With $100M market cap, >$35 billion in revenues, and 425,000 employees, Accenture is arguably the largest professional services firm in the world. With no products, Accenture’s greatest asset is its people… they sell human capital. Therefore, decisions about how to […]
Splitwise should go social and use their data to enhance the experience.
Patreon allows creators of all stripes to crowdsource funding on a subscription basis.
How Quora become the #140 most visited website in the world by leveraging human instincts around helping others and getting recognized.
What started as a place for disgruntled employees to share their frustrations with the people upstairs anonymously, quickly became a money-making machine.
As I pen this likely masterpiece, I contemplate two things: (a) why in Heaven’s name was a blog post due on a Saturday night*, and (b) how well is humankind doing in its quest to semantically structure the world’s information? […]
Stack Overflow (SO) is a question and answer site for professional and enthusiast programmers. It is part of the Stack Exchange community, which is network of question and answer sites. The site has over 40 million monthly unique users, of […]
CrowdMed aims to help those who suspect they have a rare disease, perhaps were misdiagnosed, or simply want a second opinion provide the story of their health problem to a community of experts.
Watsi, one of the fastest growing non-profits in web history, represents the next generation of charities. It connects medical patients in the developing world who can’t afford the medical procedures they need with donors via the web who can donate as little as $5 to total amount of the surgery cost for a patient. While a not-for-profit, the company aims to be 100% financially sustainable through tips and corporate partnerships.
Crowdsourcing can lead to significant marketing blunders that can leave organizations in precarious situations, especially when it comes to voting