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Start-Up Lendoor Aims to Use Crowdfunding for Small-Business Loans
article Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding — gathering lots of small checks from individuals to finance a company or a project — is a hot area in Silicon Valley at the moment. Now, one fledgling company in New York wants to...

Jason RobbinsOct 30, 2014 12:17 pm GMT243 views
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Start-Up Lendoor Aims to Use Crowdfunding for Small-Business Loans
ITU and Busan City unveil Busan Initiative
document Distributed Knowledge

Activities to facilitate this will include educational outreach programmes, capacity building and knowledge sharing, and the crowdsourcing of the views of youth to international ICT forums,...

Jason RobbinsOct 30, 2014 07:21 am GMT160 views
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ITU and Busan City unveil Busan Initiative
Vatican Library digitizes ancient manuscripts, makes them available for free
article Crowdfunding

The entire undertaking is expected to take at least 15 years and cost more than $63 million dollars — an effort the Vatican Library is attempting to support, in part, by crowdsourcing funding....

Jason RobbinsOct 25, 2014 12:00 pm GMT413 views
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Vatican Library digitizes ancient manuscripts, makes them available for free
MEP says controversial migrant crackdown is ‘against organised crime’
article Distributed Knowledge

One app (link is external) is crowdsourcing and then mapping checkpoints used by police. On its site, Map Mos Maiorum says it hopes it will make the crackdown’s effects “visible to everyone”....

Jason RobbinsOct 25, 2014 03:43 am GMT364 views
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MEP says controversial migrant crackdown is ‘against organised crime’
How Crowdsourcing is Taking the Headache Out of Travel
article Tools

In another related example, CrowdRoaming is a startup that is working to give users 100 percent free internet access while traveling overseas. The company aims to bring the sharing economy to...

Jason RobbinsOct 24, 2014 12:32 pm GMT305 views
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How Crowdsourcing is Taking the Headache Out of Travel
The Ad Industry Has Made Peace With Crowdsourcing
article Crowd Creativity

But crowdsourcing is about five years old now, as a reality of the ad business, and ad agencies have largely made peace with the idea of superfans, film students and amateur videographers producing...

Jason RobbinsOct 23, 2014 02:33 am GMT279 views
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The Ad Industry Has Made Peace With Crowdsourcing
Drought Hits São Paulo, Stirring Debate Ahead of Brazil Election
article Distributed Knowledge

Local media outlets have turned to crowdsourcing for information and estimate about 30% of state residents have been affected. SOURCE LINK to the full article:...

Jason RobbinsOct 20, 2014 12:46 pm GMT387 views
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Drought Hits São Paulo, Stirring Debate Ahead of Brazil Election
Gruntify: Real-Time Incident Capture and Reporting
article Distributed Knowledge

And it’s not limited to asset management and maintenance – Gruntify also offers a robust crowd-sourcing reporting and management method for disaster response and other incidents. Gruntify is...

Jason RobbinsOct 18, 2014 01:57 am GMT516 views
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Gruntify: Real-Time Incident Capture and Reporting
10 Strategies For Successfully Crowdfunding Your Venture
article Crowdfunding

Creativity is the key to making a memorable campaign that is “sticky” in the minds of your audience. There is so much competition for attention that people have learned to tune out the noise....

Jason RobbinsOct 17, 2014 11:14 pm GMT651 views
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10 Strategies For Successfully Crowdfunding Your Venture
Now crowdfunding makes its way into property
article Crowdfunding

“Crowdfunding does not recognise economic or geographic boundaries,” said John Maguire, a Hong Kong based investor. “Essentially, the interests of the crowdfunder, as co-investors in this project,...

Jason RobbinsOct 17, 2014 02:05 pm GMT354 views
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Now crowdfunding makes its way into property
A Double-Edged Sword: Social Media and the Afghan Election
article Distributed Knowledge

So she and her team planned to run phone-, text-, and social media-based reporting on Election Day, utilizing a map-based data visualization model inspired by the "activist mapping" of...

