Tobacco conglomerate Philip Morris International (PMI), owner of the world’s leading cigarette brand Marlboro, has an aim that may seem strange: they are designing a smoke-free future through the development of Reduced Risk Products (RRPs). As part of the process of developing less harmful products,...

“Crowdfunding is the practice of funding a project or venture by raising many small amounts of money from a large number of people, typically via the Internet. Crowdfunding is a form of crowdsourcing and of alternative finance.” Source: Wikipedia.There are four main recognised types of...

[INFOGRAPHIC – UPDATED JANUARY 2018]Bitcoin is a virtual currency that uses Blockchain technology for secure payments and storing money electronically, without requiring a bank or a person’s name. Satoshi Nakamoto created this cryptocurrency back in 2009. The biggest advantage of Bitcoin is that it’s not...

We recently ran articles on the increasing decentralization of sustainable energy production and energy distribution. In August 2017 a new type of disruptive energy supplier launched in the UK. After successfully raising almost £500,000 through reward crowdfunding, People’s Energy are aiming for 1 million customers...

Anyone currently participating in crowdsourcing and disruptive crowd economy-related business sectors is only too aware of the growing media coverage being given to “the future of work.” Media editors are keen to raise their audience levels, and stories of artificial intelligence-powered robots putting millions of...