Crowd Causes

Usually a philanthropic, humanitarian, environmental or charitable project that attracts widespread support. Includes impact investing

Freedom of Speech and Crowdfunding

Freedom of Speech and Crowdfunding

A donations crowdfunding project launched by a former Google employee has exceeded its $130,000 target, with contributions from over 3,000 backers. A senior software engineer claims first-hand knowledge that Google has been exercising censorship, suppressing legal...

Food Sharing App Tackles $1 Trillion Annual Wastage

Food Sharing App Tackles $1 Trillion Annual Wastage

A third of all the food produced in the world is thrown away. It represents an annual value of $1 trillion, and in the UK half the food is wasted in the home.  It’s one of our planet’s greatest problems. There are millions of people who don’t have enough,...

The Syrian Refugee Crisis: The People Respond

The Syrian Refugee Crisis: The People Respond

The Syrian refugee crisis is a tragic reminder of how humanity needs to respond to a slew of new problems that we are not sure how to handle. No one has all the answers, but we must begin somewhere. Before all of the strategic and formal programs that can emerge to...