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A Touch of Glass
article Crowdfunding

The Chelverton Investor Club – which is very much in vogue given the growing appetite amongst investors for crowd-funding and more direct forms of participation - raised £1.2m of equity from its...

Jason RobbinsApr 23, 2014 11:10 am GMT177 views
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A Touch of Glass
Learning Bird takes wing to give pupils a new tool
article Tools

Learning Bird is an online, crowdsourced library that allows people to upload multimedia lessons that can include worksheets and videos. If a student is flunking algebra and isn't getting much...

Jason RobbinsApr 23, 2014 02:13 am GMT176 views
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Learning Bird takes wing to give pupils a new tool
Here are five different approaches to crowdfunding for biotechnology
article Crowdfunding, Tools

Cancer treatment has been one area where crowdfunding is growing, particularly to fund cancer treatment development. Consano is a nonprofit for cancer research. It collaborates with development and...

Jason RobbinsApr 21, 2014 01:10 pm GMT279 views
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Here are five different approaches to crowdfunding for biotechnology
Help Scientists Record One Day of Sound on Earth
article Distributed Knowledge

Bryan Pijanowski wants to capture the sounds of the world on a single day, and he needs your help. On Earth Day, April 22, Pijanowski hopes to enlist thousands of people in recording a few...

Jason RobbinsApr 21, 2014 11:16 am GMT202 views
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Help Scientists Record One Day of Sound on Earth
Crowdfunding - The Asian Story
article Crowdfunding

Similarly, the growth of crowdfunding in Asia is unlikely to be through discrete vertical portals that offer distinct crowdsourced offerings. Rather, it is one where crowd powered solutions that...

Jason RobbinsApr 21, 2014 10:17 am GMT183 views
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Crowdfunding - The Asian Story
A Crowdsourcing Project Calls Out Sexual Harassment In India
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

With almost 3,000 reports of sexual harassment so far, the Safecity project is bringing stories out into the open and making the pervasive problem impossible to ignore. SOURCE LINK to the full...

Jason RobbinsApr 21, 2014 05:33 am GMT252 views
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A Crowdsourcing Project Calls Out Sexual Harassment In India
Crowdsourcing Design: The End of Architecture, or a New Beginning?
article Crowd Creativity

Crowdsourcing provides a way for architects and designers to connect with clients who wouldn’t typically use them, for young talent to test its skills and make a contribution to the built...

Jason RobbinsApr 20, 2014 12:22 am GMT318 views
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Crowdsourcing Design: The End of Architecture, or a New Beginning?
Can Crowdsourcing Beat Dr. House?
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Rather than visiting one physician at a time, Heyman envisioned a system that uses the power of the crowd to recommend suggestions to patients who, in turn, can share that information with their...

Jason RobbinsApr 19, 2014 06:44 am GMT366 views
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Can Crowdsourcing Beat Dr. House?
Social media helps to improve marathon security
article Distributed Knowledge

A Middletown company is now looking to tap into the power of social media to improve public safety not only at this year’s marathon, but at any major event in the future. Crowds at those types of...

Jason RobbinsApr 18, 2014 02:48 am GMT328 views
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Social media helps to improve marathon security
Singapore Start-ups Get Kickstart with Crowdsourcing
article Crowdfunding

Leading experts on equity-based crowdfunding investments believe that despite the abundance of venture capitalists (VCs) and angel investors in Singapore, crowdfunding is the best mechanism for...

Jason RobbinsApr 16, 2014 07:55 pm GMT212 views
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Singapore Start-ups Get Kickstart with Crowdsourcing
An Easter Egg Hunt with a Difference
article Cloud Labor, Distributed Knowledge, Tools

AnswerCrowd founder and CEO Daniel Martin says the model gives businesses the ability to receive valuable, unadulterated feedback from the crowd. The platform takes crowd sourcing to the next...

Jason RobbinsApr 13, 2014 11:27 am GMT491 views
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An Easter Egg Hunt with a Difference
Follow-Up on Skydiving Meteorite: Crowdsourcing Concludes it Was Just a Rock
article Distributed Knowledge

For all those involved with the initial investigation of the skydiver and the possible meteorite, they now feel they have resolution to their puzzle, thanks to the beauty of crowdsourcing. The rock...

Jason RobbinsApr 12, 2014 01:02 am GMT381 views
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Follow-Up on Skydiving Meteorite: Crowdsourcing Concludes it Was Just a Rock
Turkey is a case study in the value of citizen journalists, thanks to the ones behind @140journos
article Distributed Knowledge

It’s not surprising at all that such a country would ban Twitter and YouTube. This apparently caused difficulties for @140journos during their crowdsourced verification process, but they managed to...

Jason RobbinsApr 11, 2014 02:12 am GMT285 views
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Turkey is a case study in the value of citizen journalists, thanks to the ones behind @140journos
Ala. Governor Signs Crowd Funding Law
article Crowdfunding

The new law allows someone trying to start a small business in Alabama to use social media and advertising to find small investors who live in the state. The so-called "crowd funding" is...

Jason RobbinsApr 09, 2014 02:08 am GMT235 views
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Ala. Governor Signs Crowd Funding Law
Fund Managers Skeptical About Impact Of JOBS Act
article Crowdfunding

The Prequin report highlighted that both private equity and hedge fund managers were not moving fast to undertake crowdsourcing campaigns. “The Preqin survey of alternative investment managers...

Jason RobbinsApr 08, 2014 03:21 am GMT693 views
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Fund Managers Skeptical About Impact Of JOBS Act
North Plainfield Resident Crowdsourcing Salon for Alopecia and Cancer Victims
article Crowdfunding

Chavers currently works for the New Jersey Division of Taxation, but spends her free time designing her business and raising the funds to open her Heaven Your Way. She’s gone the traditional route...

Jason RobbinsApr 07, 2014 01:06 pm GMT284 views
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North Plainfield Resident Crowdsourcing Salon for Alopecia and Cancer Victims
The Wikipedia For Numbers Just Made My Job Easier, But It Needs Your Help To Be Even Better
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

A new crowdsource site called Meterfy wants to make surfacing those numbers as easy as typing your query into a search bar. "Meterfy is a place anyone can contribute any fact they would...

Jason RobbinsApr 04, 2014 05:14 am GMT436 views
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The Wikipedia For Numbers Just Made My Job Easier, But It Needs Your Help To Be Even Better
Combining Crowdsourced Data to Create a Useful Whole
article Distributed Knowledge

Smart phone video played a starring role in the investigation following the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013. The investigation also highlighted limitations in existing systems related to...

Jason RobbinsApr 03, 2014 12:43 pm GMT425 views
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Combining Crowdsourced Data to Create a Useful Whole
Storm surge map will alert coastal residents at risk
article Distributed Knowledge

In fact, by accessing the map – which has a resolution of 250 meters – residents and emergency-response planners can determine nearly down to the house level how deep the water is expected to be....

Jason RobbinsApr 03, 2014 05:28 am GMT334 views
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Storm surge map will alert coastal residents at risk
Second Anniversary of JOBS Act Signing Brings Industry Leaders to Silicon Valley Crowdfund Conference
document Crowdfunding

The SV Crowdfund Conference, held on April 3 and 4, will provide in-depth education around the upcoming second anniversary of the JOBS Act, signed by President Obama in 2012. Members of the press...

Jason RobbinsApr 01, 2014 02:47 am GMT1347 views
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Second Anniversary of JOBS Act Signing Brings Industry Leaders to Silicon Valley Crowdfund Conference
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