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Provexis Reveals Crowdfunding Success
article Crowdfunding

Provexis (LON:PXS) revealed it has raised £280,000 of new capital through crowd-funding. The AIM-quoted ‘nutraceutical’ group sold 62.2mln new shares via PrimaryBid.com, a crowd-funding site run...

Samuel BennettJul 04, 2015 05:26 am GMT277 views
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Provexis Reveals Crowdfunding Success
Greek debt crisis: Crowdsourcing campaign 'is not a joke'
article Crowdfunding

Twenty-nine-year-old Thom Feeney has set up a crowdsourcing page asking people to "chip in a few Euro then we can get Greece sorted and hopefully get them back on track soon". SOURCE...

Samuel BennettJul 03, 2015 01:38 am GMT427 views
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Greek debt crisis: Crowdsourcing campaign 'is not a joke'
Google has Some Competition in Crowdsourcing Public Health
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

A Web-based service called Iodine, co-founded by former Wired Executive Editor Thomas Goetz, crowdsources reviews of medications. Iodine, according to BuzzFeed, is “create a sort of drug reaction...

Samuel BennettJul 01, 2015 09:01 am GMT313 views
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Google has Some Competition in Crowdsourcing Public Health
​An Ex-Housing.com Employee is Now Serving a Gastronomical Treat to India
article Tools

Prateek's first success came with a seed funding of $250,000 (Rs 1.5 crore) from Powai Lake Ventures and a few other investors. They could have set up a physical restaurant, but this IIT...

Samuel BennettJun 28, 2015 11:43 am GMT320 views
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​An Ex-Housing.com Employee is Now Serving a Gastronomical Treat to India
Pratham Books launches crowdsourcing platform for children’s books
article Crowdfunding, Tools

Non profit trust Pratham Books has launched DonateABook, a crowdsourcing platform which will let nonprofits and schools raise funding for books in order to provide them to Indian children. It will...

Samuel BennettJun 27, 2015 07:50 am GMT902 views
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Pratham Books launches crowdsourcing platform for children’s books
Prize4Life, Sage Bionetworks and DREAM Launch an Open Science Challenge to Find Clues to Understanding Heterogeneity in Patients with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
document Crowdfunding, Open Innovation

Computational DREAM Challenges engage diverse communities of data-focused scientists to competitively solve a specific problem in a given time period by placing scientific data, tools, leaderboards...

Samuel BennettJun 26, 2015 10:41 am GMT1041 views
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Prize4Life, Sage Bionetworks and DREAM Launch an Open Science Challenge to Find Clues to Understanding Heterogeneity in Patients with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
Amazon’s Mechanical Turk Fee Hike Irks Researchers
article Cloud Labor

Mechanical Turk is among the more prominent Web services to rely on so-called crowdsourcing, or divvying up a task into small pieces and farming it out to a large group of people. Most such...

Samuel BennettJun 25, 2015 12:44 pm GMT594 views
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Amazon’s Mechanical Turk Fee Hike Irks Researchers
Last Week's Biggest Stock Movers on Wall Street
article Crowdfunding

It's been a rough road for Etsy shareholders since it went public at $16 two months ago, nearly doubling to close at $30. Uninspiring results and the threat of Amazon.com (AMZN) rolling out...

Samuel BennettJun 25, 2015 11:23 am GMT656 views
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Last Week's Biggest Stock Movers on Wall Street
SEC Reg A+ Will Now Let You Crowdfund Equity
article Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding just got a little bit more interesting. According to SEC Regulation A+, as of today companies can secure funding via crowdfunding provided they are compliant with a set of very...

Samuel BennettJun 24, 2015 10:56 am GMT636 views
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SEC Reg A+ Will Now Let You Crowdfund Equity
Government Crowdsourcing Choosing woman to put on $10 bill
article Distributed Knowledge

The final decision will come down to Lew, but he’s asking for help from the American people to offer up suggestions for a woman of note by using the hashtag #TheNewTen on Twitter or by visiting the...

