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Adding a Geographical Component to an Equity Crowdfunding Project [Part II]
Crowdfunding

Thomas Vass of The Private Capital Market writes in once again to describe how capital and knowledge flow within communities, and to explain how geography affects crowdfunding. The first part of the article is here

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Crowdsourcing.orgMar 13, 2013 02:21 pm GMT4256 views
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Will crowdsourcing be disruptive or adjunctive to outsourcing
Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Simultaneously orchestrated events, early evening tonight in San Francisco and what will equate to lunchtime tomorrow in Sydney, “The Future of Crowdsourcing Summit 2010” marks the second major crowdsourcing event in just under one month.

This summit, produced by the Insight Exchange and chaired by Ross Dawson, Chairman of the Future Exploration Network will be unique, as video and social media will be used to orchestrate a coordinated event across two continents. Sessions will be facilitated across both locations with panel speakers present in both geographies.

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Carl EspostiNov 02, 2010 09:24 pm GMT9753 views
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GPS Software Built on Crowdsourcing
document Crowd Creativity

“This community based ‘crowd-sourcing’ approach to digital mapping could soon overtake commercial map providers in both the quality of the data and the speed of updates,” he said. “This local...

Archenette EvangelioNov 28, 2010 08:05 am GMT2768 views
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GPS Software Built on Crowdsourcing
Exploring place through user-generated content: Using Flickr tags to describe city cores
document Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge

This paper opened by setting out a number of examples of the uses of vernacular geography in examples of putative information systems, and argued that such geographies were not often captured by...

Tonya Van Dijk Sep 03, 2011 02:40 am GMT2249 views
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Exploring place through user-generated content: Using Flickr tags to describe city cores
Friends, Family, and the Flat World: The Geography of Crowdfunding
document Crowdfunding

Researchers examine a crowdfunding setting that connects unsigned artists with investors over the internet for financing the production of recorded music. The average distance between artists...

Benjamin FosselFeb 14, 2012 01:38 am GMT1589 views
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Friends, Family, and the Flat World: The Geography of Crowdfunding
The Dynamics of Crowdfunding: Determinants of Success and Failure
document Crowdfunding

Drawing on a dataset of nearly 47,000 projects with combined funding over $198M, this paper offers an initial description of the underlying dynamics of success and failure among crowdfunded...

Adam FrazerJan 29, 2013 11:21 pm GMT2098 views
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The Dynamics of Crowdfunding: Determinants of Success and Failure
Adding a Geographical Component to an Equity Crowdfunding Project [Part 1]
Crowdfunding

Thomas Vass of The Private Capital Market writes in once again to describe how capital and knowledge flow within communities, and to explain how geography affects crowdfunding.

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Crowdsourcing.orgMar 12, 2013 09:55 pm GMT5177 views
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IdeaCrossing
site Open Innovation / Idea Generation

IdeaCrossing is an Internet resource available to all individuals and organizations with an interest in supporting and promoting entrepreneurial activity. It is intended to help Entrepreneurs find...

Carl EspostiOct 03, 2010 08:21 pm GMT1651 views
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IdeaCrossing
crowdSPRING
site Crowd Creativity / Design

crowdSpring is helping thousands of businesses. It lets one to work with dozens of talented graphic designers at once and choose from an average of 110 original concepts for custom logo design, web...

Akanksha MallOct 04, 2010 03:04 am GMT2611 views
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crowdSPRING
10EQS
site Cloud Labor / Expert-tasks

10EQS (‘Ten X’) connects clients with global top talent in a structured, online collaboration environment. We are a new way of getting high-quality answers to well-defined business questions,...

Tonya Van Dijk Feb 03, 2011 03:15 pm GMT6993 views
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10EQS
Charting the Catastrophe: Map Matches Earthquake Videos to Location
document Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Esri came up with an addictive mashup of YouTube videos, Flickr photos, and tweets from the front lines of the disaster. Pinpoint where each quake and aftershock struck, then see the damage from...

Tim SatterthwaiteMar 13, 2011 10:25 pm GMT3961 views
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Charting the Catastrophe: Map Matches Earthquake Videos to Location
The Geography of Crowdfunding
document Crowdfunding

The following conclusions were drawn out from the study: Investment patterns over time are independent of geographic distance between entrepreneur and investor after controlling for the...

Tim SatterthwaiteApr 10, 2011 09:56 pm GMT2217 views
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The Geography of Crowdfunding
InnoCentive: Creating Value in the Challenge Driven Enterprise
Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

For those that think that crowdsourcing is about logo design competitions the debate continues about whether crowdsourcing is in fact just a fad – an exploitation of underpaid workers that will fade quickly once the perception of novelty is gone. There are others however, that have figured that there is more to crowdsourcing and that it has the potential to stir things up. So why is this and what are we talking about? I recently met with Dwayne Spradlin, President and CEO of InnoCentive who shared his strategic vision for the company.

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Carl EspostiApr 11, 2011 03:13 am GMT6361 views
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The new definition of teamwork: Crowdsourcing
document Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge

Crowdsourcing is the new form of teamwork. Crowdsource online and you’ll find a wealth of talent out there to do the work for you at a reasonable price. Outsource your project to a community of...

Benjamin FosselJun 07, 2011 06:13 am GMT2578 views
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The new definition of teamwork: Crowdsourcing
Pleiades
site Distributed Knowledge / History

Pleiades gives scholars, students, and enthusiasts worldwide the ability to use, create, and share historical geographic information about the Greek and Roman World in digital form. So, browse,...

Tim SatterthwaiteJun 15, 2011 07:25 pm GMT898 views
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Pleiades
4 Things Startups Need to Know About Design and Working with Designers
document Crowd Creativity

Based on Leslie Bradshaw's slide presentation, the 4 things startups need to know about design and working with designers are as follows: 1. Design needs a strategic leadership role and...

Sebastian BlancaJun 25, 2011 03:33 pm GMT1687 views
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4 Things Startups Need to Know About Design and Working with Designers
Hidden Journeys
site Crowd Creativity / Photography

The Hidden Journeys Project is the Royal Geographical Society's public engagement programme to turn the international flying experience into a fascinating exploration of the people, places and...

Tim SatterthwaiteJul 22, 2011 10:43 pm GMT900 views
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Hidden Journeys
first settlements of the Mayan culture in Guatemala's Pacific coast
question Cloud Labor, Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

Help me to arouse interest in the early settlements of the Maya, the start of the Mayan culture. In 2500 BC developed small villages throughout the South Coast of Guatemala in places like Tilapa,...

Esler Jossué AlvarezAug 14, 2011 02:46 am GMT2740 views
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first settlements of the Mayan culture in Guatemala's Pacific coast
Maptcha
blog Distributed Knowledge

Thanks to the combined efforts of the San Francisco History Center and the David Rumsey Map Collection, this historic glimpse of San Francisco in the years leading up to the devastating 1906...

Benjamin FosselAug 20, 2011 12:06 am GMT1359 views
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Maptcha
Open Street Map
site Distributed Knowledge / Maps

OpenStreetMap is a free editable map of the whole world. It is made by people like you. OpenStreetMap allows you to view, edit and use geographical data in a collaborative way from anywhere on...

Fritz SchaeferAug 22, 2011 06:11 am GMT1454 views
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Open Street Map
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