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Crowdfunding in Sweden

Crowdfunding in Sweden

Crowdfunding in Sweden continues to grow and make headlines, from startups using donations-for-rewards crowdfunding as a sales channel for innovative products to quickly achieve high turnover, to the electric vehicle manufacturer Uniti raising €1.2m through its own...

Energy Sustainability and Decentralization (Part II)

Energy Sustainability and Decentralization (Part II)

In Part 1 we looked at decentralization of electricity generation, largely due to the availability of affordable equipment for domestic-scale production from renewable sources. Part 2 looks at the distribution side of the industry, where digitization will enable...

Humans, Robots and the Future of Work

Humans, Robots and the Future of Work

This is a series of blog posts in relation to The Hyperloop of Innovation and Future of Work. First we worked in fields, then factories, and now everywhere and anytime through devices connected to the internet. But what’s next for the future of work? According to Jim...

The Evolution of Kickstarter/Indiegogo

The Evolution of Kickstarter/Indiegogo

Kickstarter and Indiegogo have come along way since they opened their doors to artists and filmmakers back in 2009/2008. Now, nearly a decade on it is clear things are changing. With Indiegogo recently announcing the launch of their marketplace and with news of...

Energy Sustainability and Decentralization (Part I)

Energy Sustainability and Decentralization (Part I)

The benefits of a move away from relying on carbon/fossil fuels are well documented. Various forms of increasing worldwide devastation that are the evident impact of climate change and global warming - droughts, wildfires, floods, powerful tropical storms, climate...

Crowd Economy Work Opportunities in Sweden

Crowd Economy Work Opportunities in Sweden

Recent CSW articles have looked at Sweden's role as a global leader of innovation and crowdsourcing. It is also the host country for our conference next March, CSW Arctic // Europe 2018. We are all aware the pace of change has become so rapid that educators find it...

Sweden is a Crowdsourcing Leader

Sweden is a Crowdsourcing Leader

Sweden is recognised as being at the forefront of using crowdsourcing to develop both business and community social opportunities. Perhaps it’s an almost inevitable extension of central government policy to eradicate gender discrimination and treat everyone equally....