NEW REPORT FROM POSITIVE MONEY: SOVEREIGN MONEY – Paving the way for a sustainable recovery

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

    NEW REPORT FROM POSITIVE MONEY:  SOVEREIGN MONEY – Paving the way for a sustainable recovery   Buy a hard copy for £6 plus shipping (60 pages – only 100 copies available) or Download PDF   By fuelling our economy through ever-rising levels of household debt, we are repeating the mistakes that led …

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

Jay Owen Crowdfunding

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?

Jay Owen Crowdfunding

  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

Jay Owen Crowdfunding

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

Jay Owen Crowdfunding

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: The Costs and Benefits of Open Innovation

Jay Owen Crowdfunding

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

Jay Owen Crowdfunding

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 …

#OCCUPYWALLSTREET: Occupied. OWS Updates for the Week of July 12

Jay Owen Global Citizen

GET THIS FROM A FRIEND? SUBSCRIBE SHARE:  DebtFair, an initiative led by Occupy Museums, has just sent a letter to a number of art school deans, asking them to come up with an alternative to debt-funded, high-cost art education. The letter was partially provoked by the recent doubling in interest rates …

Brazil can lead Sustainable Development Goals

Jay Owen Sustainability News, Trendspotting

We are honored  to post  this interview  with Olav Kjorven  Assistant  Secretary – General of the United Nations, by Henrique Andrade Camargo, of  our Affiliate  MERCADO ETICO  in Sao Paulo, Brazil. We agree that RIO + 20  was an advance in reintegrating human knowledge and action  and that Brazil will …

Massolution Releases the 2013CF Crowdfunding Market: Software & Solutions Report

Jay Owen Crowdfunding

  2013CF Crowdfunding Market: Software and Solutions Report — Earlier today, Massolution published its 2013CF Crowdfunding Market: Software and Solutions Report. It is a definitive guide to available crowdfunding software and solutions providers. This clear and concise report will guide you to the choices for building the platform you want, whether it …