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Women Startup Challenge: 10 Finalists Vie for $25K at Microsoft in NYC

Folks, many of you know that I support women in tech as an initiative, but more specifically, Women Who Tech's Women Startup Challenge. I've partnered with 'em to award $25K to the winner of the Challenge. It's pretty simple…Fair's fair, regardless of gender in tech, or it should be.
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5 Social Causes I've Taken on Since Leaving craigslist Management in 2000

Folks, I have had no part in craigslist management since 2000, and instead focus my time on philanthropy, and helping out others who are doing good work. I'm frequently asked about the causes I support, so I figured it be helpful to highlight some for you.
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How Zidisha, A Microlending Org, Is Changing Lives

Folks, I support Zidisha, an org that was one of the finalists in the Women Startup Challenge. They're the real deal. Julia Kurnia, Founder of Zidisha wrote a guest blog post describing the good work that they do.
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Giving Back to San Francisco via Kiva, One Hashtag at a Time

Folks, I've partnered with Kiva for the Kiva City San Francisco initiative.  For every time someone uses the hashtag #LendLocal and  #KivaSF, I'll contribute $5 to Kiva San Francisco, up to $25K.
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5 Signs That a Nonprofit is Fake

Last ten years, I’ve plunged into the world of philanthropy, and I’ve seen a lot of good people doing a lot of good for other people.
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Calling Women-led Startups: Apply to the #WomenStartupChallenge

At Microsoft in Times Square this November 9, 10 women-led startups will pitch their innovative and disruptive ventures to a panel of investors for the chance to win $25,000. This could be you. Folks, the Craig Newmark Philanthropic Fund (CNPF) has partnered with Women Who Tech for the Women Startup Challenge NYC.