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How crowdsourcing is taking root in Latin America
document Tools

In other words, crowdsourcing has considerably consolidated its position in Latin America over the last few months. Not only have existing projects managed to gain traction and growth, but other...

Harshida PatelJun 26, 2012 01:09 am GMT864 views
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How crowdsourcing is taking root in Latin America
Techolab: Latin America’s Largest Open and Social Innovation Platform (Part 1 of 2)
document Open Innovation

Techolab is intended to use technology + social innovation to engage and motivate young people to participate in the development of innovative solutions to the problems affecting the most...

Marco TorquatiJan 07, 2012 09:26 pm GMT2611 views
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Techolab: Latin America’s Largest Open and Social Innovation Platform (Part 1 of 2)
Netflix just made its newest content easier to find for users in the UK, Ireland and Latin America
document Tools

The ‘Recently Added’ bar has arrived on the Netflix Web-based player, as well as all other streaming platforms – which includes games consoles, tablets and phones. The feature comes at a great...

Fritz SchaeferJun 19, 2012 08:55 am GMT695 views
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Netflix just made its newest content easier to find for users in the UK, Ireland and Latin America
Idea.me buys Brazil’s Movere to become Latin America’s largest crowdfunding website
document Crowdfunding

According to Idea.me, Movere is currently Brazil’s second largest crowdfunding platform – presumably after Catarse. In its 15 months of existence, it has screened around 490 ideas and promoted...

Tim SatterthwaiteAug 25, 2012 01:04 am GMT945 views
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Idea.me buys Brazil’s Movere to become Latin America’s largest crowdfunding website
Latin Americas Largest Creative Crowdsourcing Platform Choosa.net Goes Into Full Production
document Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge

Crowdsourcing is an alternative that large firms in local and international circles alike are looking to to tap into the talent they need to achieve specific goals. Choosa has seen its needs as a...

Martha LukeMar 12, 2011 10:31 am GMT2828 views
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Latin Americas Largest Creative Crowdsourcing Platform Choosa.net Goes Into Full Production
IDEAME.COM Launches In Latin America to Promote Creativity Through Crowdfunding
document Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding, Tools

IDEAME.com is an online community that helps gifted Latin American originative pros brings their ideas to life and has international reach thru crowdfunding, social networking and value-added...

Fritz SchaeferJul 09, 2011 01:01 pm GMT2050 views
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IDEAME.COM Launches In Latin America to Promote Creativity Through Crowdfunding
Ideavibes takes Crowd Engagement to Latin America
Open Innovation

The Canadian crowd engagement platform Ideavibes, has announced this weekend the launch of its Latin America operation. Ideavibes has jointed with Expansion Bridge Mexico, a company specialized in hiring talent in Mexico, to support its entrance into the region. The first result of this agreement can be see in its new website for Spanish speakers, whose url is a Spanish translation for ideas vibe: ideas que vibran.

According to the company, Expansion Bridge will focus on capacity building in the area of engagement and open innovation for governments and corporations throughout Mexico and Latin America. “We have seen an increasing demand in Latin America from both companies and governments, looking for an engagement platform that focuses on innovation and engagement and is tightly integrated with popular social media tools such as Twitter and Facebook”, said Paul Dombowsky, Founder and CEO of Ideavibes. “Ideavibes is well positioned for growth in Latin America through this strong partner that understands the market and how best to capitalize on this growth.”

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Crowdsourcing.orgAug 15, 2011 05:29 pm GMT5314 views
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Global Companies Need Global Investors [PODCAST]
video Crowdfunding

In this podcast episode, Grow VC speaks with Andres Jaramillo, a startup veteran about his experience building a venture with the help of the Grow VC platform from Ecuador. Andres shares his story...

Marco TorquatiOct 29, 2011 01:27 pm GMT1501 views
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Global Companies Need Global Investors [PODCAST]
A Crowdsourcing Guide to Latin America
document Distributed Knowledge

Across Latin America, crowdsourcing, or using a large group of people for a task normally performed by a single person, has become a popular method for citizen participation in law enforcement,...

