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Crowdsourcing News RoundUP – July 8

Crowdsourcing News RoundUP – July 8

Check out our curated Weekly Roundup of the breaking news and must-read thought leadership pieces on the crowd economy spotted by the Crowdsourcing Week team House leaders to vote on crowdfunding, Angel Investing Two bills are among more than 20 pieces of US...

$50m Ethereum heist had no easy answer

$50m Ethereum heist had no easy answer

This was not a drill. A week before the Brexit panic, panic gripped users and developers of the Ethereum blockchain when flagship application "The Dao" came under attack. The Dao is an example of a DAO: Decentralised Autonomous Organisation, a business whose rules are...

Crowdsourcing News RoundUP – July 1

Crowdsourcing News RoundUP – July 1

Check out our curated Weekly Roundup of the breaking news and must-read thought leadership pieces on the crowd economy spotted by the Crowdsourcing Week team How crowdsourcing will build the next $100 billion company Alphabet (formerly Google) Executive Chairman Eric...

A Recap of CSW Summit Johannesburg

A Recap of CSW Summit Johannesburg

CSW Summit Johannesburg on 24 June 2016 was Crowdsourcing Week’s first event in Africa. It was held on Day Two of the InnoLive 2016 conference presented by Innocentrix. The day’s presentations can be accessed here, and here is a brief recap on some of the event’s...

Choosing a crowdfunding platform that’s right for you

Choosing a crowdfunding platform that’s right for you

Once you’ve weighed the pros and cons of equity crowdfunding versus other ways of raising money, you as a company founder will still be faced by a bewildering array of options over funding portals. In any single country where the legislation has been passed, there can...

Crowdsourcing News RoundUP – June 23

Crowdsourcing News RoundUP – June 23

Check out our curated Weekly Roundup of the breaking news and must-read thought leadership pieces on the crowd economy spotted by the Crowdsourcing Week team Crowdsourcing project to decode U.S Civil War telegrams The University of Minnesota in collaboration with The...

Is Africa being transformed by the crowd economy?

Is Africa being transformed by the crowd economy?

There is a radical change taking place in Africa, much of which is as a result of the emergence of the crowd economy. There are two key underlying reasons for this assertion. 1. Not only does Africa have a population that is forecast to grow from one billion today to...

Crowdsourcing News RoundUP – June 17

Crowdsourcing News RoundUP – June 17

Check out our curated Weekly Roundup of the breaking news and must-read thought leadership pieces on the crowd economy spotted by the Crowdsourcing Week team Arcade City Austin is crowdsourcing rides on Facebook With no Uber or Lyft, a group of 32,000 members has...

CSW Summit Tehran Recap

CSW Summit Tehran Recap

CSW Summit Tehran on May 20 was Iran’s first crowdsourcing/crowd economy conference. The event was attended by over 250 delegates at the National Library of Iran who enjoyed inspirational panel sessions and presentations featuring a lineup of Iranian and international...