2,926 crowdsourcing and crowdfunding sites
In this Crowd Coffee: is crowdfunding losing its idealistic roots; crowdfunding helps a homeless person get into Harvard; Yao Ming's crowdfunding vineyard; crowdsourcing changing traditional business models; and more.
In this Crowd Coffee: how crowdfunding helped to build the Statue of Liberty; crowdfunding's scammers; five myths about crowdfunding debunked; crowdsourcing financial advice; the sharing economy and California's drought; and more.
In this Crowd Coffee: why crowdfunding isn't just for startups anymore; five Twitter tips for crowdfunding; Alphaworks rebrands; crowdsourcing and game theory; why the sharing economy is soaring; and more.
Will White, commercial director at investUP, a UK-based company that allows users to access P2B offerings from several lending portals in one place, writes in to discuss how crowdfunding fits into wider technological and demographic trends, and why it may be an appealing option for millennials.
In this Crowd Coffee: despite the press mentions, crowdfunding and P2P lending are still funding only a few small businesses; what to look for in a real estate crowdfunding platform; how crowdsourcing and the sharing economy will evolve in the next five years; and more.
In this Crowd Coffee: crowdfunding and solar energy; is crowdfunding political in nature; crowdsourcing political freedom; open innovation efforts in India; FTC looking at the sharing economy; and more.
In this end-of-week edition of Crowd Coffee: is Title III still important; equity crowdfunding hits $650m+; crowdfunding and crowdsourcing and MIPIM; Appririo raises a ton of money; and more.
What are some of the key trends in open innovation and crowdsourcing? Jacob Westerlund, open innovation manager at Sqore, a recruitment, open innovation, and marketing company, recently created a presentation around trends in innovation crowdsourcing, which he discusses after the jump.
In this Crowd Coffee: repeat crowdfunding pays off for entrepreneurs; crowdfunding and global challenges; crowdsourcing product development; crowdsourcing the human telescope; the sharing economy as free-market capitalism; and more.
In this mid-week Crowd Coffee: tips for those looking to use Colorado's equity crowdfunding law; crowdfunding journalism; Indiegogo stops campaign for cop who shot man dead; crowdsourcing America's tax code; the sharing economy and taxes; and more.
Steve Wood, Managing Director of Boom Ideanet, a crowdsourced advertising firm, writes in to discuss the ways that crowdsourcing platforms can operate ethically. Read his seven 'habits' after the jump, and comment on his list if you've got other ideas to add.
In this Crowd Coffee: Colorado passes equity crowdfunding law; why some are opposed to equity crowdfunding rules; looking at PepsiCo's open innovation efforts; PwC report says sharing economy will continue to grow in the future; and more.
Rising income inequality is a serious problem in the rich world, with people calling for serious discussion on how to alleviate the problem. One potential solution may be to increase the number of people who own property, one of the biggest drivers of inequality. Wealth Migrate, a real estate crowdfunding platform, has recently started to lead the Wealth Movement, a program that aims to help an extra billion people become real estate investors over the next five years.
In this Crowd Coffee: has crowdfunding become weaponized; Malaysia opens up application process for potential equity crowdfunding platforms; crowdsourcing farmers' solutions in India; car parking and the sharing economy; does open innovation need government participation to succeed; and more.
Jo Sabin, marketing communications manager of DesignCrowd, a logo, web, and graphic design marketplace that recently raised $6M in a Series B round, writes in to discuss how to make the rebranding process easier, and offers ten tips — some involving the crowd, and some not — that are meant to help companies navigate the rebrand as smoothly as possible.
In this end-of-week Crowd Coffee: developer plans real estate crowdfunding campaign for project; crowdfunding campaigns spring up for SC police officer Michael Slager; crowdsourcing mental health wellness; and more.
In this Crowd Coffee: Patch of Land completes huge Series A as real estate crowdfunding heats up; crowdfunding does not always go smoothly; Kickstarter puts out transparency report; regulating the sharing economy in Vermont; and more.
In this mid-week Crowd Coffee: how GoFundMe profits off controversial campaigns; crowdfunding startups in India; Chicago Sun Times endorses equity crowdfunding in Illinois; Twitter begins crowdsourcing initiative in the UK; and more.
Rochelle Ceira, a career consultant and executive director at Dissertaion Avenue, writes in to discuss how get the most out of Twitter — the ubiquitous and highly busy social media platform that has helped many crowdfunding campaigns reach their goals. Have other tips for our readers? Let us know in the comments!
In this Crowd Coffee: continuing the quest to save crowdfunding from fraud; the potential and the limits of intrastate crowdfunding; company lets customers crowdsource product ideas; and more.