Lighthouse, a new crowdfunding application has gone public. What makes it stand out? Being powered by bitcoins it competes traditional crowdfunding platforms and stirs more buzz around value of Bitcoin.Lighthouse is spick-and-span for a number of reasons. It is not a platform, but a desktop application that can be managed from any computer. It is Read more
Here is our weekly roundup of latest updates in collaborative economy and crowdsourcing. Why crowdfunding is good for venture capitalists, what to expect from bitcoins, how to use crowdsourcing for brands and much more in this week’s edition. Sharing Economy & MarketingConsumers change their roles and become co-creators of products. This is the way to make Read more
We are taking the high road to Singapore and CSW Global 2015! Shaping up to become the most important international event and meet up on the crowd economy, CSW Global 2015 will touch upon a bold theme that will highlight how the crowd economy can disrupt billion dollar businesses and in the same vein better Read more
Emerging trends in Crowd Finance, Crowdsourced Art, Crypto 2.0 and the Cloud will be talk of the town, April 20-24 at CSW Global 2015 in Singapore. Take a peek below and meet the brains behind the cutting-edge ideas coming to Asia this spring! View full list of speakers here!Got your tickets? Connect with our speakers Read more
They’re young, tech-savvy, and they embrace a mobile culture. They’re okay with their ‘traveling work spaces’— working cross timezones, anywhere in the world. Their social productivity is innate in the workflow—this new breed of uncollared workforce, mostly comprising of millennials, is about to disrupt Asia’s working class in the future.The shift to uncollared economy is inevitable Read more
 The relation between citizens and representative democracy is in a deep crisis, as indicated by a fall in the number of voters l in many countries all around the world. It’s a global phenomenon caused by the wide gap, that is growing every day between politicians and the community. The lack of transparency in public Read more
Here’s a curated, weekly roundup of interesting news on crowd-driven business, crowdsourcing, crowdfunding, open innovation and the collaborative economy.Crowd Lab Print ContestThe North Face launched its Crowd Lab Print contest, inviting contributors and enthusiasts to create unique tent and bag designs in exchange of perks and rewards. All entries must be received by January 20, 2015 Read more
Who says 3-D printing is for furniture  or accessory pieces only? Not anymore. Local Motors has gone the extra mile with its first ever 3-D printed car unveiled at Detroit Auto Show on Monday, according to The Washington Post. The Strati roadster design was a crowdsourced project, empowering contributors worldwide to participate in this innovative Read more
Remember the funny snowball effect in cartoons? That puny snowball, rolling on a snow-covered hillside about to smash the perky snowmen along the way? That which kids laugh and watch, rolling on the floor, perhaps trying to understand what’s happening on that episode. Metaphorically, it also reminds us of Uber’s humble beginnings and its disruptive Read more
 In the recent years there are some economic and social trends that are aiming at providing alternative and sustainable means of consumption. While Governments and companies around the world, are trying to influence consumer decisions, these disruptive trends have the potential to challenge the hyper consumerist mentality, and sharing economy stands at the centre of these Read more
OurCrowd’s Global Investor Summit (Dec 9-10 in Jerusalem, Israel) will bring together an A-list selection of cutting-edge Israeli startups, experienced angel investors, and a diverse array of industry professionals, advisors and mentors, Who is OurCrowd?  OurCrowd is an equity-based crowdfunding platform, built exclusively for a select group of accredited investors to provide venture capital funding for Israeli (and Read more
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The third edition of Crowdsourcing Week Global 2015 will take place on April 20 – 24 at Singapore’s inspiring Genexis Theatre at Fusionopolis. The week-long conference will focus on the promise and future of the crowd economy with the 2015 theme “Crowd Economy: Disrupting Billion Dollar Industries and Empowering Billions.”“CSW Global 2015 will be our most ambitious gathering yet. Crowdsourcing Read more
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