Open Innovation, crowdsourcing, co-creation… overlapping terminologies to describe a trend towards more open business models and a closer collaboration with customers. On this page we gather a list of inspiring examples.

Intermediary Platforms

Research & Development platforms

Marketing, Design & Idea platforms

Collective Intelligence & Prediction platforms

HR & Freelancers platforms

Open innovation software

Intermediary open innovation services

Peer Production & P2P

Extra examples: Co-creation Platforms

Board of Innovation cooperated with mission-e-motion in an innovation study to combine new mobility with co-creation. We made a report as a part of the whole study, which bundles 20 benchmarks of existing co-creation platforms.

Creative Co-creation

  • Spreadshirt – shirt community
  • Threadless – create and sell your t-shirts
  • cafepress – shop, create or sell what’s on your mind
  • zazzle – create and sell products
  • CreateMyTattoo – crowdsourced tattoo design
  • Sellaband – crowdfunded bands
  • Artistshare – fans funding new artists
  • Quirky – community product development
  • jovoto – co-creation & mass collaboration
  • Mookum– co-creating lifestyle & interior products
  • Quirky + GE – co-creating platform by quirky & General Electric
  • Userfarm – co-creating platform for Video makers

Corporate Initiatives

Product Ideas crowdsourcing

Branding & Design crowdsourcing

Public Crowdsourcing