Tagged: catapult

HeartMob Battles Online Harassment With Real-Time Support And By Empowering Bystanders

emily may hollaback

Twitter recently banned harassing and violent language, such as direct threats and tweets promoting violence toward others. The company’s expanded policy is part of a growing recognition of online harassment issues, and the significant negative effects felt by victims (ex. Zelda Williams). Now, a platform providing real-time support to individuals experiencing online… Read More

Chime for Change Crowdfunds Girl’s, Women’s Empowerment

Frida Giannini Chime for Change

Founded By Gucci, Funds 210 Projects In 81 Countries Hosted on crowdfunding platform Catapult, Chime for Change, a global campaign for girls’ and women’s empowerment has announced  that the Sound of Change Live  concert raised $3.9M USD to support projects in the three key focus… Read More

Forbes Focuses on Women of Crowdfunding

Candace Klein

In an article from Forbes highlighting 6 Women Entrepreneurs empowering through Crowdfunding the author focuses on six names: Andrea Lo – Founder & CEO of Piggybackr Candace Klein – Founder & CEO of SoMoLend plus Bad Girl Ventures Danae Ringelmann – Founder & COO of… Read More

Bill and Melinda Gates Advocate Crowdfunding this Holiday Season

Bill and Melinda Gates with Warren and Azim Premji

In an article on The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Blog – called the Impatient Optimists –  the erstwhile “Bill and Melinda” have selected the 5 “Tech Savy”ways to give this Holiday Season.  And as we all know – no Holiday Season could be complete… Read More