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New Zealand MP Launches Crowdsourced Internet Rights Bill
Distributed Knowledge, Tools

A member of parliament from the Green Party of New Zealand recently introduced a draft of a bill on internet rights and freedoms. He hopes the crowd will come in and offer feedback, before presenting the final version to a vote.

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Anton RootApr 23, 2014 09:12 pm GMT376 views
Lessons Crowdfunders Can Learn from Entrepreneurs Pitching to Angels

Andrew Koved of writes in to discuss why he thinks backing a crowdfunding campaign isn't unlike investing in a startup, and provides three important tips inspired by entrepreneurs pitching to investors.

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Crowdsourcing.orgApr 23, 2014 07:01 pm GMT784 views
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 GMT577 views
Top Crowdfunding Platforms According to User Reviews [Infographic]

We feature an infographic created by CrowdsUnite, the Yelp for crowdfunding platforms. Which platforms came in tops in customer service, funding from strangers, and ease of use? Read on to find out.

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Anton RootApr 22, 2014 07:51 pm GMT1139 views
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 GMT526 views
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, 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 GMT1216 views
Brother, Can You Spare a Dollar?

Rose Spinelli writes in once again with her tip of the week, this time highlighting the crowdfunding platform TapRaise, which can help individuals raise cash from the crowd for ongoing causes, not just one-time projects.

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Rose SpinelliApr 21, 2014 04:25 pm GMT852 views
Crowd Coffee: April 21
Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

In this edition: Chinese official speaks out against crowdfunding; Crowdcube moving into New Zealand; crowdsourcing energy markets ideas; and more.

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Crowdsourcing.orgApr 21, 2014 02:34 pm GMT536 views
Lending Club Announces Springstone Financial Acquisition

Lending Club, one of the leaders in the peer-to-peer lending space, announced yesterday that it has made its first acquisition.

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Anton RootApr 18, 2014 09:13 pm GMT1045 views
You Created a Crowdfunding Campaign, Now What?

Ruby Au of, a crowdfunding platform that focuses on humanitarian causes, writes in to give some practical advice to campaign owners looking to fund their project.

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Crowdsourcing.orgApr 18, 2014 04:43 pm GMT2211 views
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 GMT567 views
Leveraging Microtasking and Crowdsourcing Inside the Large Enterprise [Video]
Cloud Labor, Distributed Knowledge

At Massolution NYC 2013, Mike Andrews, director of SecureTask at DST Systems, spoke to the audience about how other enterprises are using SecureTask, and how DST Systems itself makes use of the solution. Check out his presentation after the jump.

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Crowdsourcing.orgApr 17, 2014 10:26 pm GMT481 views
What VCs See In Real Estate Crowdfunding Platforms

There have been a number of announcements in recent weeks about VC firms investing in real estate crowdfunding platforms for accredited investors. Why the enthusiasm? We spoke with Hrach Simonian of Canaan Partners, which recently invested $9 million in Realty Mogul.

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Anton RootApr 17, 2014 09:21 pm GMT2021 views
Crowd Coffee: April 17
Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding

In this Crowd Coffee: SEC interprets parts of the JOBS Act; crowdfunding in Asia; crowdfunding and democracy; more thoughts on the sharing economy from WSJ; crowdsourcing science; crowd-aided surveillance; and more.

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Crowdsourcing.orgApr 17, 2014 02:33 pm GMT928 views
Crowdnetic Releases Q1 Crowdfunded Securities Report

We take a look at Crowdnetic's latest report, which showcases some of the numbers around private issuers publicly raising cash. Unsurprisingly, real estate is doing well.

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Anton RootApr 16, 2014 10:17 pm GMT1255 views
Crowdfunding Wearables [Infographic]

The venture capitalist's preference for software over hardware seems to be melting away. There are a number of factors that have contributed to this change in mentality, and one of them is the ability to show market validation via crowdfunding. It's much easier for a VC to sign off on an investment when the startup in question is already scheduled to ship out hundreds or thousands of pre-orders.

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Anton RootApr 16, 2014 04:55 pm GMT2191 views
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 GMT1108 views
What Does Crowdfunding Mean to Large Financial Institutions? [Video]

For large enterprises that are used to doing things a certain way, change can be hard to accept. This is true for many companies, but perhaps especially so for banks, which have a reputation of being rather boring. But that doesn’t mean all those who represent the banking industry are resistant to change. One of those adventurous individuals is Arthur van de Graaf of ABN AMRO, a Dutch bank. The bank made a splash in mid-2012 when it announced the initiative, a crowdfunding platform that van de Graaf manages.

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Crowdsourcing.orgApr 15, 2014 08:49 pm GMT836 views
Crowdfunding en Mexico: Como el Poder de las Tecnologias Digitales Estan Transformando la Innovacion, el Emprendimiento y la Inclusion Economica

Los resultados de la investigación han sido capturados en un informe gratis de 114 páginas titulado Crowdfunding en México: Cómo el poder de las tecnologías digitales están transformando la innovación, el emprendimiento y la inclusión económica. Este ha sido compartido con nuestros lectores a continuación en Inglés y en Español. Como parte de la investigación, Massolution desarrollado una metodología única para apoyar la consideración de los numerosos factores que afectan crowdfunding en México y para dirigir la formación de un conjunto específico de recomendaciones, acciones y tareas entre los grupos de interés clave.

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Crowdsourcing.orgApr 15, 2014 05:31 pm GMT611 views
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 GMT899 views
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