Massolution Announces Inaugural Enterprise Crowdsourcing & Crowdfunding Conference: "Massolution NYC 2013: Crowd Powered Business"

Coca-Cola, Amazon, Xerox, and ABN AMRO Among Esteemed Line-Up of Speakers

Jul 31, 2013, 08:31 ET from Massolution

LOS ANGELES, July 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Massolution®, a research firm specializing in the crowdsourcing and crowdfunding industries, today announced its inaugural conference – Massolution NYC 2013: Crowd Powered Business. The one-day main event and half-day workshop, exclusive to large enterprises, governments and institutions, is the first crowdsourcing and crowdfunding conference focused on the disruptive crowd-based business models being deployed by the world's largest companies. Speakers include senior executives from Coca-Cola, Amazon, Xerox, ABN AMRO, and leading crowdsourcing service providers including oDesk, Amazon Mechanical Turk, Chaordix, PASS-Technologies, and more. It will be held September 18-19th, 2013 at the W Hotel Midtown in New York City.


'Massolution NYC 2013' brings together thought leaders and practitioners to present rich case studies and information on how "crowd-powered" models are driving strategies that are changing the way companies compete and reduce costs. The conference is delivered in the format of 18-minute "Ted Talk"-style presentations and panel sessions, and is divided into four themes:

  • Innovation: The Crowd As The Engine For Enterprise Innovation
  • Growth: How "Crowd" Is A Growth & Cost Game Changer
  • Sales: How Crowdthinking & Crowdfunding Drive Sales & Open Markets
  • Customers: Customer Powered Crowds: Co-Investors In The Future

Additional confirmed speakers include senior executives from leading crowdsourcing and crowdfunding service providers from Alegion, Arise Virtual Solutions, Community Leader, DST Systems, Ellenoff Grossman and Schole, Invested.In, Mobile Works, Seeds, Top Image Systems, Rebirth Financial, WeGoLook, and Zipments.

Enterprise Crowdsourcing Interest Group (CIG) Meeting

In addition to the main event, Massolution CEO, Carl Esposti, and President of the IEEE Computer Society, David Alan Grier, are launching the first buy-side only, confidential forum on September 18th where participants are free to discuss strategies, lessons, and best practices in a "non-commercial" environment. To learn more, visit Massolution NYC 2013.

"Massolution NYC 2013 promises to set new standards for events for the crowdsourcing and crowdfunding industry," said Massolution CEO, Carl Esposti. "The opportunity to talk, share and learn from peers and industry leaders is invaluable in accelerating the benefits and growth of this billion-dollar industry."

Call For Speakers

The call for speakers will remain open until Friday, August 23, 2013. To submit an executive speaker for consideration, please contact Ali Cox at

For press passes, please contact Jennifer Moebius at

A few sponsor slots are still available. For sponsorship inquiries or to request an invitation to 'Massolution NYC 2013', please contact

About Massolution®

Massolution® is a unique research and advisory firm specializing in the crowdsourcing and crowdfunding industries, that is helping to write the guidelines for a new way to do and fund business. Massolution works with governments, institutions and enterprises in the design and implementation of crowdsourcing and crowdfunding business models that drive improved business performance, product and service innovation, enhanced levels of customer engagement and in the formation of new sources of capital. Massolution also publishes the industry website To enquire about services, contact, or for more information, visit

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