A marketing analytics startup is summing data from 42 different platforms to help small and medium sized businesses better understand correlations between social media activity and revenue.
For years, dunnhumby has been the secret link between retailers, manufacturers and customers. Their model of translating customer data into actionable insight has delivered significant value to all parts of the chain. So why, then, was Tesco unable to sell the big data pioneer this year?
Founded by a Guatemalan crowdsourcing pioneer, ReCaptcha and Duolingo harness tiny bits of mindless human work to scan, categorize, and translate the Internet.
Minted is re-imagining the online marketplace model by using crowdsourcing to curate its collection of designs
ArcBazar is an online crowdsourcing platform focused on design and architecture projects, enabling people to easily find designers for their projects and at the same time, doing so in a very affordable way. On the other side, compete and collaborate on different contest, enabling them to learn, participate in a community and make money!
reCAPCHA has digitized books and mapped the world with crowdsourcing… Now it uses humans’ comparative advantage to crowdsource the creation of a truly intelligent computer.
Since it was founded in 2008, Glassdoor has been leveraging crowd-sourcing to create a vast database of job positions, salaries, interview processes, companies’ culture, and more.
YouTube: where the winners become international superstars and the losers still get to laugh at a drugged up kid on his way home from the dentist.
Is business-to-business (B2B) payments platform Bill.com competing successfully with network effects?
At $1bn valuation, reaching 1/3 of U.S. communities, private social network Nextdoor has come a long a way. The company’s targeted, private approach has enabled it to build a tight community of engaged users. The platform has strong network effects and multiple options for monetization. What remains to be seen is whether Nextdoor’s network strengthens or weakens post monetization.