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Jon Stewart’s crowdfunding campaign: “Let’s buy CNN”
article Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

CrowdFund Beat “The Daily Show,” Jon Stewart gleefully discussed media baron Rupert Murdoch. SOURCE LINK to the full article:...

Philip ChenJul 24, 2014 11:07 pm GMT675 views
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Jon Stewart’s crowdfunding campaign: “Let’s buy CNN”
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Jon Stewart’s crowdfunding campaign: “Let’s buy CNN”
article Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

CrowdFund Beat “The Daily Show,” Jon Stewart gleefully discussed media baron Rupert Murdoch. SOURCE LINK to the full article:...

Philip ChenJul 24, 2014 11:07 pm GMT675 views
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Jon Stewart’s crowdfunding campaign: “Let’s buy CNN”
Six Crowdfunding PR Tips for Campaigns
blog Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Public Relations (PR) should not be a foreign concept to crowdfunders. In many ways, the two areas overlap: PR is about communication, relationships, reputation, marketing and demonstration....

Aaron DjekicJul 22, 2014 07:49 pm GMT374 views
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Six Crowdfunding PR Tips for Campaigns
Squishable Makes Plush Toys with Help from the Crowd
Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge

We take a look at Squishable, a company that has been asking its community for toy design input since it launched back in 2007. Plush toys aren’t the first thing most would associate with crowdsourcing, but 'Chief Squisher' Zoe Fraade-Blanar thinks they are a fantastic fit, and tells us why.

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Anton RootJul 22, 2014 07:43 pm GMT623 views
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Company leapfrogs JOBS Act with old rules
video Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Sharestates is an Online Crowd Funding Platform Empowering the General Public to Pool Their Money Together and Become Owners of Real Estate. While we eagerly await promulgation of the JOBS ACT...

Michael RaminJul 22, 2014 06:30 pm GMT581 views
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Company leapfrogs JOBS Act with old rules
Auto Industry Could Use Crowdsourcing to Build Better and Cheaper Cars
article Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

A short retrospective on the appliance of crowdsourcing in the production of motor vehicles. Nissan's Project Titan and BMW's Co-creation Lab are the front-runners.

Jordan PerchJul 22, 2014 01:39 pm GMT3418 views
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Auto Industry Could Use Crowdsourcing to Build Better and Cheaper Cars
TOP 5 Renewable Energy Crowdfunding Platforms by CrowdFundBeat
article Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

ByCrowdFudnBeat : TOP 5 Renewable Energy Crowdfunding Platforms

Philip ChenJul 22, 2014 01:29 pm GMT294 views
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TOP 5 Renewable Energy Crowdfunding Platforms by  CrowdFundBeat
Crowdfunding the Pre-Equity Investment and Validation Tool
blog Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Tools

While necessary for many startups, using angels and venture capital to grow a company dilutes founder equity. Rewards or pre-order crowdfunding is a non-dilutive way to help startups access...

Aaron DjekicJul 22, 2014 07:25 am GMT709 views
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Crowdfunding the Pre-Equity Investment and Validation Tool
CrowdFunding Beat Pro Magazine - Evening News Flash Jul 21, 2014
article Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

Exclusively broadcast for community members and supporters of Crowdfunding Crowdfunding News Specials, Interviews, Programs, and Campaigns on the internet

Philip ChenJul 22, 2014 06:28 am GMT1116 views
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CrowdFunding Beat  Pro Magazine - Evening News Flash Jul 21, 2014
Why Equity Crowdfunding Won't Happen This Year
article Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

The US is the first and only country in the world actually changing its charters to allow crowdfunding for equity to roam freely among its citizens. SOURCE LINK to the full article:...

Carmen CampoJul 22, 2014 05:30 am GMT345 views
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Why Equity Crowdfunding Won't Happen This Year
Equity Crowdfunding Startups: The Pros & Cons!
blog Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Rather than ‘thank-you’s’ or perks for crowdfunding campaigns, equity crowdfunding consists of actually buying a percentage of a company in exchange for funding. This allows everyday people access...

