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LPPFusion’s Lerner to Speak at Fusion Energy Symposium On a Faster Route to Fusion

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Contacts: Ivy Karamitsos, (646) 515-8866, ivy@lppfusion.com Eric J. Lerner, (908) 546-7654, eric@lppfusion.com   LPPFusion President and Chief Scientist Eric J. Lerner will present proposals for “A Faster Route to Fusion” at the Fusion Energy Symposium, a hearing sponsored by NJ State Senator Joe Pennachio (R-26), on Thursday, May 23 at the State House Annex in…

Looking Back—2018 Highlights

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Technical Milestones: Completed experiments with tungsten electrodes Observational confirmation of the destruction of filaments Publication of cosmology results in leading journal—Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society Non-Technical Milestones: Over $950,000 investments from Wefunder Over $300,000 gift to Focus Fusion Society for aneutronic fusion research EU patent granted Founding of Fusion Industry Association Successful LPPF…

Survey Results from New Wefunder Investors

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We’ve now analyzed a survey of LPPF’s new Wefunder investors, thanks to 313 responses, a 71% rate. Thanks to all for their time!   The survey showed that the money came in “by halves”—54% was from “old contacts”, who knew us before the campaign, 46% from new contacts. Half of the investment came from 94…

$330,000 Donation to Focus Fusion Society Funds Research

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Long-time LPPF investors Walter Rowntree and his wife Laura Reynolds have made a generous donation of a third of a million dollars in stocks to the Focus Fusion Society, the tax-exempt non-profit devoted to aneutronic fusion research. Eighty-five percent of the donation’s value will be used for a research grant from FFS to LPPFusion to…

$1 Million (more or less) from Wefunder Equity Crowdfunding

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LPPFusion’s Wefunder equity crowdfunding roared to a successful conclusion April 30, but we are still counting the money. With a huge influx of $191,000 in the final exciting day and another $90,000 in the rest of the final week, the campaign concluded with $1,031,000 in signed contracts from 451 investors. So far, Wefunder has collected…

Wefunder Equity Crowdfunding Enters Final Week

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LPPFusion’s Wefunder equity crowdfunding drive pounds into its final week, running fast. In the past week, the second-to-last, investors put $53,000 into the campaign, lifting the total to $742,000. This was more than the $45,000 raised in the second week of the campaign. If the last week of the campaign can match the first week,…

Wefunder Equity Crowdfunding Ends April 30

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After a small adjustment in the ending date, LPPFusion’s Wefunder equity crowdfunding will definitely conclude April 30. This date has been communicated to the SEC, so is now a firm date.   As of today, the campaign stands at $679,500, just two-thirds of the maximum goal of $1 million, with 320 investors. From past experience,…

Wefunder Crowdfunding Enters Final Month

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It is down to the wire with LPPFusion’s critical equity crowdfunding campaign on the Wefunder website. The campaign will end April 23, so it has entered its last month. So far, a bit over $640,000 has been invested by just under 300 investors. The campaign is right on target in terms of getting just over…

Wefunder Equity Crowdfunding Passes Half-Way— Over $560,000 Raised

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Thanks to over 260 far-sighted investors, LPPFusion’s equity crowdfunding on Wefunder has now raised over $560,000, over half way to the one million dollars needed to quicken our research for safe, clean, cheap and unlimited energy! The campaign, started Nov. 9 is now approaching the three-month mark. LPPFusion expects to wind up the campaign in…

Wefunder Campaign Launched!

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Dear Focus Fusion Supporters,   LPPFusion’s long-awaited equity crowdfunding campaign has now started! Through the Wefunder site, anyone can now buy LPPFusion shares. We aim to raise a minimum of $400,000. That is what we need to get any of the money. Our maximum goal is the $1 million that we are allowed to raise…