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Empowering innovations in personal finance: TransferWise and BillGuard

With the recent #Occupy movement continuing to gather traction globally, I decided to investigate what disruptive technology innovations are lined up in personal finance. Democratizing governments and changing regulations may take some time – but we can challenge financial institutions by adopting new services that reduce our dependency on them and save us money  – … Continue reading

The world is Flattr’d? Who wants cake?

I think that Flattr is a great concept that deals with monetizing content on the web in a ‘put your money where your mouth is’ way. Over the past few years, collaboration and crowdsourcing, new ecosystems around winning products  and services (Sharemyplaylists is one of my favourites!) and open source architectures have helped organizations leapfrog into … Continue reading

Open source + Crowdsourced = Engagement

Back in 2002, I came across this amazing, thriving community of bits and bytes coming together for solutions to problems that did not exist. It was called Sourceforge.net. You think the app store is a new concept? – it was here in a free community format years ago. Fast forward 9 years and now, not … Continue reading

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