March 1, 2012
Ideavibes Moves into Invest Ottawa's New Launched Start-up Incubator in Little Italy
Growing Crowdsourcing and Crowdfunding Start-up Takes Advantage of Incubator's Space, Mentors, Access to Capital and Contacts
Ottawa, ON – Ideavibes has moved into new digs in Ottawa's Little Italy and is one of Invest Ottawa's first tenants in their newly launched Start-up Incubator. "We are excited to be taking this next step in growing our platform, the brand, and our company. Being located around other start-ups will help us fill in the gaps we are experiencing as we grow Ideavibes, according to CEO Paul Dombowsky. "Also, this area of town has a great energy about it so we'll see a number of firms taking advantage of the space and vibe."
Ideavibes works with companies to help them utilize social media and crowdsourcing to build better products and take advantage of the great benefits that open innovation offers. They also work with governments to incorporate crowdsourcing as part of their citizen engagement and innovation strategy. Ideavibes also helps organizations implement crowdfunding for organizations such as cities, charities, start-up funds, etc.
"We're very pleased to welcome Paul and his Ideavibes Team to the Invest Ottawa Incubator at 80 Aberdeen. Paul in a short period of time has become a recognized thought leader in the Social Internet Space." Bob Huggins of Invest Ottawa says, "his one year old company is now poised for expansion and will receive intensive 'hands on' assistance from Invest Ottawa, our Regional Alliance partners and our acceleration team that includes our 5 Entrepreneurs in Residence. Welcome".
Clients such as The City of Ottawa, TELUS™, Scouts Canada, Web of Change and the 3i-Summit in Ottawa also rely on Ideavibes to implement open innovation or crowdsourcing in their organizations.
The Ideavibes Crowd Engagement Platform™ enables organizations to create crowdsourcing and crowdfunding campaigns that use the power of social media and tapping into the wisdom of crowd to strengthen relationships through engagement and participation. It's about starting innovative projects, building better products, setting new directions and being more crowd- or community-focused, funding worthy initiatives and sparking social change. For more information about Ideavibes, please visit www.ideavibes.com.
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October 24, 2012
Ideavibes Gives Talk at Product Innovation Conference
Paul Dombowsky gave a keynote presentation today at the PDMA's Product Innovation Management Conference in Orlando. The focus of the talk was Managing Risk when implementing Crowdsourcing and Social Product Development. The slides, if interested, are available to download here. If you have any questions about social product development and Ideavibes may be able to help you get the crowd more involved in your product development process, please contact [email protected].
October 16, 2012
Survey Reveals Attitudes in Canada towards Crowdfunding
October 10-11, 2012
Ideavibes' Paul Dombowsky to speak at the Public Sector Social Media Conference put on by the Conference Board of Canada, in Ottawa
August 14, 2012
Ideavibes and CATA Announce Survey focused on learning attitudes and willingness to participate in the crowdfunding of start-ups and social enterprises in Canada: Add your views today
May 31, 2012
Scouts Canada Teams with Ideavibes to Build Engagement and Innovation with Members
National organization looks to crowdsourcing as part of its engagement and innovation strategy to tap into the expertise of its community
April 26, 2012
Engage the Crowd – Lunch and Learn Workshop – University of Calgary
Building Better Products, Stronger Organizations and Communities through Crowdsourcing and Open Innovation