Crowdfunding

The Competition From Crowdfunding Sites
September 5, 2019 at 11:53 am

Imagine with me that you are listening to the radio, and they mentioned a horrific famine affecting four countries in Africa. This should not be too hard to imagine — in 2018, famines in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen have been called the greatest humanitarian crisis since World War II.

The Case for New-Charity, Part 2
August 28, 2019 at 12:11 pm

In days past, charity ―  “old-charity" ― was dominated by the few and influential. Sure, it is true that, at the local level, community members were able to organize fundraisers for causes near and dear effectively.

The Velocity of Crowdfunding Take-off
June 12, 2019 at 11:57 am

A fundraiser needs velocity. It needs to be focused and channeled to maximize every bit of energy expelled. In fact, it’s the emergence of several factors that creates the necessary velocity to make your crowdfunding campaign successful...

Crowdfunding Is a Quick Hitter
April 11, 2019 at 12:52 pm

Recently we collaborated with one of Turnkey’s clients on the strategy to launch a crowdfunding campaign to run concurrently with its peer-to-peer events. Crowdfunding and peer-to-peer are different animals. The former is a direct-response outreach; the appeal is made directly by the nonprofit to potential donors...

How This Crowdfunding Campaign Went From $1,500 to $15M
June 22, 2018 at 1:10 pm

As a charity professional, I am blessed to find myself routinely in awe with my work, the unbelievable phenomenon that is 21st Century crowdfunding. Out of all of the fundraising drives that I’ve had the great fortune of organizing, however, one pioneering initiative in particular stands out to me, due to just how personal the cause was to me...

Cryptocurrency and Crowdfunding—a Perfect Match? This Fundraising Company Thinks So
February 9, 2018 at 1:44 pm

These days, it seems that entrepreneurship is more popular than ever—and this trend isn’t going away. In fact, a 2017 Gallup study found that approximately 40 percent of students in fifth through twelfth grades plan on one day starting their own business or inventing a new product. The problem, as always, lies in acquiring the…