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Crowdsource Processing Power and Compute for Humanity
article Crowdfunding, Tools

Compute for Humanity project allows people to contribute their computing power for charitable causes. Compute for Humanity is a crowdsourcing project where the contributed processing power will be...

Jason RobbinsAug 31, 2015 07:00 am GMT966 views
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Crowdsource Processing Power and Compute for Humanity
Google to Mentor Shortlisted Teams Competing to Build MyGov's PMO App
article Open Innovation

This contest, initiated by MyGov and Google in March, is a crowdsourcing effort to build a mobile app for a public office. One app out of the five will be chosen as the official app of the PMO,...

Jason RobbinsAug 30, 2015 04:20 am GMT578 views
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Google to Mentor Shortlisted Teams Competing to Build MyGov's PMO App
The Digital Voices of NGOs
article Crowdfunding, Tools

Another great example is a crowdsourcing platform called Transparent Hands, which defines itself as “a global crowdfunding platform that builds a personal and trusted bond between patients and...

Jason RobbinsAug 29, 2015 01:46 pm GMT927 views
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The Digital Voices of NGOs
Australian Crowdsourcing Marketplace DesignCrowd's Plan for Global Domination Just Took a Critical Step Forward
article Crowd Creativity

DesignCrowd co-founder and CTO Adam Arbolino said ensuring the platform was able to be used easily across various languages was one thing the startup needed to do to improve its international...

Jason RobbinsAug 27, 2015 01:24 pm GMT1016 views
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Australian Crowdsourcing Marketplace DesignCrowd's Plan for Global Domination Just Took a Critical Step Forward
How Crowdsourcing Anti-Corruption Policy Might Ease Brazil's Legitimacy Crisis
article Distributed Knowledge

And in fact, Brazil has applied crowdsourcing to policymaking before. Consider e-Democracia, a "major electronic lawmaking program" in the country since 2008. It offers "simple web...

Jason RobbinsAug 27, 2015 12:37 pm GMT696 views
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How Crowdsourcing Anti-Corruption Policy Might Ease Brazil's Legitimacy Crisis
A Digital Detective
article Distributed Knowledge

“They connect the sellers and the cheap laborers, and operate in the form of crowdsourcing, exactly like Amazon Mechanical Turk,” Haitao Xu explained. “They allow insincere sellers to post...

Jason RobbinsAug 26, 2015 12:41 am GMT840 views
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A Digital Detective
Can the Crowd Deliver More Open Government?
article Distributed Knowledge

Governments around the world are getting wise to using crowdsourcing to help formulate imaginative government policy and make the process more dynamic and inclusive for its citizens, something...

Jason RobbinsAug 25, 2015 11:42 am GMT656 views
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Can the Crowd Deliver More Open Government?
A Spanish-Language Website is Working to Document Killings of Undocumented Immigrants
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Encuentros Mortales, a Spanish-language open-source reporting project, is collecting public records and media reports of undocumented immigrants killed during interactions with law enforcement,...

Jason RobbinsAug 22, 2015 10:46 am GMT1089 views
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A Spanish-Language Website is Working to Document Killings of Undocumented Immigrants
Hong Kong's Mobile Tutoring Startup Snapask Raises US$1.8M pre-Series A
article Tools

The 21-year-old Chiang, who is still an undergraduate at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and is spending his summer vacation in Singapore to oversee Snapask’s expansion here,...

Jason RobbinsAug 19, 2015 08:52 am GMT674 views
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Hong Kong's Mobile Tutoring Startup Snapask Raises US$1.8M pre-Series A
Crowdsourcing Campaign Launched to Repurpose Austrian Bridge
article Crowdfunding

Berlin crowdsourcing platform Jovoto has launched an open design competition to repurpose a defunct railway bridge spanning the Danube river in Linz. Jovoto is asking members of the public to...

