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Sydney crowdsourcing firm DesignCrowd receives $3 million investment from Starfish Ventures
document Crowd Creativity

Right now, DesignCrowd intends to hire 10 new employees by January. It's a testament to the rapidly expanding IT sector in Australia, which has seen a number of investments from both local...

Luis Enrique MoralesDec 21, 2011 01:33 pm GMT2172 views
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Sydney crowdsourcing firm DesignCrowd receives $3 million investment from Starfish Ventures
Crowdsourcing venture DesignCrowd makes first foray into Asia
article Cloud Labor

The move comes one year after DesignCrowd received a $3 million investment from Melbourne-based venture capital firm Starfish Ventures.According to DesignCrowd chief executive Alec Lynch, Asia...

Fritz SchaeferOct 26, 2012 12:24 pm GMT2768 views
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Crowdsourcing venture DesignCrowd makes first foray into Asia
VCs Plough $14m into Crowdsourcing Startups
document Distributed Knowledge

Tony Glenning of Starfish Ventures (who led the investment in DesignCrowd) said: “We really believe in the crowdsourcing model. In particular, we are really attracted to the idea of crowdsourcing...

Harshida PatelNov 04, 2011 03:27 am GMT1191 views
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VCs Plough $14m into Crowdsourcing Startups
Investing in the Crowd: VCs Inject $280M into Crowdsourcing Platforms in 2011
Crowdfunding

The crowdsourcing and crowdfunding industry is picking up momentum at an exceptional rate. Validity of the models involved is now grounded in the ever-increasing size of the participatory crowd, the scale of the capital networks involved, and the unique value delivered to customers, communities, and investors alike. Astute expansion-stage venture firms are now decisively backing and further fuelling explosive high-growth in crowd-driven companies. With more than $280 million invested in 35 different crowdsourcing and crowdfunding platforms during 2011 — an average investment of $8 million per funding round — it is clear that the industry’s probationary period is over.

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Crowdsourcing.orgDec 21, 2011 09:16 pm GMT8282 views
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CrowdSourcing Platform For Creative Projects DesignCrowd Raises $3 Million
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How DesignCrowd aims to differ from other crowdsourced design platforms is that the site gives participation payments to designers that don’t win but participate in a bid. And DesignCrowd only...

Benjamin FosselNov 03, 2011 03:51 am GMT1828 views
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CrowdSourcing Platform For Creative Projects DesignCrowd Raises $3 Million
Crowdsourcing an ‘opportunity, not a threat’ as DesignCrowd stakes its territory with investment booster
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The launch of DesignCrowd's New Zealand-specific website is the first outside of Australia, but there are plans to further expand into other Western markets such as the UK, Canada and...

Samuel BennettNov 23, 2011 02:20 pm GMT1553 views
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Crowdsourcing an ‘opportunity, not a threat’ as DesignCrowd stakes its territory with investment booster
DesignCrowd and 99designs: UK battle
document Cloud Labor

Aussie crowdsourcing start-ups DesignCrowd and 99designs have gone head to head, expanding at the same time to the United Kingdom, but, according to both companies, there's always room for...

Adam FrazerFeb 17, 2012 06:16 am GMT3897 views
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DesignCrowd and 99designs: UK battle
DesignCrowd brings crowdsourcing graphic design service to Canada
document Crowd Creativity

DesignCrowd isn't the first crowdsourcing site for graphic design to launch in Canada. In October 2011, 99designs.ca launched here. While businesses that use the service seem to be happy with...

Samuel BennettJun 07, 2012 12:41 am GMT1698 views
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DesignCrowd brings crowdsourcing graphic design service to Canada
DesignCrowd.ca and Canadian Entrepreneur Break Crowdsourcing Record
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DesignCrowd CEO Alec Lynch said, "We believe TimesSquare.com's $10,000 prize was the largest ever for an online logo contest and the first time an online logo crowdsourcing has received...

Fritz SchaeferAug 08, 2012 03:04 pm GMT2227 views
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DesignCrowd.ca and Canadian Entrepreneur Break Crowdsourcing Record
Why you can’t afford to sit on your start-up idea
article Crowd Creativity

According to DesignCrowd, the top crowdsourcing countries are the United States, the United Kingdom and Australia. However, the company is also seeing strong growth from the likes of Brazil,...

Harshida PatelApr 19, 2013 11:45 am GMT1424 views
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Why you can’t afford to sit on your start-up idea
DesignCrowd Raises $3M for Further International Expansion
Cloud Labor, Crowd Creativity, Tools

DesignCrowd revealed this morning that it has raised $3 million that it plans to use for further international expansion. Most notably, the company wants to open a US office to bolster its offerings in the country. 

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Anton RootNov 11, 2013 08:31 pm GMT3987 views
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DesignCrowd opens first overseas office in Manila, with San Franscisco to follow
article Crowd Creativity, Tools

Sydney-based graphic design crowdsourcing platform, DesignCrowd, has opened its first overseas office in Manila, with San Francisco to follow next month as the Starfish Ventures-backed firm...

Harshida PatelApr 24, 2014 01:15 am GMT1173 views
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DesignCrowd opens first overseas office in Manila, with San Franscisco to follow
Crowd Coffee: April 24

In today's Crowd Coffee: Funding Tree launches crowdfunding platform; another crowdfunded hardware project behind schedule, backers revolt; crowdsourcing war diaries; DesignCrowd expands to Manila; is the sharing economy really about sharing; and more.

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Crowdsourcing.orgApr 24, 2014 02:30 pm GMT3570 views
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