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State of #crowdvoting for business plan competitions @getlauncht
blog Crowdfunding

Business Plan Competitions are continuing to grow as they encourage student innovation and entrepreneurship. The Rice Business Plan Competition, for example, grew from $10,000 in cash prizes in...

Yen LeJan 16, 2013 03:22 pm GMT1002 views
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State of #crowdvoting for business plan competitions @getlauncht
Majoura Wins $25,000 Slaight Business Plan Competition at StartMeUp Ryerson
document Crowd Creativity

The startup beat out five other competitiors: Bank My Coupons, MakeTreks, My Task Runner, Peytec Inc., and SoapBox (HitSend Inc.).

Jason RobbinsMar 28, 2012 07:04 am GMT1415 views
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Majoura Wins $25,000 Slaight Business Plan Competition at StartMeUp Ryerson
Space Frontier Foundation and Students for the Exploration & Development of Space Present NewSpace Student Business Plan Competition
document Cloud Labor

This crowdsourcing competition will require its participants to pitch their business model to a panel of investors experienced in the NewSpace industry and space entrepreneurship. The NewSpace...

Luis Enrique MoralesSep 01, 2013 12:58 pm GMT1098 views
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Space Frontier Foundation and Students for the Exploration & Development of Space Present NewSpace Student Business Plan Competition
Business Planning for Crowdfunding
document Crowdfunding

Using the principles of business planning for crowdfunding: 1. Mission Statement – what is your campaign about? 2. The goals and objectives – the why and what 3. What are...

Tonya Van Dijk Jun 16, 2012 04:58 am GMT1380 views
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Business Planning for Crowdfunding
iStart
site Open Innovation / Idea Generation

The iStart Web site is: The catalyst for new businesses. They're dedicated to increasing the number of new firms formed – that’s their big idea. Accessible. Applicants can make their...

Archenette EvangelioJul 19, 2011 08:12 am GMT1218 views
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iStart
Recyclebank Crowdsources Its Business Plan To An Elite Group Of Social Entrepreneurs
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

The proposed games would allow users to share accomplishments and tips, while also taking daily actions that required them to return to the site as often as possible. Users could earn points for...

Sebastian BlancaNov 08, 2011 09:47 pm GMT1368 views
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Recyclebank Crowdsources Its Business Plan To An Elite Group Of Social Entrepreneurs
7 Creative Ideas for Funding Your New Small Business Start-Up
document Crowdfunding

Crowdsourcing comes from a different type of “angels” who pool resources to support a business based on your idea, business type, locality or some social benefit. You’ll usually repay these...

Jason RobbinsApr 08, 2012 12:57 am GMT3095 views
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7 Creative Ideas for Funding Your New Small Business Start-Up
40Billion Announces Startup Superstar Business Plan Competition
document Tools

"Startup Superstar is all about keeping the American Dream alive by helping small-business entrepreneurs access funding and resources, promoting new ideas, starting new companies, and building...

Samuel BennettJul 23, 2012 10:10 am GMT1208 views
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40Billion Announces Startup Superstar Business Plan Competition
Entrepreneurs, Got An Idea? iStart Connects You To Investors, Mentors, More
article Distributed Knowledge

iStart, a program of the Kauffman Foundation, is an online resource for new business ideas. It features business plan competitions and has now added business profiles to its site so that...

Benjamin FosselAug 31, 2012 03:55 am GMT1518 views
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Entrepreneurs, Got An Idea? iStart Connects You To Investors, Mentors, More
Competition winner credits MBA program for laying foundation of business knowledge
document Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge, Tools

MBA graduate Noura Sakkijha was the $25,000 grand prize winner of the 2012 Slaight Business Plan Competition for Mejuri, her fine jewelry company that uses crowdsourcing to allow designers from...

