Boulder, CO (PRWEB) June 19, 2012
Crowdsortium, the first crowdsourcing industry group, announces today the participation of Cooley LLP as a Premium Sponsor of the organization. Cooley has a long history of being on the cutting edge of supporting and representing a range of industries. The partnership between Crowdsortium and Cooley represents the potential of the crowdsourcing industry.
Cooley has been one of the first major law firms to build a practice around technology start-ups; clients include Adobe, Yelp, Google, and Facebook. The passion from Cooley in representing emerging technology companies led to this exciting development in its partnership with Crowdsortium.
“We are tremendously excited about our partnership with Crowdsortium,” says Laura Medina, partner at Cooley. “We have built our firm around new and innovative technologies and industries, including crowdsoucing, so working with an organization so connected to its advancement is a natural fit.”
As Interim Executive Director, David Alan Grier also shares his excitement about the partnership, “We are very pleased to welcome an organization with as storied a history as Cooley. They have been very important to the creation and expansion of the high technology industry over the years. Hence, we view their presence in the Crowdsortium as recognizing the growing importance of crowdsourcing.”
As an organization representing 150 crowdsourcing companies, Crowdsortium is excited to work with an equally passionate organization such as Cooley, which will provide key support as this exciting industry develops.
Crowdsortium is a group of crowdsourcing industry practitioners that have self- organized to advance the crowdsourcing industry through best practices, education, data collection and public dialog. Crowdsortium currently has 150 companies, with 250 members consisting of practitioners, academics, funders, and customers. For more information, visit crowdsortium.org.
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