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UC Berkeley is Hiring a Program Manager for CrowdFunding
article Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

CrowdFundBeat Job Post Crowdfunding Project Manager (Contract position) Direct Response Marketing, Annual ProgramsUniversity Relations UC Berkeley SOURCE LINK to the full article:...

Philip ChenJul 03, 2014 11:46 pm GMT2736 views
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UC Berkeley is Hiring a Program Manager for CrowdFunding
Crowdnetic and UC Berkeley Announce Partnership on Breakthrough Crowdfunding Research Study
article Crowdfunding

Over a year ago, Crowdnetic and UC Berkeley began collaborating on the launch of UC Berkeley’s Program for Innovation in Entrepreneurial and Social Finance, headed by Richard Swart, its Director of...

Jackie BassJul 29, 2014 02:49 pm GMT6524 views
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Crowdnetic and UC Berkeley Announce Partnership on Breakthrough Crowdfunding Research Study
New Innovation in Entrepreneurial and Social Finance Program Launched by UC Berkeley College of Engineering
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Representative Patrick McHenry (R-North Carolina), who was the champion for crowdfund investing in the U.S. House of Representatives, remarked, "I am proud to have authored crowdfunding...

Tim SatterthwaiteNov 14, 2012 10:49 pm GMT2978 views
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New Innovation in Entrepreneurial and Social Finance Program Launched by UC Berkeley College of Engineering
UC Berkeley : Executive Program on How To Tap Into $90 Billion Crowdfunding Marketplace
article Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

The course, entitled the Crowd Empowered Organization, will introduce strategies on how corporations can become “empowered by the crowd” through engaging customers, social media networks and...

Philip ChenJul 10, 2014 07:25 pm GMT3350 views
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UC Berkeley : Executive Program on How To Tap Into $90 Billion Crowdfunding Marketplace
Berkeley Students Crowdsource Clean Water
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Willing participants are paid for information about water availability using a pay-per-task model similar to Amazon's Mechanical Turk. The water information gathered by local residents is then...

Benjamin FosselApr 18, 2011 03:26 pm GMT4181 views
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Berkeley Students Crowdsource Clean Water
Berkeley Historical Plaques: Crowd-sourcing history
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The new website, which came online on July 4, 2012, aims to be a place where people can crowd-source Berkeley’s history by writing their own vignettes and uploading historic photos and videos. The...

Claire MackayAug 14, 2012 10:24 pm GMT894 views
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Berkeley Historical Plaques: Crowd-sourcing history
AT&T Aspire 'Flash Funds' All DonorsChoose.org Projects In Charleston, Berkeley, Dorchester Counties
document Crowdfunding

In total, 130 crowdsourcing projects, requested by 111 teachers at 64 schools, were fulfilled through a contribution of $70,076. They encompass a wide range of needs, including: -Gardening...

Tim SatterthwaiteOct 08, 2014 01:38 pm GMT6006 views
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AT&T Aspire 'Flash Funds' All DonorsChoose.org Projects In Charleston, Berkeley, Dorchester Counties
UC Berkeley Works with Grassroots Volunteers to Help Predict Spread of Sudden Oak Death
article Distributed Knowledge

Sudden oak death is a fungus-like disease that has felled hundreds of thousands of trees in California. Crowdsourcing the survey and sampling work allowed researchers to gather information that...

Samuel BennettMay 02, 2015 11:03 pm GMT702 views
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UC Berkeley Works with Grassroots Volunteers to Help Predict Spread of Sudden Oak Death
Tournaments for Ideas
document Distributed Knowledge

Abstract: Governments and foundations have successfully harnessed tournaments to spur innovation. Yet this tool is not widely used by firms. We offer a framework for managers seeking to organize...

Cristina CaineJan 07, 2011 06:16 am GMT1331 views
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Tournaments for Ideas
SETI@home
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SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) is a scientific area whose goal is to detect intelligent life outside Earth. One approach, known as radio SETI, uses radio telescopes to listen for...

