Priti Ambani

Priti Ambani

Priti Ambani

Priti Ambani is the Global Media Director at Crowdsourcing Week, a thought leader and prominent writer on social and environmental enterprises, start-ups and Web 2.0 businesses. As the Director and Managing Editor of Ecopreneurist, Priti has been instrumental in growing the site into a notable social business resource.

Specializing in her ability to work with impact organizations from the ground up, Priti has developed successful business and communications strategies for fledgling start-ups, social and environmental enterprises. She also serves as a sustainability consultant at GreenDen consultancy and advises on CSR and the triple bottom line. Priti is a Professional Engineer and holds a Master’s degree in Biological Resources Engineering from the University of Maryland, College Park.

Articles by Priti Ambani

CSW Global 2016 Coming to London in April

CSW continues its mission of bridging the exponential needs of our times with the crowd economy. And we are coming to London, April 11-15, 2016 for the 4th edition of Crowdsourcing Week’s flagship global conference. Mark...

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Week In Preview: What’s in Store at Crowdsourcing Week Europe 2015

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 cities, participatory government and more. The detailed agenda is taking shape and we look forward to unveiling all sessions in the coming days. The 5-day European conference will cover cross-disciplinary learning, from a wide range of public and private sectors, comprising talks, panel discussions, and interactive breakouts, designed for maximum engagement, impact, and learning.  Take a look at this snapshot of the week: Oct 19 | CSW Europe 2015 Opening Night  The week opens with a...

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15 Must-Read Takeaways from CSW Global 2015, Singapore

“Does the crowd economy work?” – if this question was running through the minds of attendees at CSW Global 2015 the response was a resounding “yes”. The conference finished on a high note with high-caliber speakers and crowd economy influencers sharing amazing insights and crowd economy-focused content in one of the most-talked about global platforms for innovators, c-suites, entrepreneurs and start-ups.   In its 3rd edition, the 5-day conference has been an eye-opener for hundreds of attendees and speakers from all over the world on how the 14 parts of the crowd economy has disrupted the traditional systems and facilitated the progress of open business models: I believe Epi Ludvik Nekaj, CEO of Crowdsourcing Week, summed up the mood when he described the 5P’s of the Crowd Economy and said,...

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April 23 at CSW Global 15: Crowdfunding and Crowd Finance Revolution

Crowdsourcing Week Global 2015 was a blast as we wrap up day 4 of the conference with high caliber speakers and experts in the crowdfunding, crowd finance, venture capitalism, and cryptocurrencies. The rapid-fire sessions and discussions from the speakers and panelists were eye-openers, providing the audience global and Asian perspective insights, trends, data and significant role of the crowd to disrupt the traditional financial systems and currencies. Wrapping up day 4, here are some of the quotable and tweetable insights from the speakers. We want to thank our sponsors and crowd partners for making these possible. The speakers’ presentations will be uploaded very soon. Millennials will be driving crowdfunding of tomorrow!” @paulniederer #CSWGlobal15 Click To Tweet Asia on the way to using crowdfunding as a powerful fundraising tool.” –...

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#CROWD411 Curtain Raiser: The Comprehensive Directory of Crowdsourcing Influencers

The Crowd Economy is exploding and the front runners in crowd innovation are truly changing the dynamic of this decade. Who are these influencers that have adopted crowd-driven approaches to solve challenges in business, government and social enterprise?  How can we get to know them, hear their stories and follow their vision? Enter our #CROWD411 list of 411 top-notch thinkers and doers making waves in our hyper connected world. In the current climate, it has become essential to observe, learn and grasp the giant leaps in business, innovation, finance, problem solving, healthcare, government and more coming about with the aid of networked crowds. And here is your chance to follow the top opinion leaders globally. We have put together an exhaustive list of 411 influencers that comprises #Crowd411 based on the following criteria: their influence on crowd economy’s...

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Indonesia’s Joko Widodo to Crowdsource Cabinet

  Indonesia’s Joko Widodo to Crowdsource Cabinet, Boosting People Participation in Government “An inclusive government” was the campaign mantra of Indonesia’s Joko “Jokowi” Widodo on his way to winning to the country’s presidential election results announced on July 22nd. And Jokowi is following up on his agenda – soliciting opinion from ordinary Indonesians and crowdsource cabinet ministers in his government The Wall Street Journal reports, An online poll was put up around 7 a.m. local time Thursday, and by 8 p.m. it had received more than 17,000 responses. It’s being called the People’s Choice for an Alternative Cabinet. The survey, created by Mr. Widodo’s volunteer network, puts forth three names that he could consider for each of the 34 ministerial positions, and includes a blank where respondents can offer their own suggestion....

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KPMG: Businesses are Turning Crowdsourcing Communities into “Assets” to Build Value

KPMG’s global crowdsourcing tool, Crowd Connection®, powered by the Chaordix Crowd Intelligence™ offers organisations insights from a customisable online community to provide employee engagement, market intelligence, brand feedback and product co-creation and innovation. Crowdsourcing can tap into key customer and employee segments to help organisations understand what they want them to do and, most importantly, why , before implementing change within their business. It can also be utilised to gain feedback on changes organisations have already made. Matt Sevenoaks leads the KPMG global crowdsourcing service line “Crowd Connection” and manages KPMG’s alliance with the crowd intelligence company, Chaordix. On the eve of Crowdsourcing Week’s Summit in London (at which KPMG is a premier partner) aimed at crowd business solutions, Matt talks to us about how crowdsourcing is being harnessed to deliver...

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YOU Have Helped Digitize Millions of Books – Through Online Collaboration!

The brains behind CAPTCHA, Luis von Ahm and his team while proud of the fact that millions were using their invention everyday also saw hundreds of thousands of hours of lost productivity as people typed in their CAPTCHA. The question- ‘how can we better use these 10 secs of human potential that we have at our disposal’ led them to something better than spam protection. Spam protection with a way to digitize books – Re-CAPTCHA. How brilliant!

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