Witology is a Russian innovation company that offers crowdsourcing-based services for tackling complex business problems.
Using its proprietary platform and methodology, Witology builds online communities with new principles of communication, which makes the process of working together on intellectual tasks more efficient. To date, hundreds of thousands of participants have been involved in over 30 national-wide crowdsourcing projects for such customers as Moscow Government, Azbuka Vkusa, Sberbank of Russia, the Rosatom State Nuclear Energy Corporation, Board of Directors of Russian Railway Stations, the Agency for Strategic Initiatives, etc.
The company was founded in 2010. The founders are Alexander Oslon, Sociologist, Head of the Public Opinion Fund, and Sergei Karelov, IT Expert, Chairman of Board of League of Independent Experts (LINEX). The first investors of the company were Onexim Group and Sputnik Group.
History of Witology
april 25, 04 2012
Witology carries out the first crowdrecruiting project, Young Professionals Tournament (TeMP-2012), for the Rosatom State Corporation.
june 1, 06 2008
Alexander Oslon, Head of the Public Opinion Fund, and Sergey Karelov, Chairman of the Board of the League of Independent IT Experts, conceive the Witology project.
june 1, 06 2009
The concept of project implementation methodology is under way. A crowdsourcing pilot project, Future of Web-based Education, is carried out for the Ministry of Education using third party software.
april 7, 04 2010
Russian innovative company LCC Vitologiya (Witology) is registered.
april 10, 04 2010
Witology starts developing its own platform.
august 17, 08 2010
Alexander Malioukov becomes President of Witology. Witology is growing quickly.
october 10, 10 2010
Witology Platform Version 1.0 is launched.
february 8, 02 2011
The Onexim Group and the Sputnik Group invest $5 million in Witology.
june 1, 06 2011
The first in-house crowdsourcing project 'Development of Stress-Indicator' takes place on the Witology platform.
august 2, 08 2011
Witology starts a crowdsourcing pilot – the project Improve Online Insurance Agent Performance for the Renaissance Insurance Group. For the first time Witology solves a customer’s business task through the use of its proprietary software.
september 13, 09 2011
Witology launches the first profit-making crowdsourcing project ‘Life-Service: Incentive Program and Career’ for the Life Financial Group.
october 1, 10 2011
Witology launches the first large-scale crowdsourcing project, ‘Sberbank of Russia 170 year Anniversary’, involving over 100,000 participants.
november 12, 11 2011
Alexander Oslon presents the Witology online platform at the international finance conference ‘Sberbank of Russia 170 year Anniversary.’ Among conference speakers are Vladimir Putin, Jeff Howe, and Beth Noveck.
december 1, 12 2011
Witology launches the first project to get feedback from the public on a nationwide initiative, the Concept of the Global Education Program.
february 20, 02 2012
Witology launches a set of crowdsourcing projects within the framework of the National Entrepreneurial Initiative to Improve the Investment Climate in Russia for the Agency for Strategic Initiatives, which involves all the Russian business-community.
april 10, 04 2012
The results of crowdsourcing projects and the Witology platform as NEI’s key public assessment instrument are presented to Russian President Dmitri Medvedev at the Open Government’s meeting.
october 5, 10 2012
The project TeMP-2012 is the winner of 2012 Crystal Pyramid People Management Award.
october 18, 10 2012
Witology is co-organizer of the first Russian crowdsourcing conference CROWDCON.
december 25, 12 2012
Witology executes a unique crowdsourcing project for Zelenograd Administration District of Moscow. It is the first time that Russian citizens take part in strategic urban planning for their city.
february 27, 02 2013
The Young Professionals Tournament TeMP-2012 has received the 2012 HR Brand Award in the Federation Category and also have taken the first place in the HR Jumping off Point Category.
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