Pablo BracciniMar 28, 2011 07:38 am GMT2222 views
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SETI@home
Stardust @ Home
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Stardust@Home is a space science project in which volunteers from the general public help scientists locate particles from distant stars. The particles were captured by the spacecraft Stardust and...

Pablo BracciniApr 16, 2011 01:27 am GMT3004 views
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Stardust @ Home
Inside the CfPA Leadership Transition
Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding legislation advocates Sherwood Neiss and Jason Best now head the Crowdfunding Professional Association (CfPA), which was previously under the leadership of Berkeley Geddes, Crowdsourcing.org has learned. The CfPA enacted the transition during a board meeting on Tuesday, June 19.

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Eric BlattbergJul 24, 2012 05:05 pm GMT3583 views
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Berkeley Actress Crowdfunds Her Next Career Move
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Sponsors of local actor Rebecca Pingree's project can receive tailored (and in some cases, literally) rewards. For example, $50 contributed gets Becca delivering a “singing telegram” of a...

Fritz SchaeferAug 17, 2012 02:38 pm GMT1264 views
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Berkeley Actress Crowdfunds Her Next Career Move
MobileWorks: A Mobile Crowdsourcing Platform for Workers at the Bottom of the Pyramid
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Existing crowdsourcing markets are often inaccessible to workers living at the bottom of the economic pyramid. MobileWorks, a mobile phone-based crowdsourcing platform intended to provide...

Luis Enrique MoralesDec 29, 2012 07:13 am GMT3078 views
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MobileWorks: A Mobile Crowdsourcing Platform for Workers at the Bottom of the Pyramid
(Almost) All the Recent Legal Wisdom on the JOBS Act and Crowdfunding
Crowdfunding

For last week's symposium on the JOBS Act, Berkeley Law put together a great list of recent law journal and other articles about the JOBS Act and Crowdfunding.

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Paul SpinradMar 17, 2013 10:20 pm GMT4919 views
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Crowdfunding 2014 Prediction Richard Swart Director of Crowdfunding Research at UC Berkeley
article Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

UC Berkeley, Nesta and the University of Cambridge jointly launch the UK Alternative Finance Benchmarking Survey In recent years, the British alternative finance sector has witnessed unprecedented...

Philip ChenDec 21, 2013 10:03 pm GMT2274 views
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Crowdfunding 2014 Prediction Richard Swart Director of Crowdfunding Research at UC Berkeley
Wikipedia Goes Back to School
document Distributed Knowledge

Wikipedia set up the Wikipedia:WikiProject United States Public Policy, asking students from the nation's top public policy programs to help by turning course research into articles for the...

Archenette EvangelioMar 24, 2011 02:35 am GMT1926 views
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Wikipedia Goes Back to School
SETI@home: An Experiment in Public-Resource Computing
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) is a scientific area whose goal is to detect intelligent life outside Earth. One approach, known as radio SETI, uses radio telescopes to listen for...

Pablo BracciniMar 28, 2011 07:55 am GMT3389 views
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SETI@home: An Experiment in Public-Resource Computing
CrowdDB: Answering Queries with Crowdsourcing
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There are also a host of exciting implementation challenges. Cost based optimization for the crowd involves many new parameters and considerations. Time-of-day, pricing, worker fatigue, task...

Adam FrazerJul 29, 2011 02:07 pm GMT1969 views
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CrowdDB: Answering Queries with Crowdsourcing
A Collaborative Mechanism for Crowdsourcing Prediction Problems
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

In this study, the researchers propose a new approach, called a Crowdsourced Learning Mechanism, in which participants collaboratively “learn” a hypothesis for a given prediction task. The approach...

Fiona MaresNov 24, 2011 03:24 pm GMT2574 views
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A Collaborative Mechanism for Crowdsourcing Prediction Problems
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