Tagged: catapult

ShapeShift to Integrate P2P Blockchain Platform NEM.io Foundation’s XEM Token: Increase Liquidity

The NEM.io Foundation, creators of the P2P NEM blockchain platform, shared that ShapeShift will integrate NEM’s XEM token, aiming to provide greater liquidity options to token holders. ShapeShifts exchange plays an important role in the cryptocurrency ecosystem, and its API is used by many third… Read More

Crowdfunding Platform Catapult Appoints Restore the Earth Foundation’s Janet M. Morgan as CEO

On Thursday, crowdfunding platform Catapult announced the appointment of Janet M. Morgan as its first CEO. Morgan joins Catapult during a strategic growth phase focused on scaling the organization for greater impact on gender equality. Since its launch in 2012, Catapult has mobilized funds and support… Read More

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

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

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

Don’t just fret about women’s issues, ‘catapult’ your wallet too

We have all been outraged about violence on women . Question is if we are outraged enough to do something about it.  Arguing about what the government should do and can do is a good intellectual exercise, but perhaps our wallets can also do some… Read More

A Crowdfunding Platform To Boost Organizations Serving Women And Girls

There is no shortage of quality organizations working on issues related to women and girls, but many are in danger of closing; they raise under half the average amount of what other charities and nonprofits are able to raise. Now there’s a place for these… Read More

Forbes Focuses on Women of Crowdfunding

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

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

Donate on the New Crowdfunding Site for Women and Girls

Have you heard of Catapult? It’s a new crowdfunding web site where all dollars donated go specifically to programs that benefit women and girls; not to overhead or salaries, but to the specific programs you choose to donate to. I have been periodically giving to projects in… Read More

Crowd funding: a new site directs money towards women’s rights

Catapult is the first “crowd funding” site – where people make small donations to ideas they like – dedicated to helping young girls and women. Four weeks in, Emma Sinclair looks at the growth of the financing concept which says goodbye to the millioniare backer…. Read More

Catapult: Crowdfunding for Women

  A new crowdfunding platform Catapult, will launch later this month to finance projects for the advancement of women and girls around the world. Since accountability is big a concern in development work, Catapult aims to remedy this by channeling 100 percent of donations directly to… Read More