Posts Tagged ‘crowdsourcing’
Posted by Renee Schmidt

OurCrowd, a crowdfunding-VC hybrid reinvents entrepreneur funding in the Startup Nation.

This past October I took an intense trip to Israel where I met with leaders in the sizzling tech scene. Learning about technology in Israel was an incredible experience! Among those I met was Jon Medved, a bearlike, Berkeley grad from Santa Monica who moved to Israel at the onset of his career as a serial entrepreneur. Since then Jon has gone on to invest in over 100 start-up companies.

 
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Posted by Renee Schmidt

Pluralis: Stop Investing in the Process. Start Paying for Results.
Despite having uncovered the secrets of successful Landing Page traffic optimization, conversion optimization still seems to have everyone stumped. Even when using the wittiest copy and eye-catching graphic design, it is often impossible to determine if a Landing Page will convert traffic to customers.

 
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Posted by Renee Schmidt

Rank My Dentist uses crowdsourcing and sophisticated GeoIP technology to help you find a dentist in your area. 

Thanks to advancements in technology, people worldwide rely on the power of the Internet. From social networking and online shopping to business and research, today we are able to find nearly anything from the comfort of our own homes. In part, we can thank crowdsourcing and GeoIP technology for making this possible.

 
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Posted by Renee Schmidt

We’ve all used machine translators at one point or another.  They’re fast, free, and simple to use.  However, the quality of the results are oftentimes not quite up to par.  There are even websites devoted to the completely off the wall results that can come from using a machine translator.  No matter how great machine translators are at providing a fast and easy solution for translation, the truth of the matter is that machines are not able to process all of the intricacies, variables, and creativity of human language accurately.  

 
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Posted by Renee Schmidt

If you live in the NYC area, you probably complain about the NYC Subway, the LIRR and Metro North. You’ve likely missed a train because it arrived too early or were late to an appointment because it arrived late. A study last year showed that only 71% of riders reached the train on time +/- 5 minutes.

It’s nothing unique to New York City, it happens in almost every metropolis in the world. The same thing happens in Europe and in Asia. No one really knows when a train or bus will arrive.

 
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