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When Crowdsourcing, Can a Crowd Be Too Big?
Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

When a company decides to engage the crowd, getting a large number of responses is typically one of the main goals. The reasoning behind that is intuitive: by casting a wide net, a company increases the chances of finding a quality solution. But is getting a ton of responses really all that great? A new research paper shows the potential negatives of attracting a crowd too large.

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Anton RootJul 29, 2015 01:45 pm GMT368 views
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Types of crowdfunding and its scope
document Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding

Here in this topic we have described about crowdfunding, types of crowdfunding, benefits and its scope. Additional: Types of crowdfunding: Equity-Based-Crowdfunding Platform-...

henry leonJul 29, 2015 01:15 pm GMT231 views
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Types of crowdfunding and its scope
Calling Smart Cities Startups: Crowdfund Live At CSW Europe 2015
blog Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Apply by September 10, 2015 for a chance to crowdfund your startup LIVE. Together with MyMicroInvest, leader equity & lending crowdfunding, CSW is joining forces to put your Smart Cities...

briana greenJul 29, 2015 12:06 pm GMT330 views
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Calling Smart Cities Startups: Crowdfund Live At CSW Europe 2015
Week In Preview: What’s In Store At Crowdsourcing Week Europe 2015
blog Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

The 5-day European conference will cover cross-disciplinary learning, from a wide range of public and private sectors, comprising talks, panel discussions, and interactive breakouts, designed for...

briana greenJul 29, 2015 11:50 am GMT242 views
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Week In Preview: What’s In Store At Crowdsourcing Week Europe 2015
Crowd Coffee: July 29
Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

In this Crowd Coffee: Elio 'crowdfunds' $25 million; Ellenoff on Title II crowdfunding; Weathernews continues to expand crowdsourced weather network; Google shows a store's busy times by crowdsourcing your visits; the sharing economy's relevance; and more.

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Crowdsourcing.orgJul 29, 2015 09:30 am GMT274 views
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Loan Approvals Without the fear of Bad Credit Ratings
blog Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

You can use your gold or other valuables locked up in the safe to get onto the housing ladder faster. With Unbolted, you get a simple solution to raise a deposit at an affordable interest rate...

Divyanshu SharmaJul 29, 2015 08:54 am GMT263 views
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Loan Approvals Without the fear of Bad Credit Ratings
Seeking to Build a Better Proppant
article Open Innovation

The movement of a maple leaf as it tumbles gave insight to one of the winners of Statoil ASA and GE Oil & Gas’ first Open Innovation Challenge into the ideal shape for a proppant. Finding ways...

Claire MackayJul 29, 2015 07:27 am GMT360 views
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Seeking to Build a Better Proppant
eYeka Creates Crowdsourcing Marketing Platform
article Tools

The trend toward crowdsourcing ideas for marketing products is on the rise, Petavy says—some 85% of the world’s largest brands have either used crowd-sourcing for innovation or promotional and...

Samuel BennettJul 29, 2015 07:05 am GMT312 views
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eYeka Creates Crowdsourcing Marketing Platform
Weathernews Thinks Crowdsourcing is the Future of Weather
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

As Weathernews leaders were quick to point out to Mashable in an interview, the existing weather observing network on which most forecasts rely has significant drawbacks that makes crowdsourcing...

Harshida PatelJul 29, 2015 06:46 am GMT343 views
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Weathernews Thinks Crowdsourcing is the Future of Weather
Nextistanbul: Crowdsourcing the City
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

“Taking into account the crowdsourcing methods and models used in Hamburg and various other cities, a similar infrastructure was founded for Istanbul,” said Gözde Şarlak, an urban planner and one...

Jayne AnnJul 29, 2015 06:08 am GMT349 views
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Nextistanbul: Crowdsourcing the City
PropFunds
site Crowdfunding / Investing (Equity, Profit and Revenue Sharing)

PropFunds specializes in crowd funding for real estate investments by yielding above market returns while incurring minimum risk.

