015 Launch Plans
Despite Kickstarter Campaign Outcome, IU.me is on Track for Summer 2015 Launch
By: Intelliun Corporation
On April 8th, Intelliun launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund the launch of IU.me, a cloud platform for social networking, collaboration, organization and automation both for personal and business use. Given the very low chance of success of similar campaigns on Kickstarter, Intelliun knew it would be a long shot, but still moved forward with it as a vehicle to kickstart its social media effort and pave the way for IU.me summer launch. In the conclusion of the 30-day campaign, Intelliun achieved only 41% of its funding goal.
“It was a great learning experience for us that we’ll be able to apply to our IU.me launch,” said Iyad Jabri, CEO of Intelliun. “We knew the odds were against us and we’ve done many of the steps that crowdfunding books and articles talk about. However, nothing prepares you for this experience short of going through it or hiring a firm that does it for a living. We’ve documented many of our lessons learned in a blog at ksblog.iu.me to share with the crowdfunding community.”
The development of IU.me continues and is still on track for a Summer 2015 launch. As the date nears, an Early Access Program will be announced.
Intelliun Corporation (www.intelliun.com) was founded in 1998 with the primary goal of empowering end-users to automate their everyday activities. Initially focused on businesses, but with the rapid advancement of cloud computing, mobile technology and social networking, Intelliun is broadening its focus to include individuals and families alike. Building on its advanced Model-Driven Development (MDD) Technology, The Virtual Enterprise (VE), Intelliun is launching a new cloud-based service, iu.me, scheduled for public release Summer of 2015.