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Maybank, the Largest Bank in Malaysia, Seeks to Disrupt Finance as it Backs Startups, Supports Crowdfunding
article Crowdfunding

Malaysia has been a leader in Asia in advocating, and legalizing, investment crowdfunding. Securities Commission (SC) Malaysia, the regulatory body that oversees the securities markets, has been a...

Claire MackayJun 28, 2015 10:05 am GMT650 views
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Maybank, the Largest Bank in Malaysia, Seeks to Disrupt Finance as it Backs Startups, Supports Crowdfunding
Chinasoft Launches IT Crowdsourcing Platform, JointForce, in Beijing
document Tools

The Jointforce platform ("liberation") is an IT crowd sourcing platform that allows one to optimize management through a trusted network. It is also a massive solution development,...

Claire MackayJun 27, 2015 05:24 am GMT380 views
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Chinasoft Launches IT Crowdsourcing Platform, JointForce, in Beijing
Crowdsourcing Is Canadian Miner’s Answer to Slumping Gold
article Open Innovation

Integra is betting the crowdsourcing initiative can be a cheap alternative to inject some much-needed innovation into an industry that’s struggling with high costs and low commodity prices, said...

Claire MackayJun 25, 2015 11:49 am GMT372 views
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Crowdsourcing Is Canadian Miner’s Answer to Slumping Gold
Autodesk Adopts Crowdsourcing with "Wikipedia of Impact Design"
article Tools

Two years ago, the Autodesk Foundation began exploring the idea of a “database” after members of the design community expressed a need for such an archive. Over the lengthy development process, the...

Claire MackayJun 25, 2015 09:58 am GMT317 views
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Autodesk Adopts Crowdsourcing with
There's Something About PledgeMe Founder Anna Guenther
article Crowdfunding, Tools

In 2012 the New Zealand crowdfunding market was less busy. Give A Little was relatively new, Boosted hadn't arrived and few people knew what crowdsourcing was or that it had been around for as...

Claire MackayJun 23, 2015 01:08 pm GMT771 views
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There's Something About PledgeMe Founder Anna Guenther
Speech Startup VocaliD Creates Personalized Voices With Crowd’s Help
article Crowdfunding

VocaliD began the Indiegogo campaign to prove that there is demand in the market. The funds from crowdsourcing will help the company fulfill any pre-orders for 2015, and Patel expects she’ll need...

Claire MackayJun 21, 2015 11:11 pm GMT907 views
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Speech Startup VocaliD Creates Personalized Voices With Crowd’s Help
Introducing TravelStarter – A New Crowdfunding Platform for Tourism
document Crowdfunding, Tools

In combining traditional crowdfunding with a focus on travel and tourism, TravelStarter is as much a site for travelers as it is for business owners. Lots of people are tired of staying in soulless...

Claire MackayJun 20, 2015 12:21 pm GMT806 views
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Introducing TravelStarter – A New Crowdfunding Platform for Tourism
Africa Discovers the Power of Crowdfunding
article Crowdfunding, Tools

Budding South African film producer Meg Rickards was struggling to raise the money for her new feature film, Whiplash, when she came across the idea of crowdfunding. SOURCE LINK to the full...

Claire MackayJun 19, 2015 01:22 pm GMT702 views
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Africa Discovers the Power of Crowdfunding
NASA awards crowdsourcing contracts
article Open Innovation

NASA is using crowdsourcing to tackle the computing challenges of space exploration through 10 new Open Innovation Service contracts, which will be worth $20 million over five years. SOURCE LINK...

Claire MackayJun 18, 2015 08:07 am GMT540 views
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NASA awards crowdsourcing contracts
SC announces 6 equity crowdfunding platforms
article Crowdfunding, Tools

The Securities Commission has announced six equity crowdfunding platforms, which are expected to start operations in the Malaysian market by end-2015. The six platforms are Alix Global, Ata...

