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Your daily fix of new business ideas Springwise and its network of 17,000 spotters scan the globe for smart new business ideas, delivering instant inspiration to entrepreneurial minds. More at www.springwise.com
Shopping outsourcing platform enables users to get cheaper international goods
There are some products that are either cheaper, or only available in other countries, and to import them often comes with hefty charges that cancel out any potential discounts. While subscription services such as Try The World have already enabled members to get their hands on products from exotic locations, now ShopandBox enables online shoppers to task those living abroad with gathering various foreign items and consolidating them into one delivery. READ MORE…
Peer-to-peer housing site connects foreign tenants with landlords
The peer-to-peer model has proved useful in the past for communities wanting to better organize parking spaces and car sharing. Based in Singapore, Boxyroom is using this same method to help future tenants moving to a new country find landlords and vice versa. READ MORE…
Reviews help ensure quality on crowdsourced translation site

Regular readers may remember myGengo, a Japanese site that taps the native-speaking crowds for online translation. Now operating on much the same principle is MyTranslation, which adds reviews to help ensure the quality of translated work. READ MORE…