Iodine: the ‘Yelp of Medicine’

Iodine is the ‘Yelp of Medicine,’ creating tremendous value by crowdsourcing reviews of pharmaceuticals to help patients make better-informed choices about their medications. But the question remains: can they capture any of that value?

Watsi: ‘Giving Back’ through crowd sourcing!

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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.