2,822 crowdsourcing and crowdfunding sites
In this Crowd Coffee: the perils of crowdfunding a beer; why asking your friends to crowdfund a vacation may be impolite; why Uber should open up its passenger ratings; a crowdsourcing and crowdfunding platform opens in Kansas; and more.
Adam Stone, CEO of Speedlancer, an Australian crowdsourcing platform, writes in to discuss two problems in the crowdsourcing industry, namely the lack of experienced workers and fairness, and how his company aims to solve them.
In this Crowd Coffee: sharing economy's organized workers; Texas Securities Board approves equity crowdfunding rules; Chaordix creates a crowdsourcing community for higher education; and more.
Rob Misheloff, owner of Smarter Finance USA, a company that helps small business owners learn about the different options available to them for business financing, writes in to look at how peer-to-business financing can help small businesses to grow their operations and, if all goes well, hire more employees.
In this mid-week edition: JOBS Act lets hedge funds open up; hefty hoverboard raising cash on Kickstarter; Apple is crowdsourcing business listing to improve its Maps; taxing and regulating the sharing economy; and more.
In this Crowd Coffee: Maryland finalizes intrastate crowdfunding rules; why crowdfunding isn't as easy as you think; another company tries to make private jets shareable; Indian government runs a life-saving crowdsourcing campaign; and more.
In this edition: advice on how to make your crowdfunding campaign succeed; social entrepreneurship and crowdfunding come together; crowdfunding and bitcoin; a AUD$20 million real estate crowdfunding deal; Uber enters Alaska, regulators concerned; and more.
In this end-of-week edition: equity crowdfunding keeps chugging on; a Kickstarter controversy; Cisco and NineSigma announce open innovation winners; time for sharing economy regulation to start over; and more.
In this Crowd Coffee: how crowdfunding can be used as market research; USC launches a crowdfunding portal; company uses crowdsourcing for things like love counseling and fashion choices; sharing economy takes on Halloween; and more.
The following is a guest post from the team over at Funderbuilt, a Detroit-based equity crowdfunding platform, who compiled some useful advice on how campaign owners should treat their backers to maximize efficiency.
In this mid-week edition: Singapore's government launches a crowdsourcing program to record information about users' broadband speed and network coverage; Amazon's crowdsourced publishing platform to be called Kindle Scout; crowdsourcing and SEO; Obamacare's impact on the sharing economy; and more.
Nick Moules, Marketing and Communications Manager at RebuildingSociety, writes in to discuss how the P2P market has progressed in the UK, and offers some advice for US-based platforms on how to proceed going into the future.
In this edition: Israel's authorities promote equity crowdfunding; a crowdfunding platform for sports enters the fray, but is it too late?; sharing your parking spot in the collaborative economy; Lay's 'Do Us a Flavor' campaign seems to be paying off; and more.
In this Monday edition: crowd asked to help fund Ebola research; crowdfunding and cryptocurrency, a sensible fit?; the sharing economy continues to catch on, though not without backlash; crowdsourcing as a way to increase your company's productivity; and more.
In this edition: Sarah Silverman crowdfunding the gender pay gap; crowdfunding for wine, in France; crowdsourcing the weather in London; open innovation on the rise, research report finds; and more.
In this Crowd Coffee: Patreon wants to crowdfund journalists; Symbid enters the US market; crowdfunding for animal projects; new platform launches combining crowdsourcing and incentive prizing; sharing economy proves popular with millennials; and more.
Eliza Sporn Fromberg, counsel in the Corporate and Business Law group of Day Pitney LLP, and Norbert Mehl, CEO of Global i Ventures, write in with a checklist of things issuers and investors should know before they engage in accredited investor equity crowdfunding. They touch on everything from choosing the right crowdfunding platform, to the international equity crowdfunding landscape.
In this Crowd Coffee: FBI asking users to identify people in IS videos; USAID launching a crowdsourced fight against Ebola; crowdfunding coaches cashing in; SEC to consider 'accredited investor' definition this month; and more.
Today's Crowd Coffee includes: new numbers on the crowdfunding industry; crowdfunded 3D printers experience many delays; creative crowdsourcing examined, again; business tips from sharing economy experts; and more.
In this edition: a case for equity crowdfunding in Illinois; Square Enix taps into crowdfunding; crowdfunding campaign aims to keep Nickelback out of London; new app allows users to get paid on a per-task basis; US government increasingly using sharing economy options; and more.