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Top Equity Crowdfunding Sites in North America

Top Equity Crowdfunding Sites in North America

Equity crowdfunding is an alternative finance model that leverages the power of the internet for owners of privately-owned businesses to raise funding by offering shares. At the same time, it allows private investors to buy equity in businesses that they believe are...

How To Use Collective Intelligence To Help Employees Quit Smoking

How To Use Collective Intelligence To Help Employees Quit Smoking

We can look forward to a deeper partnership between human and artificial intelligence in 2024. Collective intelligence will increasingly solve complex challenges that require both AI’s pattern recognition abilities and a deep human understanding. Take our post “Why is...

Crowdfunding For Causes Does More Than Raise Money

Crowdfunding For Causes Does More Than Raise Money

The crowdfunding platform GoFundMe recently announced it had broken the $30 billion barrier for the total amount of money people have raised on it. We are all quite aware of the multitude of individuals who have asked for donations to help pay medical bills, education...

Announcing Crowdfunding for Justice and to Protect Civil Liberties

Announcing Crowdfunding for Justice and to Protect Civil Liberties

A crowdfunding campaign looks well on the way to reaching its target of AU$140,000 of donations to fund the post-production (editing) of a film. The film in question is a documentary called “Free The Truth: Free Assange.” Its purpose is to raise public support to...

Top 5 Toy Innovations Crowdsourced by LEGO IDEAS

Top 5 Toy Innovations Crowdsourced by LEGO IDEAS

Crowdsourcing is basically putting questions or tasks out in the open to a large group of people to receive their input for the sake of innovation. Toy bricks company LEGO is included in most search results of global companies that use crowdsourcing. After finding...

Top 5 Ways Crowdsourcing is Transforming the Workplace

Top 5 Ways Crowdsourcing is Transforming the Workplace

Crowdsourcing is having an ever-increasing impact on businesses. That’s whether an established company is integrating crowdsourcing into its processes, often through accessing collective intelligence, or a new business is based from the outset on crowdsourcing...

How To Predict Crowdfunding Success Through Data Analysis

How To Predict Crowdfunding Success Through Data Analysis

Predicting crowdfunding success is a rapidly evolving field, and analysis of big data from various sources is becoming increasingly powerful for this purpose. An academic study concluded that the success of crowdfunding projects can be predicted by measuring and...

Why Crowdsourcing is the Key to Uncovering Cybersecurity Threats

Why Crowdsourcing is the Key to Uncovering Cybersecurity Threats

Finding and patching cybersecurity threats and vulnerabilities before cybercriminals take advantage of them is difficult but crucial. As the speed of cybercrime advances, it’s becoming all the harder to keep pace, too. Amid these rising threats, crowdsourced...

Crowdsourcing IPs For Stunning Ideas And Terrific Breakthroughs

Crowdsourcing IPs For Stunning Ideas And Terrific Breakthroughs

In our fast-paced and interconnected world, innovation is the key to staying competitive and relevant. Businesses, research institutions, and creative minds worldwide are continuously searching for novel ideas and breakthroughs to drive progress. One powerful approach...

6 Advantages of Crowdtesting to Enhance Your Software Quality

6 Advantages of Crowdtesting to Enhance Your Software Quality

Software testing is a crucial aspect of the software and app development process, ensuring that applications and systems work as intended and are free of defects. While in-house testing teams have been the traditional go-to for quality assurance, crowdtesting has...

Trends You Need to Know in the Creator Economy

Trends You Need to Know in the Creator Economy

In today's digital age, the Creator Economy is reshaping how content is produced, consumed, and monetized. With a growing number of individuals becoming content creators and innovators, the landscape is rapidly evolving. This Crowdsourcing Week blog explores the...

Unleashing the Power of the Crowd for CPG and FMCG Brands

Unleashing the Power of the Crowd for CPG and FMCG Brands

Packaged grocery brands operate in highly competitive markets where innovation and customer engagement are key. In various markets these products are often referred to as CPG (Consumer Packaged Goods), or FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods). Whatever the product sector...

Humanizing your brand through crowdsourcing

Humanizing your brand through crowdsourcing

Crowdsourcing is a powerful tool to help humanize a brand, which enables a better customer experience. By involving audiences in a range of business processes and initiatives it’s possible to build a sense of community, foster a more personal connection, and boost...

The Top 10 Crowdfunding Projects on Kickstarter and Indiegogo

The Top 10 Crowdfunding Projects on Kickstarter and Indiegogo

Reward-based crowdfunding platforms led by Kickstarter and Indiegogo have revolutionized the way entrepreneurs and innovators bring their ideas to life. Although both platforms began as platforms based on raising finance for arts projects, they soon expanded to...

The largest superpower? Crowds, and here is why

The largest superpower? Crowds, and here is why

With greater diversity also comes a greater collective intelligence Crowds can be a powerful force and can influence the outcomes of many events. Harnessing crowd power in business can bring disproportionate benefits. Unlike employees, a randomly drawn crowd does not...