Do you have an outstanding startup or initiative that improves urban life in an innovative Internet of Things (IoT) or Smart Cities context? Apply by September 10, 2015 for a chance to crowdfund your startup LIVE at Crowdsourcing Week Europe 2015.Together with MyMicroInvest, leader equity & lending crowdfunding, CSW is joining forces to put your Smart Cities startup in the spotlight. Innovators, accelerators of change, entrepreneurs, and Read more
In exactly 12 weeks, Crowdsourcing Week Europe 2015 will commence in Brussels, Belgium – Europe’s hotbed for ideas, policy and innovation. The week-long event will turn Brussels into the meeting place for crowdsourcing’s top influencers, practitioners, thought-leaders, and entrepreneurs who will gather to discuss the future of Europe — from the perspective of crowd finance, collaborative innovation, smart Read more
Here is a curated weekly roundup of the breaking news and must-read thought leadership pieces on the crowd economy. These weekend reads will get you up to speed on the collaborative economy, open innovation, crowdfunding, sharing economy and more. Are we entering the age of abundance?In her Medium channel, Robin Chase the co-founder of Zipcar who also wrote a new Read more
To forge strong local networks among Crowdsourcing Week community members, and promote cross-European collaboration within the crowdsourcing ecosystem, Crowdsourcing Week is launching the CSW Europe Ambassadors Program.The goal is to invigorate the crowdsourcing movement in on a local level through ambassadors who will build community and represent the CSW brand in their region. The Ambassador Read more
Curious on what’s happening and what’s hot in the crowdsourcing industry? Here is a curated weekly roundup of the breaking news and must-read thought leadership pieces on the crowd economy this week such as crowdfunding, open innovation, sharing economy, future technology to name a few.The crowd is getting much bigger in equity crowdfundingCan crowdfunding ‘democratize’ Read more
We are thrilled to announce the next round of speakers for Crowdsourcing Week Europe 2015 (#CSWEurope15). The lineup of speakers is getting even better with participation from these five innovators, crowdsourcing influencers and disrupters who will share valuable and actionable insights on the crowd economy.Crowdsourcing Week Europe 2015 will take place  in Brussels, Belgium from October 19-23 a Read more
Topics such as Greek financial crisis, China’s shocking move in the stock market and other finance news hit the headlines this week. And though financial and investment trading is quite getting more chaotic every day, at Crowdsourcing Week, we focus in educating people in exploring new ways and options to democratize the traditional financial systems. Read more
A spirit of inquiry animates the practice of collaborative innovation.What questions, were we to pursue them together, might lead to authentic breakthroughs?Creative thinkers such as Art Van Gundy, Peter Block, the creators of the World Café, and others guide us in articulating the intent behind and in phrasing the grammar for questions, themselves.How might maximize Read more
Ride-sharing and carpooling have been popular under the sharing economy slice. Uber popularized it, spawning to various ridesharing apps to monetization strategies worldwide to big brands such as Audi, Ford and BMW jumping on the bandwagon with a custom sharing business model. But wait, there’s more. There’s a new kid on the sharing economy block. Read more
May the “fourth” be with you! As we celebrate America’s Independence Day, we also couldn’t take our eyes off with what’s happening in the crowdsourcing space. Beyond the fireworks, parties and on the other side of the world, the Greek financial crisis, here is a curated weekly roundup of the breaking news and must-read thought leadership pieces Read more
The speaker line-up for CSW Europe 2015 just got even more interesting. We are proud to present 5 more innovators ready to bring cutting edge information on crowd economy applications to the stage in Brussels, October 19-23. Take a peek into their bios and the topics they will highlight.~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~“Solving Delivery!” – Ari Kestin, CEO, NimberA passionate manager Read more
All eyes are on Greece’s financial crisis — and on Indiegogo, a crowdfunding platform.  Can collective action of world citizens bail a country out of debt? Thom Feeney, a marketing manager based in UK, got the ball rolling on crowdfunding platform Indiegogo, believing he would be able to raise funds to help Greece for bail out. Read more
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