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Crowdfunded rewards for achieving fitness goals
document Tools

Users of San Francisco-based HealthRally can set up a “rally” for themselves or for a friend. In either case, they specify a fitness goal — quitting smoking, for example, or losing 10 pounds —...

Claire MackayJan 22, 2012 06:39 am GMT3031 views
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Crowdfunded rewards for achieving fitness goals
FIT TO PRINT TRAILER
video Crowd Creativity

New Trailer -VIdeo for "Fit To Print" featuring Stephen Janis, Al Neuharth, David Barstow, Candace Heckman, Ken Paulson, Geneva Overholser, Jim McMillan, McNelly Torres, John Marelius...

Luis Enrique MoralesJun 24, 2012 08:32 am GMT1749 views
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FIT TO PRINT TRAILER
Inspirational health & fitness community goes crowd-funding
document Crowdfunding

Take a Challenge, a privately owned start-up has been live for less than 12 months and is already on target for half a million visitors and is about to undergo a major upgrade. Using Indiegogo...

Jayne AnnJan 08, 2013 04:18 am GMT1943 views
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Inspirational health & fitness community goes crowd-funding
Faces in the crowd: how crowdsourcing can help people fit into society
document Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge

A research underway at Cambridge University is doing just that, by using the crowd to help individuals who have more trouble than most fitting into society: people with autistic spectrum...

Adam FrazerNov 30, 2011 01:17 pm GMT1623 views
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Faces in the crowd: how crowdsourcing can help people fit into society
Calamity Gym Announces The Idea Behind Their Groundbreaking Mobile Fitness Network
document Crowdfunding

Calamity Gym goes live on Rockethub.com on June 5th. Their crowd-funding campaign allows people to make pledges in exchange for fantastic deals on future memberships, training sessions and...

Claire MackayJun 05, 2012 02:10 pm GMT992 views
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Calamity Gym Announces The Idea Behind Their Groundbreaking Mobile Fitness Network
10 Niche Crowdfunding Sites: Which One Fits You?
article Crowdfunding

Here are some of the many start-ups targeting a niche crowd: Start-Ups: Sites like Fundable.com, Bolstr.com and EarlyShares.com. Game Developers:Gambitious targets game development and...

Fritz SchaeferOct 19, 2012 11:24 pm GMT1280 views
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10 Niche Crowdfunding Sites: Which One Fits You?
Crowdfunding may be right fit for fashion startups
article Crowdfunding

Despite the work and stress, designers find crowdfunding indispensable. They get capital up front, don't need to go into debt and don't need to guess at their material needs. A...

Tonya Van Dijk Jan 04, 2014 06:42 am GMT887 views
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Crowdfunding may be right fit for fashion startups
MapMyFitness
site Distributed Knowledge / Social (or Peer) Production

Headquartered in Austin, Texas, MapMyFitness is a health and fitness technology company that powers the internet's largest social network of fitness enthusiasts as well as a wide array of B2B...

Benjamin FosselApr 02, 2011 03:28 am GMT1383 views
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MapMyFitness
Escape the marauding zombies… and burn calories at the same time
document Crowdfunding

Crucially, the pair decided that rather than attempting to raise funds from a conventional investor or games company, they would use the website Kickstarter to crowd source their budget. A...

Claire MackayMar 25, 2012 02:00 pm GMT1770 views
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Escape the marauding zombies… and burn calories at the same time
Online guide helps travelers find and book fitness classes across the US
document Tools

Users of the free site can search GoRecess for yoga, pilates, cardio, and martial arts classes, among many other types, from among thousands listed across the US. Peer reviews are available to...

Pablo BracciniAug 21, 2012 12:50 pm GMT876 views
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Online guide helps travelers find and book fitness classes across the US
Concerned Father Creates Ingenious Product to Raise Money for Childhood Obesity
document Crowdfunding

Said Ebio recently, “We need the support of those who truly believe in a healthy tomorrow for our children. I’m just a concerned dad, but I know that with the help of others who want to see our...

Jayne AnnAug 22, 2012 11:39 am GMT578 views
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Concerned Father Creates Ingenious Product to Raise Money for Childhood Obesity
ibodi and Olympic Gold Medalist Launch Obesity Solution with Crowdfunding Campaign
document Crowdfunding

The company is starting with another first by launching via a Indiegogo.com crowdfunding campaign. ibodi will launch in phases beginning with a very unique nutrition line. ibodi will combine their...

