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Summer Internship at Crowdsourcing Week 2019

Summer Internship at Crowdsourcing Week 2019

Crowdsourcing Week (CSW) is looking for Summer Interns. Through our events, CSW fosters open innovation and crowdsourcing practices within organizations. By working closely with both the CEO & the head of Marketing, you will contribute hands-on to our global...

Building Smart Cities Step By Step

Building Smart Cities Step By Step

55% of the world’s 7.7 billion people already live in urban environments, and this figure is rising fast. With the simple act of a footstep, Pavegen’s smart flooring sustainable energy system enables people to physically participate in the sustainable development of...

Why CSW Global 2019 is in San Francisco

Why CSW Global 2019 is in San Francisco

San Francisco has a history of cultural diversity that makes it a spawning ground for new trends and breakthroughs. The city boomed when the California Gold Rush in the mid 1800’s brought 300,000 people from around the world. Some of the gold-seekers made a...

The Influence of Crowd Technology on Democracy

The Influence of Crowd Technology on Democracy

We live in changing times in which high levels of human migration to developed countries has generated a resurgence of nationalist, populist politics. A more confrontational political landscape is fuelled by deliberately misleading news, and social media anonymity has...

AI Can Make Fund Managers Superhuman

AI Can Make Fund Managers Superhuman

"AIs are really dumb." The person who said this, Yoshua Bengio in June this year, is often cited as one of the founding fathers of Artificial Intelligence and recently was awarded the A.M. Turing Award. So why would you trust AI to manage investments? In short you...

8 Common Mistakes to Avoid in Rewards Crowdfunding

8 Common Mistakes to Avoid in Rewards Crowdfunding

Starting a donations-for-rewards crowdfunding campaign is an appealing idea for many, and the conception is that you can post an idea on a platform and the money will start rolling in. In reality, most campaigns fail to reach their targets, and it takes a lot of work...

Seven Tips For Writing An Impactful Crowdfunding Pitch

Seven Tips For Writing An Impactful Crowdfunding Pitch

Donations crowdfunding has become one of the most viable ways to garner financial support for really any venture. Naturally, the ventures which sound the most exciting, like films, games, apps etc, are the ones which get the most shared, but if you are smart about it,...

Top 15 Crowdfunding Platforms in Europe

Top 15 Crowdfunding Platforms in Europe

Here is Crowdsourcing Week's top 15 European crowdfunding platforms (including one Israeli platform that caters to European investors). Crowdfunding in Europe has attained a significant level of growth, adoption and maturity in recent years. The European Commission's...