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Use of sources outside of the entity or group to generate, develop and implement ideas. In a world of widely distributed knowledge, where the boundaries between a firm and its environment have become more permeable, companies cannot afford to rely entirely on their own research and ideas to maintain a competitive advantage.

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The Value Of Education Is Infinity
blog Open Innovation, Tools

An education multiplier, if you will, is all the positive effects gained from getting an education, be they inventions, solved problems or crisis averted. The simple act of learning to read and...

fundeduApr 23, 2014 06:49 am GMT198 views
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Crowd Coffee: April 23
Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

In this mid-week edition: celebrating JOBS Act anniversary a few weeks late; why Kickstarter doesn't fit well with content creators; crowdsourcing legal research, again; a look inside Samsung's open innovation center; and more.

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Crowdsourcing.orgApr 23, 2014 01:31 pm GMT408 views
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The Value Of Education Is Infinity
blog Open Innovation, Tools

An education multiplier, if you will, is all the positive effects gained from getting an education, be they inventions, solved problems or crisis averted. The simple act of learning to read and...

fundeduApr 23, 2014 06:49 am GMT198 views
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The Value Of Education Is Infinity
Getting Planes To Their Destinations Faster, Through The Power Of Data
article Open Innovation

With its $500,000 Flight Quest competition, GE has been working with Alaska Airlines to crowdsource solutions to the problem. The goal is to create a system that allows airlines and traffic...

Jayne AnnApr 23, 2014 02:36 am GMT180 views
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Getting Planes To Their Destinations Faster, Through The Power Of Data
Equity Crowdfunding: Why the SEC’s Title III Foot-Dragging Is a Blessing in Disguise
article Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding, Open Innovation

Wired Innovation Insights article about the need to continue innovating in the crowdfunding industry...

Jeremy DouglasApr 22, 2014 05:39 pm GMT929 views
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Equity Crowdfunding: Why the SEC’s Title III Foot-Dragging Is a Blessing in Disguise
Crowdsourcing survey to users of Crowdsourcing Platforms
question Crowd Creativity, Open Innovation

Hello everybody, since I am working on my thesis, I would really appreciate if you could answer just 10 questions about the incentives that drive collaboration with companies...

graziana masolaApr 22, 2014 04:23 pm GMT218 views
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Crowdsourcing survey to users of Crowdsourcing Platforms
Crowd Coffee: April 22
Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

In this Crowd Coffee: equity crowdfunding in Denmark may be on the horizon; why using Kickstarter to buy the Wu-Tang album makes little sense; Thomson Reuters and internal crowdsourcing; GE and Saudi Aramco put on an open innovation challenge; taxing the sharing economy; and more.

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Crowdsourcing.orgApr 22, 2014 02:15 pm GMT491 views
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Thomson Reuters flushes out internal engineering talent with crowdsourcing
article Open Innovation

Thomson Reuters Corp. has hit upon an effective way to find engineering talent. The media and information company has figured out a way to crowdsource for problem solvers -- from behind the...

Claire MackayApr 22, 2014 06:19 am GMT139 views
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Thomson Reuters flushes out internal engineering talent with crowdsourcing
Crowd Powered Business: New Rules, New Enterprises [Video]
Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding, Open Innovation

Over the past few months, we’ve been showcasing presentations from Massolution NYC 2013, and today we post the final video of the conference. This presentation by Carl Esposti, CEO and founder of Massolution and Crowdsourcing.org, doesn’t introduce any new content, but instead reminds the viewers of some of the most interesting points from the conference.

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Crowdsourcing.orgApr 21, 2014 08:02 pm GMT1181 views
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Crowdsourcing Requires Long-Term Commitment - Brands Cannot Simply Walk Away
article Open Innovation

By definition, if customers are engaged enough to suggest new product ideas, then they are more likely to have higher needs for, and expectations of, further engagement. Involving consumers in a...

Harshida PatelApr 21, 2014 05:55 am GMT200 views
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Crowdsourcing Requires Long-Term Commitment - Brands Cannot Simply Walk Away
Innovation Acceleration: GE Selects Louisville for First Micro-factory
document Open Innovation

The new FirstBuild micro-factory will be located on the University of Louisville (UofL) Belknap Campus. It will harness the power of an open platform and a global co-creation community to power...

