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Landcare putting it to the people
article Crowdfunding

LANDCARE has been reinventing itself for 25 years, but a move into crowdfunding to raise capital for projects has the potential to be the most radical reinvention yet. The Pozible alliance gives...

Samuel BennettSep 28, 2014 09:41 am GMT287 views
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Landcare putting it to the people
New website helps voters find out what council candidates support
article Crowdfunding

WiTOpoli also had to fundraise on a crowdsourcing website to pay the web developer they had hired to create the Position Primer site. They surpassed their goal of $8,000 by just over 10 per cent -...

Samuel BennettSep 27, 2014 11:32 am GMT333 views
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New website helps voters find out what council candidates support
American Greetings Leverages Nostalgia With Crowdsourcing Effort
article Crowd Creativity

American Greetings is hoping to reinvigorate its Care Bears and Strawberry Shortcake brands. The company has launched a video project which aims to stir up nostalgia among parents who will, the...

Samuel BennettSep 27, 2014 08:27 am GMT280 views
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American Greetings Leverages Nostalgia With Crowdsourcing Effort
New trends in crowdfunding that could impact your business
article Crowdfunding

Startup companies have started using crowdsourcing to find team members before going after investment capital. This solution allows people with a specialized, high level skill to be found for an...

Samuel BennettSep 26, 2014 01:46 pm GMT552 views
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New trends in crowdfunding that could impact your business
Dubai Culture launches second phase of crowdsourcing for Al Maktoum Hospital Museum
article Distributed Knowledge

The Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the Emirate’s dedicated Authority for culture, arts, and heritage, is calling on doctors, nurses, and professionals from the healthcare...

Samuel BennettSep 24, 2014 11:20 am GMT136 views
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Dubai Culture launches second phase of crowdsourcing for Al Maktoum Hospital Museum
Why water needs Collective Action 2.0
article Open Innovation

Will crowdsourcing and prize competition (i.e., X-Prize) accelerate solutions to water challenges? Will the CEO Water Mandate Water Action Hub evolve from a platform to connect stakeholders to...

Samuel BennettSep 23, 2014 01:35 pm GMT225 views
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Why water needs Collective Action 2.0
Dogecoin Advocate Travels Ohio River Supported by Community Tips
article Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

Adding that dogecoin could be the future of crowdsourcing art and social initiatives, Barnum told CoinDesk that eventually he knew he had to fully commit to promoting dogecoin through some way....

Samuel BennettSep 21, 2014 12:43 pm GMT1111 views
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Dogecoin Advocate Travels Ohio River Supported by Community Tips
Funders Beware: Not All Crowdfunding Projects Deliver
article Crowdfunding

But the thing is, when you contribute to a crowdsourcing campaign, you have no guarantee of anything—that the product will reach its goal, that a successfully funded project will actually become a...

Samuel BennettSep 18, 2014 01:13 am GMT483 views
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Funders Beware: Not All Crowdfunding Projects Deliver
Crowd science: Technology and the masses
article Distributed Knowledge

National Geographic puts the origin of citizen science down to an 1833 meteor shower in America. It allowed astronomer Denison Olmsted to use “crowd-sourced” witness accounts to eventually...

Samuel BennettSep 17, 2014 01:07 pm GMT335 views
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Crowd science: Technology and the masses
Can Google Save the LAUSD?
article Crowdfunding

Mayor Garcetti and city councilmember Mike Bonin (11th district) joined Google this morning at Marina Middle School to announce the tech behemoth’s donation of almost a $1 million to the LAUSD. The...

Samuel BennettSep 16, 2014 06:39 am GMT491 views
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Can Google Save the LAUSD?
Who is Detroit’s Hottest Showcasing Startup? [Poll]
article Tools

MyFab5 is a crowdsourcing platform that helps people find and recommend the best local restaurants. What differentiates MyFab5 from platforms like Yelp is that on MyFab5 users rank their favorite...

Samuel BennettSep 14, 2014 12:26 pm GMT291 views
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Who is Detroit’s Hottest Showcasing Startup? [Poll]
BitFlyer Launches FundFlyer Crowdfunding Platform
article Crowdfunding, Tools

FundFlyer will be integrated into the bitFlyer platform as part of it feature list. Set up in a similar fashion to other more well-known crowdfunding sources such as the familiar “Kickstarter”....

Samuel BennettSep 14, 2014 07:52 am GMT466 views
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BitFlyer Launches FundFlyer Crowdfunding Platform
Seattle Cops Crowdsourcing Legal Battle Against DOJ-Imposed Excessive Force Remedies
article Crowdfunding

But some officers on the force seem to prefer excessive force and discriminatory policing. The Oregonian reports that a group of Seattle police officers has set up a crowdfunding campaign to...

Samuel BennettSep 14, 2014 01:36 am GMT1334 views
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Seattle Cops Crowdsourcing Legal Battle Against DOJ-Imposed Excessive Force Remedies
Scottish independence: a guide to the referendum to break away from the UK
article Crowdfunding

It is National Collective, crowdsourcing more than £30,000 in under six weeks to stage the summer arts “Yestival”. It is the Radical Independence Campaign, organising mass canvasses of some of...

Samuel BennettSep 11, 2014 12:41 pm GMT416 views
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Scottish independence: a guide to the referendum to break away from the UK
I'm Stuck: Using Crowdsourcing to Persuade Lawmakers to Invest in Infrastructure
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

No one hears that guy unless his window is rolled down, but an app released last year by the Building America’s Future educational fund (BAF) and the U.S. Travel Association allows him to now vent...

Samuel BennettSep 05, 2014 02:22 am GMT451 views
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I'm Stuck: Using Crowdsourcing to Persuade Lawmakers to Invest in Infrastructure
Crowdsourcing and Community-Building: Vote on the SXSW PanelPicker!
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Although the SXSW Interactive Conference is still several months off, the crafting and creation of content for the event is underway right now. The conference utilizes crowdsourcing both to cull...

Samuel BennettSep 05, 2014 01:36 am GMT459 views
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Crowdsourcing and Community-Building: Vote on the SXSW PanelPicker!
Cuts at W.H.O. Hurt Response to Ebola Crisis
article Distributed Knowledge

The W.H.O. took the lead, at the request of its member nations. A crew of passionate outbreak veterans assembled a unique department, using an early form of electronic crowdsourcing to detect...

Samuel BennettSep 04, 2014 07:06 am GMT188 views
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Cuts at W.H.O. Hurt Response to Ebola Crisis
Crowdsourcing App That Tracks Coastal Changes from Storms
article Tools

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) iCoast application allows citizen scientists to identify changes to the coast by comparing aerial photographs taken before and after storms Crowdsourced data from...

Samuel BennettSep 03, 2014 10:27 am GMT424 views
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Crowdsourcing App That Tracks Coastal Changes from Storms
“Recruitment crowdsourcing” platform TheJobPost raises £600,000
article Cloud Labor, Distributed Knowledge

A start-up that allows employers to “crowdsource” vacancies online today announced it has raised a further £600,000, taking its total investment in 2014 to £1m. Founded in 2010, TheJobPost is an...

Samuel BennettSep 02, 2014 01:16 pm GMT341 views
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“Recruitment crowdsourcing” platform TheJobPost raises £600,000
Chico Nature Center reaches $10,000 crowdfunding goal
article Crowdfunding

With a week left in its challenge, the Chico Creek Nature Center met its crowdsourcing goal for funding and is on to its next mark. The Nature Center lost city funding as many Chico nonprofits...

Samuel BennettAug 30, 2014 12:56 pm GMT754 views
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Chico Nature Center reaches $10,000 crowdfunding goal
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