Duolingo, one of the most popular crowd-powered apps on the market, had a huge year and closed it out by earning a great accolade: Apple’s iPhone app of the year.
Big news came out of the cloud labor space recently as oDesk and Elance, two leading marketplaces, announced a merger that they hope will be finalized in Q1 2014.
Kickstarter introduced an improvement to its search engine, making it easier to find campaigns on its platform. It’s a small improvement, to be sure, but it shows the company is listening to its users and wants to keep improving its services.
Rose Spinelli, of The Crowdfundamentals, writes in with a recap of her finest crowdfunding tips of 2013. Stay tuned for even more fantastic advice from Rose in the New Year!
Inspired by the Statue of Liberty’s crowdfunded pedestal story, Thomas Vass writes in to discuss early equity crowdfunding in the American South.