Founded in 2010, crowdsourcing.org, is a neutral professional association dedicated solely to crowdsourcing and crowdfunding. As one of the most influential and credible authorities in the crowdsourcing space, crowdsourcing.org is recognized worldwide for its intellectual capital, crowdsourcing and crowdfunding practice expertise and unbiased thought leadership.
Crowdsourcing.org's mission is to serve as an invaluable source of information to analysts, researchers, journalists, investors, business owners, crowdsourcing experts and participants in crowdsourcing and crowdfunding platforms.
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In this Crowd Coffee: MuckRock expands crowdfunding capabilities; Harmonix and Fig link up; crowdsourcing for journalistic organizations; the sharing economy and the future; and more.
Crowdcube, one of the leading equity-based crowdfunding platforms in the UK, announced yesterday that it has passed the £100 million ($152 million) successful funding threshold. The company also revealed that it has paid back investors over £600,000 in 2015, with the returns being generated by the platform’s first successful exit, E-Car Club, as well as interest payments made by various mini-bonds that the platform has made available on its platform.
In this Crowd Coffee: crowdfunding a leg-up for entrepreneurs; five ways to attract more funding to your campaign; why companies are embracing open innovation; why crowdsourcing is risky; sharing economy for international deliveries; and more.
Many people have heard of crowdsourcing, but most tend to associate it with the latest funding effort for a project on Kickstarter or Indiegogo. While funding is one option, crowdsourcing can be used for so much more and as we’re now finding, it offers many different options and benefits that companies have not even begun to understand or leverage. Companies are stuck in a development cycle that has been around for decades, and I believe many executives just need to open their minds to the true potential that crowdsourcing brings to the table to help solve this issue.
In this Crowd Coffee: Manhattan's first crowdfunded condos; Alex Cox on crowdfunding movies; crowdsourcing seeds in Nepal; Nokia's open innovation challenges; and more.