Cowdsourcing.org The Industry Website

Register Login
or sign in with

Web's Largest listing of crowdsourcing and crowdfunding events

Events

Advertise

 

Web's Largest Directory of Sites

2,806 crowdsourcing and crowdfunding sites


Featured Content

Content Type
Latest Trending Most Commented Most Viewed
Coolest Cooler Passes Pebble, Becomes Most-Funded Kickstarter Project
Crowdfunding

The Coolest Cooler is now the most-funded Kickstarter campaign, taking the crown from the Pebble smartwatch after 862 days of reign. According to Kickstarter, who updated its blog post about the ‘History of #1,’ the takeover took place at around 10pm Eastern last night.

Read more

Anton RootAug 27, 2014 06:43 pm GMT1429 views
00
uBiome Raises $4.5M from Andreessen Horowitz, Angel Investors
Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

uBiome, the company that’s sequencing microbiome with the crowd’s help, has raised $4.5 million from VC firm Andreessen Horowitz and angel investors, according to TechCrunch. It’s big news for the company, which has previously received funding from 500 Startups and Y Combinator. It first caught our eye when it was looking to raise $100,000 on Indiegogo; it ended up raising $350,000.

Read more

Anton RootAug 21, 2014 09:29 pm GMT1752 views
00
Invesdor Crowdfunds Startups in Finland with Potential Regulatory Challenges on the Horizon
Crowdfunding

One of the first equity crowdfunding players on the scene in Finland, Invesdor has been around since 2012. The platform claims to have 60 percent of the equity crowdfunding market share in its country, and has attracted investors from 38 different countries en route to €2.6 million raised for 20 companies. Its success is not accidental — the platform has developed a number of features and processes to help entrepreneurs and investors connect as seamlessly as possible.

Read more

Anton RootAug 13, 2014 11:01 pm GMT1996 views
3051
Movements.org Connects Dissidents with Legal Experts, Journalists, and Others Willing to Help
Cloud Labor, Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge

Advancing Human Rights (AHR), a New York-based NGO, recently launched Movements.org, a crowdsourcing platform that connects dissidents with legal experts, journalists, policy makers, technology experts, and others. The goal is to help dissidents amplify their work, and to spread their stories.

Read more

Anton RootAug 07, 2014 10:32 pm GMT1705 views
1231
Passbrains Gives Enterprise Clients the Ability to Tap Into External and Internal Crowds
Distributed Knowledge

We profile passbrains, a crowdsourced software company that helps enterprises tap into external as well as internal crowds. Included are a look at some of the features it offers its clients, and three different ways that enterprises make use of the company's services.

Read more

Crowdsourcing.orgJul 30, 2014 06:46 pm GMT1769 views
00
CCEMC Announces Grand Challenge First Round Winners, Prepares for Next Round
Open Innovation

Since early 2013, the Canadian Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation (CCEMC) has been working with NineSigma, the open innovation intermediary, on an international ‘grand challenge’ to find new uses for carbon. In April, CCEMC held an awards ceremony to announce the 24 winners of the first round — four more than initially anticipated.

Read more

Anton RootJul 24, 2014 10:08 pm GMT1916 views
00
Wealth Migrate Unveils ‘World’s Global Real Estate Marketplace’ at EPIC 2014
Crowdfunding

The real estate equity crowdfunding market is growing fast in the US. A number of platforms have come online in the past year, and they are attracting both investor and issuer interest. That, in turn, has convinced VCs and angels to back the platforms, further legitimizing the young industry and fueling growth. Now, another player has joined the ranks.

Read more

Anton RootJul 19, 2014 04:45 pm GMT3437 views
21841
Spotlight on How and If the Crowd Serves Your Funding Needs
Crowdfunding

Rose Spinelli, the expert when it comes to raising cash via rewards-based crowdfunding, writes in with her inaugural advice column 'Rose Recommends.' She answers questions about whether the crowdfunding field is getting too crowded, and about crowdfunding campaign guidelines. Have your own questions?

Read more

Rose SpinelliJul 14, 2014 06:20 pm GMT2634 views
111
Seedrs COO on Convertible Equity, Future Ad Labs Campaign Success
Crowdfunding

On Monday, Seedrs announced a new investment type: convertible equity. To find out more about this new investment type (Seedrs claims it's the first crowdfunding platform to offer it), and why the company decided to begin offering it to their investors, we spoke with platform president and COO Carlos Silva.

