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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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Outerwall Civic Venture Award Recognizes InvestNextDoor's Efforts to Create a New Source of Capital for Small Businesses
article Crowdfunding, Open Innovation, Tools

The award was presented to Seattle-based startup InvestNextDoor Tuesday night at the 2014 Social Venture Partners Seattle Fast Pitch competition, an event designed to connect innovators with...

Bret ConkinOct 31, 2014 07:14 pm GMT871 views
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Outerwall Civic Venture Award Recognizes InvestNextDoor's Efforts to Create a New Source of Capital for Small Businesses
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Outerwall Civic Venture Award Recognizes InvestNextDoor's Efforts to Create a New Source of Capital for Small Businesses
article Crowdfunding, Open Innovation, Tools

The award was presented to Seattle-based startup InvestNextDoor Tuesday night at the 2014 Social Venture Partners Seattle Fast Pitch competition, an event designed to connect innovators with...

Bret ConkinOct 31, 2014 07:14 pm GMT871 views
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Outerwall Civic Venture Award Recognizes InvestNextDoor's Efforts to Create a New Source of Capital for Small Businesses
Book Preview: Crowdsourced Innovation – Quo Vadis?
article Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation, Tools

This text is an excerpt chapter from innosabis upcoming book “Crowdsourced Innovation – Revolutionizing Open Innovation with Crowdsourcing“, which will be published by the end of November 2014. It...

Catharina DeldenOct 30, 2014 06:27 pm GMT394 views
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Book Preview: Crowdsourced Innovation – Quo Vadis?
VentureBeat and Edison Nation Medical Partner to Drive Innovation Around the Quantified-Self Movement
document Open Innovation

Edison Nation Medical and VentureBeat encourage the submission of inventions involving devices, technologies or apps that can be utilized by any party within the healthcare continuum, including...

Benjamin FosselOct 30, 2014 05:07 am GMT949 views
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VentureBeat and Edison Nation Medical Partner to Drive Innovation Around the Quantified-Self Movement
Choosing Projects for Open Innovation — What Works and What Doesn’t [Webinar]
Open Innovation

Tomorrow, October 30, NineSigma will be hosting a webinar about what projects are best (and worst) suited for open innovation contests. NineSigma’s director of healthcare program management Stephen Clulow will be joined by Miles Eddowes, head of the Innovation Accelerators Department at Mondelez International, a confectionery and snacks conglomerate that spun off from Kraft Foods in 2012.

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Anton RootOct 29, 2014 09:17 pm GMT691 views
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Crowd Coffee: October 29
Crowdfunding, Open Innovation

In this Crowd Coffee: three trends that will change crowdfunding; Australia's National Archives crowdsourcing photographs and personal histories of WWI; how can crowdsourcing and open innovation help your business; and more.

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Crowdsourcing.orgOct 29, 2014 04:03 pm GMT698 views
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STARTUP & ENTREPRENEUR PROFILES
blog Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding, Open Innovation

We wish to provide potential industry supporters, some intelligence and due diligence about supporting a project as being as making our list of campaigns most likely to succeed Sifu Richard...

Kelly PrescottOct 26, 2014 06:04 pm GMT1602 views
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STARTUP & ENTREPRENEUR PROFILES
A Promising Solution for Energy Efficiency and Customer Engagement
article Open Innovation, Tools

DiG can also guide a utility’s marketing strategies, offering a unique data-driven perspective. As consumers interact with the service, it can increase a positive sense of connection to the...

Jayne AnnOct 25, 2014 12:52 pm GMT413 views
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A Promising Solution for Energy Efficiency and Customer Engagement
Crowd To Go Fast and Guaranteed Delivery Service
article Crowd Creativity, Open Innovation

Crowd To Go wants to solve the last-mile delivery problem for retailers, restaurants and consumers, a delivery service for businesses that provides on-time local deliveries using the crowd....

Vincent IlaoOct 24, 2014 05:11 am GMT439 views
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Crowd To Go Fast and Guaranteed  Delivery Service
13 ideas for DC from the first-ever Urban Innovation Exchange
article Open Innovation

A group of innovators behind small scale, place-based projects around the country convened in Detroit and talked about what works in their cities, sharing stories of success, failure, hard work and...