Samuel BennettJun 23, 2015 12:46 pm GMT437 views
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Government Crowdsourcing Choosing woman to put on $10 bill
10 Haitian Social Media Influencers You Should Follow
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Alice Backer – Alice is a pioneer in the citizens’ media space. In 2015, she launched Afrocrowd, a multilingual initiative to increase Afrodescendant participation in crowdsourcing initiatives such...

Samuel BennettJun 21, 2015 11:43 pm GMT575 views
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10 Haitian Social Media Influencers You Should Follow
Shenmue III Breaks Crowdfunding World Record, Stretch Goals Revealed
article Crowdfunding

Shenmue III now holds the world record as the fastest videogame to raise $1 million in crowdfunding in just 1h 42m. And after raising over $3 million in 48 hours, passing the original $2 million...

Samuel BennettJun 20, 2015 11:53 am GMT1077 views
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Shenmue III Breaks Crowdfunding World Record, Stretch Goals Revealed
Creating a Global Bee Sanctuary
article Crowdfunding

The Niue Honey Company, working alongside the Niuean Government, has embarked upon a crowdsourcing campaign aiming to raise an initial $160,000. This will be used to upgrade Niuean biosecurity...

Samuel BennettJun 19, 2015 12:38 pm GMT555 views
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Creating a Global Bee Sanctuary
Three Reasons you Need to Run Spark in the Cloud
article Tools

The open-source project Apache Spark today is perhaps the most famous spawn from UC Berkeley's AMPLab. Working at the intersection of three massive trends--powerful machine learning, cloud...

Samuel BennettJun 17, 2015 01:32 pm GMT515 views
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Three Reasons you Need to Run Spark in the Cloud
You can now invest in real estate, even if you're not Donald Trump
article Crowdfunding, Tools

Starting June 19, everyday investors will be able to back real estate projects with Kickstarter-like crowdfunding initiatives. Many commercial property developers are now using crowdfunding...

Samuel BennettJun 14, 2015 01:24 pm GMT1129 views
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You can now invest in real estate, even if you're not Donald Trump
This Year's £1.3bn of Funding to Set Digital Firms on a Hiring Spree as Tech Start-ups See 'Terrific' Growth
article Crowdfunding

The study found that crowdfunding and UK technology investment worth more than £1.3billion is expected in 2015, putting start-ups and established companies alike on a hiring spree to attract...

Samuel BennettJun 14, 2015 04:27 am GMT940 views
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This Year's £1.3bn of Funding to Set Digital Firms on a Hiring Spree as Tech Start-ups See 'Terrific' Growth
Charitable Crowdfunding Platform Makes itsDdebut in Kansas City
article Crowdfunding, Tools

Racer’s idea launches next week as Daily Deeds, a website that promotes crowdfunding for local nonprofit agencies. It’s a specific way to help philanthropies that he believes to be the first in the...

Samuel BennettJun 14, 2015 02:18 am GMT756 views
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Charitable Crowdfunding Platform Makes itsDdebut in Kansas City
How to Trade 5 of the Market's Most Active Stocks -- Buy, Hold or Sell?
article Distributed Knowledge

From hedge funds to individual investors, scores of market participants are turning to social media to figure out which stocks are worth watching. It's a concept that's known as...

Samuel BennettJun 13, 2015 01:50 am GMT553 views
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How to Trade 5 of the Market's Most Active Stocks -- Buy, Hold or Sell?
Dalian Wanda Turns to Crowdfunding to Fund New Shopping Malls
article Crowdfunding

Dalian Wanda Group, China’s largest commercial developer by sales, is turning to the country’s web-savvy masses to help finance construction of its next batch of shopping malls, with the launch of...

Samuel BennettJun 09, 2015 12:44 pm GMT592 views
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Dalian Wanda Turns to Crowdfunding to Fund New Shopping Malls
Crowdfunding Can Launch Kids’ Futures, Not Just Gadgets
article Crowdfunding, Tools

Schmidt wanted to turn this experiment into a full-time gig, and in 2012 launched Wishbone.org, a non-profit crowdfunding platform that helps low-income students get the money they need to attend...

Samuel BennettJun 06, 2015 09:47 am GMT785 views
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Crowdfunding Can Launch Kids’ Futures, Not Just Gadgets
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