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Razoo Management, a Charity Crowdfunding Site, Buys Out Founder Legatum

Razoo, a crowdfunding platform for charitable giving, has announced that its management has successfully concluded a buyout of the business from global investment firm and founder of Razoo, the Legatum Group. Razoo was founded in 2006 and has since enabled $550 million in donations globally…. Read More

Brief: Razoo Expands Into Personal Fundraising

On Wednesday, crowdfunding platform for causes, Razoo, announced it has decided to expand into personal fundraising. Razoo declared that now everyone can use may use its platform for various projects that range from personal to medical bills. It also stated that all fees will be… Read More

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… 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… 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… 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… Read More

Razoo Crowdfunds Over $1.1 Million for #GivingTuesday

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… Read More

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

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… Read More

Crowdvance Plans #GivingTuesday Initiative With 35+ Nonprofits

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… Read More

Razoo to Back #GivingTuesday with National Competition

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… 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… 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… 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… Read More

Razoo Hosts Crowdfunding Campaign for the 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,… Read More

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

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… 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…. 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… 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… 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… 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… Read More

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