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Meet Omakase, The Charity That Wants To End The Tech Industry’s Giving Problem

The average salary of Silicon Valley tech professionals is <a target="_blank" href="http://media.dice.com/report/2013-2012-dice-salary-survey/">$101,278</a>. So it's pretty embarrassing that <a target

Amazon Wants To Do Good With Its Goods, Launches ‘AmazonSmile’ Charity Donation Program

At the beginning of the year, just after Amazon reported a <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2013/01/29/amazon-misses-q4-sales-up-22-percent-to-21-3b-net-income-down-45-percent-to-97m/">big profit

Charity Donation Platform Believe.in Gets A Pinterest-Style Makeover To Be More Flexible

The Pinterestification of the web has claimed another victim. Charity donation platform, Believe.in, is the latest startup to move from a feed-style view on its homepage and user profiles to a tile-ba

Gramble World, A Mobile Social Gaming & Charity-Giving Network, Raises $2M More To Close Out $5M Seed

Netherlands-based startup Gramble World, which operates a mobile social gaming and entertainment network which lets gamers nominate charities to receive a cut of their in-game payments and ad views, h

Google’s Charitable Donations Android App “One Today” Exits Pilot

<a target="_blank" href="https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.android.apps.onetoday">One Today</a>, the charitable giving app <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2013/04/18/google

Meet Rhett, The Reason You Should Donate Money To Charity To Hang Out With A VC [TCTV]

How much is a dinner with SV Angel's co-founder and managing partner, David Lee, worth? When you put it into the context of where the money will be going, the answer should be "it's almost priceless."

Inside Microsoft’s ‘Geek 2 Chic’ Fashion Show, Where Tech Types Strike A Pose For Charity [TCTV]

The tech-dominated San Francisco Bay Area isn't exactly known as a hub for high fashion -- <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2013/01/19/facebook-hoodie-swag-employee/">Facebook's new James Perse st

With #HonorYourMom, Samahope Wants To Fund Medical Treatments For Women In Need Around The World

This Sunday, there's a lot you can do in honor of the woman who raised you. But the San Francisco-based startup Samahope hopes that funds usually reserved for cross-state chocolate delivery might be u

Want A Meeting With Tim Cook? You Can Win One For Charity

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/charitybuzz">CharityBuzz</a> in conjunction with the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights is auctioning off a coffee break w

Fashion Project, The Site Making Online Shopping A Charitable Act, Raises $1.8 Million In Seed Funding

Recent TechStars Boston grad <a target="_blank" href="https://www.fashionproject.com/">Fashion Project</a> has a different take on the second-hand apparel market. It operates an online store where

The Weekly Good: Maya Baratz and Hunter Walk Team Up For “The Startup Chef” Cookbook

This installment of "The Weekly Good" will touch a few of your important senses. We had the chance to speak with two very special and talented people with huge hearts who also want to make sure that y

Mutual Funds For Non-Profits: Bright Funds Wants To Be The Vanguard For Charitable Giving

When push-comes-to-shove, people love to donate, especially when they believe that their donation (be it money, time, food or possessions) will make a real difference. While online charity and fundrai

The Weekly Good: Cory Booker On Public Service, Twitter, And…Burning Buildings

<strong>[Note: This is the first of a weekly series, if your company is doing something amazing to help a charitable cause or doing some good in your community, <a target="_blank" href="mailto:drew@be

Group-Funding Platform Crowdtilt Opens To Non-Profits, Now Offers Tax-Deductible Donations, Receipts

<a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/02/10/y-combinator-backed-crowdtilt-launches-to-become-the-kickstarter-for-any-group/">Since we first covered its launch</a> back in February, <a target="_bla

Facebook Gifts Get Charitable: You Can Now Give The Gift Of Donations To Your Friends

Facebook Gifts launched with the ability for you to buy something meaningful for a friend or family member on the social network. <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/10/02/forget-saying-happy-bi

Thoughtful.org Launches To Connect Brands And Celebrities To Shake Up Social Good

Here's the deal, I have <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2009/06/04/if-you-hate-posts-about-twitter-blamedrewscancer/">some experience</a> in the realm of trying to gather a bunch of folks around

Google Search Insights Can Help Motivate You To Increase Your Charitable Giving

One of the things that I'm really passionate about is helping charitable causes and organizations in any way that I can. A lot of my friends and family try their best to give, either money or time, bu

Sincerely Ink Launches In-App “Giving” Program, Lets You Send Cards With Charitable Donations

<a href="http://sincerely.com/">Sincerely</a> is on a roll. The startup behind a ton of photo-printing and greeting card mobile apps, including <a href="http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/postagram/id42

Win A Meeting With Sean Parker, SV Angel & More In An Auction To Benefit Cancer Research

The <a href="http://m2dcancer.org/index.php">Motion To Dismiss Cancer</a>, a team formed to raise money for the <a href="http://www.lls.org/">The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society</a> (LLS), recently ki

PlayMob Raises Funding To Incentivise Social Games To Carry Charitable Virtual Goods

<a href="http://theplaymob.com/">PlayMob</a>, whose product GiverBoard lets charities fundraise via a clever in-game micro-payment mechanic, has secured £500,000 ($787,000) funding from NESTA and Mid
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