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Google launches Prizes.org
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The idea behind Prizes.org is a simple one: let anyone create a contest for a problem they need solving. In return for the help of the community you offer a prize/reward for solving that problem....

Tonya Van Dijk Jul 05, 2011 02:09 am GMT3214 views
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Google launches Prizes.org
Google’s Prizes.org to shut down in 6 months
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Prizes.org, a product that Google acquired when it took over Slide, is set to be terminated over the next six months. A crowdsourcing project, this website provided a platform where users could...

Harshida PatelJul 01, 2012 01:28 am GMT1736 views
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Google’s Prizes.org to shut down in 6 months
How Not to Crowdsource: The End of Google's Prizes.org
Cloud Labor, Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge

One of the greatest crowdsourcing fails since the term was coined became official just a few days ago. Most people have never heard of Prizes.org, but they've probably heard of the company that half-heartedly ran the crowdsourced contest platform for less than a year before giving up on it.

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Eric MackFeb 05, 2013 06:18 am GMT9355 views
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X Prize
site Open Innovation / R & D

An X PRIZE is a $10 million+ award given to the first team to achieve a specific goal, set by the X PRIZE Foundation, which has the potential to benefit humanity. Rather than awarding money to...

Carl EspostiOct 05, 2010 07:03 pm GMT1185 views
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X Prize
Launch of the £250,000 Wolfson Economics Prize
document Crowdfunding, Open Innovation

The Wolfson Economics Prize is targeted at top academic economists from around the world by Policy Exchange, the London-based think-tank. Neil O’Brien, Director of Policy Exchange, said:- “The...

Luis Enrique MoralesNov 19, 2011 07:33 pm GMT2315 views
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Launch of the £250,000 Wolfson Economics Prize
Centre for innovation prizes
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NESTA's own experience of prizes began in late 2007 when they launched the £1m Big Green Challenge - a challenge prize accessible to grass-roots community groups.Their Finalists achieved CO2...

Fiona MaresDec 09, 2011 08:05 am GMT1840 views
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Centre for innovation prizes
X PRIZE Foundation and Qualcomm Foundation Set to Revolutionize Healthcare with Launch of $10 Million Qualcomm Tricorder X PRIZE
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In this $10 million Qualcomm Tricorder X PRIZE global competition, teams will leverage technology innovation in areas such as artificial intelligence and wireless sensing – much like the medical...

Marco TorquatiJan 11, 2012 07:11 am GMT1199 views
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X PRIZE Foundation and Qualcomm Foundation Set to Revolutionize Healthcare with Launch of $10 Million Qualcomm Tricorder X PRIZE
Filipino professor wins 3rd m2Work spot prize
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation, Tools

Notably, the field of submissions for the third spot prize was much stronger overall than previous pools. The jury welcomed this signal that the innovator community has begun to catch on to the...

Tim SatterthwaiteMar 14, 2012 02:40 pm GMT2698 views
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Filipino professor wins 3rd m2Work spot prize
A Clearinghouse for Netflix Prize-Like Contests
document Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

A good example of creative ways to develop innovative solutions by engaging communities who participate for financial, social and professional rewards.

Crowdsourcing.orgAug 26, 2010 05:53 pm GMT17804 views
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A Clearinghouse for Netflix Prize-Like Contests
X PRIZE Takes on Oil Spills with $1.4 Million Open Innovation Challenge
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iprizecleanoceans.org is seeking “innovative solutions that will speed the pace of cleaning up seawater surface oil resulting from spillage from ocean platforms, tankers, and other sources.” The...

Fritz SchaeferApr 06, 2011 07:02 pm GMT2752 views
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X PRIZE Takes on Oil Spills with $1.4 Million Open Innovation Challenge
Ushahidi Wins Global Adaptation Index Prize
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This prize comes at an exciting time for Ushahidi. They are pleased to announce that they will use this prize to help develop version 3.0 of the Ushahidi platform. Building upon the work done at...

Claire MackayMay 22, 2012 10:57 am GMT1095 views
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Ushahidi Wins Global Adaptation Index Prize
End of EFA Crowdsourcing Challenge on May 31 – Grand prizes still available
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Grand prizes are still available for each of the Education for All (EFA) Crowdsourcing sub-challenges. The grand prize winner of each sub-challenge will receive a US$3,000 grand prize as well as a...

Glen HertelendyMay 24, 2012 09:32 am GMT1734 views
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End of EFA Crowdsourcing Challenge on May 31 – Grand prizes still available
New Organ: Up to $15,000 For Social Network Engagement
document Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

One of the projects currently undertaken by the New Organ volunteers is the New Organ 100 initiative, focused on crowdsourcing the first stage of prize fundraising, raising awareness, and building...

Claire MackayAug 06, 2012 12:14 am GMT1222 views
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New Organ: Up to $15,000 For Social Network Engagement
Crowd Funded Cures
site Crowdfunding / Donations, Philanthropy and Sponsorship

Crowd Funded Cures (CFC) is an initiative of the Medical Prize Charitable Trust, a non-profit organisation dedicated to helping prove that cheap and natural therapies work, by using crowdfunded...

Savva KerdemelidisMar 09, 2014 12:50 pm GMT319 views
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Crowd Funded Cures
PhilOptima
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Philoptima is an open innovation philanthropy™ that helps grant makers, funders, donors, philanthropists, and seekers to access the latest applied research and interventional best-methods as they...

Benjamin FosselApr 03, 2011 04:03 pm GMT1265 views
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PhilOptima
Canadian hi-tech company offers $45,000 for the best algorithm for identification of substances from electromagnetic signatures.
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Another great application and power of crowdsourcing with a substantial prize, illustrating the value companies put on the innovation they derive from crowdsourcing projects.

Marcin WojnarskiMay 12, 2011 12:35 pm GMT4125 views
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Canadian hi-tech company offers $45,000 for the best algorithm for identification of substances from electromagnetic signatures.
Will NIH Embrace Biomedical Research Prizes?
document Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Incentivized research was just one theme at the crowdsourcing conference, which also explored other ways scientists and science agencies could take advantage of the processing power of lots of...

Fritz SchaeferJul 21, 2011 08:47 pm GMT1482 views
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Will NIH Embrace Biomedical Research Prizes?
A Murder of Crows (The Union Song)
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A new labor union song, just like the songs of old which inspired unions, but this time crowdsourcing a music video to project the song to a young audience, while picking people's pockets...

Jeff Mitchell, Ph.D.Aug 15, 2011 07:35 pm GMT1820 views
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A Murder of Crows (The Union Song)
MycroBurst Achieves New Benchmark in Crowdsourcing – 400 Active Projects!!
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Considering that all giant crowdsourcing sites have been in the business for a long time, MycroBurst has achieved so much in less time. It is a clear sign that the rankings of the crowdsourcing...

Fiona MaresSep 30, 2011 01:38 pm GMT2453 views
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MycroBurst Achieves New Benchmark in Crowdsourcing – 400 Active Projects!!
Crowdsourcing — Good Idea Or Bad Idea?
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Crowdsourcing with regards to logo design essentially involves arranging a contest among a number of developers. A small business proprietor might provide a prize (e.g. $100), and allow a large...

Tonya Van Dijk Nov 06, 2011 05:27 am GMT2077 views
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Crowdsourcing — Good Idea Or Bad Idea?
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