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U.N. Dreams Big: 17 Huge New Goals To Build A Better World

At the United Nations General Assembly this weekend in New York, U.N. member states are set to adopt the new Sustainable Development Goals. The goals are meant to guide development priorities around the globe over the next 15 years. Critics and supporters alike are declaring them to be highly …

Sustainability

Lending a hand: Even more ways tech is delivering hope for humanity

Philanthropy isn’t only for the big guys. While tech giants Google and Apple announced their donation efforts last week, there is plenty of room for others.<p>From multiple “Airbnb for refugees” popping up around the world to simply volunteering to be a human wifi hotspot, technology is being used as …

10 (more) ways tech is delivering hope for humanity

In last week’s article ‘10 ways tech is delivering hope for humanity’, we presented the first in our three-part listings of companies using technology for humanitarian efforts. From larger coding endeavors such as Code for Africa, to smaller initiatives such as StartupBoat, we looked at the …

Facebook Co-Founder Giving Millions Directly To The Poor, No Strings Attached

GiveDirectly has a straightforward approach to helping the world's poorest people: just give them cash, no strings attached.<p>The New York-based nonprofit has distributed about $1,000—roughly a year's income—to thousands of ultra-poor households in Kenya and Uganda. Recipients don't need to pay back …

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Indian Tech Czars Pour Money Into Philanthropy

In 2 decades India’s information technology industry has grown from $2 billion in revenue to $133 billion. That’s generated vast wealth, and philanthropy is increasingly the beneficiary. Perhaps no company better illustrates this trend than Infosys, the country’s second-largest IT firm. This year’s …

How Live Streaming Will Change the Face of Philanthropy

Mobile live streaming video has been thrust center stage into the tech limelight with the recent release of Periscope, Meerkat, YouNow, and Blab. The premise of these free apps is that it allows any user to live stream from wherever they are, doing whatever they want. The bonus here is that viewers …

How To Curate User Generated Content UGC

As discussed in a previous post, user generated content fuels social sharing, brand awareness, and the development of customer trust. But just how do …

Marketing

Social Games and Gamification: What’s the Difference?

<i>This is a guest post by Keith Smith, CEO and Co-Founder of</i> <i>BigDoor</i><p>Often the terms “social games” and “gamification” are used interchangeably, but in …

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Event Registration & Management Tools

"It’s a more sophisticated platform than Eventbrite or any other options that I see."<p>"Conversions: probably the most important piece, their site is …