Harshida PatelAug 03, 2012 01:38 am GMT1194 views
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Competition winner credits MBA program for laying foundation of business knowledge
10 Sure Ways To Get Your Plan Trashed By Investors
document Crowdfunding

It's helpful to know some of the most common turnoffs that investors encounter in plowing through this stack of requests for money, here are some: -Tease or spam the investor. -Send the...

Sebastian BlancaAug 03, 2012 01:01 pm GMT1018 views
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10 Sure Ways To Get Your Plan Trashed By Investors
"Intel Business challenge" Fosters entrepreneurship for economic competitiveness and Job creation
document Open Innovation

The Intel Business Challenge Middle East and North Africa is the gateway to Intel Global Challenge, a joint project of Intel Corporation and the Lester Center for Entrepreneurship at UC Berkeley...

Harshida PatelJun 19, 2013 07:24 am GMT1178 views
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Twitter plans new photo sharing service
document Crowd Creativity, Open Innovation, Tools

Twitter plans to launch a photo sharing service that lends itself perfectly to the medium as a speedy way of distributing content. Such a service would compete with existing services by players...

Pablo BracciniMay 31, 2011 12:51 pm GMT1573 views
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Twitter plans new photo sharing service
ChallengePost’s Brian Koles: Competition Breeds Innovation
Open Innovation

Open innovation is rapidly changing the way organizations tackle tough problems. Even the United States government loves open innovation, using its Challenge.gov platform to monitor pollution, improve employment opportunities for people with disabilities, and crowdsource a “next-generation” combat vehicle, among other initiatives.

ChallengePost, which runs Challenge.gov for the federal government in addition to software competitions for private companies, firmly believes that competition breeds innovation. We spoke with Brian Koles, business development manager at ChallengePost, who explained the myriad benefits of open innovation.

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Eric BlattbergJul 03, 2012 11:55 pm GMT4611 views
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Launcht Partners with the William James Foundation
blog Crowdfunding

The William James Foundation has partnered with Launcht for the second year in a row to provide an opportunity for socially responsible entrepreneurs to engage their communities, gain support, and...

Yen LeSep 05, 2012 02:20 pm GMT1248 views
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Launcht Partners with the William James Foundation
Leveraging Crowdsourcing: Activation-Supporting Components for IT-Based Ideas Competition
document Open Innovation

Ideas competitions appear to be a promising tool for crowdsourcing and open innovation processes, especially for business-to-business software companies. Active participation of potential lead...

Archenette EvangelioOct 15, 2011 10:55 pm GMT5986 views
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Leveraging Crowdsourcing: Activation-Supporting Components for IT-Based Ideas Competition
New Orleans Entrepreneur Week will feature keynote speakers, workshops, competitions
document Distributed Knowledge

Crowd funding is a practice that allows entrepreneurs to reach out, typically online, to Average Joe-investors who put up small amounts of money in exchange for some product or perk. Many...

Tim SatterthwaiteMar 11, 2012 10:10 pm GMT829 views
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New Orleans Entrepreneur Week will feature keynote speakers, workshops, competitions
Joinmyproject
site Crowdfunding / Donations, Philanthropy and Sponsorship

Joinmyproject is defined as an intuitive platform, multilingual, with global payment gateway and soon multicurrency. This platform is born due to great demand among entrepreneurs and companies to...

Alfredo FernándezApr 01, 2012 11:11 pm GMT1896 views
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Joinmyproject
Can crowdsourcing really crack corporate sustainability?
document Open Innovation, Tools

The latest application of crowdsourcing by the likes of Unilever and Heineken also differs from some of the early adopters in one other key respect. The new digital platforms are not self-contained...

Jayne AnnApr 25, 2012 12:12 am GMT2657 views
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Can crowdsourcing really crack corporate sustainability?
InfoArmy
site Cloud Labor / Expert-tasks

Crowdsourced Competitive Intelligence. InfoArmy's mission is to innovate and disrupt the information industry with competitive intelligence reports that customers love. It also aims to...

InfoArmyJun 23, 2012 01:29 am GMT1524 views
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InfoArmy
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