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Ruby Au of Empowered.org, a crowdfunding platform that focuses on humanitarian causes, writes in to give some practical advice to campaign owners looking to fund their project.
In this Friday edition of Crowd Coffee: crowdfunding journalism in China; more thoughts on why investors like crowdfunding platforms; crowdfunding the Wu-Tang album; Tongie season is here; the crowd making wishes come true; investing in the sharing economy; and more.
At Massolution NYC 2013, Mike Andrews, director of SecureTask at DST Systems, spoke to the audience about how other enterprises are using SecureTask, and how DST Systems itself makes use of the solution. Check out his presentation after the jump.
In this Crowd Coffee: SEC interprets parts of the JOBS Act; crowdfunding in Asia; crowdfunding and democracy; more thoughts on the sharing economy from WSJ; crowdsourcing science; crowd-aided surveillance; and more.
In this edition: JOBS Act, two years on; Pono ends up third on Kickstarter's top funded; sharing economy, a pro perspective; crowdmapping sexual harassment incidents in India; and more.
For large enterprises that are used to doing things a certain way, change can be hard to accept. This is true for many companies, but perhaps especially so for banks, which have a reputation of being rather boring. But that doesn’t mean all those who represent the banking industry are resistant to change. One of those adventurous individuals is Arthur van de Graaf of ABN AMRO, a Dutch bank. The bank made a splash in mid-2012 when it announced the Seeds.nl initiative, a crowdfunding platform that van de Graaf manages.
Los resultados de la investigación han sido capturados en un informe gratis de 114 páginas titulado Crowdfunding en México: Cómo el poder de las tecnologías digitales están transformando la innovación, el emprendimiento y la inclusión económica. Este ha sido compartido con nuestros lectores a continuación en Inglés y en Español. Como parte de la investigación, Massolution desarrollado una metodología única para apoyar la consideración de los numerosos factores que afectan crowdfunding en México y para dirigir la formación de un conjunto específico de recomendaciones, acciones y tareas entre los grupos de interés clave.
In this Crowd Coffee: crowdfunding TV show in the UK; India regulators considering crowdfunding; Strickler responds to slowdown question; sharing economy thoughts from a number of sources; Shell launches open innovation platform; and more.
We kick off Crowd Coffee this week with: SeedInvest raising cash on own platform, $2m invested already; benefits of crowdfunding, aside from the money; why Kickstarter has succeeded; a new phase for crowdsourcing; and more.
In this Crowd Coffee: some thoughts on the pros and cons of the sharing economy; 15 weird Kickstarter campaigns; crowdsourcing is a long commitment; crowdfunding real estate; and more.
Crowdfunding has been warmly embraced by entrepreneurs and project creators who need extra cash to make their dreams come true. But crowdfunding can also be a great benefit for enterprises, thinks CommunityLeader CEO Joseph Barisonzi.
In this mid-week edition: Alabama governor signs crowdfunding law; video game crowdfunding on Kickstarter and Indiegogo drying up; crowdfunding and politics in China; Airbnb's stance on helping its customers deal with legal trouble; and more.
In this crowdfunding-heavy edition: equity crowdfunding in Turkey; intrastate crowdfunding in the US; Kickstarter CEO responds to claims of censorship; crowdfunding in the UAE; and more.
Ines Maione of clickworker, a crowdsourcing firm based in Germany, writes in to discuss how crowdsourcing is being used in the tourism sector, and how her company is helping to connect tourism companies with the crowd.
In this edition: JOBS Act not popular yet with alternative finance managers; FCA's crowdfunding rules in the UK, a pro argument; what to expect when you're couchsurfing; the crowd asked to come up with tests to toughen luggage; and more.
One company that’s experimented a lot with internal crowdsourcing is IBM. We previously covered an internal crowdfunding program that has been tried at several research offices, and at Massolution NYC 2013, Maja Vukovic, a member of IBM’s T.J. Watson Research Center, presented a use case of another in-house crowdsourcing program. We share it after the jump.
Crowdsourcing is helping to drive a torrent of new ideas, as companies now have much better access to ideas and employees outside of their organization. But crowdsourcing itself is an innovation on outsourcing, one that’s unprecedented in the way it affects businesses that make use of the model.
In this edition of Crowd Coffee: equity crowdfunding in the US discussed in several pieces; Kickstarter fraud; crowdsourcing bug infestations; Gene Simmons rolls out crowdsourcing campaign; and more.