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Crowdfunding has opened the virtual gates to capital for start-ups, developers and researchers in nearly all corners of life. But when pitted against a panel of experts in a field, can the crowd show the wisdom needed to pick a winning project? That'
A decade ago, nearly all b-school grads flocked to traditional corporate jobs in finance and management. In one study of over 30,000 Wharton graduates, conducted by the University of Pennsylvania, researchers found that more than 7% of 2013 grads
We offer Wharton research and analysis from global business leaders 4/15/2014 @ 3:48PM 12 views The Hiring Advantage Of High-status Firms The following post was published on the Knowledge@Wharton website on April 10, 2014. I have discovered that our [
It ' s a startup cliche to have ping pong tables next to the conference room. Meanwhile, super-successful apps like Duolingo turn difficult tasks like learning a language into a game, and the management press is increasingly abuzz with " gamifying "
Kickstarter and other crowdfunding platforms have been called many things, but whatever the system is, it is working. The explosion of websites such as Kickstarter designed to bring together capital-hungry business ventures and inspired donors has
Kickstarter; kickstarterscams.blogspot Hanfree iPad accessory and Seth Quest, designer. As Neil Singh logged onto his computer one evening in March 2011 to research stands for his iPad, he never imagined he'd end up suing an entrepreneur he had never
ET Click the image for a breakdown of Kickstarter's 50 top-funded projects and when they shipped. Kickstarter found that 84% missed their target delivery dates. It sounds like a dream for artists and entrepreneurs: Set up a webpage hawking your
Jeanne Pi A few weeks ago, I wrote about Kickstarter failures that were difficult to find because Kickstarter intentionally prevents failed campaigns from being indexed by the search enginesand how I managed to find (what turned out to be) about 59%