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Skoll Foundation and The Huffington Post Launch First Crowdfunding Challenge for Social Entrepreneurs
document Crowdfunding

"This Challenge gives individual donors the opportunity to support high-impact social entrepreneurs working in countries around the world through a healthy dose of competition that still...

Fiona MaresOct 01, 2013 12:40 pm GMT2547 views
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Skoll Foundation and The Huffington Post Launch First Crowdfunding Challenge for Social Entrepreneurs
Social Entrepreneur Funding Series: Crowdfunding Your Startup
document Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

Entrepreneurs that are looking for funding options should not restrict themselves to just one possibility. What we are seeing these days is that more and more crowdfunding websites are being...

Ruth BaxterMar 26, 2011 09:56 pm GMT3555 views
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Social Entrepreneur Funding Series: Crowdfunding Your Startup
Top 5 Resources for Young Social Entrepreneurs
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Here's one of the many funding resources for young social entrepreneurs: *Kickstarter.com – the world’s largest funding platform for creative projects. This represents the growing...

Sebastian BlancaDec 27, 2011 12:23 am GMT2067 views
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Top 5 Resources for Young Social Entrepreneurs
Ben & Jerry’s to put social entrepreneurs on tubs of ice cream in €10k ‘Join Our Core’ contest
document Cloud Labor

‘When we set-up the company in 1978, Ben and I always believed giving back to the community was as important as making great tasting ice-cream,” said Jerry. “That’s why I am really excited about...

Rebecca GutierrezFeb 19, 2012 06:59 am GMT3125 views
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Ben & Jerry’s to put social entrepreneurs on tubs of ice cream in €10k ‘Join Our Core’ contest
Recyclebank Crowdsources Its Business Plan To An Elite Group Of Social Entrepreneurs
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The proposed games would allow users to share accomplishments and tips, while also taking daily actions that required them to return to the site as often as possible. Users could earn points for...

Sebastian BlancaNov 08, 2011 09:47 pm GMT1901 views
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Recyclebank Crowdsources Its Business Plan To An Elite Group Of Social Entrepreneurs
Crowdsourcing and Idea Co-Creation for Social Entrepreneurs via HCD Connect Online
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The HCD Connect brings together projects and the people who create them and stimulates collaboration and conversation to help encourage community that generates new ideas, opportunities, and...

Rebecca GutierrezJun 01, 2012 05:32 am GMT1696 views
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Crowdsourcing and Idea Co-Creation for Social Entrepreneurs via HCD Connect Online
Social Entrepreneur Spencer Taylor: co-founder of Launcht
video Crowdfunding

An interview with Spencer Taylor, Chief of Business Development and Co-Founder, passions focus on the stewardship of the natural world and the improvement of society through technology and...

Benjamin FosselJul 01, 2012 08:57 am GMT2179 views
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Social Entrepreneur Spencer Taylor: co-founder of Launcht
Will Renewable Energy Be the Focus of Crowdfunding Social Entrepreneurs?
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Now there's a platforms like Solarmosaic that are using crowdfunding to raise capital to put solar panels around the world. High energy costs equate to a lower standard of living because...

Adam FrazerAug 23, 2012 11:32 pm GMT968 views
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Will Renewable Energy Be the Focus of Crowdfunding Social Entrepreneurs?
Eight Crowdfunding Sites For Social Entrepreneurs
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Here are eight crowdfunding sites for social entrepreneurs to keep doing something good in the world: Kickstarter - an all-or-nothing model. StartSomeGood- uses a unique “tipping point”...

Tim SatterthwaiteSep 15, 2012 01:15 pm GMT1613 views
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Eight Crowdfunding Sites For Social Entrepreneurs
13 Crowdfunding Platforms for the Social Entrepreneur
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General crowdfunding sites that accept non-profit, for-profit and individuals: * Start Some Good * Kickstarter * Rockethub * Indiegogo * Pozible...

Benjamin FosselOct 26, 2012 05:09 am GMT1637 views
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13 Crowdfunding Platforms for the Social Entrepreneur
My Ten Point Plan For Social Entrepreneurs to Change the World
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After you’ve exhausted your own ability to fund your venture, use crowdfunding to raise the money you need for your projects. With each effort at crowdfunding, you can build an audience of...

