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.
Making the so-called “killer app” is the ultimate dream of any rookie software designer. The sudden emergence of crowdsourcing, means many designers are trying to invent different programs that will be the perfect tool for a potentially deep haul in the crowdsourcing market.
Ideavibes, a web app company based in Ottawa, Canada which focuses on crowdsourcing and crowdfunding, has recently launched two service applications, called the Ideavibes Crowdsourcing App and the Ideavibes Crowdfunding App. Both applications are available to the general public and organizations and either may be customized to better suit the needs of its users.
Crowdsource.fm is a site still in beta format that is developing a dynamic marketplace for crowdsourcing work. They have created 15 markets so far, with more to come as the site goes live and becomes a vital resource for freelancers and businesses to come together and get work done efficiently and cost effectively.
UK based Seedups goes live on February 1st. Developed as a crowdfunding platform for startups to match with a growing network of investors, the company has already hit a number of milestones since their beta launch. Founder Michael Faulkner explained the concept of the business as “networking new entrepreneurs with angel type investors who are looking for the best new startups in which to invest”.