Claire MackaySep 12, 2012 09:13 am GMT9814 views
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ibodi and Olympic Gold Medalist Launch Obesity Solution with Crowdfunding Campaign
Maryland Entrepreneur Launches Crowdfunding Campaign to Support his Revolutionary Fitness Product: the Ab Bed™
document Crowdfunding

The Ab Bed™ is a patented abdominal muscle toning machine designed to avoid placing any stress on the neck or back.Unlike other fitness devices,the Ab Bed™ allows patients rehabilitating from...

Benjamin FosselOct 17, 2012 09:58 am GMT636 views
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Maryland Entrepreneur Launches Crowdfunding Campaign to Support his Revolutionary Fitness Product: the Ab Bed™
Crowdsourcing Dr. Oz asks for help taking on fraudulent companies using his name
article Distributed Knowledge

Dr. Oz is asking for your help. In a blog on doctoroz.com, he writes: Because so many merchants are using my name and image to sell their products, it’s hard for me to catch everything – so...

Jayne AnnMay 07, 2013 01:58 am GMT2210 views
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Crowdsourcing Dr. Oz asks for help taking on fraudulent companies using his name
Crowdfunding and Franchising — The Perfect Fit?
blog Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Franchising has yet to really emerge in the crowdfunding game, but as equity-crowdfunding continues to pick-up speed, this could be something to look forward to in the future. What are your...

Aaron DjekicSep 30, 2013 11:17 pm GMT1005 views
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Crowdfunding and Franchising — The Perfect Fit?
Ten Crowdfunding Commandments inspired by Biggie Smalls
Crowdfunding

Inspired by RJMetrics’ blog post: “The Notorious CEO: Ten Startup Commandments from Biggies Smalls”. I realized that Biggie’s lyrics about how to be the perfect drug dealer fit perfectly with the yet unwritten rules of setting up a crowdfunding platform. Let’s see the ten crack commandments and what they entail for aspiring crowd funders…

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Pim BetistMar 06, 2011 04:14 pm GMT5823 views
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Samasource: Tapping the Private Crowd
Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Crowdsourcing.org recently spoke with Leila Janah, CEO of Samasource, about the company’s vision and business model. Samasource offers a “private crowd” as a model that fits between traditional outsourcing and crowdsourcing; the former providing advantages delivered through the organization of qualified labor and the latter delivering the greatest labor arbitrage advantage.  Samasource employs a dedicated workforce, managed off-shore by trained service partners that provide quality control in designated work centers. Janah describes Samasource as “a distributive work company that employs crowdsourcing principles.”

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Cristina CaineMar 20, 2011 05:34 pm GMT8514 views
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Four Reasons Organizations Should Crowdsource Their Translations
Tools

Crowdsourcing has been firmly established as a valid and often preferable method for reaching organizational goals and accomplishing more with the same dollars. However, while crowdsourcing works very well for some problems, it may not be a viable solution for others. As the tools become available to crowdsource translation projects, it’s important to evaluate why organizations crowdsource in general and if those criteria are a good fit for crowdsourced translation initiatives.

 

In this article Calvin Scharffs addresses four benefits organizations receive from crowdsourcing in general: Cost savings,  Increased Speed / Distributing Risk, Increased efficiencies and Brand involvement and evaluate if those benefits transfer effectively to translation projects.

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Calvin ScharffsMay 01, 2011 04:00 am GMT4819 views
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Health Tracking Network
site Distributed Knowledge / Health and Wellbeing

There are four goals for the Health Tracking Network: *identify factors related to common illnesses; *promote members' health by enabling them to track their personal health, fitness, and...

Tim SatterthwaiteJun 17, 2011 07:54 pm GMT1093 views
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Health Tracking Network
Why Every College Should Start Crowdsourcing
document Cloud Labor, Distributed Knowledge

Crowdsourcing is a perfect fit for universities because of the following reasons: 1. The Ready Availability of a Crowd 2. Universities Benefit from Crowdsourcing 3. Students Benefit from...

Fiona MaresJul 19, 2011 07:06 pm GMT2373 views
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Why Every College Should Start Crowdsourcing
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