csw global 2018

4 Things You Should Know About CSW Global 2018

4 Things You Should Know About CSW Global 2018

CSW Global 2018 is our international crowdsourcing and collaborative economy conference running October 24-28 in Washington D.C. With under six weeks to go until it starts there are four things you should definitely know about our five-day event. 1. Theme and Content...

Blockchain Democracy: Fixing a Wrecked System

Blockchain Democracy: Fixing a Wrecked System

Crowdsourcing is a new term, possibly coined in 2005 by Jeff Howe and Mark Robinson to describe how businesses were using the internet to outsource work to the crowd. In reality, crowdsourcing has been around for thousands of years. In fact, our democratic system of...

How HeroX Helps Solve Humanity’s Problems

How HeroX Helps Solve Humanity’s Problems

All too often, the biggest challenges require the most radical solutions and innovations. Yet most companies don’t recruit on the basis of candidates being radical, they tend to prefer reliability and consistency. Add in the adoption of an institutional mindset among...

BTC to USD Goes Up – Upward Mode is On?

BTC to USD Goes Up – Upward Mode is On?

The Bitcoin price is ballooning again, but this time we’re all a little hesitant to get excited. After so many price pumps quickly followed by price dumps, it’s hard to know if the price will continue going upward this time. All cryptocurrencies have been as volatile...

Changing Government Through Crowdsourcing

Changing Government Through Crowdsourcing

We’ve had one of the oldest crowdsourcing examples right under our nose. We vote every single day, whether it is an election of our next world leader, a response to “What do we want to eat?” at the family dinner table, or among a circle of tribesman vocalizing our...

A Q&A with our own Young Achiever Alex Plamada

A Q&A with our own Young Achiever Alex Plamada

Our Young Achiever Program 2018 aims to uncover a next wave of 25 exceptional movers, shakers and change-makers aged under 25 who are working or studying in the crowdsourcing sector. And who are already making an impact. We will invite them to our CSW Global 2018...

Enter to WIN Over $15,000 in Prizes!

Enter to WIN Over $15,000 in Prizes!

We have amazing prizes to give away that will help your organization achieve new levels of success. They include CSW Global 2018 conference tickets, consultation time with some of our our amazing conference partners, a cryptocoin workshop and copies of latest...

How Crowdsourcing is Changing Business

How Crowdsourcing is Changing Business

The power of crowds, who can link together and organize effectively through smart mobile technology, is disrupting traditional power bases at political, corporate, media and financial levels. The rise of populist political leaders who communicate with their...

What’s Next for Gig-Economy Payments?

What’s Next for Gig-Economy Payments?

Sometimes I work with freelancers. No, that's not true. I turn to freelancers almost every day: I ride Lyft and order food from Uber-Eats. When I go on a vacation I use Airbnb; when I shop I visit Etsy.com. Sometimes I ask for creative and marketing assistance on...