Announcements

An Update About Our Site Upgrade

Ross | December 13th, 2009

We want to give you a few more details about our site upgrade and why it’s taken longer than we originally anticipated. We won’t try to explain all the technical details at this point but, if you’re curious, we’ll try to give you a quick low-down on where things stand in the video below. We […]

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Site Maintenance on December 11, 2009

Ross | December 10th, 2009

On Friday (December 11), to improve the speed and stability of our site, we’ll be upgrading both the hardware and software that powers crowdspring.com. During those upgrades, our site will be offline – but we’ll update you about our progress when you visit our homepage. We will begin the maintenance at 9:30 am CST/ 3:30 […]

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Pastasourcing? Buon appetite!

Ross | December 4th, 2009

Barilla is a prestigious Italian Pasta and Bakery Company, born in Italy more than a century ago (1877). They’ve decided to try a new form of pasta design – pastasourcing! (credit for that term to @LenKendall) Nearly everyone around the world knows the shapes of spaghetti, rigatoni and fettuccine. Think you can do better? Think […]

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The Soul Of A Creative Community

Ross | December 2nd, 2009

Our community never ceases to amaze us. More than 47,000 designers from over 170 countries now work on crowdSPRING. We believe we have the best creative community in the world – and we constantly look for ways to make it even better. Earlier today, crowdSPRING announced the winners of our SPRINGY awards. One of the […]

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crowdSPRING’s Inaugural SPRINGY Awards Winners Announced!

Bethany | December 2nd, 2009

And the winners are… I know you all have been chomping at the bit to see who the top dogs of crowdSPRING are for 2009.  Without further adieu, I give you crowdSPRING’s SPRINGY Awards winners! Most Winningest Designer of the Year – The word may be made up but it’s the only word that’s able […]

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BE A WINNER

Bethany | November 19th, 2009

Don’t you want to be a winner? I knew our creatives and buyers were a group of phenomenally humble people, who are on our site because they truly love us, but now it’s time for us to show YOU the love! Let us know what you and/or your friends, buyers, clients, designers have done for […]

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crowdSPRING’s Inaugural SPRINGY Awards

Bethany | November 9th, 2009

What a difference a year makes!  We’ve had a pretty amazing year here at crowdSPRING – we’ve seen some amazing company’s making the switch to the crowdsourcing platform, we’ve paid out $2.5 million in awards to our more than 40,000 creatives and we’ve expanded our office personnel.  We’re feeling pretty darn loved and lucky and […]

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We’re not Burger King, but we still want you to ‘Have it Your Way’

Bethany | November 4th, 2009

The crowdSPRING message is all over the place – we have a blog, we use Twitter, we have Facebook, we have email, we have customer support tickets and oh yeah, we even have phones. We’ve tried to cover all our bases on how to get out our message and constantly work on ensuring you’re able […]

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Type Nerds, Take the Test

Jeff | October 29th, 2009

I was reminded today from Tal (a developer at crowdSPRING) that a new version of Ubuntu is out today. Code-named “the unoriginal banana” version or something, I don’t know. Ubuntu has great, but ridiculous, naming conventions. Now, Ubuntu isn’t exactly known to be friendly with designers. There are certainly people who use The Gimp and […]

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Build a Better Light Bulb – Earn $10 Million

Ross | October 22nd, 2009

You might recall that Neflix recently awarded a $1 million prize to a group that improved Netflix’s movie recommendation system by 10%. Thanks to eesdesigner, one of the designers on crowdSPRING, I learned today about an interesting crowdsourcing competition recently announced by the U.S. Department of Energy – an award of up to $10 million […]

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