CrowdSourcing.org: The Crowd Pushes to Transform NYC’s East River

Top Stories Visit Our Site Follow Like RSS Plus Pool: The Crowd’s Push to Transform NYC’s East River — Plus Pool is a civic initiative (and crowdfunding campaign) to install a floating pool in the East River. If it succeeds, Plus Pool would not only provide a safe, surreal place for New Yorkers …

Google’s Stake in Lending Club a Defining Moment for Crowdfinance

Google’s Stake in Lending Club a Defining Moment for Crowdfinance — InvestedIn CEO Alon Goren says Google’s investment in the crowdfinance platform is a key milestone. OTHER HIGHLIGHTS The Rob Ford ‘Crackstarter:’ A Crowdfunding Campaign to Root Against  With Gawker’s campaign over on Indiegogo right now to raise funds to purchase …

Crowdfunding On Track to Become a $5bn Industry This Year

  Wednesday, April 10th, 2013 Top Stories Visit Our Site Follow Like RSS Crowdfunding Market Grew 81% in 2012, Finds massolution Industry Report — Over a million crowdfunding campaigns raised $2.7 billion in 2012, and the market is expected to nearly double again this year, according to a comprehensive global crowdfunding industry report …

Four Models for Engaging the Crowd

  Wednesday, March 6th, 2013 Top Stories Visit Our Site Follow Like RSS Four Models for Engaging the Crowd — We continue our look at industry-leading research by our sister organization massolution. In this edition, we look at the four underlying models of engaging the crowd, and what makes them possible. OTHER HIGHLIGHTS …

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013 Top Stories Visit Our Site Follow Like RSS SEC Chair Says Crowdfunding Coming “Soon,” But When is That? — In a recent speech at the annual “SEC speaks” event, current Securities and Exchange Commission chair Elisse Walter placed the word “crowdfunding” immediately after the word “soon.” That seems like …