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How Crowdsourcing Supports Entrepreneurs

Crowdsourcing supports entrepreneurs by helping them to be more efficient, effective and successful in developing and growing their businesses.

Using Crowdsourcing to Develop Ideas and Test IoT Products

Crowdsourcing has been used in the development of the Internet of Things (IoT) in a variety of ways, including gathering data, testing and improving products, and generating new ideas. Some examples of big companies that have used crowdsourcing in the development of...

How Brand Experts Can Deliver Extraordinary Customer Service

Few people in developed economies remain untouched by the gig economy. Whether that’s directly through working in it (like 3 in 20 of UK working adults), receiving deliveries at home, taking an Uber or something similar, or working with an outsourced service provider....

Countries With CBDCs, Or At Least Testing

The issues associated with central bank digital currencies, for good or for worse, are far from a universal one-size-fits all. Different central banks, and their national governments, have a range of different priorities of what they want CBDCs to resolve. The needs...

The Risks and Returns of Crowdfunding

The higher the returns anyone wants from making an investment, the more uncertainty (or risk) they need to expose their money to. This is certainly true in crowdfunding. This article looks at the risks and returns involved in reward, debt and equity crowdfunding, with...

UK Equity Crowdfunding Platform Backs Startups in India

Our Head of Content, Clive Reffell, caught up with the co-founder and director of CrowdInvest, Nakul Garg. It is a new cross-border equity crowdfunding platform that will begin trading in the UK in Q4 2022. Nakul is creating a win-win: through Crowdinvest, Indian tech...

The Fundamentals of Farmland Investing

In the early 2000's, a sudden realization that the world would need to feed a rapidly expanding population led several US institutional investors to create investment vehicles in farmland. In the early 2010s, famous funds like the Soros Fund Management further...

Development of Prize Challenges for Crowdsourcing in the Metaverse

The use of AR/VR technology in online gaming has given more people than any other experiences an idea of being in the metaverse. It’s an immersive 3D world of interaction, taking place in any designated or chosen location. AR and VR tech is already transforming...

Outsourcing Customer Support to Crowdsourced Brand Advocates

Outsourcing Customer Support to Crowdsourced Brand Advocates

Customer communications can sometimes make or break a brand. Good customer support helps retain prime customers, it can change the opinions of people who complain, it can up-sell to boost revenue, and provide feedback for the rest of an organization to better...

Decentralization and Deglobalization

Crowdsourcing Week’s Theme of 2022 I believe 2022 will be a pivotal year for how we live and work, and for many aspects of the crowd economy. Decentralization and deglobalization deliver a more even distribution of power in society, and it’s our theme in 2022. There...

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