Jason RobbinsAug 19, 2015 07:49 am GMT591 views
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Crowdsourcing Campaign Launched to Repurpose Austrian Bridge
Investing In Lawsuits Is Heating Up, Aided By Electronic Platform
article Crowdfunding

Greenberg and Volsky came up with an innovative way to streamline the process based on the JOBS Act, which legalized crowdfunding and other online solicitations for early-stage investments....

Jason RobbinsAug 18, 2015 12:20 pm GMT725 views
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Investing In Lawsuits Is Heating Up, Aided By Electronic Platform
Unilever Opens $50,000 Search for Startup Innovations with Next Big Thing Competition
article Open Innovation

Unilever is on the hunt for fresh innovations, as the company is hoping to find new startups to team up with through its “Next Big Thing” competition. SOURCE LINK to the full article:...

Jason RobbinsAug 14, 2015 02:13 am GMT820 views
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Unilever Opens $50,000 Search for Startup Innovations with Next Big Thing Competition
Crowdsourcing the galaxy
article Distributed Knowledge

But that is about to change. In 2014 the IAU promulgated a plan to let the public choose the names of some exoplanets. The organisation solicited ideas from astronomy clubs around the world, which...

Jason RobbinsAug 14, 2015 12:43 am GMT596 views
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Crowdsourcing the galaxy
NASA Wants to Know if Open Innovation Challenges are Working
article Open Innovation

The agency is attempting to examine its "Open Innovation" programs -- often large, crowdsourced design challenges open to the public. According to a notice posted last week, NASA is...

Jason RobbinsAug 13, 2015 12:51 am GMT772 views
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NASA Wants to Know if Open Innovation Challenges are Working
Alabama Senator Creates 'GoFundMe' Campaign to Solve Budget Impasse
article Crowdfunding

Sanford's GoFundMe campaign is a protest of sorts against raising taxes to solve the fiscal disagreement. "Rather than have the government come after your hard earned money you can now...

Jason RobbinsAug 12, 2015 01:42 am GMT632 views
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Alabama Senator Creates 'GoFundMe' Campaign to Solve Budget Impasse
Iwoca Raises Another $20M
article Crowdfunding

The fund-raising represents another major breakthrough for the company, which has been growing rapidly but somewhat under the radar – it is certainly less well-known than the likes of Funding...

Jason RobbinsAug 11, 2015 01:00 pm GMT733 views
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Iwoca Raises Another $20M
A Civil Engineer’s Startup is Building Bridges for Women Entrepreneurs in Asia
article Tools

Singapore-based Woomentum is a community-cum-crowdfunding platform for women who are founders and entrepreneurs. It aims to foster communication, resource sharing, mentoring, and early-stage...

Jason RobbinsAug 10, 2015 09:47 am GMT725 views
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A Civil Engineer’s Startup is Building Bridges for Women Entrepreneurs in Asia
Elio Motors 'Tests The Waters' And Finds $27 Million
article Crowdfunding, Tools

Ronald Miller, CEO of StartEngine, the crowdfunding site that is working with Elio Motors, notes, “Equity Crowdfunding under Reg A+ is the greatest advancement for entrepreneurship in a...

Jason RobbinsAug 10, 2015 12:11 am GMT816 views
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Elio Motors 'Tests The Waters' And Finds $27 Million
Should You Skip the Wedding Photographer?
article Distributed Knowledge

One trend is a high tech photo phenomenon. You actually have your guests do the work for you. Don't worry, it'll be fun for them and could save you as much as $10,000! Basically, you have...

Jason RobbinsAug 09, 2015 02:06 pm GMT647 views
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Should You Skip the Wedding Photographer?
How Apps Are Transforming U.S. Trucking
article Tools

Cargomatic is one of a number of start-ups using crowdsourcing and the so-called gig economy to make American trucking more convenient and profitable. And like many start-ups, it's built...

Jason RobbinsAug 07, 2015 04:42 am GMT766 views
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How Apps Are Transforming U.S. Trucking
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