Jason RobbinsOct 17, 2014 12:38 pm GMT347 views
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A Double-Edged Sword: Social Media and the Afghan Election
Lessons from the King of Denmark: How taxi cabs, hotels and others can compete with upstarts Uber, Airbnb
article Distributed Knowledge

With the advent of new technologies and increasing population numbers, Owyang explained that companies today can use the same strategy to avoid being pushed out of the economy by new start-ups like...

Jason RobbinsOct 16, 2014 06:09 am GMT440 views
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Lessons from the King of Denmark: How taxi cabs, hotels and others can compete with upstarts Uber, Airbnb
Chad Kroeger Thanks His Haters for Making Nickelback Famous
article Crowdfunding

No one knows this better than Nickelback frontman Chad Kroeger. That crowdsourcing campaign to stop Nickelback from performing in London ever again? Kroeger loves it. SOURCE LINK to the full...

Jason RobbinsOct 16, 2014 01:24 am GMT619 views
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Chad Kroeger Thanks His Haters for Making Nickelback Famous
In the race to cure Ebola, doctor uses crowdfunding to raise money
article Crowdfunding

Thousands of individuals and non-profits are turning to crowdsourcing sites like Crowdrise, the site Dr. Saphire is using, GoFundMe and Give Forward to raise money for healthcare and healthcare...

Jason RobbinsOct 14, 2014 12:47 pm GMT581 views
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In the race to cure Ebola, doctor uses crowdfunding to raise money
Vietnam students create free crowdsourcing app for street travel
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Named TripHero, the app was originally designed by Huynh Phuong Duy and Le Van Tai from the Information Technology Department of the University of Science under the Vietnam National University – Ho...

Jason RobbinsOct 11, 2014 11:51 am GMT496 views
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Vietnam students create free crowdsourcing app for street travel
Yale Is Opening Two New Residential Colleges — And Its Crowdsourcing Name Ideas
article Distributed Knowledge

For the first time in more than 80 years, Yale University will open two new residential colleges for its undergraduate students — and it’s crowdsourcing name suggestions. SOURCE LINK to the full...

Jason RobbinsOct 09, 2014 05:59 am GMT447 views
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Yale Is Opening Two New Residential Colleges — And Its Crowdsourcing Name Ideas
Crowdsourcing Awards Take to the Air
article Distributed Knowledge

The National Map Corps (TNMCorps) volunteers continue to make significant additions to the U.S. Geological Survey’s ability to provide accurate mapping information and data to the public. Using...

Jason RobbinsOct 08, 2014 06:39 am GMT285 views
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Crowdsourcing Awards Take to the Air
This New App Uses Crowdsourcing to Help You Avoid the Flu
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

A free crowdsourcing technology is revolutionizing the way influenza outbreaks are shared by digitally tracking the virus across the United States. SOURCE LINK to the full article:...

Jason RobbinsOct 08, 2014 04:55 am GMT396 views
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This New App Uses Crowdsourcing to Help You Avoid the Flu
Crowdcube continues to lead the alternative finance industry as it is voted Best UK Crowdfunding Platform of the Year
article Crowdfunding

The world’s first and most successful equity crowdfunding platform, Crowdcube, has won yet another award in recognition of the work it does to help entrepreneurs and businesses access the funds...

Jason RobbinsOct 05, 2014 07:40 am GMT10930 views
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Crowdcube continues to lead the alternative finance industry as it is voted Best UK Crowdfunding Platform of the Year
New Website Helps Critically Ill Fundraise
article Crowdfunding, Tools

Tailored much like a crowdfunding website, such as Kickstarter and Indiegogo, caretohope.ca takes a more minimalistic approach. “This is really the first niche crowdsourcing website in Canada,”...

Jason RobbinsOct 05, 2014 06:25 am GMT525 views
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New Website Helps Critically Ill Fundraise
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