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Bounty Winners

Our clients need creative solutions and that's why they come to us - to source the best of the best from across the globe. They offer a Bounty and you decide on whether you'd like to reap the rewards. This is freelance work at its best.

Clients will then review the ideas for sale and select those they like the most - if your idea is chosen you'll be rewarded for your creativity with the Bounty on offer!

Not to worry - your idea will remain your intellectual property until such time that you receive the Dollars for your concept.

Winning Creative Ideas

The following Bounty Hunters answered a brief with a great idea and received Dollars for their concepts:

Richard Harris - produced a simple but brilliant creative activation idea that got people talking about Paddy Power. Click here to read the interview with Richard.

Disaronno

Kevin Baldwin - Disaronno was our highest bounty posted to date and none other than Kevin Baldwin managed to walk away with this awesome prize. How much you ask? A fat $20,000 in cold hard cash! Read the interview with the very happy Kevin here

"The Disaronno team was pleasantly surprised with the amount of response we received for our brief. Its always a difficult task when working with a spirits brand, but we truly feel that all the candidates did a wonderful job in capturing the essence of "opening the possibilities". The ideas were very different, fresh and well-rounded. Thank you for all of your effort, and valuable insight that you provided to our team."

~ Disaronno~

Disaronno

Leann Doyle - Cracked the Mainstay brief by coming up with recipes and names for a new range of cocktails. Check out her interview here and learn what she did with her share of $3,000!

"The Mainstay team was blown away by the sheer creativity and amount of effort that was put into answering our brief - in the end we had to go with the most practical solutions but well done to everyone for some really excellent work. What better way to get a massive amount of out-of-the-box ideas than to incentivize creatives from around the world - thanks to Idea Bounty for offering us this wonderful idea-sourcing platform!"

~ Charlane Wright ~
Global Marketing Manager, Mainstay International

Mainstay

Dylan Laubscher - Walked away with his share of $3,000 by suggesting some rocking ideas for the Mainstay brief. Read his interview here and get to know him better.

"The Mainstay team was blown away by the sheer creativity and amount of effort that was put into answering our brief - in the end we had to go with the most practical solutions but well done to everyone for some really excellent work. What better way to get a massive amount of out-of-the-box ideas than to incentivize creatives from around the world - thanks to Idea Bounty for offering us this wonderful idea-sourcing platform!"

~ Charlane Wright, Global Marketing Manager, Mainstay International

Mainstay

Lindy Hartzenberg - Is one awesome lady! She's been on her fair share of shortlists and managed come out on top for the Mainstay brief. Get to know Lindy better by reading her interview here and learn what she has planned for her share of the $3,000 winnings.

"The Mainstay team was blown away by the sheer creativity and amount of effort that was put into answering our brief - in the end we had to go with the most practical solutions but well done to everyone for some really excellent work. What better way to get a massive amount of out-of-the-box ideas than to incentivize creatives from around the world - thanks to Idea Bounty for offering us this wonderful idea-sourcing platform!"

~ Charlane Wright, Global Marketing Manager, Mainstay International

Mainstay

Kevin Baldwin - Even though no winner was picked for the Bertolli brief, the Bertolli team felt that Kevin Baldwin deserved a consolation prize for his awesome idea since it had made it into the testing phase. Kevin received $1500 for his concept and you can read more about the brief here

"We were delighted with the response to the Bertolli brief and disappointed that the idea we chose did not resonate with consumers in the way we anticipated. This has given us fresh food for thought and as a result we are taking some more time to re-evaluate the insights behind the brand to sharpen our approach for future communication briefs. Many thanks to everyone who invested time and energy in making a submission."

~ Phil Ellis ~
Marketing Manager Bertolli

Bertolli

Jason Warner - Came up with a new and fresh idea for the 2012 TEDxStellenbosch theme and curator. Jason won an awesome Nokia N8 to the value of $500 for his Ideas. Read his interview here.

"We are very impressed with the ideas for themes and guest curators for TEDxStellenbosch 2012. We were able to gauge what kind of topics are on people's minds and gather ideas that we have never thought of. Although we picked two winners, we will be sure to incorporate many of the other ideas. We're very excited to take the theme and continue our annual exploration of African ideas."

~ Gareth Pearson ~ TEDxStellenbosch

TEDxStellenbosch

Marchen Cordon - Thought up a rad 2012 TEDxStellenbosch theme. Marchen won a sweet Nokia N8 to the value of $500 for his Idea. Read his interview here here.

"We are very impressed with the ideas for themes and guest curators for TEDxStellenbosch 2012. We were able to gauge what kind of topics are on people's minds and gather ideas that we have never thought of. Although we picked two winners, we will be sure to incorporate many of the other ideas. We're very excited to take the theme and continue our annual exploration of African ideas."

