Cambrian House Makes Good on Greedy or Needy

by Rob Lewis

Calgary's Cambrian House and Vancouver's MakeGood Technologies announced today that MakeGood will license the Cambrian House's Chaordix crowdsourcing platform and acquire Cambrian House's GreedyorNeedy peer-to-peer charity community.

Cambrian House will receive a combination of cash and MakeGood equity as proceeds for this transaction. MakeGood is a Vancouver-based firm specializing in applying crowdsourcing to charity, dubbed Giving 2.0. The agreement with MakeGood is a natural next step in Cambrian House's Chaordix strategy. The Chaordix platform allows organizations to use crowdsourcing as a critical business process and was a natural fit for underpinning the MakeGood offering.

MakeGood's CEO is Richard Goossen, the author of E-PRENEUR: From Wall Street to Wiki: Succeeding as a Crowdpreneur in the New Virtual Marketplace. As part of this transaction, Shelley Kuipers, President of Cambrian House and Michael Sikorsky, Chief Executive Officer of Cambrian House, have agreed to join MakeGood as advisors, collaborating as thought leaders in crowdsourcing to assist MakeGood in its business and community strategies.

Cambrian House
Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Launched in 2006, Cambrian House began as a crowdsourcing community using a wisdom of crowds based approach to discover new business and technology ideas. Today, Cambrian House equips other enterprises to adopt open innovation using its Chaordix™ crowdsourcing platform. Chaordix is the global standard in crowdsourced market intelligence. Chaordix uses the power of crowdsourcing to help the... more

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

MakeGood enables companies to communicate their social responsibility effectively to their customers. Through the MakeGood website, companies are able to get real feedback from the people that they help, and receive'social proof' that they are a good company. MakeGood participants are eligible to become 'Certified Socially Responsible' companies and display the MakeGood badge on their website... more

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Rob Lewis

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Rob is the President of Techvibes Media and Editor-in-Chief of  His diverse background includes stints in International Trade Finance, Web Development, and Enterprise Software and he is a graduate of the University of British Columbia, British Columbia Institute of Technology, and Simon Fraser University. When not running Canada's leading technology media property, Rob can be... more

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