Read more

Anton RootJul 09, 2014 08:59 pm GMT2400 views
2670
JumpStart Africa Hopes to Empower the Continent’s Entrepreneurs
Crowdfunding

We profile JumpStart Africa, a crowdfunding platform for creatives and entrepreneurs on the continent. Operating in a region made up of developing nations poses a unique set of challenges, find out how founder and CEO Ahmed Zrikem hopes to overcome them after the jump.

Read more

Anton RootJun 30, 2014 10:50 pm GMT3993 views
6001
500 Startups Partners with SeedInvest for New Fund
Crowdfunding

500 Startups, the VC fund and accelerator, announced yesterday that it's raising $100 million for its third flagship fund. To help finance it, the company partnered up with SeedInvest, which created a custom platform for the accelerator and is helping with investor accreditation verification, as well as other services.

Read more

Anton RootJun 27, 2014 07:00 pm GMT2531 views
2861
Red Rock Assets: A Crowdlending Platform for the Mining Industry
Crowdfunding

We profile Red Rock Assets, a crowdlending platform for accredited investors that wants to allow individuals and institutions to invest in mining and energy projects from around the world for as little as $5000.

Read more

Anton RootJun 24, 2014 08:40 pm GMT2466 views
20
Standing Out in the White Label Crowdfunding Space
Crowdfunding

There are a number of companies that build crowdfunding platforms for their customers. But to really stand out, the white label providers need to offer a wide range of services for their customers. We profile Crowd Fund Magic, which does just that. (Sponsored Post)

Read more

Anton RootJun 18, 2014 05:22 pm GMT3421 views
20
DesignCrowd Acquires Creative Contest Platform Worth1000
Crowd Creativity

DesignCrowd, the Australian crowdsourced design firm, announced yesterday that it has acquired Worth1000, a creative contest platform. The deal hasn't been embraced by at least a vocal minority in the Worth1000 community, though, who fear the crowdsourcing firm will shut down their site. 

Read more

Anton RootJun 17, 2014 08:42 pm GMT2816 views
00
SeedInvest Closes $4.15M Series A Round
Crowdfunding

The equity crowdfunding platform SeedInvest announced yesterday that it has closed a $4.15 million Series A round. The first $2 million came from several VC firms, including Scout Ventures, Great Oaks Venture Capital, Avenue A Ventures, Archer Gray, and Krillion Ventures. The rest came from 42 accredited investors through the crowdfunding platform’s own raise.

Read more

Anton RootJun 12, 2014 08:13 pm GMT2829 views
00
Your Next Raise: The Future of Accredited Investor Crowdfunding
Crowdfunding

Thomas Vass, owner and manager of The Private Capital Market, a fee-based subscription crowdfunding site, writes in to discuss the potential future of accredited investor crowdfunding. 

Read more

Crowdsourcing.orgJun 11, 2014 08:54 pm GMT3573 views
10
Betterific Wants to Help Brands Identify and Solve Problems
Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

We profile Betterific, a crowdsourced innovation platform that helps brands to identify and solve problems. Unlike some of the other companies doing similar work, the co-founder said, Betterific promotes an open conversation among the users and brands on the platform.

Read more

Anton RootJun 05, 2014 08:12 pm GMT4223 views
00
Kickstarter Simplifies Rules, Offers Campaigns a ‘Launch Now’ Option
Crowdfunding

Kickstarter, the leading crowdfunding platform around, announced two changes to its platform yesterday. First, it scrapped a few rules that prevented certain campaigns from coming onto the platform. And it also introduced the Launch Now feature, which is allowing campaigns to launch without approval from a company representative.

Read more

Anton RootJun 04, 2014 08:46 pm GMT3739 views
10
IgnitionDeck Acquires Fundify, CrowdPress Crowdfunding WordPress Themes
Crowdfunding

We catch up with Nathan Hangen of IgnitionDeck, which recently announced that it has acquired the crowdfunding themes Fundify and CrowdPress. Hangen shares his vision for the company's future, and gives us the scoop on some of the features IgnitionDeck is working on.

Read more

Anton RootMay 29, 2014 07:59 pm GMT4948 views
01
Malaysian Government Continues its Bid to Build a Nationwide Microsourcing Ecosystem
Cloud Labor, Crowd Creativity

In 2011, the Malaysian government planned and approved a far-reaching set of reforms aimed improving the economic standing of the country’s citizens. Digital Malaysia, as the reforms are collectively known, is a program designed to diversity the country’s economy, with the aim of having the digital economy contributing 17 percent of the gross national income by 2020 (among many other ambitious goals).

Read more

Anton RootMay 21, 2014 07:31 pm GMT4148 views
00
Back to top Search More