You know all those brilliant startup ideas you have, that you just don’t have time to execute? Now there is a way to turn those ideas into reality, without dealing with silly little things like accounting and legal issues.
JumpStartFund is an online portal that solicits new business ideas and patents from individuals, federal research labs, universities, and other organizations around the country. Selected ideas are put into the system for the community to vote on, offer input, find cofounders, and crowdfund.
Musk will not pursue a patent on “the Hyperloop,” a futuristic transport project that will take passengers from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 30 minutes.
Koozoo’s crowdsourced video network lets you see post and view footage of public places, so you never have to wait in line again.
SPARCIN launches to open up the interview process to contributions from the community.
Australian startup Squeeze1 is launching in two weeks and taking desperate measures to attract users.
Koozoo raises $2.5 million for its crowd-sourced video network of the world’s public places.
The British government wants to open up and get the public more involved in policy-making, and it is bringing on Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales as an unpaid advisor on the initiative.