Crowdsourcing Week is proud to announce a new program to highlight young achievers in the crowd economy from local regions around the world. Through the Young Achievers Program (YAP), we seek to ensure that promising up and comers are able to attend CSW conferences, no matter their financial ability, while recognizing and nurturing new talent and ideas.

Young achievers selected for the inaugural program will receive complimentary passes to Crowdsourcing Week Europe 2014 (October 14-16 in Copenhagen). Applicants from Copenhagen and across Europe are encouraged to apply. Space in the program is limited and selected participants will be notified on September 23, 2014.

You are eligible for the YAP program if:

  • You can benefit from attending CSW Europe 2014, but can’t afford a pass – ie student, non-profit, or startup
  • You’re taking new ideas to action in crowdsourcing, open innovation or crowdfunding, perhaps as a young professional, researcher, entrepreneur or policy maker.
  • You believe in the social and economic impacts of the crowd economy and take the opportunity to engage with your community on the emerging trends.

Program participants receive complimentary Full Access pass to the event, access to CSW’s network of top voices in the crowd economy, recognition at the conference, and continued membership in an exclusive community of global youth innovators.

The YAP program will release a call for a new members for each future Crowdsourcing Week conference, cumulating to form a growing community of extraordinary future leaders.

Sound like you? We want to highlight the work you’re doing in your region. Please apply here.