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Silicon Valley Gives Raises $7.9 Million in 24 Hours


More than 14,600 donors came together to support over 650 charitable organizations in Silicon Valley in a one day event that raised an incredible $7.9 million.  The first ever day of giving event was powered by crowdfunding platform Razoo. “It is incredibly gratifying to see how generously Silicon Valley residents and companies responded to the… Read More

Razoo is Crowdfunding to End Sex Trafficking in US


Razoo, a crowdfunding platform for causes, has launched the Everyone’s Kids, Everyone Gives campaign which will raise funds for nonprofits focused on ending the sex trafficking of minors in the U.S.  The campaign originated from a TED Challenge Group that formed at TED 2013, where a group of attendees was asked to seek solutions for… Read More

Razoo Has Helped Raise Over $200 Million in Donations


Crowdfunding site for causes Razoo has claimed to have helped raise more than $200 million. In 2013 alone, Razoo doubled in growth driving $100 million in donations in a little over 12 months. Razoo states this is the highest-reported monetary value for U.S. crowdfunding strictly for social good. Over 870,000 donors have supported over 31,000 causes,… Read More

Razoo Posts Winners of National Day of Giving Competition


As previously reported crowdfunding site for causes Razoo, raised over $1.1 Million in donations as part of #GivingTuesday.  The site has now announced the official winners of its national day of giving competition. More than 600 fundraisers from across the country participated in the Razoo giving competition. The competition winners will receive prizes totaling $103,000 from the Razoo Foundation…. Read More

Razoo Crowdfunds Over $1.1 Million for #GivingTuesday

#givingtuesday on Razoo

As part of the #GivingTuesday global initiative Razoo, a donation based crowdfunding platform, hosted 24 hours of generosity as on  December 2nd. Razoo united nonprofit organizations, fundraisers, and donors across the country. Every donation made during the #GivingTuesday event helped qualify the diverse causes for prize money and awards, which will further the impact of… Read More

Women’s Foundation of California Aids Low Income Women, Crowdfunds on Razoo

Womens foundation of california givingtuesday

The Women’s Foundation of California has announced they have created a new video that shows the challenges facing low-income women in California, while proposing solutions to improve their lives.  Simultaneously the Foundation is raising funds through the Razoo crowdfunding platform. To incentivize giving, an inspired giving circle member provided a $20,000 match. Every dollar donated, up to $20,000, will be matched…. Read More

Crowdvance Plans #GivingTuesday Initiative With 35+ Nonprofits

GivingTuesday FundingDream

Crowdvance is a free crowdfunding platform for non-profit companies, and they’ve announce an initiative slated for #GivingTuesday. Giving Tuesday takes place after Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday. It is a boon for non-profits around the country, and this year Crowdvance is going to try and up the ante by partnering with brands and non-profits… Read More

Razoo to Back #GivingTuesday with National Competition

Giving Tuesday Razoo

Razoo, a crowdfunding site for causes, has pledged its support for #GivingTuesday’s annual national day of giving which takes place on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, by providing an easy way for organizations and individuals alike to jumpstart the holiday giving season. #GivingTuesday inspires people to take collaborative action to improve their local communities by giving back to the charities and… Read More

Crowdfunding site for Causes Razoo Makes Clinton Global Initiative Commitment to Fight Child Sex Trafficking


Crowdfunding site Razoo has announced a Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Commitment to Action to host a 24-hour Giving Day in Spring 2014 to help raise awareness and the necessary funds to end child slavery and sex trafficking in the U.S. “At last year’s CGI annual meeting, President Obama raised awareness for human trafficking and slavery,… Read More

Crowdfunding Site Razoo Adds Peer-to-Peer Fundraising on their Platform


Razoo, a crowdfunding site for causes, has expanded its online platform to allow people to give directly to other people for any good cause – whether nonprofit or personal. Razoo now empowers everyday philanthropists to show they care through peer-to-peer giving for personal fundraisers. Razoo’s has helped nonprofits raise more than $165 million through online campaigns, including… Read More

