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The Top Five Crowdsourcing Mega-trends

The Top Five Crowdsourcing Mega-trends
I had my eyes opened to the massive growth of the crowdsourcing industry at a SXSW panel earlier this year. Ever since then, I have been looking for an opportunity to bring more information on this trend to {grow}. I’m fortunate today to have an expert on the subject, David Bratvold, provide a guest post: If you’re not yet familiar with crowdsourcing, it’s a new work process that involves getting a crowd of people to help with a task typically performed by one employee or contractor. Imagine needing a new logo for your business. Rather than hire a freelancer, agency, or in-house designer, with crowdsourcing you can post your need and several designers will compete and create a custom logo just for you. While this is a common example, today crowdsourcing extends far beyond simple graphic design and can be broken down into four main subcategories: Microtasks – Taking a project and breaking it into tiny bits as seen on Amazon’s Mechanical Turk (“the online marketplace for work.”). All posts Related:  plateforme de financement P2P - Prêt entre particuliers

Peerfunding This wiki section is dedicated to the topic of "How do we make Peer Production sustainable? Why It Is Crucial that Peer Production Companies Refuse Venture Capital Investments Also read: Podcast: Bauwens, Kleiner, Restakis on Cooperative, Commons-Based Venture Funding Donations-based business model Crowdfunding business model Freemium as a business model To be developed: Ethical finance Social investment and philantropic venture capital Microfinance Social lending Prizes Top 40 Platforms for Crowdfunding Social Change The Open Venturing Accelerator‎‎ of the Hub Launchpad‎, an expression of the Open Venture Movement‎‎ that funds open and transparent companies (see also the proposals for an Open Limited Company‎ form and a (Open Company Sector‎ Goteo, commons and community oriented crowdfunding platform Gittip is a way to give small weekly cash gifts to people you love and are inspired by. Indy Johar on the Open Venture Movement "Our hypothesis 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Key Articles Key Policies More

Disney heroines meet their demise in photographer Thomas Czarnecki's take on fairytale endings By Jennifer Madison Updated: 09:45 GMT, 8 February 2012 Disney princesses don't always live happily ever after. At least, not in Thomas Czarnecki's twisted world. The French photographer's series, 'From Enchantment to Down', includes alternate endings for The Little Mermaid, Cinderella, Snow White, Sleeping Beauty, and other saccharine heroines. A twisted ending: 'The Little Mermaid - On the other Shore', from Thomas Czarnecki's photo series, 'From Enchantment to Down' It's past midnight: Cinderella's glass slipper sits at the top of the stairs in 'Cinderella - Too Fast' Was it the big bad wolf? Crime scene: Alice appears tethered to a chair in an abandoned basement next to the white rabbit in 'Alice - Just a Trap' The Queen got her wish: Yet another heroine was taken by surprise in 'Snow White - My Sweet Prince' Jasmine's legs appear from behind a lighted hallway, a blue puff of smoke from a genie lamp suggesting someone else was just here. Did the genie do it?

Crowdsourcing and Crowdfunding - The Industry Website Crowdsourcing Crowdsourcing is a sourcing model in which individuals or organizations obtain goods and services. These services include ideas and finances, from a large, relatively open and often rapidly-evolving group of internet users; it divides work between participants to achieve a cumulative result. The word crowdsourcing itself is a portmanteau of crowd and outsourcing, and was coined in 2005.[1][2][3][4] As a mode of sourcing, crowdsourcing existed prior to the digital age (i.e. There are major differences between crowdsourcing and outsourcing. Some forms of crowdsourcing, such as in "idea competitions" or "innovation contests" provide ways for organizations to learn beyond the "base of minds" provided by their employees (e.g. Definitions[edit] The term "crowdsourcing" was coined in 2005 by Jeff Howe and Mark Robinson, editors at Wired, to describe how businesses were using the Internet to "outsource work to the crowd",[1] which quickly led to the portmanteau "crowdsourcing." Examples[edit]

SERVICE EN CROWDSOURCING : PRÊT EN PEER TO PEER | service Prêt d'union, la première plateforme en France de prêts entre particuliers Très populaire en Chine, de plus en plus aux Etats-Unis, au Royaume-Uni, en Finlande ou en Italie, le « P2P lending » (prêt entre particuliers) fait ses premiers pas en France. Un prêt en P2P : Kezako ? Né en 2005, en Angleterre, Zopa est la première plateforme d’échange d’argent en ligne mêlant internet social et prêt entre particulier. Elle permet à des épargnants de prêter de l’argent directement à ceux qui ont besoin d’emprunter. Elle évite ainsi le recours à un compte épargne, côté « prêteur », et à une demande de prêt personnel auprès de banques traditionnelles, côté « emprunteur ». Version moderne, et plus lucrative, de la tontine (système d’emprunt coopératif né au XVIIe siècle) qui s’affranchit de toute intermédiation bancaire, le prêt en P2P concurrence directement les sociétés de crédit (Cetelem, Sofinco, Cofidis) et les banques. Un nouvel acteur français Quelles garanties apportez-vous aux prêteurs ?

What cannabis actually does to your brain Chances are they would've ended up brainless morons with or without the pot. It's quite frankly not strong enough of a narcotic to destroy one's life such as you describe. It's very dependent on the user's persona. @Tadashii: Are you also for alcohol and tobacco prohibition? Those ruin more lives every year then marijuana has ever. Wow- Tadashii, pot is not meth or cocaine. Yes, its a chemical that can intoxicate and has been embraced by, and been the cause of some lazy folks, underachievers, and Grateful Dead fans not amounting to much. Pot is like anything else- tobacco, alcohol, vicodin, valium, caffeine, etc. Cannabis has great promise for any treatment that requires appetite stimulant (such as cancer, HIV, etc), and has also been found to act as an anti-inflammatory or nausea reliever, Don't just stamp marijuana "evil". Do you enjoy any caffeinated sodas, cigarettes, or the occasional alcoholic beverage? Yes I am against alcohol too and I agree that it's worse than pot.

Tapahont.info Crowd funding Crowdfunding is the practice of funding a project or venture by raising monetary contributions from a large number of people, typically via the internet.[1] One early-stage equity expert described it as “the practice of raising funds from two or more people over the internet towards a common Service, Project, Product, Investment, Cause, and Experience, or SPPICE.”[2] The crowdfunding model is fueled by three types of actors: the project initiator who proposes the idea and/or project to be funded; individuals or groups who support the idea; and a moderating organization (the "platform") that brings the parties together to launch the idea.[3] In 2013, the crowdfunding industry grew to be over $5.1 billion worldwide.[4] History[edit] Types[edit] The Crowdfunding Centre's May 2014 report identified the existence of two primary types of crowdfunding: Rewards-based[edit] Equity[edit] Debt-based[edit] Litigation[edit] Charity[edit] Role of the crowd[edit] Crowdfunding platforms[edit] Origins[edit] Press

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