Announcing The Follow My Vote Kickstarter Reboot!

OK, so we didn’t quite make our initial goal of $3.2 million on Kickstarter. But, the Follow My Vote team does not give up so easily. Today, we’re announcing our Kickstarter campaign reboot! We learned tricks, tips, and lessons from our first campaign. We even made a blog post titled “8 Mistakes To Avoid When Launching Your Kickstarter.” Everything we learned …

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8 Mistakes To Avoid When Launching Your Kickstarter

Raising money isn’t easy, especially on Kickstarter. As the leader of Follow My Vote and creator of our first Kickstarter campaign, I accept full responsibility for our Kickstarter campaign having not yet reached its goal. Upon creating, launching, and marketing Follow My Vote’s Kickstarter campaign, it has become quite clear that I made some mistakes I now know to avoid with …

Washington Primary

May Primary Synopsis And An Extensive Analysis Of The Washington Primary Results

The Washington Primary had no surprises. With no competitors in sight, Donald Trump is just cruising through these primaries now. After his last major in-party opponent dropped out earlier, he has focused his attacks on “Corrupt Hillary” as he likes to call her. It shouldn’t be a surprise then that he won the Washington Primary by a landslide, clocking in just …

Follow My Vote’s Kickstarter Featured In The Roanoke Times

Follow My Vote’s crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter has been featured in the Roanoke Times. Reporter, Yann Ranaivo, of the Roanoke Times interviewed Follow My Vote CEO, Adam Ernest to get all the details.  A startup relying on online currency technology to try to make elections more transparent is seeking millions of dollars in crowdfunding to significantly boost the size of …

Blockchain Speech

Follow My Vote CTO, Nathan Hourt, Gives Blockchain Speech At Harding University

On April 15, 2016, Nathan Hourt, Follow My Vote CTO, gave a blockchain speech at the computer science department at Harding University entitled Blocked & Loaded | Why Blockchain Technology Matters & What it can do for You. In regards to the presentation, Nathan stated:  This seminar was presented to the Computer Science Department at Harding University, but it is targeted …

A Political Call To Arms Via Ed Asner

Christina Tobin and the Free and Equal Elections Foundation have released a video featuring Ed Asner and a “political call to arms”. Ed Asner, the legendary actor who was once black-listed and former President of the Screen Actors Guild met with Free & Equal President Christina Tobin last week searching for solutions to the concerns he has about America’s future. They …

A Synopsis Of Collision 2016

Follow My Vote attended Collision Conference this year in New Orleans over April 26-28. The tech conference provides startups with the ability to network, meet investors, and debut their products and apps.  Follow My Vote was admitted to the Alpha Program. This program allowed us to exhibit and tell attendees about our blockchain voting software and explain why end to end verifiability …

Follow My Vote To Attend Collision 2016, America’s Ultimate Tech Conference

Follow My Vote will attend Collision over April 26-28, 2016. Collision has been called “America’s fastest growing tech conference” and was created by the team behind Web Summit, Which Follow My Vote attended in 2015. Alpha Program Follow My Vote has been accepted to the Alpha Program at Collision! This program is for early stage start ups and provides companies …

Election Fraud in New York Primary?

Multiple outlets are reporting instances of election fraud in the New York primary. The Democratic Party’s primary on Tuesday appeared that it would be a tough contest between Clinton and Sanders. However, some Bernie supporters throughout the state reported that they could not vote for him. Bernie Sanders criticized the voting process of the New York primary (which he lost …

TechNite 2016

Follow My Vote Up For 3 Awards At This Year’s RBTC TechNite

The Roanoke Blacksburg Technology Council (RBTC) is a non-profit, member-driven association of businesses and organizations in Southwest Virginia working together to promote the growth of the region’s technology sector. Each Year the RBTC hosts and annual celebration of the communities’ flourishing tech sector called TechNite. The event is a key opportunity to network with upwards of 600 influential business and innovation …

New York Primaries Love the Front-Runners in the 2016 Election

The candidates headed east this week for the New York primaries, where a large number of delegates were at stake for both parties. Since Trump and Clinton reside in New York, both were heavily favored to win the New York primaries by big margins on Tuesday. Both candidates did just that last night, and will look to carry that momentum to …

Follow My Vote Launches Crowdfunding Campaign To Change The World

On April 13 2016, Follow My Vote launched an epic crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter. We are developing verifiable open-source blockchain voting software, making voting honest and convenient, once and for all. Help us prove demand for our technology by donating to Follow My Vote’s Kickstarter Crowdfunding Campaign today! Watch us literally launch the campaign in this video: Join our movement on social …

Millennial Generation Continues to Grow, While Their Voter Participation Remains Stagnant

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Millennial generation (18-34) has grown to surpass the Baby Boomers (51-69). Often revered as one of the greatest American generations, Baby Boomers accounted for 74.9 million of the American population in 2015. Millennials were projected to reach 75.3 million in 2015 and will peak in 2036. “The Millennial generation continues to grow as young immigrants expand their ranks. Boomers …

Huffington Post

Follow My Vote Featured On The Huffington Post!

Once again, Follow My Vote has been featured in the news! We are excited to announce that the Huffington Post has featured Follow My Vote in an article about blockchain technology.   Huffington Post writer, Pradeep Aradhya wrote a fantastic and informative article in the business section on April 1st, 2016. The article covered the blockchain and some of the industry pioneers. Aradhya …

Wisconsin Primary: Brokered Convention on the Horizon?

Last night’s Wisconsin primary was important to both Republican and Democratic candidates for similar reasons. Cruz desperately needed a resounding win to slow the momentum of Trump. Similarly, Sanders needed a win to show that Clinton should not be thought of as the presumptive Democratic nominee. Wisconsin showed that both Cruz and Sanders are still formidable opposition to the front-runners. …