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BUSTED: Top 5 Crowdfunding Myths

This is our “What to expect when crowdfunding” guide that will help make your crowdfunding experience a much more enjoyable one.


September 13, 2016 0

The mad scientist’s sane methods

Few scientists get to see their work being recognized and acknowledged during their lifetime; most get their due when they are long gone. Albert Einstein was among the lucky ones who got global recognition and celebrity status due to his work. While most people love the spotlight to be on them, Einstein preferred not getting…
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September 7, 2016 0

3 ways to giving back to society

We all are busy with our lives, set in our routines. Most of our time is taken up by trying to gather resources to pays our bills. This often means we are left with no time and energy to pursue any of our passions or to support the social causes we believe in.


August 9, 2016 0

Why do sex crimes happen? What can be done about it?

A number of sexual offenses like rape, molestation and groping take place and affect thousands of teens and children. It’s high time that the global community does something to curb the sexual crimes worldwide. Festival of Globe, Silicon Valley (FOGsv) has come up with the campaign with a mission to empower youth against sex crimes.…
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July 14, 2016 0

Celebrate Freedom of Life and Fight for It

Real happiness lies in celebrating the freedom of life every moment and if need be, fighting for it “Freedom is never dear at any price. It is breath of life. What would a man pay for living?” These words by Mahatma Gandhi conveys the essence of our being. We either need to celebrate our freedom…
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July 7, 2015 0

A Shakey Table Situation

The Shakey Tables, a NYC funk rock band, is hosting its third annual benefit for New York Cares Coat Drive, this time adding a crowdfunding campaign on Crowdera to help boost donations. The benefit show will take place on November 21, 2014 at 7:30pm at Bowery Electric, 327 Bowery, New York, NY. The cover charge…
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November 16, 2014 0

A gentle reminder of the importance of giving.

halftheskymovement: Nick Kristof and Sheryl Wudunn discuss the importance of giving in their new book A Path Appears, coming out on Tuesday. Learn more about the book or pre-order your copy here. A gentle reminder of the importance of giving.


October 3, 2014 0

Kickercon 2014

markesackett: Each attendee at the #civiccrowdfunding #presentation by @stephaniejelley is taking a brief moment to state their cause and what they need! Exactly what we do at #theartofactivenetworking I love it! #crowdera #crowderainc #kickercon2014 #giving #sharing #crowdbonding #crowdfunding #august #2014 #Houston #Texas @stephaniejelley @paulawarfield @visioninflux #marketing #markesackett #socialmedia @kickercon @activenetworkin @crowderainc @lifevestinside @markesackett on #twitter…
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September 15, 2014 0

Life Vest’s 3rd Annual WorldWide Dance for Kindness

This year marks Life Vest Inside’s 3rd Annual WorldWide Dance for Kindness event taking place in 80 cities, spanning across 30 countries! A month ago, Orly and her volunteers had a crazy idea to create an official song for Dance for Kindness. So what did they do? They reached out to four artists and asked…
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September 14, 2014 0

Crowdfunding for Nonprofits & Schools

Crowdfunding is nothing new.  Nonprofits have been crowdfunding for decades! Think about it. Jerry Lewis hosted his first telethon in 1966 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association which became an annual event though 2009 and has raised nearly $2.45 billion for MDA. The telethon is the equivalent of today’s crowdfunding. Crowdfunding is simply the act of gathering…
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November 17, 2013 0