Pro Soccer in San Diego has tremendous potential, and with a little support from global soccer fans and business owners, San Diego Soccer Partners Inc. in San Diego, CA hopes to create the first publicly traded soccer club in the United States.
Young up and coming film makers Karl-Martin Pold and Sarah Noeringberg, from Vienna, are looking to raise funds for their latest documentary entitled A Man Called Spencer, the story of famous Italian actor, Bud Spencer. Using crowdfunding platforms StartNext and mySherpas, the two maverick directors are hoping to raise the necessary funds and spread to the whole world the life story of a man who became popular because of his unique spaghetti westerns.
The Defense Department’s Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) announced recently its partnership with Local Motors, a Wareham-based company to solicit ideas regarding vehicle designs for two different missions; combat reconnaissance and combat delivery and evacuation. The design contest, which is due to end March 10th 2011, will give the grand prize winner $10,000, an amount that is fair for a month’s work with limited time and resources.
New crowdsourced maps through iphone and Android applications help smartphone users determine the best carrier services for their phones.
Venture Capitalists all tend to have one thing in common: a keen interest in seeing new businesses grow and develop. VenCorps™; however, has taken a new, innovative, crowdsourced approached to providing funding to new businesses through their “Start-a-Startup™” program.
Search engine giant Google has often expressed disapproval at sites and users geared towards bombarding the web with spam content, and have applied great effort to clean up the web of junk sites. In their latest efforts, Google has once again turned to crowdsourcing and set their sights on Content Farms, websites packed with poor quality articles maximised for search engine optimisation (SEO) and designed to capitalise heavily on pay per click advertising.
CSRHUB, a 3p sponsor, aims at rating the corporate social responsibility initiatives of big names in business houses, making use of crowdsources’ input that rate the companies.
Designer Derek Lam is bending the typical designer market rules by asking shoppers what they think of his designs before he produces them.
Cleantech announced its partnership with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in unveiling an innovative crowdsourcing and social media platform called Skipso. Through Skipso, the team initiated a Clean Energy Prize program that offers customized matchmaking software connecting MIT’s Clean Energy Prize teams, alumni, Cleantech entrepreneurs, various professionals, and investors in a single web-portal. Furthermore, Skipso’s crowdsourcing capabilities expands the reach of MIT’s Clean Energy Prize by easily connecting users and participants through a global Cleantech network.
The Monterey Institute of International Studies (MIIS), a graduate school of Middleburry College, announced today that they’re deploying Lingotek’s hosted Collaborative Translation Platform, allowing students to utilize the latest technology to translate large amounts of content in order to better connect with their global counterparts.