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Crowdfunding levels the financial playing field for women, says Hebrew University research
article Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

Now, new research from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem shows that crowdfunding could level the playing field for women wishing to raise capital for their ventures, and in some cases even give...

Philip ChenAug 21, 2014 02:33 am GMT568 views
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Crowdfunding levels the financial playing field for women, says Hebrew University research
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Crowdfunding levels the financial playing field for women, says Hebrew University research
article Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

Now, new research from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem shows that crowdfunding could level the playing field for women wishing to raise capital for their ventures, and in some cases even give...

Philip ChenAug 21, 2014 02:33 am GMT568 views
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Crowdfunding levels the financial playing field for women, says Hebrew University research
The Crowdfunding Industry is Still in Its Infancy!
blog Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Market forecasters see crowdfunding as an industry in its infancy. Despite drastic growth over the past few years, it still holds massive potential. As long as someone needs capital, crowdfunding...

CrowdClanAug 21, 2014 02:30 am GMT141 views
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The Crowdfunding Industry is Still in Its Infancy!
Crowdsourcing and Ecommerce: Do The Two Go Together?
Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge

Owen Andrew, a journalist with a background in ecommerce, writes in to discuss how crowdsourcing can aid the ecommerce efforts of large and small businesses alike.

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Crowdsourcing.orgAug 20, 2014 08:39 pm GMT867 views
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Crowd Coffee: August 20
Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

In this Crowd Coffee: GroundFloor gets $1 million in seed funding; North Carolina equity crowdfunding bill dead for now; crowdsourcing competitions and trolls; NineSigma puts out white paper on open innovation and sports; and more.

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Crowdsourcing.orgAug 20, 2014 02:35 pm GMT654 views
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Crowdfunding Perks: Your Key to Campaign Success!
blog Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Tools

When designing crowdfunding perks, ask yourself, “What does my project have to offer?” The most successful projects promise tangible rewards, but depending on the campaign, this does not always...

CrowdClanAug 20, 2014 07:26 am GMT676 views
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Crowdfunding Perks: Your Key to Campaign Success!
Fundrazr Launch Pad!
blog Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Since its inception in 2008, FundRazr has earned numerous awards and accolades, including a spot on Forbes’ list of top crowdfunding portals for startups, charities and individual projects in 2013....

CrowdClanAug 20, 2014 04:26 am GMT616 views
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Fundrazr Launch Pad!
Listing a Strong Debt Crowdfunding Campaign!
blog Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Tools

As the crowdlending industry matures, competition grows fiercer between applicants and investors. This means that candidates must do more than just apply for an online loan; they need to market...

CrowdClanAug 19, 2014 05:45 pm GMT740 views
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Listing a Strong Debt Crowdfunding Campaign!
Crowd Coffee: August 19
Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

In this Crowd Coffee: three teens make an app to offer feedback on police units; Reddit asks journalists to seek permission when writing about original content; equity crowdfunding law not dead yet in North Carolina; and more.

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Crowdsourcing.orgAug 19, 2014 02:21 pm GMT946 views
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118 Years Ago, The New York Times Crowdsourced a New Motto
article Distributed Knowledge

Though it may seem like a product of the Internet, crowdsourcing has been around for ages. Take, for example, an experiment run by The New York Times in 1896, when the newspaper decided it was...

Jason RobbinsAug 19, 2014 01:58 pm GMT242 views
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118 Years Ago, The New York Times Crowdsourced a New Motto
Technology’s Crucial Role in the Fight Against Hunger
article Distributed Knowledge

Identifying who is genuinely in need cannot be done as well by a centralized government bureaucracy -- even one with regional offices -- as it can through a distributed network of individuals and...

Jayne AnnAug 19, 2014 01:40 pm GMT252 views
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Technology’s Crucial Role in the Fight Against Hunger
How Bugcrowd uses crowdsourcing to uncover security flaws faster than the bad guys do (interview)
article Distributed Knowledge

This kind of crowdsourcing can be a huge force multiplier for companies that have small resources dedicated to fixing their own security flaws. We interviewed Ellis at the recent Black Hat security...

Claire MackayAug 19, 2014 01:03 pm GMT2189 views
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How Bugcrowd uses crowdsourcing to uncover security flaws faster than the bad guys do (interview)
An Air-Quality Monitor You Take with You
article Distributed Knowledge

Berkeley, California-based Chemisense also plans to crowdsource data from users to show places around town where certain compounds are identified. SOURCE LINK to the full article:...

Harshida PatelAug 19, 2014 12:47 pm GMT155 views
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An Air-Quality Monitor You Take with You
East Ventures has invested in Ruangguru.com, an online marketplace for private tutoring based in Indonesia
document Cloud Labor, Distributed Knowledge

Ruangguru.com is an online marketplace that connects private tutors and students in Indonesia, offering a wide variety of courses beyond school subjects, including standardized test prep,...

Archenette EvangelioAug 19, 2014 07:03 am GMT2951 views
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 East Ventures has invested in Ruangguru.com, an online marketplace for private tutoring based in Indonesia
Financing Your Next Car With Crowdfunding
article Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Crowdfunding has become a great resource for people to finance their cars, as it basically excludes banks, credit unions, and other financial institutions, that are nothing more than middlemen,...

Jordan PerchAug 18, 2014 05:17 pm GMT945 views
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Financing Your Next Car With Crowdfunding
Why VCs Love CrowdFunding?
article Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

Well, the game seems to be allow access to John Q at the most risky time, only to allow the big money to defer risk taking and step it up later on. Yes, the VCs love crowdfunding. Read More on...

Philip ChenAug 18, 2014 08:00 am GMT915 views
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Why VCs Love CrowdFunding?
Crowdfunded Human Capital Equity An Emerging Multi-Trillion Dollar Asset Class
blog Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

OPINION: Because of increasing congressional attention to the distress of student loan debtors and recently liberalized regulation of crowdfunded equity offerings, as well as the unique array of...

Philip ChenAug 18, 2014 01:10 am GMT1167 views
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Crowdfunded Human Capital Equity An Emerging Multi-Trillion Dollar Asset Class
CrowdFunding Beat Pro Weekly Magazine - 8/17/2014
article Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

Limited Free Conference Tickets Code VIP Launching REIFA FOR Real Estate Investors Unlimited Alternative Funding Aug 20- 23 in LA.

Philip ChenAug 18, 2014 12:47 am GMT1117 views
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CrowdFunding Beat Pro Weekly  Magazine -   8/17/2014
Reddit recommends that journalists ask for permission before covering stories from the site
article Distributed Knowledge

Crowdsourcing website-- Reddit has published a set of guidelines, dubbed “Pressiquette” for journalists that use the site. Here’s the paragraph in question: - Respect the community when...

Sebastian BlancaAug 17, 2014 02:27 pm GMT349 views
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Reddit recommends that journalists ask for permission before covering stories from the site
Airbnb will launch a program for superhosts, performance-tracking tools, and calendar improvements in 2014
article Distributed Knowledge

Airbnb, a trusted community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book unique accommodations around the world — online or from a mobile phone, plans to launch a program that recognizes...

Luis Enrique MoralesAug 17, 2014 01:25 pm GMT998 views
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Airbnb will launch a program for superhosts, performance-tracking tools, and calendar improvements in 2014
Viticulture
article Distributed Knowledge

La Crema Winery has launched a “virtual vintner” program that allows consumers to help create a new wine through an interactive program on its website. The program began on Aug. 11 and will take...

Samuel BennettAug 17, 2014 10:25 am GMT188 views
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Viticulture
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