New Industry Paper Examines Reports on Geothermal Power Costs and Benefits

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   CONTACT: Shawna McGregor, [email protected], 917-971-7852   New Industry Paper Examines Reports on Geothermal Power Costs and Benefits   Washington, D.C. (June 16, 2014) — Geothermal energy is an affordable power source, according to an analysis of several government and private sector reports published in 2014. The …

Update from Crazy Abu Dhabi: green bonds part of UN Climate Summit / Jeffrey Sachs lays out 7 Step Survival Plan / Ban Ki Moon’s soft power

Climate Bonds has posted a new item, ‘Update from Crazy Abu Dhabi: green bonds part of UN Climate Summit / Jeffrey Sachs lays out 7 Step Survival Plan / Ban Ki Moon’s soft power‘ Abu Dhabi is indeed a crazy place: gold-leaf covered 7 star hotels surrounded by desal-water fed …

Platform Launches to Crowdfund Agricultural Campaigns

  Harvest Funders Hopes to Power Agricultural Campaigns — While most of the popular crowdfunding campaigns are glitzy gadgets or creative projects, the new funding method can be used for much more. We profile Harvest Funders, a crowdfunding platform for agriculture. OTHER HIGHLIGHTS The Advantages of Crowdsourced Testing We reached …

crowdsourcing.org: Luis von Ahn’s Duolingo Makes Splash with CNN, BuzzFeed Partnerships

Wednesday, October 16 Top Stories Visit Our Site Follow Like RSS Duolingo Community Now Translating CNN, BuzzFeed Articles — Crowdsourcing translation and language learning company Duolingo announced this week that it’s partnering up with media outlets CNN and BuzzFeed to translate content into French, Spanish, and Portuguese. We take a look at Duolingo’s …

Is the European Commission on Track to Develop EU Crowdfunding Rules?

  Wednesday, October 9 Top Stories Visit Our Site Follow Like RSS   European Commission Soliciting Comments on Crowdfunding — We look into the latest move by the European Commission, a legislative body, to solicit comments on crowdfunding, and why the move is not necessarily a big deal, just yet. …

IBM’s Internal Crowdfunding Initiative Promotes Employee Innovation

Wednesday, September 25 Top Stories Visit Our Site Follow Like RSS IBM’s Internal Crowdfunding Rewards Employee Innovation — We take a look at an internal IBM program that makes use of crowdfunding to help Big Blue stay innovative. The initiative was first implemented during summer 2012. Since then, it’s been tried at two …

Mass Solution Nyc 2013: LEGO to Keynote Massolution NYC 2013 Conference

LEGO to Keynote Massolution NYC 2013 Conference — We’re very excited to announce that Troels Lange Andersen of LEGO will be the keynote speaker at the Massolution NYC 2013: Crowd-Powered Business conference! Andersen will speak about how crowd-powered business is rewriting the rules for the new enterprise. OTHER HIGHLIGHTS How Crowdfunding …

Crowdsourcing.org: Massolution NYC 2013: A Sneak Peek from Carl Esposti

Top Stories Visit Our Site Follow Like RSS Massolution NYC 2013: A Sneak Peek From Massolution CEO Carl Esposti — At Massolution NYC 2013, which will be held September 18 & 19 at the W Hotel in midtown Manhattan, senior executives from Fortune 1000 enterprises, government agencies, and leading crowdsourcing platforms will gather to learn …

CrowdSourcing.org: The Costs and Benefits of Open Innovation

Top Stories Visit Our Site Follow Like RSS Weighing the Costs and Benefits of Open Innovation — What are the costs and benefits of open innovation? We spoke to industry experts to find out what the less obvious costs and benefits are, and how to maximize the potential of an open innovation campaign. …

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 …