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Leveraging Crowdsourcing to Drive Innovative Solutions for Civic Issues
article Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

In view of the challenges created by growing urbanization, dense population concentrations and limited budgets, many local governments are turning to innovative methods to find solutions to civic...

IdeapokeNov 24, 2014 06:13 am GMT291 views
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Leveraging Crowdsourcing to Drive Innovative Solutions for Civic Issues
article Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

In view of the challenges created by growing urbanization, dense population concentrations and limited budgets, many local governments are turning to innovative methods to find solutions to civic...

IdeapokeNov 24, 2014 06:13 am GMT291 views
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Leveraging Crowdsourcing to Drive Innovative Solutions for Civic Issues
Registration Requirements for Equity Crowdfunding Portals in Canada
blog Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Registration Requirements for Equity Crowdfunding Portals in Canada

CrowdClanNov 24, 2014 01:39 am GMT420 views
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Registration Requirements for Equity Crowdfunding Portals in Canada
Three Crowdfunding Values Bolstered by Ethical Portals and Participants
blog Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Entrepreneurs, inventors and artists perceive crowdfunding as a global source of capital. The expansion of the industry, however, has led to a type of diversity that breeds scepticism—a matter of...

CrowdClanNov 24, 2014 01:36 am GMT340 views
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Three Crowdfunding Values Bolstered by Ethical Portals and Participants
CrowdFunding Beat Pro Industry Week Top News & Information 11/24 /2014
blog Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

http://eepurl.com/9ccPv New Issue of CrowdFunding Pro Magazine - This Week's Industry News Delaying Crowdfunding to Save Crowdfunding? Crowdnetic Launches CWMarketdata Two ways your pension...

Philip ChenNov 24, 2014 01:12 am GMT316 views
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CrowdFunding Beat Pro Industry Week Top News & Information 11/24 /2014
Fox Orders Global Frequency TV Pilot Based On DC Comic Series
article Distributed Knowledge

“The show will chronicle the workings of The Global Frequency, a privately funded crime-fighting operation that uses worldwide crowdsourcing to solve crimes the police cannot.” SOURCE LINK to...

Jason RobbinsNov 23, 2014 01:25 pm GMT459 views
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Fox Orders Global Frequency TV Pilot Based On DC Comic Series
The Seven Mega Shifts: Government 2020
article Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Crowdsourcing initiatives will allow individuals to share their experiences across many levels of the legislative process. Wikipedia-like sites could highlight problems - and solutions - about...

Jayne AnnNov 22, 2014 11:53 pm GMT556 views
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The Seven Mega Shifts: Government 2020
Introducing the Newest Crowdsourced Social Media Experience: witboard.com
video Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge

Content from Your Crowd - Your Friends, Your Network, Your Neighbors. Useful, Interesting, Fresh & Organized

Elemer PirosNov 22, 2014 08:15 pm GMT912 views
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Introducing the Newest Crowdsourced Social Media Experience: witboard.com
What's Next for the Sharing Economy?
article Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

The sharing economy will breed new companies designed to enable greater numbers of customers to take advantage of peer-to-peer moneymaking opportunities. “The next wave of opportunities in...

Tim SatterthwaiteNov 22, 2014 11:37 am GMT736 views
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What's Next for the Sharing Economy?
NASA Announces New Opportunities for Public Participation in Asteroid Grand Challenge
document Distributed Knowledge

Ten new projects are providing opportunities for the public to participate in NASA's Asteroid Grand Challenge, which accelerates the agency's asteroid initiative work through innovative...

Pablo BracciniNov 22, 2014 06:04 am GMT955 views
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NASA Announces New Opportunities for Public Participation in Asteroid Grand Challenge
The Sharing Economy World Map
Distributed Knowledge

The company Love Home Swap, a UK-based startup that allows its users to swap houses or rent them out to travelers, recently put out an interactive map that shows where the sharing economy startups have been founded.

