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The Income Disparity of Women in the Creative Class
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The ongoing economic crisis appears to have accelerated this shift, leading some to call it a "mancession." More than three-quarters of the jobs that were lost over the course of the...

Samuel BennettNov 05, 2011 02:00 pm GMT746 views
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The Income Disparity of Women in the Creative Class
Wisdom of the Crowd — Sid Roy on the decline of cathedrals and the rise of the creative bazaar
blog Distributed Knowledge

In a world of scarcity, marketing is relatively easy. Brands can afford to have a one-way communication and connect with consumers through limited channels. There’s scarcity of creative resources...

Carl EspostiOct 26, 2010 03:22 pm GMT1381 views
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Wisdom of the Crowd — Sid Roy on the decline of cathedrals and the rise of the creative bazaar
Shop Class of the Future … on Wheels
document Crowdfunding

David Kelley, founder of IDEO and the group’s advisor, enthused “It’s really exciting to see you bringing this creative confidence back to the classroom… this is the kind of learning that really...

Samuel BennettFeb 29, 2012 01:49 pm GMT1183 views
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Shop Class of the Future … on Wheels
Crowdsourcing Creativity -- Is This Any Way to Get Ahead?
document Cloud Labor, Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge

There are of course ways crowdsourcing makes sense. Crowdsourcing sites providing useful information such as where to locate the lowest gas prices, or crowdfunding sites that attract sponsors for...

Benjamin FosselMar 07, 2012 04:42 am GMT3902 views
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Crowdsourcing Creativity -- Is This Any Way to Get Ahead?
10 of the 11 Best Global Brands Use Creative Crowdsourcing
Crowd Creativity, Open Innovation

Earlier this year, Yannig Roth began to list all the creative crowdsourcing initiatives he could find, applied to Interbrand’s ranking of the 100 Best Global Brands. The result was this living post on his blog, which he's given us permission to re-post here. 

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Crowdsourcing.orgJul 18, 2012 09:19 pm GMT43933 views
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The five crowdsourcing categories ranked: Popularity in social media
Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

What do the world’s social media users think about crowdsourcing? Crowdsourcing.org partnered with KL Communications to find out.

Using a tool called Netbase, which indexes and analyzes millions of conversations across the web, Crowdsourcing.org and KLC analyzed data for the top 15 sites generating the most buzz for each of the five main crowdsourcing categories in Crowdsourcing.org’s Directory: cloud labor, crowd creativity, crowdfunding, distributed knowledge and open innovation. This report examines a year of data — timeframe: November 1, 2010 to October 31, 2011 — garnered from Facebook, Twitter, blogs, forums, news sites and consumer reviews.

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Eric BlattbergJan 13, 2012 01:10 am GMT9582 views
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The Creative Crowd Finds a Home in the Cloud

We've already examined how the online public seems to feel about Crowdfunding, as well as Cloud Labor. Now, this week we're going to look at the data for Crowd Creativity platforms.

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Eric MackFeb 02, 2012 09:59 pm GMT3656 views
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St. Louis Dreams Come True? Creatives Launch Crowdsourced Marketing Campaign
article Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

Mayor Francis Slay told Daily RFT that he's not put off by Rally's reliance on crowdsourced funding, or by some of the rhetoric that makes city government sound financially and...

Jason RobbinsNov 15, 2012 01:48 pm GMT1346 views
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St. Louis Dreams Come True? Creatives Launch Crowdsourced Marketing Campaign
Tongal Partners with Oscar-winning Producer Spitfire Pictures to Crowdsource First Documentary Feature Film
document Crowd Creativity

Tongal has emerged as a clear leader in crowdsourcing advertising content for brands and studios, working with many of the world's largest companies. "Breaking into the filmmaking...

Benjamin FosselSep 18, 2013 01:25 pm GMT2429 views
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 Tongal Partners with Oscar-winning Producer Spitfire Pictures to Crowdsource First Documentary Feature Film
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. 

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Anton RootJun 17, 2014 08:42 pm GMT5193 views
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Creative Crowdsourcing From A Legal Perspective [Webinar]
Crowd Creativity

When asking the crowd to submit ideas that may eventually be used as a part of a marketing campaign, companies need to make sure they’re protected from any intellectual property issues that may arise at a future date. What are the potential legal concerns that may arise, and how does a crowdsourcing platform work around these issues? eYeka’s Eric Favreau addressed just these types of questions in a recent webinar called ‘Creative Crowdsourcing From A Legal Perspective.’

