Crowdsourcing

Crowdfunding

Staples Wants You to Crowdfund Your Way Onto Its Shelves

Staples and crowdfunding site Fundable have teamed up to launch a contest for entrepreneurs.
Travel

$15,000 Could Be Yours If You Fix This Evil Airport Affliction

Calling all brains: The TSA is looking for someone to help them figure out this major airport headache -- and is willing to pay for the solution.
Crowdsourcing

Crowdsource Your Way to Free Wi-Fi Everywhere

By getting people to share a part of their bandwidth, upstart Fon wants to build a no-cost web-access world.
Crowdfunding

Enlist Twitter for Crowdfunding Success

Those 140-character posts are perfect for driving traffic to your campaign because of their reach and speed in sharing news.
100 Brilliant Companies

Connecting Brands With Cheap, Fresh and Creative Talent

Advertising and digital marketing platform Zooppa partners with brands and agencies to create crowd-sourced commercials.
Advertising

Is Your Company Marketing Like a Taxicab Business in the Age of Uber?

The sharing economy is starting to dramatically upend how creative work fashioned for advertising is sourced.
Kickstarter

This 3-D Printing Pen Hits $50,000 Kickstarter Goal In Two Hours

The Lix pen shot past its fundraising goal in no time. The campaign, now in its second day, has raised almost $250,000.
Innovation

5 Tips to Becoming a Disruptive Entrepreneur

Startups can now begin life with products that are better and cheaper than those of incumbents. Learn what you can do to set this in motion.
Human Resources

3 Tips for Managing Crowdsourced Workers

Providing incentives and learning to listen can help managers maximize a crowdsourced workforce.
Social Media

Crowdsourcing Gone Too Far? Canadian Couple Lets the Internet Name Their Baby Girl.

Shucks. 'Streetlamp of-the-sea' didn't make the final cut. What did? We know you're dying to know the lucky newby's winning web name, so come find out.
Crowdsourcing

Why Crowdsourcing Is the Answer to Business-Software Reviews

A new generation of corporate buyers is seeking ways to evaluate enterprise technology in the same way that shoppers tap Yelp for insight about consumer products.
Philanthropy

Corporate Social Responsibility Done Right: 5 Ways to Help Your Company Shine

Entrepreneurs can enlist employees, customers and other partners when it comes time to offer programs that give back to the community.
Employee Feedback

On Becoming That Truly Inclusive Leader

In a global economy, openness to new diverse ideas is critical for staying competitive. Embrace a method to cull the best ideas from your team and put them into action.
Finance

Your Crowdfunding Cheat Sheet (Infographic)

An overview of how companies are raising money with crowdfunding, what categories are hottest and what the future holds for this new and innovative finance tool.
Finance

This Site Allows Celebrities to Crowdfund for Causes in Real Time

Laffster, once a platform specifically targeting comedians, rebranded itself today to become Cogo, available to actors, authors, musicians and athletes.