Crowdsourcing Week

Crowdsourcing Week

Crowdsourcing Week

Crowdsourcing Week is a global forum committed to educating decision makers on the power of the crowdsourcing ecosystem and the positive impact it can have on the brand and its stakeholders. We catalyze discussion and learning among enterprise-level executives, entrepreneurs, and financiers on best practices in the new crowd-driven era of business.

Articles by Crowdsourcing Week

Europe in the New Economy

This is a guest post by Domenico Rossetti di Valdalbero, Principal Administrator at the European Commission, Directorate-General for Research and Innovation.  Two strong trends are emerging in the western world that, at first glance, appear contradictory: on the one hand, we have what is known as individual empowerment, and on the other, the collaborative economy. Individuals in Europe have rarely, through history, been masters of their destiny to the extent they are today. A person can live, travel and work throughout the European Union. They can contact anyone across the world from a PC, tablet or smartphone. Using a 3D printer, we can make virtually anything from the comfort of our own home – our own “cocoon”. We need not be a great painter or aristocrat to have our own...

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Life Interrupted: My CSW Global Story by Mark Philpott

Mark Philpott, Corporate leader turned social entrepreneur and homeless man by choice, gave a talk at CSWGlobal14 that was a revelation. This post first appeared on his blog where he talks about his experiences at CSW Global in Singapore. I have just spent some time attending and speaking at a Global Crowdsourcing Week here in Singapore this week. WOW. What a cool event, first of all Epi, Priti and the team who pulled the event together they embraced the passion and desire to share with as many people as they can this phenomenon that is sweeping the world. CROWDING. There was a great bunch of speakers, subject matter experts, and incredible people in the audience to make this one of the most enjoyable events I have ever attended. Folks, get ready, this is going...

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Life Interrupted: My CSW Global Story by Nick NM Yap

Nick NM Yap, the CEO of ROCKI, serial entrepreneur and a veteran of two successful Kickstarter projects (for ROCKI and the Omate Smartwatch) recounts his CSWGlobal14 experiences. Nick simply is a rockstar. Follow him @addlikefollow. Crowdsourcing Week Global, when I first heard it I wasn’t too sure what it was. Pardon my ignorance then. I had just spent 6 months totally engaged 20 hours a day, sleeping with my laptop and waking up to to continue with messages even before coffee. Just emerging from a couple of back-to-back Kickstarter campaigns, which turned out pretty successful, I was invited to speak. Always a firm believer in “paying it forward” I said yes without hesitation, never mind that it would be my first public speaking engagement. In the worst case, I could draw on the podium experiences with the...

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Is Crowdsourcing Rocking Your World?

Speaking at the inaugural Crowdsourcing Week here in Singapore, Sean Moffitt shared that crowdsourcing is growing at an exponential rate of 88% over the last 8 years. Although it only yields 7 million results on Google compared to Social Media’s 4.2 billion results, the phenomena is affecting every aspect of society.

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7 Things I Learnt at Crowdsourcing Week

A few weeks back I found myself stuck with a clichéd phrase in my head “The world is changing so very fast!” I was attending Crowdsourcing Week Singapore and was completely fascinated by the variety of presentations and diverse points of view on life, work and play that were being raised.

Here is a quick snapshot of what might become of our tomorrow, all thanks to the wisdom of the crowd:

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