Claire MackayOct 24, 2014 03:19 am GMT345 views
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13 ideas for DC from the first-ever Urban Innovation Exchange
Edison Nation Medical and Transplant Cafe Team Up to Drive Product Innovation Around Transplantation
document Open Innovation

Edison Nation Medical, a healthcare innovation marketplace with deep expertise in open innovation, product development, and health care, announced a partnership with Transplant Café, a social...

Sebastian BlancaOct 23, 2014 01:32 pm GMT1093 views
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Edison Nation Medical and Transplant Cafe Team Up to Drive Product Innovation Around Transplantation
Crowd Coffee: October 23
Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

In this Crowd Coffee: sharing economy's organized workers; Texas Securities Board approves equity crowdfunding rules; Chaordix creates a crowdsourcing community for higher education; and more.

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Crowdsourcing.orgOct 23, 2014 09:09 am GMT1065 views
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Crowdsourcing Connects World of Work With World of Knowledge
document Open Innovation

"Crowdsourcing is disrupting business models and entire industries," said Chief Consultant Flemming Binderup Gammelgaard, who directs the project for VIA University College and is Co-...

Rebecca GutierrezOct 23, 2014 05:43 am GMT606 views
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Crowdsourcing Connects World of Work With World of Knowledge
Kickstarter Focus and the Dark Side of Success
article Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding, Open Innovation

A look at what happens when Kickstarter and crowdfunding campaigns become unexpectedly successful and how to deal with that.

Matt WardOct 21, 2014 03:31 pm GMT1022 views
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Kickstarter Focus and the Dark Side of Success
Kickstarter vs Indiegogo and How to Decide for your Crowdfunding Campaign
article Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Overview of various crowdfunding platforms like Kickstarter and Indiegogo to help crowdfunders and inventors succeed in building crowdfunded businesses.

Matt WardOct 21, 2014 03:26 pm GMT465 views
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Kickstarter vs Indiegogo and How to Decide for your Crowdfunding Campaign
Are You a Failure or is it Just Your Idea: Overcoming Kickstarter Failures
article Crowdfunding, Open Innovation, Tools

How to know whether your crowdfundingn project has legs after an unsuccessful Kickstarter or Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign. Analyzing product market fit and future success of the business plan.

Matt WardOct 21, 2014 03:18 pm GMT2357 views
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Are You a Failure or is it Just Your Idea: Overcoming Kickstarter Failures
XPrize’s Peter Diamandis tells companies to disrupt themselves
article Open Innovation

The power of crowdsourcing is the driving force behind XPrize, which began in 1996 with the Ansari XPrize promising $10 million to the team that could build a craft for private space travel. The...

Harshida PatelOct 21, 2014 02:02 pm GMT412 views
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XPrize’s Peter Diamandis tells companies to disrupt themselves
Measuring the Velocity of an Idea
article Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding, Open Innovation

How quickly do ideas in your organization go from discovery to reality? Do they go fast enough to keep people engaged?

Doug CollinsOct 21, 2014 12:10 pm GMT487 views
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Measuring the Velocity of an Idea
RealPartner Takes Off!
article Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

At RealPartner.com, “co-lenders” can directly purchase fractional interests of the cash-flow from performing, residential real estate mortgage notes. This marks a dramatic change in the way...

Peter MastroianniOct 20, 2014 06:44 pm GMT624 views
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RealPartner Takes Off!
1Dollar1Home Launches Crowdfunding platform to Support Individuals and Families in Crisis
article Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

1Dollar1Home gives Story creators tools to raise funds for friends and families in Crisis; donors can give as little as a Dollar. By combining generosity and collaboration, 1Dollar1Home seek to...

1Dollar1HomeOct 20, 2014 03:05 pm GMT4827 views
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1Dollar1Home Launches Crowdfunding platform to Support Individuals and Families in Crisis
Mobile Marriage: The Promising Relationship Between Crowdfunding & App Development
blog Crowdfunding, Open Innovation, Tools

Defining the enormous impact the mobile web carries is nearly impossible, as modern consumers remain connected utilizing an impressive myriad of devices. For the first time earlier this year,...

Jeff BrokawOct 17, 2014 08:14 pm GMT1182 views
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Mobile Marriage: The Promising Relationship Between Crowdfunding & App Development
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