Online Payment Processor Stripe Targets Crowdfunding Platforms With Two Offerings


Cristina Cordova is in business development at online payment processor Stripe. Stripe is a well-known payment system. I’ve personally worked on Stripe integrations and can say that it’s a very nice system to work with, so my interest was piqued when I saw that Cristina is also active on Quora and often evangelizes Stripe as a… Read More

Razoo Hosts Crowdfunding Campaign for the Smithsonian

Yoga The Art of Transformation Smithsonian

Razoo.com, a crowdfunding site for causes, has launched the Smithsonian’s first major crowdfunding campaign. The online fundraiser will support the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery’s “Yoga: The Art of Transformation,” the world’s first exhibition on the visual history of yoga. The fundraiser begins today, May 29, and runs through July 1, 2013. This is the first… Read More

Bolder Giving Announces the Launch of Give OUT Day, the First National Giving Day Campaign for LGBTQ Causes

Give Out Day on Razoo

Bolder Giving, in partnership with the Kevin J. Mossier Foundation and Forward Motion Group, today announced the launch of Give OUT Day supporting the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender & Queer (LGBTQ) community through a new national giving campaign.  Give OUT Day is the first nationwide Giving Day for the LGBTQ community. Anyone in the U.S…. Read More

Crowdfunding Platform Razoo raises funds for Marathon Runners


Marathon Runners Raise Nonprofit Awareness and Charitable Donations with Razoo Razoo, a crowdfunding platform for causes, is powering the efforts of marathon runners, as they raise funds for a variety of charities, ranging from the Boys and Girls Club to the Melanoma Foundation and more. Having already helped raise over $147 million for US nonprofits,… Read More

List: 20 Notable Niche Crowdfunding Sites


We’ve put together a list of 20 niche crowdfunding sites we’ve covered on Crowdfund Insider recently. Many of these sites cater to specific interests and geographic areas, and many have unique ways of helping crowdfunders raise funds.  Angeldorm allows individuals to receive donations for college funds. Money can go towards anything from books and supplies to tuition…. Read More

How to raise $16 million from crowdfunding in one day


Minnesota’s GiveMNraised $16.3 million in one day using crowdfunding site Razoo in November of 2012. In what has become a major annual event in the nonprofit community in Minnesota, 4,381 nonprofits participated, raising money from 53,339 people on “Give to the Max Day.” The Community Foundation of Utah (with whom I volunteer) is sponsoring and organizing the Love UT Give… Read More

Crowdfunding Platform Razoo and SXSW Announce Partnership


Razoo, a  crowdfunding platform for causes, and SXSW Interactive Festival announced today a partnership to raise money online for two charitable causes March 8-12, 2013.  The partnership reflects a commitment to furthering the community-oriented culture of SXSW by offering more opportunities to support forward-thinking causes. The two charities highlighted at SXSW 2013 are Architecture for Humanity… Read More

Interview: Lesley Mansford, Razoo CEO


Crowdfunding site Razoo landed in San Francisco last year not to ask for money, but to give it. CEO Lesley Mansford says that’s just one way the social online fundraising company is unique. Founded in 2007 in Washington, D.C., Razoo is a Web platform that helps individuals, organizations, cities and states raise money using social… Read More

Entrepreneurs await rules for crowdfunding

Elisse Walter SEC Chairman

In April, President Barack Obama signed the bipartisan Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act into law. The entrepreneurial community cheered, saying the law would help small businesses raise money during their most vulnerable periods, when companies try to move from early to late stage. “The thing that kills startups is not having enough initial investments,” said… Read More

Fundraising for Charity Using Crowdfunding


It used to be that most organizations fundraising for charity had to do so the old fashioned way, whether that be by direct (snail) mail, specific events, or in person solicitations.  These were all methods which could be very successful, but these methods were also exceptionally inefficient and very time consuming. In the age of web 3.0… Read More