2,529 crowdsourcing and crowdfunding sites
Editor's Note: The following infographic highlights the various different types of crowd-based business models. It originally appeared on Ross Dawson's site Trends in the Living Networks and is reprinted with permission here.
While crowdsourcing is clearly a fantastic way for organizations large and small to get access to unparalleled resources and scale their operations, it is also increasingly central to many companies’ business models. The Crowd Business Models framework below identifies seven fundamental crowd business models (plus non-profits), and also includes an analysis of the monetization mechanisms and success factors behind each one.