~ Gareth Pearson ~ TEDxStellenbosch

TEDxStellenbosch

Taras Pratsocytyy - Pulled out all the stops and came up with the winning Idea to help grow awareness for PlayHugeLottos. He picked up a cool $3000 for this Idea. Read the full interview with Taras here.

"In a world where sourcing fresh and original ideas is becoming more of a challenge we were very impressed with the level of passion and creativity put into our challenge. Some of your submissions literally had us on the floor laughing. So thank you for your creativity and effort - we will be back!"

~ David Thomas ~ PlayHugeLottos/PlayUK Lotteries

PlayHugeLottos.com

Kevin Lucas - Put in a great effort and pulled into second place with his Idea to help PlayHugeLottos grow the foot print world wide. For his efforts he picked up $1500 - some nice pocket money! Read the full interview with Kevin here.

"In a world where sourcing fresh and original ideas is becoming more of a challenge we were very impressed with the level of passion and creativity put into our challenge. Some of your submissions literally had us on the floor laughing. So thank you for your creativity and effort - we will be back!"

~ David Thomas ~ PlayHugeLottos/PlayUK Lotteries

PlayHugeLottos.com

Kevin Baldwin - Came up with a really fun and entertaining Idea to help grow awareness for the PlayHugeLottos site and its services and as a result scored $1500 for his rocking Ide. Read the interview with Kevin here.

"In a world where sourcing fresh and original ideas is becoming more of a challenge we were very impressed with the level of passion and creativity put into our challenge. Some of your submissions literally had us on the floor laughing. So thank you for your creativity and effort - we will be back!"

~ David Thomas ~ PlayHugeLottos/PlayUK Lotteries

PlayHugeLottos.com

Konstant Van Huyssteen - came up with a really rad idea for Chevrolet's next pan-European television ad. Konstant managed to score $7500 for his winning Idea and you can read the plans he has for the cash in the interview with him here.

"It is a rare thing to have more good Ideas than bad ones which made picking a short list from your outstanding submissions a tough task - never mind the winner. Added to this the challenge was one that you all took head on and we were blown away by the variety of Ideas as well as the effort you all put into this project. We have started the ball rolling on executing our final choice and cant wait to share it with you later this year."

~ Kerry Gaffney, Global Director, Social Media, Mofilm

Chevrolet

Jaco Van Zyl - conjured up a really cool Idea that spoke directly to the Miway Brief and managed to walk away with a nice fat $3000 as a result. Read the interview with Jaco here.

"One of the toughest challenges we face as a brand is the constant search for ways to produce relevant and fresh campaigns. We want to thank you for the effort you put into your ideas - we were delighted with the many ways you pushed our brand into fresh territory and cant wait to share the final result with you."

~ Carine Conradie-Haffejee, Marketing Manager, MiWay

MiWay

Greg Albritton - Solved the Mobile Marketing Brief by coming up with a rad new name. This comes as an awesome surprise to him since Greg was surfing in Bali when he received the news. Greg scored himself $8,000 by winning this Brief. Read the full interview with Greg here.

"We were delighted with the response to our brief, over 1800 entries from 25 countires. Some great thinking and ideas and lots for us to learn from. This will really help us develop the personality of our brand. After a lengthy, collaborative process we chose our winner. Thanks to Greg Albritton from the USA our consumer facing brand will be called Komo. Komo delivered against the brief; a global name that will work in our core markets of South Africa, Brazil and Turkey. It's memorable, warm and engaging. Greg's inspiration was the friendly,loyal Komodor dog which always turns its head when its looking for a treat. Thanks to everyone who entered. "

~ David Wheldon non-executive director, Mobile Marketing Inc.

Mobile marketing Inc

Kevin Baldwin - produced an outstanding idea to increase subscriptions to FT.com and picked up $1000 in the process. Click here to read the interview with Kevin.

"Our experience with the Idea Bounty community was outstanding and we could not have wished for a better response. We would like to thank you for all effort and creative thought you put into solving our brief - we just wish we could have rewarded you all"

~ Fiona Spooner, Marketing Manager, Financial Times

Financial Times logo

Johannes Badenhorst - produced an outstanding idea to increase subscriptions to FT.com and picked up $4000 in the process. Click here to read the interview with Johannes.

"Our experience with the Idea Bounty community was outstanding and we could not have wished for a better response. We would like to thank you for all effort and creative thought you put into solving our brief - we just wish we could have rewarded you all"

~ Fiona Spooner, Marketing Manager, Financial Times

Financial Times logo

Amod Munga - produced an outstanding print and online banner ad concept for Capitec Bank, picking up $5000 in the process. Click here to read the interview with Amod.

"Wow, what a response to a tight brief! I've always thought the 1970s agency model still used widely is past its sell-by date, but never considered crowdsourcing as a solution. Crowdsourcing address the issue of in-house agencies getting stale over time, by receiving hundreds of fresh new ideas from all around the world with new insights into the brand. Thank you all for your hard work and participation!"

