The purpose of CloudFactory is to connect 1 million people in the developing world to basic computer work and raise them up as leaders to address poverty in their own communities.
CloudFactory, a crowdsourcing platform was launched at the TechCrunch Disrupt 2011
in San Francisco and took the first public step towards its vision to fight poverty in developing nations through crowdsourcing.
CloudFactory has organized the first ever crowdsourcing hackathon, “CrowdHack
” at Crowdconf in San Franciso, CA on Novemeber 2011.