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How $35 Million Energized A Killer Debate About Crowdsourcing Pros And Cons

Crowdsourcing. Dirty word? An industry bubble? A new marketplace that’s with us for good? Some would say that the $35 million in venture capital funding 99designs received from Accel Partners last year sounded the last word. For other proponents and naysayers, the debate keeps raging on as fiercely as ever. So what’s the deal?     For the uninitiated, crowdsourcing is a process by which a business outsources tasks to a large...

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Squadhelp.com – Name Your Startup Collectively

We can define Squadhelp as a service that lets any entrepreneur get name recommendations for his next statup or venture by leveraging the wisdom of crowds. That is, through the site anybody can launch a naming contest and see what people from all over the world have to say. As any other site that bases its functioning on crowdsourced content, Squadhelp stands as a low cost alternative that will benefit small businesses most of all....

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