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Design crowdsourcing platform DesignCrowd recently announced that it has closed a new $6 million Series B capital raising. The round has been led by new...

The hipster trend has taken off worldwide, but one place that hipsters have not popped up however, is in big brand logos.  DesignCrowd, a virtual...

Marketing podcast, PreneurCast, is for entrepreneurs, by entrepreneurs. Each week, author and marketer Pete Williams and digital media producer Dom Goucher discuss entrepreneurship, business, internet...

Most online design companies are either expensive and bad, or cheap and bad. Design crowd connects businesses with talented designers – just like it should be! DesignCrowd is an Australian company that makes it easy to crowd-source designs, and it's rapidly making a name for itself in the international market, because of how good it's doing its job.

There are thousands of MacBook cover stickers out there, great ones in fact. But one thing they all fail to do is actually be...

Sydney-based crowdsourcing marketplace DesignCrowd recently hit a remarkable milestone of $20 million worth of payments to its designers. Now the most astonishing bit is that...

Website schmebsite... Global crowdsourcing marketplace DesignCrowd.com recently surveyed 300 businesses from around the world and found that 84% of respondents would be deterred from using...

Alec Lynch, the founder and CEO of DesignCrowd, was recently named Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year in the Eastern Region by Ernst & Young. While working as a...

Whether providing feedback, tackling a big problem, or just providing useful data, crowdsourcing is evolving into a sophisticated, problem-solving tool. In fact, more and more...

Freelancing has its perks and downsides. You get to decide when and where you work, and many freelancers decide to work from home. But...

In July 2013, Daniel Duckworth, founder and CEO of DesignQuotes, a service to help you find objective ratings of design and marketing services, completed...

Business cards have been around since the 1800s. Now in this digital age of ours, one would imagine that something this old is on its...

Hey, do you remember when we told you to stand out of the crowd with crowdsourcing? Well, it seems our words did not fall...

At Interbrand, there are 3 factors considered in assessing brand value. The first is the brand’s financial performance. The second is its influence on...

Like this innovation? Show your support by tweeting it, 'liking' it on Facebook, or leaving a comment below. 1. THE BEGINNING This innovation came to life...

Does crowdsourcing work? The rise of Designcrowd, with backing by angel investors and venture capital, is strong evidence it can make for a thriving business model. And Lynch, the gifted CEO, is showcasing it through some very public design campaigns -- well outside of Australia.

Crowdsourcing – or involving multitudes of people in a project – is not as new as many might think. For decades, much before the Internet came into being, The Oxford English Dictionary was driven by thousands of people writing in with word suggestions, etymology, usage and more. In more recent times, the human genome project used crowdsourcing, and leveraged the computing power of thousands.

More than 5,000 entrants have submitted designs to the latest DesignCrowd contest. Using the innovative Sydney-based DesignCrowd crowdsourcing service, TimesSquare.com, has offered up a $10,000 prize for anyone who can provide a new logo. Check out the current logo, it really needs to be changed!

The Australian venture capital firm Starfish Ventures has invested $3 million in DesignCrowd, according to a media release dispatched on Thursday. The Australian start-up, a design crowdsourcing community with more than 40,000 registered graphic designers, plans to use the new investment to launch two new services in 2012 and to expand its client base outside Australia.

Last week, we asked our readers to help us re-design our slightly-outdated Cool Company Awards logo. Via this site, Twitter and Facebook, we asked you, dear Anthillians, to define what images you think epitomise the concept of cool. We've shortlisted the best. And the best of the worst. We're now seeking your input. Help us choose the logo for Anthill's Cool Company Awards.

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