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5 Ways to Tell Your Brand Story on Social Media

By | May 17, 2017 at 5:50 pm

Just like the everyday social media user, a successful brand should have its own story and personality. Brand storytelling, when done properly, allows marketers to build personality and associate emotion with a brand to create (or, at least, attempt to create) a personal connection…

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Dallas

How Underserved Startups Gain Access to Flexible Capital

By | Apr 7, 2017 at 7:00 pm

How are your local organizations helping provide capital to entrepreneurs and small business owners in underserved markets? What challenges do startups face when seeking loans? How can the hidden barriers be overcome? At Dallas Startup Week powered by Chase for Business, one panel addressed these issues head-on,…

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Startups & Apps

The Weather Channel Will Use This App as a Weather Video Platform

By | Dec 14, 2016 at 8:30 pm

Weather and natural phenomena have the potential to severely impact the lives of thousands in our societies. So, monitoring them closely is important, in order to predict their evolution and issue warnings. The Weather Channel is a well-known source for this kind of information,…

Sharing Economy

San Francisco

This is What Happens When you Crowdsource LEGO Designs

By | May 1, 2015 at 8:00 am

Ranan Lachman had one goal in mind when he first set out to build Pley: give people the opportunity to rent LEGO sets like they would with Netflix DVDs. I spoke with him not long ago, and when we talked he mentioned that he…

Sharing Economy

5 International Startups Shaking up Crowdsourced Shipping

By | Mar 8, 2015 at 6:00 pm

From crowdfunding platforms to ridesharing apps, the Sharing Economy is thriving. Almost every major sector has been affected by the P2P phenomenon, with collaborative consumption posing a serious alternative to more traditional business models. Crowdsourced shipping – where travelers bring items to people along…

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Communication

NYC

WiFi Map Hits 7 Million User Milestone

By | Jan 21, 2015 at 9:00 pm

WiFi Map has made it their mission to crowdsource data in an effort to help people find access to WiFi hotspots around the world. Users go around to public WiFi hotspots, rate the strength of the network, share the passwords, and leave additional helpful comments….

Dev & Design

Open the Bidding! Crowdsourcing Logo Design for Startups

By | Jul 5, 2014 at 12:00 pm

If you’re having difficulty conjuring up a logo for your business, crowdsourcing is the solution. An impressive logo allows you to communicate instantly with your target customer base. By crowdsourcing a logo design, you can take advantage of the newest trends and concepts in…

Business

TapShield is Crowdsourcing Crime

By | May 30, 2014 at 10:58 am

Crowdsourcing is the hot new thing to do these days, but seldom do we see a way it’s utilized outside of fundraising. TapShield, however, took a lesson from Waze and saw that crowdsourcing goes way beyond just money and can actually be used for…

Android

Chicago

Finding Parking for Motorcycles and Scooters Just Got Easier with CurbNinja

By | Apr 2, 2014 at 5:40 pm

If you drive a motorcycle or a scooter, then certainly you know of the pains associated with street parking. Not only do you first have to deal with actually finding a parking spot for your compact vehicle, but you also run the additional risk…

Location Based Services

WeDeliver and the Importance of Taking Things Slow

By | Jul 26, 2013 at 9:00 am

“Slow and steady wins the race.” A platitude, for sure, but one with a lesson that continues to be applicable in many aspects of our lives. In my own life, I apply such a philosophy when putting on pants. Sure, it may take me…

News

Nokia Crowdsources For New Operating System

By | Jan 15, 2010 at 3:37 pm

Editor’s Note: This article was written by Shashi Bellamkonda. He blogs at: blog.networksolutions.com and shashi.name. You can follow him on Twitter at:@shashib. Symbian is the operating system that Nokia phones use and in a previous post you will see that Nokia is the largest cell phone…