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‘Venture Capital’ Democratized

New York, NY ( A new web site, is changing the way businesses are funded, and it is doing so 15 minutes at a time. Use your fame to fund a business., a new web site, puts your 15 minutes of fame to optimum use, changing the way companies are funded.

“Andy Warhol predicted that everybody would get 15 minutes of fame, but even he couldn’t have envisioned how far those 15 minutes would go,” says Alex, Founder of “At, we offer instant fame seekers their 15 minutes in return for a payment that will go towards supporting fledgling businesses.”

Officially launched on March 17, 2006, offers users their 15 minutes of fame for the price of $15.00. For that payment, fame seekers are featured to an international audience on as well as other sites to which content is fed through RSS and XML feeds.

Since its launch, has received more than 500 visitors a day, and that number is growing at a rate of 10 to 15 per cent every day. Further, is giving away a whopping $15,000 to the first person who helps refer 1,500 people and other subsequent prizes as well. This is in addition to the standard payment of $5.00 per referral. charges no per-click fee, no annual subscription and no maintenance fees, merely a one-time $15.00 registration fee.

“Too often, solid businesses go under simply because of a lack of further funding, even when they have a good thing going,” says Alex. “With the money raised from, we hope to help innovative entrepreneurs realize their dreams and give everybody the fame, at the nominal rate of a dollar a minute that they seek.”

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