Posts Tagged ‘crowdspring’

The Benefits of Working at a Start Up #2

Angeline | August 27th, 2008

“Does this adapter make me look fat?” Boy, do I like to create series in the Blog…but more than that, I am just really excited to post this lovely picture of our fearless leaders, crowdSPRING co-Founders Mike Samson and Ross Kimbarovsky. Earlier this month, Chicagoans were oh-so-lucky enough to experience a tornado rolling through our […]

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Start-up Tip: Surround Yourself With Smart People

Ross | August 25th, 2008

Mike and I stated working on crowdSPRING in the summer of 2006. We incorporated the company in May 2007 and launched the crowdSPRING marketplace in May 2008. We’ve learned many important lessons along the way. In some ways, our experience is typical of other start-ups. In other ways, it is not. I want to share […]

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Tell A Lie

Angeline | August 19th, 2008

(Tell A Lie Series by Hadlow + Cornish) This Summer, graphic designer Henry Hadlow created a series of images with friend Ed Cornish called “Tell A Lie.” The designers came up with the concept as a response to the doctoring and misrepresentation of images in photojournalism as a result of Photoshop. Hadlow + Cornish’s project […]

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laFraise vs. crowdSPRING

Angeline | August 18th, 2008

Calling all crowdSPRING creatives: We’ve teamed up with laFraise to host a t-shirt design project on their site for our community. The theme? “Creativity is….” (Would you expect anything less from a creative marketplace?) There’s quite the hefty reward involved for the top 3 entries, so keep reading for all the details… Who is LaFraise? […]

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South By Southwest Interactive Festival – Vote!

Ross | August 14th, 2008

We have two panels in the running to be part of the upcoming South by Southwest Interactive Festival (SXSW). SXSW is one of the most influential festivals in technology, film, music, and visual arts in the world (maybe THE most important), and we very much want to have a presence there. So how can you […]

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The Benefits of Working at a Start Up

Angeline | August 12th, 2008

We got the pictures back today from a photo shoot we did earlier last week. We’ll share more of our ridiculousness with you all in the upcoming days, but just take note that one of the benefits of working at crowdSPRING is that our co-founder Ross Kimbarovsky is always ready and willing to be your […]

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1 Percent Inspiration, 99 Percent Perspiration

Ross | August 11th, 2008

“Genius is one percent inspiration and 99 percent perspiration” – Thomas Edison. It’s one thing for artists to be inspired by the work of others. It’s quite another to simply borrow without permission or compensation, what someone else has worked hard to create. Last week, Mike posted an article about Girl Talk – the stage […]

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