Crowdsourcing Week 2013: 300 Delegates, 23 Countries, 1 Week

Written by Priti Ambani

What a week! The first global conference, in Singapore from June 3-7, that focused on crowdsourcing, crowdfunding and open innovation was a resounding success.

Asia and Singapore saw the first-of-its kind event that brought together open-internet experts and speakers from 16 countries. Delegates from 23 countries participated in over 50 talks, panel discussions and networking events.

The conversations and topics ranged from crowdsourcing for marketing and enterprise to open innovation in government and non-profits. We learned about new business models that were founded on the principles of open data, transparency and stakeholder participation and collaboration. We saw how crowd finance is disrupting the startup climate in Asia and how the paradigm is shifting towards innovation and business “unusual”.

This cool infographic captures the essence of Crowdsourcing Week 2013 in Singapore and also presents a window into what the future holds.

Were you there? Share your experience via a comment.

 

Crowdsourcing Week 2013 INFOGRAPHIC

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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.

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