Fiona MaresApr 20, 2014 12:51 pm GMT1398 views
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Innovation Acceleration: GE Selects Louisville for First Micro-factory
How GE Plans to Act Like a Startup and Crowdsource Breakthrough Ideas
article Open Innovation

It was a triumph of crowdsourcing—for a nominal price, GE used the knowledge of someone they would have never otherwise met to innovate its way out a design problem. It was also a proof of concept...

Claire MackayApr 19, 2014 09:05 am GMT418 views
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How GE Plans to Act Like a Startup and Crowdsource Breakthrough Ideas
Types of Loans Available through Debt Crowdfunding
blog Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

For those familiar only with rewards- and donation-based crowdfunding, the debt crowdfunding process may feel alien. Before listing on a portal, applicants must submit tons of financial and...

Aaron DjekicApr 19, 2014 05:57 am GMT925 views
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Types of Loans Available through Debt Crowdfunding
Got a brilliant idea for a cycling product? Make it a reality and earn money along the way with this Decathlon crowdsourcing site
article Open Innovation, Tools

Open Oxylane, a crowdsourcing website owned by Decathlon, has launched a site where amateur designers and the public can work together to design the newest sports products. The co-working platform...

Claire MackayApr 19, 2014 02:40 am GMT393 views
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Got a brilliant idea for a cycling product? Make it a reality and earn money along the way with this Decathlon crowdsourcing site
Crowd Coffee: April 18
Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding, Open Innovation

In this Friday edition of Crowd Coffee: crowdfunding journalism in China; more thoughts on why investors like crowdfunding platforms; crowdfunding the Wu-Tang album; Tongie season is here; the crowd making wishes come true; investing in the sharing economy; and more.

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Crowdsourcing.orgApr 18, 2014 01:44 pm GMT546 views
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'Quirky' Idea Reinvents Invention
article Open Innovation

Quirky fields as many as 5,000 ideas each week submitted by inventors of every ilk -- students, retirees, homemakers, professionals -- and asks 35,000 (and growing) Quirky enthusiasts to help...

Harshida PatelApr 16, 2014 07:31 pm GMT215 views
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'Quirky' Idea Reinvents Invention
Crowd Coffee: April 16
Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding, Open Innovation

In this edition: JOBS Act, two years on; Pono ends up third on Kickstarter's top funded; sharing economy, a pro perspective; crowdmapping sexual harassment incidents in India; and more.

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Crowdsourcing.orgApr 16, 2014 02:15 pm GMT1090 views
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Crowdfunding Event: The 2014 Funding Roadshow
article Crowdfunding, Open Innovation, Tools

Entrepreneurs get ready — the 2014 Funding Roadshow’s travelling to a city near you! Over the next few weeks, this touring event will reach ten major cities, offering the same great opportunity...

Aaron DjekicApr 16, 2014 06:03 am GMT990 views
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Crowdfunding Event: The 2014 Funding Roadshow
Crowd Coffee: April 15
Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding, Open Innovation

In this Crowd Coffee: crowdfunding TV show in the UK; India regulators considering crowdfunding; Strickler responds to slowdown question; sharing economy thoughts from a number of sources; Shell launches open innovation platform; and more.

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Crowdsourcing.orgApr 15, 2014 02:37 pm GMT881 views
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Waulis Motors: The Next Generation of Engines
article Crowdfunding, Open Innovation

Waulis Motors hails from Espoo, Finland, their goal is to “make an environmentally friendly motor, which will explode the conception of the existing motor”. The team is looking To revolutionize...

Aaron DjekicApr 15, 2014 06:22 am GMT796 views
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Waulis Motors: The Next Generation of Engines
Why Entrepreneurs and Citizen Scientists Hold the Key to Saving the World
article Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

People describe phenomena like this with the term "crowdsourcing." But this is too general and impersonal a word to capture the close-knit (yet decentralized) collaborative communities...

Harshida PatelApr 11, 2014 12:33 am GMT313 views
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Why Entrepreneurs and Citizen Scientists Hold the Key to Saving the World
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