Photo Credit: Sebastiaan ter BurgIt’s an era of connectivity, where anybody can disrupt the existing system and turn things upside down. It is technology, new media and platforms for collaboration that drastically change the way we are used to working. Innovating models of doing business are a focal point of Day 3 at CSW Europe 2014. Disruption Read more
Photo Credit: Sebastiaan ter BurgCSW Europe 2014 marked the official launch of – the first and the only crowd payments platform in the world. Pilot version ran in the Netherlands earlier this year and now it has already reached UK, Singapore and Russia. And this is just the beginning.“Platforms are the offices and factories of the future. Read more
Photo credit: Sebastiaan ter BurgWe have wrapped up Day 2 of CSW Europe with some food for thought on where crowdfunding is heading next. What is brand new today will be common tomorrow. But the challenge is to make investors and entrepreneurs grasp how to get to this stage and what input it requires.Investing: playing with Read more
 Photo Credit: Sebastiaan ter BurgFemale entrepreneurship is much more than a social issue. Now it is an economic one with a rising generation of ‘mumpreneurs’ going out and challenging the existing gender imbalance of business.Building confidence“One of the main problems with female entrepreneurship is that often women find it hard to ask for money even from Read more
“Facebook has recognized Kosovo.” You must have seen these viral headlines about a year ago. Now we get behind the scenes at CSW Europe in Copenhagen and get to know who has driven this change. The project of Digital Kosovo has existed for a little over one year. In the past 400 days, nearly 4 thousand contributors Read more
The first day of Crowdsourcing Week Europe 2014 is brought to a close. We had an action-packed day full of insights on what crowdsourcing can give to companies and why collaboration matters. Crowdsourcing is not only about money. Neither it is for a selected field of business. When crowd is involved, everything – from Lego toys Read more
Crowd-centered innovation has gone from fad to essential. What was the tipping point? Hjörtur Smarason, ambassador for Innovation Embassy discusses what can happen when cities (and their citizens) embrace open innovation in the 10/09/14 Twitter #CrowdChat hosted by Crowdsourcing Week. Check out the recap below:[View the story "Open Innovation for Cities [#CrowdChat Recap]” on Storify] Read more
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 This article by Epi Ludvik Nekaj is reposted from Virgin EntrepreneurSocial connections boosted by the web and mobile networks have seeded collaboration and cooperation like never before. Ironically all this technology has, in more instances than not, helped increase human interactions that have gone beyond social media likes and shares.Likes don’t save lives – this Read more
As we head into CSW Europe in Copenhagen next week, Oct 14-16, we interviewed Flemming Binderup Gammelgaard, Chief Consultant at VIA University – Denmark’s largest university of applied science – Flemming works at the intersection of innovation, research and higher education.Flemming is currently leading a pioneering crowdsourcing project to bridge the gap between the world of Read more
The inaugural class of  Young Achievers Program (YAP) fellows for Crowdsourcing Week Europe 2014 is now complete! The response to the program was overwhelming and we are truly inspired by all the passionate and accomplished submissions received. Here are the three newest fellows for CSW Europe 2014. James, Filippos, and Carl  join the YAP fellows introduced in the first and second announcements to form Read more
Crowdsourcing Week is hosting our second crowdchat as we head to CSW Europe 2014 in Copenhagen from Oct 14-16, 2014.  #Crowdchat is a great way to join in on the conversation, gain visibility and connect with like-minded professionals. If you are a thought leader or a practitioner on the crowd economy or just plain curious about collaboration in the digital world, Read more
We’re thrilled to introduce the five newest members of our Young Achievers Program (YAP) for Crowdsourcing Week Europe 2014. A diverse and talented group, they join the inagural fellows announced last week and form the core of an exciting new community of promising young leaders who are passionate about crowdsourcing and collaboration.The Young Achievers Program was founded to forge a global network and support Read more
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