Crowdfunding and crowdsourcing continue to disrupt and transform markets, offering unique access to capital, talent and investment opportunities.† Global crowdfunding sites raised $5.1 billion in transactions in 2013, almost double that of the $2.7 billion raised in 2012.¬† The crowdsourcing market accounts for over 6 million workers, has the potential to redistribute global wealth and is being adopted by brands like Sony, Deloitte and Unilever.¬† Experts share what we have learned about these platforms, and explore how they impact individuals, organizations, markets and the economy as a whole.¬†¬†
Join speakers from Appirio / topcoder, Carlson School of Management, CrowdFlower, CrowdWatch, GiveForward, Harvard Business School, Indiegogo, Kickstarter, NYU Stern School of Business, Plum Alley, RockThePost, Rotman School of Management, Wharton Business School
- How will equity crowdfunding accelerate global economic growth?¬†¬†¬†How can entrepreneurs and funders better understand the risks associated with crowdfunding?
- What are some key investor and entrepreneur behavioral patterns in crowdfunding markets? ¬†How do factors like geography, word-of-mouth and anonymity play a role in influencing outcomes?
- How do organizations engage with the open innovation that crowdsourcing inspires?
- Are there better techniques for matching employers with the most skilled employees?
- What can we learn from the bottom-up funding approach that results in better access to capital for women and entrepreneurs in diverse global locations?
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