room to read

  • Atlassian And Room To Read Have Raised $3M To Help Educate Children In Developing Countries

    Atlassian And Room To Read Have Raised $3M To Help Educate Children In Developing Countries

    As mobile devices become increasingly common, the world’s largest tech companies are focused on grabbing the next billion users by targeting developing economies. But the excitement over the masses of potential new customers makes it easy to forget that many of those countries still suffer from low literacy rates. There are over 700 million illiterate adults in the world, or about 16% of… Read More

  • Twitter Will Sell No Wine Before Its Time — It's Finally Time

    Just about a year ago, Twitter revealed a project called The Fledgling Initiative. No, it wasn’t some new secret Twitter feature, instead it was a project that would see Twitter make its own wine. Yes, wine. But for a good cause — Room to Read, the non-profit that’s all about extending literacy and the education of children around the world. But at the time, Twitter warned… Read More

  • Twitter To Get So Buck On Its Own Wine Tonight

    We will sell no wine before its time. Well, it’s time. Twitter headquarters has just been delivered two huge barrels of Fledgling Wine — the wine label it created in partnership with San Francisco-based winery Crushpad. I have a feeling the “tea time” that Twitter does every Friday might be a little crazier this week. It may be time to get buck. Read More

  • Twitter Will Sell No Wine Before Its Time (But They Will Sell Wine)

    In some circles, money is known as “cheese.” As we all know, Twitter has yet to make any of it. But they are now making something that pairs nicely with cheese: Wine. No, seriously, Twitter has its own wine label, Fledgling Wine, which it’s launching today in partnership with San Francisco-based winery Crushpad. Right now you’re thinking one of two things: 1) Is this… Read More