Back in 2006 Jeff Howe and Mark Robinson published an article in Wired Magazine that coined the term Crowdsourcing by combining the terms crowd and outsourcing to describe a trend on the internet. Of course crowdsourcing was not a new idea, but this was a new term, and the interment was making it possible to take crowdsourcing and crowdfunding to a whole new level. These days it has become an almost mainstream launching pad from entrepreneurs to artists to fund projects and collect data through the various sites that have popped up to do so.
Samahope has a different vision for crowdfunding, and has come up with a way to give us each an opportunity to do something remarkable to transform and uplift another person’s life. Read the rest of this entry