November 17, 2010

Hey nonprofits, what’s better than a BIG donor?

by David Spark

Answer: Me! Yep, I’d love to volunteer for your nonprofit for free. Who am I? My name is David Spark, founder of Spark Media Solutions, a custom publishing/social media firm. So many companies and organizations want to be seen as leading voices in their field, but they try to do it with marketing, branding, and public relations alone, which is … Continue reading

November 8, 2010

Invest in entrepreneurs for social good

by JD Lasica

Invest in entrepreneurs for social good from JD Lasica on Vimeo. InVenture supports small business owners in developing world Here’s a short interview with Shivani Siroya, the personable and passionate founder and CEO of InVenture (“Invest in good”), an online platform that allows everyday individuals to invest directly in business owners of their choosing in Ghana, Mali, India and Mexico, … Continue reading

August 24, 2010

Crowdsourcing conference coming to SF

by JD Lasica

Probably the most intriguing addition to the conference landscape is the upcoming inaugural CrowdConf, the first conference that focuses on the emerging field of crowdsourcing and the future of distributed work. Researchers, technologists, outsourcing experts, legal scholars and artists will gather Oct. 4 in San Francisco to discuss how crowdsourcing is beginning to transform the democratizing and flattening of the … Continue reading