Aaron DjekicJul 22, 2014 12:02 am GMT697 views
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Equity Crowdfunding Startups: The Pros & Cons!
Will the Rise of Crowdsourcing and Crowdfunding Help Unemployed Young Americans?
Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

Evan Hafer, CEO of TwistRate, writes in to discuss how both crowdsourcing and crowdfunding can help young veterans looking to enter the workforce.

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Crowdsourcing.orgJul 21, 2014 08:38 pm GMT1779 views
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Crowd Coffee: July 21
Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

In this Crowd Coffee: Kickstarter in Ireland; preschool hopes to get cash from the crowd; how open innovation affects HR; Friedman on the sharing economy; and more.

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Crowdsourcing.orgJul 21, 2014 02:51 pm GMT495 views
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Follow the Crowd
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

The authors of the Nature paper also speculate about the potential of crowdsourcing scientific progress. “The critical role of Foldit players in the solution of the M-PMV PR structure shows the...

Jayne AnnJul 21, 2014 12:25 pm GMT241 views
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Follow the Crowd
P2P Crowdfunding with Poor Credit
blog Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Tools

For traditional loans, applicants need a credit score above 700 to be eligible for approval. Although numerous options exist for those denied by the banks, debt crowdfunding has emerged as a...

Aaron DjekicJul 21, 2014 07:32 am GMT797 views
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P2P Crowdfunding with Poor Credit
Indonesian voters are crowdsourcing ballot counts to protect against election fraud
article Distributed Knowledge

Kawal Suara (which means “guard the voice”) might be Indonesia’s very first crowdsourcing platform to help count votes. The General Elections Commissions’ (KPU’s) website already lets citizens...

Adam FrazerJul 20, 2014 01:09 pm GMT5048 views
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Indonesian voters are crowdsourcing ballot counts to protect against election fraud
This design concept shows how beautiful Wikipedia could be
article Distributed Knowledge

The design concept extends from the desktop to mobile, so crowdsourcing website --- Wikipedia looks equally beautiful on a smaller screen. The grid guidance is also clearly evident on the mobile...

Fritz SchaeferJul 20, 2014 12:40 pm GMT431 views
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This design concept shows how beautiful Wikipedia could be
Meet The Uber Of The Retail World
article Distributed Knowledge

Deliv is able to offer this price point by crowdsourcing its drivers. Having no vehicles to maintain, warehouses to house them or regular (and possibly union-set) salary and benefits to pay tends...

Samuel BennettJul 20, 2014 12:13 pm GMT381 views
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Meet The Uber Of The Retail World
Edward Snowden Calls on Hackers to Help Whistleblowers Leak More Secrets
article Distributed Knowledge

Edward Snowden made an impassioned call for hackers and technologists to help would-be whistleblowers spill more government secrets. Arguing that "technology empowers dissent" as well...

Fritz SchaeferJul 20, 2014 12:03 pm GMT397 views
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Edward Snowden Calls on Hackers to Help Whistleblowers Leak More Secrets
'Airbnb Logos' Tumblr Pokes Inappropriate Fun at Company's New Logo
article Distributed Knowledge

The new Tumblr account of the crowdsourcing platform "Airbnb Logos" creates and collects the funniest, strangest and lewdest interpretations of the company's new symbol. Their page...

April SchmidtJul 20, 2014 11:20 am GMT393 views
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'Airbnb Logos' Tumblr Pokes Inappropriate Fun at Company's New Logo
Crowdsourcing project seeks ideas for health service transformation
article Distributed Knowledge

The crowdsourcing project is designed to produce a ‘co-created’ vision and set of principles to help inspire commissioners and providers of community health and social services in London to look...

Fiona MaresJul 20, 2014 07:48 am GMT672 views
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Crowdsourcing project seeks ideas for health service transformation
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