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“We’re thrilled to be able to provide another level of support to local entrepreneurs by partnering with Kiva,” explained Bo Fishback, Zaarly CEO. “Zaarly and Kiva share a combined mission of...
TechCrunch's Mike Arrington put one of the minion-finding sites, Zaarly, to the test (Note: Arrington is an investor in Zaarly).
He encouraged readers to request tasks for Greg Barto,...
An objection you hear raised by some, and a concern you hear raised by many, is over how unsophisticated investors are to be protected in a new paradigm which combines (a) public offerings to...
Online “quest board” Zaarly is a neat way to get your overwhelming tasks done with the help of your fellow man. It operates similar to Milk.ly in that people who desire help will post their task on...
Jul 24, 2012 02:27 pm GMT
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Zaarly is a proximity based, real-time buyer powered market. Buyers make an offer for an immediate need and sellers cash in on an infinite marketplace for items and services they never knew were...
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Zaarly isn’t the only startup creating unconventional employment opportunities. Taskrabbit has created a similar peer-to-peer task market, Airbnb has handled more than 2 million nights worth of...
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There are several good companies that tap the power of many people to get the work done. The persons who participate as independent contractors within the crowdsourcing platform are local to their...
Crowdsourcing infographic comparing multiple features such as reach, description, category, type and includes companies such as WeGoLook.com, taskrabbit, Zaarly, AirRun and more.
Nov 08, 2011 02:53 pm GMT
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AirBnb is part of a larger trend of collaborative consumption, where access is prized. SV Angel's Ron Conway handed out a list of his portfolio companies that illustrate this trend of eBay...
A slideshare presentation of top Consumer To Consumer Crowdsourcing sites, such as Taskrabbit, Zaarly, WeGoLook, AgentAnything, RedBeacon and AirRun.
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Here's some of the websites and smartphone applications that allows people to farm out chores:
*Amazon Mechanical Turk, a service of Amazon.com Inc., lets people work from home, like...
Finding the right crowdsourcing platform which best fits your needs is simple. There are several good companies that tap the power of many people to get the work done.
A few crowdsourcing...
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.
Here are some of the startups to watch in 2012:
* Skillshare , an online marketplace for offline classes.
* Zaarly and TaskRabbit both allow users to find someone nearby to complete odd...
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Amazon’s Mechanical Turk is the best known example of human labor being used as a computing input. But, lately, more services are popping up which essentially use the Internet is efficiently...
By harnessing the power of digital technology, these five companies have altered commonplace models such as crowdfunding and toy development to change the world for the better:
Zurb has acquired Pattern Tap, a place where designers can find inspiration and study patterns of user interaction. Pattern Tap was created by Matthew Smith, currently the creative director at...
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As online and offline world continue to collide, more and more companies are harnessing the possibilities of the web to solve offline problems. These businesses are providing tangible solutions...
Crowdsourcing can help give your business a boost in the following ways:
1.Save on travel expenses
2.Verify collateral assets before proceeding with a transaction
3.Pay per task...
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Walmart is currently considering a plan to have store customers deliver packages to online buyers. Peer-to-peer delivery isn’t exactly a brand new innovation. A number of startups, including...