2,909 crowdsourcing and crowdfunding sites
This week we share two unique crowdfunding models that are in operation right now -- both have to do with crowdfunding educational experiences and use a donor-based model like Kickstarter. First up is this guest post from Dante Hamilton, director of the IWN Internship Fund.
Aaron Koblin is an artist specializing in data and digital technologies his work creations of digital art formed from real-world and community generated data. His projects have been shown at international festivals including Ars Electronica, SIGGRAPH, OFFF, the Japan Media Arts Festival, and TED.
Aaron’s work represents some of the best examples of how masses of otherwise innocuous information can be processed to create beautiful, but equally complex visualizations of data derived from thousands of individual actions. Aaron has also been experimenting with the aggregation of data derived from the collective actions of individuals.
Thomas Vass, manager of subscription-based crowdfunding site The Private Capital Market, writes in to look at the two proposed crowdfunding bills currently under discussion in the state of North Carolina: the North Carolina JOBS Act, and the North Carolina Intrastate Private Capital Act. Vass helped to draft the latter proposed bill, and has harsh words for the competing JOBS Act. Read his analysis after the jump.
YoCoFund launched earlier this summer with the goal of funding local businesses and projects. We caught up with Brandon Waits, the company's CEO, to discuss the motivations behind the platform, recent developments, and his goals for the future.
We speak with Bill Drislane of Dragon Innovation to find out how his company helps entrepreneurs manufacture their crowdfunded products.
We finish our conversation with Bill Drislane of Dragon Innovation to find out how his company helps entrepreneurs manufacture their crowdfunded widgets.
The crowd is not just about scalable “muscle”. It can also be used for very high value tasks. We share some of the fruits of a recent collaboration between massolution and PASS Technologies.
Consider this post your gateway to several hours worth of valuable information on the emergence of high-quality, managed crowdsourcing to serve enterprises of all sizes, with Lionbridge, Crowdsourcing.org, massolution, and SIG as your hosts.
Enterprises of all kinds can benefit from using the power of the crowd. We reached out to Shelli Zargary of Top Image Systems to find out how her company's clients make use of crowdsourcing.
In this end-of-week edition of Crowd Coffee: the story of North Carolina's crowdfunding law; Mumbai Film Festival crowdfunding to stay open; an ultra-local twist on the sharing economy in Zurich; Uber enters Seoul; and more.
In this Crowd Coffee: more on RedditMade; crowdfunding campaign helps an elderly man make ends meet; the benefits and drawbacks of soliciting ideas from the crowd; sharing economy's worker protection problem; and more.
We recently spoke with Smart Money Entrepreneurs founder and CEO Jeremy Andrews to find out more about the platform's crowdfunding model, which will allow entrepreneurs to raise funds from the crowd before the SEC makes rules mandated by the JOBS Act.
In this Crowd Coffee: intrastate and impact crowdfunding; Braff sold "Wish I Was Here" but backers still waiting for rewards; crowdsourced marketing; sharing economy in 2014; gamification, and much more.
In this Crowd Coffee: Pley is a Lego crowdsourcing platform; another crowdsourcing startup raises money; why over-funding can ruin your campaign; crowdfunding sustainable food on Barnraiser; is the sharing economy built on a sustainable foundation; and more.