Fritz SchaeferJan 12, 2012 09:10 pm GMT1535 views
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A Crowdsourcing Guide to Latin America
Meet Ideame, the Latin American Kickstarter
document Crowdfunding

According to Sebastian Uchitel, CEO of Ideame , "Ideame’s main difference compared to other crowdfunding sites is its focus on Latin America. While the platform is available in English and...

Fiona MaresFeb 16, 2012 04:27 am GMT1320 views
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Meet Ideame, the Latin American Kickstarter
Developing Social Impact Through Crowdfunding in Latin America
Crowdfunding

Georg Neumann, a communications specialist at the Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF) of the Interamerican Development Bank, recently previewed a workshop being organized by the MIF and massolution (a Crowdsourcing.org sister company) on the potential of crowdfunding in Latin America. We share it here with the author's permission. 

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Crowdsourcing.orgJan 29, 2013 12:57 pm GMT4746 views
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99designs launches its crowdsourced design network in Latin America and Spain
article Cloud Labor

After launching locally in Germany, France and Italy, 99designs, a startup which lets businesses crowdsource ther designs, is launching in Latin America with support for Spanish and local...

Benjamin FosselMar 12, 2013 11:52 am GMT1984 views
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99designs launches its crowdsourced design network in Latin America and Spain
Latin Americans Combat Crime with Smartphones and Social Media
article Distributed Knowledge

In Monterrey, in north-eastern Mexico, the Centro de Integración Ciudadana (CIC) – a public-private partnership founded in 2004 – crowd-sources crime data from Twitter and Facebook. It has 47,488...

Jayne AnnNov 11, 2013 06:16 am GMT748 views
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Latin Americans Combat Crime with Smartphones and Social Media
The Fan Machine wants to boost Latin American Facebook pages
document Distributed Knowledge, Tools

As a result of Altodot’s Latin American origins, The Fan Machine’s platform is currently available in Spanish, Portuguese and English. According to the startup’s CEO Anton Chalbaud, The Fan...

Fiona MaresDec 03, 2011 01:39 am GMT930 views
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The Fan Machine wants to boost Latin American Facebook pages
10 Latin American startups to look out for in 2013
article Crowdfunding, Tools

Workana is an online marketplace for freelancers, with headquarters in Argentina and a focus on Latin America. It is currently available in Spanish, Portuguese and English. SOURCE LINK to the...

Claire MackayJan 03, 2013 06:41 am GMT1998 views
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10 Latin American startups to look out for in 2013
Latin American crowdfunding platform Idea.me hits $1 million in pledges
article Crowdfunding

Over $1 million has been raised via Latin American crowdfunding platform Idea.me since its launch 18 months ago, contributing to the success of 180 creative projects, the startup announced today....

Harshida PatelFeb 22, 2013 06:50 am GMT1261 views
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Latin American crowdfunding platform Idea.me hits $1 million in pledges
Crowdfunding Latin America
document Crowdfunding

In Latin America, where venture funding is just emerging along with a new entrepreneurial ethos, crowdfunding is a timely expansion of capital access, effectively “democratizing” that access...

Jayne AnnMar 24, 2012 03:00 am GMT1692 views
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Crowdfunding Latin America
What Can Crowdfunding Bring to Latin America?
Crowdfunding

Juan Sebastian Torres, director of Colombian platform La Chèvre, writes in to discuss how crowdfunding can help the region advance. He specifically looks at increasing internet penetration rates, promoting a culture of collaboration, and the legal challenges to online payment systems, which are key to crowdfunding.

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Crowdsourcing.orgDec 19, 2012 06:39 pm GMT3755 views
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Stopping child labor: There's an app for that
article Tools

But in Colombia, a new smart phone crowdsourcing application is helping authorities and researchers tackle the problem. Whenever users see a child working they can take a picture with their phone...

Jason RobbinsJan 23, 2013 07:03 am GMT1785 views
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Stopping child labor: There's an app for that
Latin American journalists form teams to cover organized crime and other cross-border topics
article Crowdfunding

The Knight Foundation provided funding for the project but 15 percent of the budget was raised by crowdsourcing funds online. "Having a group of donors added something usually not done for a...

Samuel BennettJan 30, 2013 01:50 am GMT1575 views
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Latin American journalists form teams to cover organized crime and other cross-border topics
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