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October 28, 2013
Fortune Girls Gain Celebrity Support and Build Momentum for Kickstarter
30-Day Campaign to Empower Tween Girls & Create Future Leaders
(New York, NY)
October 28, 2013
Fortune Girls (FG), Inc.,
a multicultural lifestyle brand dedicated to the
empowerment of tween girls age 6-12, launched a 30 -day kickstarter campaign on Oct 17
with recent supportiveTweets and Facebook posts from Tennis Icon Venus Williams who also donated autographed tennis racquets for the campaign and support from Legendary TV Host Whoopi Goldberg. Fortune Girls is more than just pretty pictures! It is a brand that seeks to empower girls and create educated, well-
rounded girls in three ways:
introducing girls to fun and engaging games, apps, toys and licensed products.
Community Initiatives and helping others
FG believes that confidenc
e is built by helping others. One single act
of good can change a life.
Mom and Daughter Workshops
builds confidence and future leaders through the education and teaching of
etiquette, entrepreneurship and finance.
FG is looking to supersede their $20,000 campaign goal to create an animated webisode and produce their first
Girls Gaming App
for the tablet and mobile.
donations can range from $1, $5, $10, $25, $50
and up! At each level, you
get Fortune Girls custom designed goodies, including:
T-Shirts, Sweatshirts, Bobble head Dolls, Sneakers, and a
Two "hot" items for the high bidders are autographed tennis racquets, donated exclusively by Tennis Icon
Venus Williams. The
kickstarter deadline is Nov 15
"As someone who embodies
sportsmanship, confidence, and the belief to dream big,
I identify with Fortune Girls.
FG character is a reflection of the diverse beauty of all girls.
I love the power of being a girl!
We have endless
possibilities and that is what Fortune Girls
continues to share. We are all Fortune Girls!"
Venus Williams, Tennis Icon
"Cute characters, great products and positive messaging! Fortune Girls has it all and will certainly be the hottest tween
brand to watch. The uniqueness of this brand is the best
I've seen in a long time. They have the cutest sneakers ever,
which have become a favorite in my collection!"
Whoopi Goldberg, Legendary Comedian and TV Host
As a "High School Musical" alum, first ever UN Youth Champion, and the founder GimmeMo.com, I'm
empowering today's youth! I know first
hand the unique challenges young people face, especially tween girls. Building
confidence and helping a girl to believe in herself changes her outlook on life. Fortune Girls is a special and powerful
rand because they've mastered a formula that will both entertain and educate, while having a ton of fun! Fortune Girls
celebrates diversity, and fosters global thinking! So, I guess that means "I'm a Fortune Girl!"
Actress and Philanthro
For more FG info, visit:
For media inquiries, contact: Tafia L. Allah
Pringle at (O) 866
6040, (C) 973
6749 or (E
Fortune Girls, Inc.
Fortune Girls (FG), Inc., is
cultural lifestyle brand dedicated to the empowerment of tween girls age 6
Created by a tween and her Mom, FG encompasses a Website, Twitter, Pinterest, and Facebook fan page.
gaming apps for tablets and mobile, TV, Film, Music, Publishing, Li
censing and Merchandising deals.
FG proof of concept beta site received close to 3M hits and over 100,000 registered users with 34% of international
Fortune Girls accomplishments include: securing their first licensing deal for a
sneaker line; a TV development
and production deal with two former Nickelodeon
Executives to develop and produce a TV series;
being selected for the coveted
Teen Choice Awards Celebrity Gift Bags, where
celebrities and their children went home with FG goodies;
forming a strategic partnerships with tween virtual world Whyville-audience reach of 7M kids, and Girl Scouts of Americawhich reached 4M girls.