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 more offices, with potential for replication elsewhere in the firm.
The ban on general solicitation — advertising — of securities deals was lifted this week. Congress mandated the SEC to do away with the restrictions in Title II of the JOBS Act. Following months of delays, the SEC voted 4-1 to lift the ban in July. There was a two-month waiting period, before the law came into effect on Monday.
Crowdfunding is starting to become a more mainstream phenomenon, thinks crowdfunding consultant Rose Spinelli. She offers a few examples of news and entertainment programs that have featured the new way of raising funds.
Thomas Vass kicks off a series of articles aimed at company executives considering crowdfundinginvestments. Ever interested in the details, Vass’ series focuses on how crowdfunding affects estate settlement plans for owners of closely-held companies.
It’s clear that the companies that adapt to change and disruptive models are the ones that survive. At Massolution NYC 2013, Appirio’s Narinder Singh has some advice for enterprises looking to stay on top of the latest trends: slow down innovation by escalating relative speed.
Massolution NYC 2013: Crowd Powered Business, which took place at the W Hotel in midtown Manhattan this week, was a resounding success! If you weren’t able to make it to the event, here are the stories you need to read about the conference.
Massolution recently published the 2013CF Crowdfunding Market: Software and Solutions Report. It is a definitive guide to available crowdfunding software and solutions providers. This report will guide you to the choices for building the platform you want, whether it is for donations, rewards, lending, equity, or royalty; whether it is a new site, an addition to an existing one, or a single campaign; whether you do it yourself or hire a provider.
Questa relazione stabilisce un nuovo standard per una valutazione completa e fondata sulla realtà del settore crowdfunding, sulla base dei dati raccolti da 308 piattaforme in tutto il mondo e dell’analisi degli esperti leader del settore di massolution.