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Anton RootJul 30, 2014 09:13 pm GMT3651 views
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5 Myths About Crowdsourcing Creative Work
Crowd Creativity

Asad Khan, founder and CEO of creative crowdsourcing platform CopyShoppy, writes in to address (what he sees as) myths around creative crowdsourcing, and offers an alternative interpretation. 

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Crowdsourcing.orgNov 18, 2014 09:41 pm GMT3603 views
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IdeaConnection
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IdeaConnection.com is all about innovation and creative solutions. Solutions to corporate problems and solutions to problems that will benefit the Common Good. Companies have problems solved by...

Carl EspostiSep 27, 2010 02:39 am GMT3558 views
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Curated Crowdsourcing - the rise of the digital intermediary?

 

Are competition-based creative crowdsourcing platforms a fair predictor of where things might be headed in the world of crowdsourcing? Perhaps, the start of a movement in high-volume competition platforms is a predictor that we are entering the next phase in the evolution of creative crowdsourcing with the rise of the digital intermediary.      

 

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Carl EspostiNov 07, 2010 03:57 am GMT12502 views
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Obama’s Monster Crowdsourcing Initiative

The White House has reached out to Monster to get questions and perspectives from job seekers. The social media savvy White House is tapping into Monster.com’s community of Facebook fans, asking them to post the questions they would most like the Obama Administration to answer. When the poll closes this Sunday evening, the top five questions that spark the most engaging conversation or that are "liked" the most by other members of their Facebook community will be answered by the White House who will post videotaped responses online.

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Carl EspostiNov 11, 2010 04:45 am GMT7000 views
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StartSomeGood: Social Enterprises Gaining Traction Through Crowdfunding

 

Many of us have come to associate crowdfunding with websites such as Kickstarter, Rockethub, Quirky, Fans Next Door and many others. However, while the creators of these platforms have channeled their energies to target crowdfunding potential for creative projects, Alex Budak- founder of StartSomeGood - realized that the power of collective giving could also be used for social endeavors.

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Vince CooperJan 18, 2011 04:58 am GMT4327 views
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The Crowdfunder – an “adVenture Capitalist”
Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Last week’s blogpost “Equity or Debt?” the Next step in Crowdfunding highlighted the three fundamental forms of crowdfunding platforms: 


  1. Crowdfunding as a method for sponsorship with a non-financial return 
  2. Debt-crowdfunding with a financial return (P2P-lending) 
  3. Equity based crowdfunding with a potential financial return and ownership
 
Whether you are a crowdfunder, an adVenture Capitalist, or if you have an initiative or you are an entrepreneur looking to raise money, it’s critical to have a good understanding of the models and the different types of initiatives they can support.

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Korstiaan ZandvlietFeb 04, 2011 03:52 pm GMT7619 views
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Africa Unsigned: Bringing African Music to the World through Crowdfunding

Africa Unsigned , founded by Pim Betist, is a crowdfunding platform that aids local artists by taking on the challenge of music production and promotion. This is achieved once the targeted budget is reached through the small amounts of monies that are given by fans and supporters via the website’s platform.  Betist previously founded Sellaband, a popular creative crowdfunding site that was the first to adopt a crowdfunding model to assist budding musicians.


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Cristina CaineMar 14, 2011 07:09 pm GMT5368 views
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Crowdsourcing: The New Comparative Advantage?

In a world changing so quickly, new models for work will and must emerge. Growing labor forces in India and China, democratic expansions that allows more individual choice, lower friction in work moving across the globe in milliseconds instead of months, and more interconnected people and problems -- all drive the need for more than just subtle shifts in collaboration and creation. The cutting edge -- where technology like "the cloud" and virtual goods themselves are invented, constructed, and consumed -- must be a leader in this change.

 

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Narinder SinghMar 18, 2011 03:58 am GMT5611 views
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Social Ideation Platform Taps the Crowds to Help Develop New Ideas

Even the best ideas are rarely perfected alone, and technology continues to offer ways of bringing creative minds together. Focusing on what it calls “social ideation”, Ahhha is a brand-new crowdsourcing platform that aims to help innovators bring their ideas to life.

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Chris TurnerApr 09, 2011 04:19 am GMT5136 views
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