Claire MackayJun 16, 2015 09:45 am GMT787 views
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SC announces 6 equity crowdfunding platforms
How to Have a Conversation About Climate Change
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

A project Drapkin started a few years ago, iSeeChange, aims to bridge the divide by initiating a public dialogue between citizens and scientists. Culling anecdotes from the iSeeChange Almanac, a...

Claire MackayJun 14, 2015 11:38 pm GMT672 views
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How to Have a Conversation About Climate Change
Former Ad Exec David Jones Launches $350 Million “Brandtech” Group
article Crowd Creativity, Tools

Jones has also launched You & Mr Jones Brandtech Ventures, a San Francisco-based venture firm to basically fund companies that make your browsing experience sub par. A holding company and...

Claire MackayJun 14, 2015 05:21 am GMT558 views
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Former Ad Exec David Jones Launches $350 Million “Brandtech” Group
New ideas and new ways to run cities
article Open Innovation

Innovative solutions to urban planning and municipal problems were a highlight of the World Cities Cities Summit Mayors Forum in New York that wrapped up on Wednesday. The theme of the forum was...

Claire MackayJun 13, 2015 02:35 am GMT439 views
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New ideas and new ways to run cities
CARE International Uses Crowdsourcing to Check New Website Design
article Distributed Knowledge

The charity did so using the crowdsourced software testing solution of BugFinders. The company deployed a team of 264 professional software testers to scrutinise CARE’s website for bugs over the...

Claire MackayJun 12, 2015 12:42 am GMT397 views
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CARE International Uses Crowdsourcing to Check New Website Design
The entire point of this weird site is to submit awkward text messages and get strangers to tell you what to do
article Tools

Ever received a weird text message and had a tough time coming up with a response? This new website might be able to help you. Called Textie, it uses crowdsourcing to come up with replies to...

Claire MackayJun 10, 2015 02:06 am GMT951 views
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The entire point of this weird site is to submit awkward text messages and get strangers to tell you what to do
Why EdTech Companies are Failing
article Crowdfunding

DonorsChoose.org is one EdTech company that is successfully closing the empathy gap with a crowdsourcing solution that links donors and teachers. Requests for technical support, equipment or...

Claire MackayJun 09, 2015 12:04 pm GMT565 views
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Why EdTech Companies are Failing
Sweet Charity for Crowdfunding Platform Chuffed – A Million Dollars Raised in Less Than Four Months
article Crowdfunding, Tools

Charity crowdfunding platform Chuffed has raised $3 million in donations, with one million of that being donated in the last three-and-a-half months. Chuffed launched in October 2013, with...

Claire MackayJun 06, 2015 08:12 am GMT1131 views
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Sweet Charity for Crowdfunding Platform Chuffed – A Million Dollars Raised in Less Than Four Months
Africa: Blend of Technology and the African Sun to Solve Water Purification Problems
article Open Innovation

“Harnessing the internet ensured that inventors and social entrepreneurs from across the globe could take part in helping solve a significant African problem. By using ‘crowdsourcing’, a powerful...

Claire MackayJun 05, 2015 12:44 pm GMT484 views
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Africa: Blend of Technology and the African Sun to Solve Water Purification Problems
25% of Everything on Twitter is False, Researchers Find
article Cloud Labor, Distributed Knowledge

The Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta combined data-crunching with crowdsourcing to make the discovery, first scraping together one per cent of tweets in Twitter's entire feed....

Claire MackayJun 05, 2015 02:50 am GMT739 views
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25% of Everything on Twitter is False, Researchers Find
Harnessing the Crowd to Solve Healthcare
article Distributed Knowledge

This is only exacerbated by the fact that in a heavily regulated industry like healthcare, words like “personalization,” “transparency” and “collaboration” are near impossibilities, leaving these...

Claire MackayJun 05, 2015 01:01 am GMT455 views
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Harnessing the Crowd to Solve Healthcare
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