~ Charl Nel, Capitec Bank, Brand Custodian

Capitec Bank

Lindy Taoushiani - produced an innovative mobile campaign ideas and picked up $3000 for her efforts! Click here to read the interview with Lindy.

"Picking that winning Big Idea proved to be harder than we had anticipated. We were highly impressed with the caliber of ideas that came through from around the world and the detailed extent to which our brief was met. I would like to thank you for all the hard work and effort you have put into helping us find those minds that will shape the future. The process and outcome exceeded our expectations and we look forward to sharing our resulting selection campaign with you."

~ Anthony Farr, CEO, Allan Gray Orbis Foundation

Allan Gray orbis Fund

Kevin Baldwin - fought his way to the top of the pile with his television and print ad ideas for Peperami - he picked up a cool $10000 in the process. Click here to read the interview with Kevin.

"We were very impressed by the standard and quality of the ideas – our biggest challenge was picking a winner from such a high calibre of thinking. I would like to thank the Idea Bounty community for all their hard work and effort. We couldn't be more happy with the process and outcome and look forward to sharing the campaign with you in 2010"

~ Noam Buchalter, Marketing Manager, Peperami

Peperami logo

Rowland Davies - pulled out all the stops and was awarded $5000 for his outstandingly creative television ad idea for Peperami. Click here to read the interview with Rowland.

"We were very impressed by the standard and quality of the ideas – our biggest challenge was picking a winner from such a high calibre of thinking. I would like to thank the Idea Bounty community for all their hard work and effort. We couldn't be more happy with the process and outcome and look forward to sharing the campaign with you in 2010"

~ Noam Buchalter, Marketing Manager, Peperami

Peperami logo

Kenneth Choong - came up with a brilliant idea to make sustainable and green living 'cool' he also walked away with $1500 for his efforts. Click here to read the interview with Kenneth.

"Our overall experience with Idea Bounty was just grand. The creatives are great people with a wide range of solutions and interesting insights, plus the winning idea just blew us away. Added to that the level of service and general enthusiasm around Idea Bounty is outstanding. We will definitely work with the platform again, without fear."

~ Ste Drayton, Online Content Manager, WWF (International)

WWF logo

Shaun Dunne - helped lower the breadline and got to pocket $1500 for his winning Breadline Africa Idea.
Click here to read the interview with Shaun

"Overall, Breadline Africa's experience with Idea Bounty has been fantastic. In terms of the ideas you have submitted the scope and quality has been incredible and we were very impressed with the level of research that went into our work and the fundraising industry in general. A very worthwhile experience."

~ Marianna Boguslavsky, Breadline Africa

Castle Lager

Dylan Ferguson - Bought it all together and walked away with $4000 for the winning Castle Lager Idea.
Click here to read the interview with Dylan.

"It all comes together with a Castle. And it certainly did come together when we gave our football sponsorship brief to the folk at Idea Bounty. Their platform has provided us with a plethora of great ideas and more than a little insight into how the world views our brand. We definitely look forward to future interaction with the very capable team over there."

~ Charl Bassil, Executive Brand Manager, Castle Lager

Castle Lager

Joanne Huysamen - Strapped on her wings and flew into first place, collecting $5000 for her winning Red Bull idea.
Click here to read the interview with Joanne.

Red Bull

Gary Willmott - Was waived into poll position and took home $3000 for his winning BMW idea.
Click here to read the interview with Gary.

"There's a saying that goes something like 'nobody is smarter than everybody', with that in mind, Idea Bounty's proposition of using the community to answer a brief that has an infinite number of possible solutions made a lot of sense to us. BMW is constantly seeking out new ideas that move the business and brand forward, this is the only platform that I know of that allows us to do this whilst at the same time making sure that the best ideas are rewarded" speech bubble

~ Scott Gray, Interactive Marketing Manager, BMW

BMW

Chantelle Schmidlin - Took the winning spot with her Idea for Levi's Original Music and now has $3000 extra in her pocket! Click here to read the interview with Chantelle.

"In a world where ideas really are the new currency, we were extremely excited about the prospects of tapping into a platform like Idea Bounty. Staying truly 'fresh' is a 365 day a year challenge and we're very clear that two of the secrets to achieving this, are celebrating great ideas; and staying in touch with your consumers. What's great about Idea bounty is it does both " speech bubble

~ Mike Leslie, Innovation & Sponsorship Manager, Levi Strauss

Levis

Guillaume Martin - Walked away with $2500 for winning the FNB Brief. Check our interview with Guillaume here.

"Innovation never stops for companies who want to thrive. The search for ideas never halts - and Crowdsourcing seems to provide a way to drive that innovation in this new digital world. We were delighted with the Idea Bounty experience. Congratulations to the winner. We've started investigating how to implement this idea early in the new year. To all the rest of the participants, thank you. We hope to engage with you again soon." speech bubble

~ Robert Keip, CEO, FNB Premier Banking

First National Bank

Gavin Dale - Submitted the winning design for this website!

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