Jason RobbinsOct 30, 2012 03:24 am GMT1334 views
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My Ten Point Plan For Social Entrepreneurs to Change the World
4 Crowdfunding Mistakes for Social Entrepreneurs to Avoid
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Here are the four crowdfunding mistakes that social entrepreneurs should avoid: 1. Unrealistic expectations; 2. “Build it and they will come”; 3. Marketing; and 4. Small donations....

Fiona MaresDec 05, 2012 12:04 pm GMT854 views
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4 Crowdfunding Mistakes for Social Entrepreneurs to Avoid
You won't believe what this social entrepreneur is doing to crowdfund $24,000 in 24 hours
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Social entrepreneur stands in glass box in middle of busy CBD for 24 hours to crowdfund $24,000 for fashion social enterprise supporting homeless youth.

StartSomeGoodApr 10, 2014 04:23 pm GMT1100 views
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You won't believe what this social entrepreneur is doing to crowdfund $24,000 in 24 hours
What crazy stunt is this social entrepreneur pulling to raise $24K in 24 hours?
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When Jamie Green decided to make a stand to support youth sleeping rough, he wasn’t kidding. Today the audacious young social entrepreneur will spend 24 hours standing inside a glass box, in the...

StartSomeGoodApr 10, 2014 04:36 pm GMT813 views
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What crazy stunt is this social entrepreneur pulling to raise $24K in 24 hours?
New crowdfunding platform Dreamstarter aims for socially-minded start-ups
article Crowdfunding

Much like StartSomeGood, a crowdfunding platform for social innovation, Dreamstarter enables Australian entrepreneurs to raise funds for social change projects, chosen by the Dreamstarter panel....

Fiona MaresApr 20, 2013 12:21 pm GMT2357 views
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New crowdfunding platform Dreamstarter aims for socially-minded start-ups
CSI's Catalyst
site Crowdfunding / Donations, Philanthropy and Sponsorship

The Centre for Social Innovation’s Catalyst crowdfunding platform allows change agents to harness the power and wisdom of the crowd to fund a project that will benefit people and planet. It is the...

CSI's CatalystJan 24, 2014 10:43 pm GMT728 views
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CSI's Catalyst
Crowdsourcing Social Enterprise: People-Powered Investment
Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

Through crowdfunding, 33Needs, along with other platforms like KIVA, Funding Circle, and UnLtd, are changing the way social enterprise is funded.

These platforms offer more efficient capital movement than traditional funding sources, and are able to significantly scale the social impact because, according to Josh Tetrick, Founder and CEO of 33Needs, it inherently builds up a community of people that become supporters since it creates a connectedness that is not possible through venture capital and angel investors.  The investor is excited about his or her investment and will work hard to spread the word and raise awareness through social media and their own personal network.

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Cristina CaineFeb 15, 2011 08:50 pm GMT11900 views
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Are social media and crowdsourcing playing a vital role in helping companies to promote their CSR campaigns?
blog Distributed Knowledge

Here are a few straightforward social media and crowdsourcing strategies that companies should implement to highlight their commitment to CSR to help build their social media strategy and gain...

Fiona MaresAug 16, 2011 03:45 pm GMT5479 views
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Are social media and crowdsourcing playing a vital role in helping companies to promote their CSR campaigns?
Crowdsourcing to Save a South Asian Tech Entrepreneur's Life
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Social media has been the key for San Francisco-based Photojojo and Jelly co-founder Amit Gupta who was diagnosed with acute leukemia. Amit used his Tumblr blog to tell his story and search for...

Benjamin FosselOct 18, 2011 10:31 pm GMT1441 views
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Crowdsourcing to Save a South Asian Tech Entrepreneur's Life
Funding your start-up social enterprise
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“Crowd-funding is fund raising:” says Theresa Burton, CEO and co-founder, Buzzbnk. “Entrepreneurs need to understand who their targets are, and build their own crowd.”

Pablo BracciniJan 27, 2012 10:41 pm GMT1825 views
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Funding your start-up social enterprise
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