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Broadcast 6/28/2012 at 00:04:23 (12 Listens, 9 Downloads, 894 Itunes)
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David Boyce, CEO,

Crowd Funding

Fundly is the largest crowd funding website for non-profits, with over $240 million raised. We talk about how crowd funding works and why it is more effective than just putting a donation button on your website. 

Notes from the interview-- mostly some of the questions I asked

How big is Fundly?

Raised over $240 million over four years. 

How much is donated to non-profits overall each year?

$300 billion

How much of fundly donations were for non-profits?

How does fundly compare kickstarter or indiegogo or kiva or

Viral coefficient.   .52

How do you monetize, how do you make money? How do you charge

How about email?

What percentage of the market is crowd-sourced?

of the $300 billion $39 billion has been done on line and of the non-profit, we're the biggest-- 

What's the magic-- 

cute video, awesome pictures, ". it's really passion that fuels these things. 

Our vision is a world where more people give more. 

of their money, their time their influence"

Do you help develop volunteers?

habitat for humanity has 652 projects on Fundly-- build projects with volunteers who are going to build houses. 

Bundlers, money bombs, e-mail campaigns, Facebook campaigns and general online donations are all possible with Fundly, which offers its services for nonprofits, including educational institutions and, of course, political campaigns

What's the Fundly Political Index?


 a chart depicting the social fundraising activity on Fundly, using Jan. 1, 2011 as a baseline.



Engaging  track return visits.

"This election cycle will definitively be the most social of any election cycle that we've seen,"

It's not just about putting up a page. To make a fundly  or any crowd sourcing fund raising campaign successful, what do people need to do?

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Rob Kall is an award winning journalist, inventor, software architect, connector and visionary. His work and his writing have been featured in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, CNN, ABC, the HuffingtonPost, Success, Discover and other media. 

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He is the author of The Bottom-up Revolution; Mastering the Emerging World of Connectivity  

He's given talks and workshops to Fortune 500 execs and national medical and psychological organizations, and pioneered first-of-their-kind conferences in Positive Psychology, Brain Science and Story. He hosts some of the world's smartest, most interesting and powerful people on his Bottom Up Radio Show, and founded and publishes one of the top Google- ranked progressive news and opinion sites,

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Rob Kall has spent his adult life as an awakener and empowerer-- first in the field of biofeedback, inventing products, developing software and a music recording label, MuPsych, within the company he founded in 1978-- Futurehealth, and founding, organizing and running 3 conferences: Winter Brain, on Neurofeedback and consciousness, Optimal Functioning and Positive Psychology (a pioneer in the field of Positive Psychology, first presenting workshops on it in 1985) and Storycon Summit Meeting on the Art Science and Application of Story-- each the first of their kind.  Then, when he found the process of raising people's consciousness and empowering them to take more control of their lives  one person at a time was too slow, he founded which has been the top search result on Google for the terms liberal news and progressive opinion for several years. Rob began his Bottom-up Radio show, broadcast on WNJC 1360 AM to Metro Philly, also available on iTunes, covering the transition of our culture, business and world from predominantly Top-down (hierarchical, centralized, authoritarian, patriarchal, big)  to bottom-up (egalitarian, local, interdependent, grassroots, archetypal feminine and small.) Recent long-term projects include a book, Bottom-up-- The Connection Revolution, debillionairizing the planet and the Psychopathy Defense and Optimization (more...)

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