2,825 crowdsourcing and crowdfunding sites
Regular contributor Thomas Vass, the owner and manager of The Private Capital Market, a fee-based subscription crowdfunding site, writes in to discuss Folio's Private Placement Platform, and the effects it can have on the crowdfunding industry.
In this end-of-week edition: Seedrs coming to the US; Dropkicker interview; how to get the media to write about your crowdfunding campaign; Starbucks crowdsourcing its delivery service?; crowdsourced design platform gets a major cash infusion; and more.
In this Crowd Coffee: more on RedditMade; crowdfunding campaign helps an elderly man make ends meet; the benefits and drawbacks of soliciting ideas from the crowd; sharing economy's worker protection problem; and more.
In this Crowd Coffee: three trends that will change crowdfunding; Australia's National Archives crowdsourcing photographs and personal histories of WWI; how can crowdsourcing and open innovation help your business; and more.
In this edition: crowdsourcing and supercomputing helping to fight Ebola in Sierra Leone; Zooppa's crowdsourced advertising; what happens when a Kickstarter campaign doesn't ship; Michigan's crowdfunding law examined; and more.
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.