LawPivot, a crowdsourced legal Q&A site geared toward small business owners, is disrupting the traditional, somewhat cumbersome, legal system with three big announcements including today’s launch of their new ‘suggested questions.’
Over the last few years, Crowdsoucing engines like Kickstarter have helped thousands of folks get funding for their creative projects that they would not have previously had access to. In the arts in Canada, like in British Columbia where I live, we’ve had widespread cuts to the arts, especially over the past two years. As Canadians, we haven’t been able to access American Crowdsourcing engines. However, now there’s a brand-new crowdsourcing app in Canada that was launched on February 1. Although it’s based out of Ottawa, it’s available to anyone who has charitable status in Canada, and is helped along by some corporate sponsorship by Telus.
A recent entrant in the crowdsourcing world, IamaSource.com offers services that encompass a complete branding solution for new startup ventures.
MusikPitch is a crowdsourcing platform capitalising on the rising online marketplace bringing together talented songwriters, music supervisors, studios, recording companies, and virtually anyone who has passion for custom songs. Acting as a powerful crowdsourcing tool for the songwriting industry, MusikPitch allows its clients to post their specific song requirements and submit their original tracks to a community of songwriters from around the world. As a result, music labels are presented with an easier and cost-effective way to find the right talent for their songwriting needs.
Squadhelp, a leading company in the crowdsourcing industry, recently boasted that numerous businesses have utilized crowdsourcing to attain significantly higher business returns during the previous quarter. Companies are taking advantage of crowdsourcing contests enabling them to be more interactive and engaging with customers for help with practically any business activity. Squadhelp.com is at the forefront of helping businesses become more efficient in their use of scarce resources by using crowdsourcing in their different sponsored contests.
Another online site that is reaping the benefits of crowdfunding is CrowdWed, which is the only existing crowdfunding site that assists couples raise funds for their dream wedding.
DriveMeCrazy, a recent software application from the same company that marketed Shazam, provides application users a way to report dangerous and incompliant motorists. The application promotes safer driving experience and reduces traffic accidents by combating bad drivers, aggressive driving, and motorists that completely disregard road rules.
The new crowdsourcing tool, 33needs, is helping entrepreneurs across the globe find a way to bring their dreams to fruition. The new tool is meant to pair investors with start-up entrepreneurs who have dreams that require a bit of funding. The program will help fuel the world economy by capitalizing on ideas that would otherwise be wasted. Users of 33needs are able to browse and invest in projects, make an impact on the world in a socially responsible manner, and earn a profit on the initial investment.
Mob4Hire is the world’s largest market research and mobile testing community, with 1,700 registered mobile developers, and 51,000 mobile testers. In November, they announced that their line of products have expanded in addition to enhancements made to MobExperience. This expansion includes MobA/BTest, MobTest Suite, MobSIMTest, MobTasks, and MobSMSTest.
On Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at 10:00am at the TELUS House in Ottawa, ON, two Canadian organizations will announce an exciting and innovative online partnership. The goal for both organizations is to help charities reach their fundraising goals through a new project-based funding technology program.