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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...

Digital currency Ethereum may have less than a month to live

Digital currency Ethereum may have less than a month to live

A $50m hack sent the value of digital currency Ethereum tumbling yesterday (June 17) from around $21 to below $15, reported Business Insider in Singapore in response to Ethereum's own blog post release. The money is currently currently sitting in a locked fund and...

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...

Countdown to Crowdsourcing Week’s first African Summit on June 24

Countdown to Crowdsourcing Week’s first African Summit on June 24

The crowd economy is set to take Africa by storm, and CSW Summit Johannesburg on the second day of Innolive 2016 on June 24 will focus on collaborative innovation with the overall theme of “The Sharing Economy – Unlocking Africa’s Potential.” Local and international...

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...

Crowdsourcing News RoundUP – June 10

Crowdsourcing News RoundUP – June 10

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 Crowdfunding mania all over According to Jacqueline Woo's article crowdfunding is expanding too fast! How can...

Crowdsourcing News RoundUP – June 3

Crowdsourcing News RoundUP – June 3

OnePlus launches 'the Lab' OnePlus has launched 'the Lab', its newest program for crowdsourcing OnePlus 3 reviews. If you want to give honest, crowdsourced feedback, sign up for the program here OnePlus is taking a brave move by asking its users to tell it like it is....

Crowdsourcing News RoundUP – May 27

Crowdsourcing News RoundUP – May 27

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 TAONR launches an 'intergenerational' crowdsourcing platform The Age of No Retirement has launched an online...

A New Equity Crowdfunding Definition

A New Equity Crowdfunding Definition

What is the equity crowdfunding definition, anyway? Are there any boundaries to what equity crowdfunding is, and what it is not? It depends very much on who you ask. Previously three aspects were critical for an offer to be considered “equity crowdfunding”: Offers via...

Crowdsourcing News RoundUP – May 20

Crowdsourcing News RoundUP – May 20

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 Google is crowdsourcing the name of the newest version of Android Any idea how to name the next version of...

Crowdsourcing News RoundUP – May 13

Crowdsourcing News RoundUP – May 13

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 JOBS is bringing equity crowdfunding to non-rich people The 'Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act' is aiming to...

Crowdsourcing News RoundUP – May 6

Crowdsourcing News RoundUP – May 6

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. [Tweet "Read how DBS Bank, UNESCO and American Apparel are using crowdsourcing"] DBS Bank has partnered up...

Crowdsourcing News Roundup – April 29

Crowdsourcing News Roundup – April 29

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 is shaping Aviation industries Aviation industries such as Airbus, AirAsia, Wi-Fly and...

Crowdsourcing News RoundUP – April 22

Crowdsourcing News RoundUP – April 22

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. Mexico City is crowdsourcing its new constitution Mexico City will be drafting its new constitution through...

Searching for the Crowdsourcing Stars

Searching for the Crowdsourcing Stars

For many of us, it's possible when we think of 'Crowdsourcing' what comes to mind is the Kickstarter of an exciting cause or product that we recently contributed financially to (often to support a friend whose involved in it) after seeing it promoted on social media....