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Anton RootNov 21, 2014 12:53 pm GMT1218 views
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NIMH Director Recognizes DECODE and Inscopix's "Crowdsourcing" Approach for Understanding Brain Disease
document Distributed Knowledge

Guest of honor, Dr. Thomas Insel (Director, NIMH), felicitated the awardees during the ceremony. In his remarks to the gathering, Dr. Insel said, "What is the language of the brain and how...

Tonya Van Dijk Nov 21, 2014 12:19 pm GMT3216 views
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NIMH Director Recognizes DECODE and Inscopix's
ECRI Institute Creates Ebola Price Index for Personal Protective Equipment; Asks Hospitals to Engage in Crowdsourcing of Pricing Data
document Distributed Knowledge

Hospitals are encouraged to participate in ECRI Institute's crowdsourcing effort to create a robust, reliable, and free resource—a significant contribution to help keep prices in the...

Benjamin FosselNov 21, 2014 11:22 am GMT1454 views
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ECRI Institute Creates Ebola Price Index for Personal Protective Equipment; Asks Hospitals to Engage in Crowdsourcing of Pricing Data
WeGoLook and On-the-Ground Crowdsourcing
Cloud Labor, Distributed Knowledge

When people think of crowdsourcing, they typically think of interactions that are happening online. Put up a logo request or an appeal for money, and someone, somewhere, will draft up a design or contribute cash. They may be in a neighboring town, or a metropolis half way across the world — the location doesn’t matter. But there are some companies that are applying the crowdsourcing model to do offline work. One of these companies is Oklahoma City-based WeGoLook.

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Anton RootNov 20, 2014 11:18 pm GMT1120 views
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Commercial Real Estate Crowdfunding: Investor Expectations
blog Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Certain sectors of the crowdfunding market are expanding more readily than others. Once such sector on the rise is real estate—and for a slew of reasons. From alternative loans to market testing,...

CrowdClanNov 20, 2014 03:18 pm GMT595 views
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Commercial Real Estate Crowdfunding: Investor Expectations
How to Choose a Crowdfunding Marketing Service
blog Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Should your campaign use a third-party promotional agency, the efficacy of that service ultimately determines the project’s success. For this reason, begin your search for a crowdfunding marketing...

CrowdClanNov 20, 2014 03:16 pm GMT466 views
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How to Choose a Crowdfunding Marketing Service
Driving Your Crowdfunding Campaign’s Success With Social Media Influencers
article Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

Learn How To Drive Your Crowdfunding Campaign’s Success With Social Media Influencers

Roy MorejonNov 20, 2014 01:50 pm GMT2824 views
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Driving Your Crowdfunding Campaign’s Success With Social Media Influencers
Crowd Coffee: November 20
Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

In this Crowd Coffee: more information on the fraudulent GoFundMe campaign; Bitreserve looking to raise $10 million via crowdfunding; creating more effective crowdfunding pitch videos; crowdsourcing online info on nearly everything; and more.

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Crowdsourcing.orgNov 20, 2014 12:53 pm GMT921 views
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The 4 Key Reasons Why Major Organizations Use Open Innovation
article Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

When Henry Chesbrough coined the term ‘Open Innovation’ in his book, ‘Open Innovation – The New Imperative for Creating and Profiting from Technology’, he probably had no idea how widely the Open...

IdeapokeNov 20, 2014 07:30 am GMT1021 views
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The 4 Key Reasons Why Major Organizations Use Open Innovation
Crowd Coffee: November 19
Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

In this Crowd Coffee: 1Dollar1Home partners with Stripe; Patreon paying out $1m/month to creators; catching up with Kickstarter success Formlabs; the sharing economy for hospitals; and more.

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Crowdsourcing.orgNov 19, 2014 03:40 pm GMT856 views
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Creativity, Corporatism, and Crowds
article Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

Ultimately, we need economic institutions that somehow promote the concerted creative actions of a wide swath of the world’s people. They should not be corporatist institutions, dominated by...

Jason RobbinsNov 19, 2014 02:49 am GMT874 views
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Creativity, Corporatism, and Crowds
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