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Find free care, fast: New website will create national index of safety net clinics
document Distributed Knowledge

A group of University of Michigan Medical School students and their colleagues from health and information technology schools at U-M have launched findcare.org, a nonprofit crowdsourcing website...

Fritz SchaeferMay 11, 2014 04:45 am GMT647 views
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Find free care, fast: New website will create national index of safety net clinics
Power To The Profs: A New Way To Fund Research Begins At UM
document Distributed Knowledge, Tools

A Web site where researchers can post and browse project ideas will launch this summer. As part of future phases of the program, the university is considering letting alumni or members of the...

Jason RobbinsMay 11, 2012 12:32 pm GMT939 views
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Power To The Profs: A New Way To Fund Research Begins At UM
Mobile App Crowdsourcing Expands U-M Resources
document Open Innovation

using a crowdsourcing approach at U-M is already paying off with clear benefits, such as: Partnering with a wider range of programming talent. Gaining unique insights into campus needs....

Adam FrazerApr 10, 2011 06:46 pm GMT1517 views
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Mobile App Crowdsourcing Expands U-M Resources
Why I Hate Mechanical Turk Research (and Workshops)
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There are still a number of contributions to be made through crowdsourcing and to crowdsourcing. However, the researcher believes that an over-optimistic perspective on what crowdsourcing might...

Luis Enrique MoralesMay 07, 2011 07:24 pm GMT2876 views
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Why I Hate Mechanical Turk Research (and Workshops)
Crowd Funding Startup Aims to Help Entrepreneurs Get Financed
document Tools

David Welinsky, another Managing Director and Co-founder of Minute Capital, sees the firm as filling a void that Kickstarter and IndieGoGo do not fill. Welinsky states, “I think crowd funding...

Claire MackayMay 05, 2012 02:37 pm GMT1874 views
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Crowd Funding Startup Aims to Help Entrepreneurs Get Financed
Crowdfunding for University Research
Crowdfunding

Superior Ideas' Natasha Chopp writes in to discuss how crowdfunding can benefit university research and offers some tips for those looking to crowdfund their next project.

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Crowdsourcing.orgJan 11, 2013 03:35 pm GMT3957 views
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9 Expert Tips on University Crowdfunding and Crowdsourcing
blog Crowdfunding, Open Innovation

An increasing number of universities and colleges are using crowdfunding platforms to raise donations for everything from their annual fund to student entrepreneurs. Unfortunately, many Higher Ed...

Freeman WhiteFeb 11, 2014 08:39 pm GMT1342 views
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9 Expert Tips on University Crowdfunding and Crowdsourcing
Competition Looking For Bright IDEAs
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Last year’s International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) competition winners ranged from wheelchairs and bicycles, to airplane seats, tripods, and even “sexual well being” products. The winning...

Fiona MaresJan 19, 2012 09:14 pm GMT2100 views
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Competition Looking For Bright IDEAs
Crowd Funding Startup Aims to Help Entrepreneurs Get Financed
document Crowdfunding

“Minute Capital provides a crowd funding service that connects entrepreneurs, contributors, and potential investors so that funds given to the startup world can be more easily accessible to...

Luis Enrique MoralesMay 05, 2012 07:16 am GMT2231 views
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Crowd Funding Startup Aims to Help Entrepreneurs Get Financed
Upstart Is Crowdfunding for Dreamers
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The premise of Upstart is simple: Help people get the money they need to pursue their dream. It could be anything from launching a software startup to becoming a sculptor. In return for a loan...

Marco TorquatiAug 08, 2012 11:48 pm GMT947 views
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Upstart Is Crowdfunding for Dreamers
Superior Ideas
site Crowdfunding / Donations, Philanthropy and Sponsorship

Superior Ideas mission is to increase external support for research, innovation, and creative work that promotes sustainable economic and social development. Superior Ideas is an entity of...

Natasha ChoppNov 14, 2012 05:27 pm GMT1725 views
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Superior Ideas
(Almost) All the Recent Legal Wisdom on the JOBS Act and Crowdfunding
Crowdfunding

For last week's symposium on the JOBS Act, Berkeley Law put together a great list of recent law journal and other articles about the JOBS Act and Crowdfunding.

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Paul SpinradMar 17, 2013 10:20 pm GMT3842 views
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Superior Ideas: A New Funding Tool for Michigan Tech Research
article Crowdfunding, Tools

Superior Ideas is a crowdfunding web site, where anyone can contribute any amount to help support research projects, David Reed, vice president for research, told the Board. Crowdfunding is a...

Claire MackayOct 12, 2012 06:30 am GMT1288 views
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Superior Ideas: A New Funding Tool for Michigan Tech Research
PCORI challenge awards $125K to these 8 digital tools that connect patients & researchers
article 

For the $40,000 prize in the prototype category,PCORI chose WellSpringboard, a crowdsourcing platform developed by a team at University of Michigan at Ann Arbor.A demo of the prototype site shows...

Sebastian BlancaJun 11, 2013 01:00 pm GMT894 views
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PCORI challenge awards $125K to these 8 digital tools that connect patients & researchers
PCORI Awards $40K for System Accepting Public Research Proposals
article Crowdfunding, Open Innovation, Tools

The crowdsourcing system -- known as WellSpringboard -- would allow users to post a video explaining an idea for a research project online, along with a fundraising goal. Information about the...

Harshida PatelJun 12, 2013 11:07 am GMT1047 views
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PCORI Awards $40K for System Accepting Public Research Proposals
Estate Planning For Executives Engaged In Crowdfunding: What To Do Before You Crowdfund

Thomas Vass kicks off a series of articles aimed at company executives considering crowdfunding investments. Ever interested in the details, Vass’ series focuses on how crowdfunding affects estate settlement plans for owners of closely-held companies.

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Crowdsourcing.orgSep 23, 2013 06:09 pm GMT3490 views
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Crowdsourcing on Campus
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Most Georgetown students are familiar with the crowdsourcing platform Kickstarter. Milan Patel (SFS ’14), however, wants to tailor crowdsourcing to Georgetown with UniSprout, a...

Jayne AnnNov 12, 2013 08:27 am GMT524 views
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Crowdsourcing on Campus
Crowd Coffee: December 17
Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

Check out the top crowd-driven stories of the day here at Crowdsourcing.org with Crowd Coffee! 

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Crowdsourcing.orgDec 17, 2013 03:50 pm GMT2432 views
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Crowd Coffee: February 12
Cloud Labor, Crowdfunding

In today's edition of the Crowd Coffee: a crowdfunding platform for celebrities; a 'crowdfunding-inspired' platform; a slew of Kickstarter stories; and sharing economy apps at NYFW.

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Crowdsourcing.orgFeb 12, 2014 03:20 pm GMT2887 views
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Crowd Coffee: June 26
Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding, Open Innovation

In this edition of Crowd Coffee: surveying the equity crowdfunding landscape; crowdfunding initiative in Michigan; a donations campaign that raised six figures may have been a hoax; Jim Fowler reboots InfoArmy as Owler; open innovation, before the net; and more.

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Crowdsourcing.orgJun 26, 2014 12:00 pm GMT1090 views
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