Mark Cuban Loves Crowdsourcing: The Crowded Room #24
Dallas Mavericks owner and outspoken investor Mark Cuban has been speaking out a lot lately about the value of the crowd, and now he’s putting one of his investments where his mouth is and crowdsourcing his team’s uniforms. That, plus the delights of Freakstarter and all the week’s top crowdsourcing and crowdfunding headlines in our 24th installment of the Crowded Room.
Genius Crowds Closes Its Doors
The co-creation company Genius Crowds announced that it is shuttering its doors last week. We had a chance to speak with the company’s cofounder and CEO CJ Kettler about what went wrong.
Crowdsourcing Week: The Potential of Crowd Power (Video)
Watch this special video from José María Figueres, President of the Carbon War Room. Figueres hails the power of crowdsourcing and the potential for Crowdsourcing Week to become a key summit for those of us who live and breathe all things crowd.
Pebble Secures $15M in VC Funding
Pebble, the company behind the eponymous smartwatch, announced last week that it secured $15 million in Series A funding from VC firm Charles River Ventures.
2013CF: The Crowdfunding Industry Report
The only reliable and comprehensive insight into the size, composition and outlook for the crowdfunding industry, from massolution, the industry insider. 100 pages of in-depth analysis.