Nonprofit Crowdfunding Risks

The popularity of nonprofit crowdfunding is undeniable. Last year alone, it is estimated that $5 billion was raised through global crowdfunding with about 30 percent of that total going to social causes. While that figure pales in comparison to the approximately $300 billion raised by charities in the US over the same time period, the number of donation and reward-based […]

A Bitcoin for Your Thoughts: Virtual Nonprofit Donations

What Is Bitcoin?

Bitcoin was created in 2009 by an individual or group that uses the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto.  It is a virtual currency, more properly termed digital crypto-currency to denote that it exists only in digital form and is encrypted for security. It allows people to send money anywhere in the world for free. Totally decentralized, it completely bypasses the […]

Telling Your Story To The Crowd

Today, we feature the first part of our conversation with Rose Spinelli of The CrowdFundamentals. Spinelli is an experienced, early adopter of crowdfunding who loves to help entrepreneurs tell their stories. As an avid dog advocate, and she offers a free consultation once a month to organizations that aid dog welfare. Here’s Part One of her interview with Crowdsourcing.org.

Anton Root, Crowdsourcing.org: […]