VMware, Inc. is a company providing virtualization software founded in 1998 and based in Palo Alto, California, USA. It is majority owned by EMC Corporation.VMware’s technology can help nonprofits reduce their overhead and simplify IT processes by freeing up more time and resources to devote to the mission of the organization rather than running a datacenter. VMware’s virtualization solutions provide nonprofits with a platform to simplify datacenter operations, develop and manage cloud-based applications, and increase productivity in the datacenter. Learn more.

 

Bre.ad is a URL shortener that helps you promote your favorite things from your favorite charity to your own website. Bre.ad allows you to customize your own personal digital billboard to recommend anything you want. Your Twitter and Facebook followers will see your personalized billboard when they click on links you create using the Bre.ad link shortener. After five seconds, they are automatically redirected to the target link. Bre.ad cuts out the middle man and empowers users to manage customized online campaigns. Bre.ad makes the links you share more meaningful. Learn more.

 

CallFire provides a reliable, enterprise-grade VoIP platform that powers voice broadcasts, call centers, call tracking, and text messaging campaigns. With a staff of 15 employees, CallFire has over 30,000 customers including political groups, non-profits, insurance agents, small business owners, and marketers. Headquarted in Santa Monica, CA, CallFire is dedicated to providing high-availability systems, intuitive user interfaces, furious developer support, and unparalleled customer care in order to transform how companies do business. Learn more.

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Causecast, as the premier cause integration platform for nonprofits and brands, provides technology and services to support their commitment to solving the world’s most pressing challenges. Causecast partners with its clients to engage employees and activate consumers by incorporating relevant nonprofit donation and volunteer opportunities into their websites, across campaigns and throughout organizations. For nonprofits, Causecast offers free tools and resources, and access to cause-minded brands and publishers, resulting in higher supporter activation, enhanced fundraising capabilities and increased awareness of their message.  Learn more 

    

inDinero is the easiest way for businesses to manage their money. By downloading data from all your financial accounts, inDinero can help you plan and budget your money in a better way.  Once you enter in your account information, inDinero will fetch all bank statements and organize the transactions into different categories. It then updates your budgets and provides you with an easy-to-use financial dashboard. Learn more.

 

InVenture is a social enterprise providing the capital, guidance and support to empower business owners to lift themselves and their communities out of poverty.  A popular first step, micro-credit has helped alleviate the struggle of subsistence living for many budding entrepreneurs in developing countries, however, it does little to expand these businesses beyond sole proprietorships and create jobs within the community.  While often the means by which the entrepreneur launched their venture, micro-lending’s high interest rates, rigid payback structure and lack of guidance prevents micro-businesses from growing.  They find themselves suddenly trapped in the “missing middle”: the gap in financial services between micro-loans and the traditional banking sector.  Learn more. 

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MyCypher is a “Global Open Mic” that allows anyone worldwide to share their voice online in near real-time by turning every mobile phone into a microphone. The term “Cypher” comes from Hip-Hop culture and refers to the physical circle where artists express their creativity and skills, often within the context of an Open Mic. With the help of VOIP mobile technology and our custom platform, MyCypher.com provides a “Virtual Cypher” where anyone can showcase their creative voice in near real-time from anywhere in the world by recording over a computer microphone or standard cell phone. Learn more.

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Roozt helps ethical shoppers discover and save on socially responsible brands that make a positive influence on the world. Roozt gives consumers up to 80% off retail price of our featured products, exclusively socially responsible companies that have been thoroughly vetted by our experienced research team and certified “Roozt Approved.” Roozt brands allow customers to feel confident that their purchase not only gets them an awesome product, but is also helping to make the working a better place. Learn more.

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ShareSquare is a platform for connecting offline audiences with the bands and brands they love, through immediate calls-to-action and rich engagement on the mobile web, with real-time analytics.  Currently focused on enhancing physical and out-of-home promotions in music & entertainment, ShareSquare bridges the offline world with the mobile web.  Learn more.

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Stay Classy is an on-demand social fundraising solution for Nonprofit organizations. Our web-based platform allows Nonprofits to receive online donations, organize fundraising events & campaigns, manage donors across social media, and access our real-time reporting and analytics engine. StayClassy helps these organizations market themselves across the web, particularly to a younger demographic, with plug-ins to popular social sites like Facebook, Twitter, Myspace and more.  Learn more.
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Triptrotting connects people with similar interests from different corners of the world, who otherwise would have never met each other. Through face-to-face interaction, people will learn to understand each other beyond cultural differences and boundaries. With the help of the Triptrotting community, we hope to make the world a better place through cultural exchange and understanding. Learn more.

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