Posts Tagged: Crowdsource


Indonesia’s new president seeks crowdsourced help in picking new ministers

For the very first time, Indonesian government is taking on online feedback regarding new cabinet ministers for Joko Widodo’s presidency.

  • August 1, 2014
  • at 3:00 pm
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Crowdsourcing marketplace DesignCrowd expands to Philippines, aims to woo small businesses

DesignCrowd has opened an office in the Philippines and launched the DesignCrowd Philippines site.

  • April 24, 2014
  • at 2:30 pm
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KitaBisa is Indonesia’s Kickstarter for social causes

Indonesia’s crowdfunding sites are in an okay state – it’s not awesome, nor is it that bad. While there aren’t a lot of new proj...

  • September 25, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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Beijing Startup Tries to Crowdsource Financing Round on Taobao

Crowdsourcing has become an increasingly popular way to raise money for new ideas in the West, but the concept hasn’t really taken hol...

  • February 5, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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Duolingo Wants To Crowdsource Translation of the Web

Many of you may have seen Luis von Ahn’s recent TED Talk making the rounds on the interwebs. Luis was behind the creation of Captchas,...

  • December 7, 2011
  • at 9:00 pm
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Support “Kawaii” Projects, a Crowd Funding Service For Girls Only

Another crowd funding service “Green Girl” has just launched in Japan. The system works very much like “Campfire” which I introduced...

  • July 7, 2011
  • at 8:58 am
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Indonesian voters are crowdsourcing ballot counts to protect against election fraud

This is the first time ever Indonesia has ever really used technology to safeguard the country’s future: the voice of the people.

  • July 14, 2014
  • at 12:30 pm
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‘Human-powered’ search engine Verbase favors users over advertisers

According to a 2012 survey conducted by the Pew research center, users are more satisfied than ever with the quality of search results, bu...

  • October 2, 2013
  • at 3:30 pm
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China: Startups Can’t Raise Funds By Selling Stock on Taobao

China: Startups Can’t Raise Funds By Selling Stock on Taobao

Several months ago, we wrote about a Beijing-based startup called Meiwei Media that raised more than 800,000 RMB ($126,000) by selling share...

  • May 29, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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DesignCrowd launches in Asia; lets companies run their own design contests

DesignCrowd, a website from Australia that crowdsources design work, has now launched in Asia, specifically Singapore, India, and Philippine...

  • October 27, 2012
  • at 2:53 pm
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Ben & Jerry’s Wants Singapore To Name New Ice Cream On Twitter

If you’re having trouble choosing a name for your new product, crowdsourcing one on Twitter could be your answer. There is also the added ...

  • July 18, 2011
  • at 8:26 pm
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8 Tools to Crowdsource Business Solutions and Ideas

If they say 2 heads are better than one, I wonder what a community of heads will make. Crowdsourcing, which means using ‘crowds’ to ‘s...

  • September 23, 2009
  • at 1:41 am
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