Archenette EvangelioJul 29, 2015 04:06 am GMT240 views
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PropFunds
New Kickstarter Project For Smart Garden Irrigation
article Crowdfunding, Open Innovation

Internet of Things startup from California Blue Marble has launched a garden automation project on Kickstarter. The modular battery-free Internet connected system allows automate and remotely...

Elena MikhaylovaJul 29, 2015 01:47 am GMT283 views
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New Kickstarter Project For Smart Garden Irrigation
GE’s FirstBuild™ Celebrates Breakout First Year
document Open Innovation

With one year in the rearview mirror, FirstBuild™ takes lessons learned as GE’s first startup, global online co-creation community and microfactory to plan for what is shaping up to be an even...

Fiona MaresJul 29, 2015 01:43 am GMT474 views
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GE’s FirstBuild™ Celebrates Breakout First Year
First and Only Crowd-Sourced Online Medical Journal Cureus Indexed in PubMed Central
document Distributed Knowledge

Cureus is a peer-reviewed online medical journal striving to democratize scientific discovery by providing free and open access to data and encouraging users to rate article quality via a unique...

Tonya Van Dijk Jul 29, 2015 12:42 am GMT495 views
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First and Only Crowd-Sourced Online Medical Journal Cureus Indexed in PubMed Central
StartEngine launches as a Regulation A+ Crowdfunding Equity platform
article Crowdfunding

#startengine Crowdfunding Inc, a leading technology accelerator in Los Angeles that provides tech startups with mentorship and resources, officially launch Friday, 19th June 2015. StartEngine is...

Carmen CampoJul 28, 2015 03:54 pm GMT358 views
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StartEngine launches as a Regulation A+ Crowdfunding Equity platform
Kenya Endorsed As a 'Hotbed' of Innovation
article Open Innovation, Tools

"Kenya is leading the way. Today, Kenya is the largest economy in East Africa. High speed broadband and mobile connectivity are on the rise, unleashing the entrepreneurial spirit of even more...

Samuel BennettJul 28, 2015 02:22 pm GMT440 views
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Kenya Endorsed As a 'Hotbed' of Innovation
US State of Georgia Sues 'Terrorist' for Publishing its Own Laws ... on the Internet
article Crowdfunding

While he is not alone in his desire to update the record keeping of the United States, he is also massively under-resourced and holds crowdsourcing efforts and donation drives to keep his website...

Jason RobbinsJul 28, 2015 02:04 pm GMT729 views
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US State of Georgia Sues 'Terrorist' for Publishing its Own Laws ... on the Internet
Court Orders Creator of Failed Kickstarter Campaign to Pay
Crowdfunding

In April 2014, Washington’s Attorney General Bob Ferguson decided to take Ed Polchlopek (also known as Ed Nash) to court. The reason? Polchlopek, president of a company called Altius Management, raised over $25,000 for a Kickstarter campaign for a deck of playing cards called Asylum. After missing the December 2012 deadline and several months of empty promises, the creator went silent in July 2013. Two years on, Polchlopek has now been ordered to pay over $54,000 for not delivering on the campaign’s promises.

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Anton RootJul 28, 2015 01:14 pm GMT552 views
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Coming Soon To Redefine The “Equity Crowdfunding”
blog Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Coming Soon To Redefine The “Equity Crowdfunding” With Built In Innovative Features -> Simple Project Creation -> Customization -> Responsive Design -> Use Your Own Domain...

Rockers TechnologyJul 28, 2015 12:31 pm GMT376 views
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Coming Soon To Redefine The “Equity Crowdfunding”
LexShares Extends Litigation Funding Opportunities to Institutional Investors
document Crowdfunding

LexShares, a crowdfunding platform that connects accredited investors with plaintiffs in commercial lawsuits in order to make an equity investment in a specific case, is now open to...

Rebecca GutierrezJul 28, 2015 12:02 pm GMT545 views
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LexShares Extends Litigation Funding Opportunities to Institutional Investors
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