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5 Social Causes I've Taken on Since Leaving craigslist Management in 2000

October 7, 2015

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. The thing is, I'd like to really make a… Read more »

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How Zidisha, A Microlending Org, Is Changing Lives

September 30, 2015

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. Kurnia said: Those of us who grew up in wealthy countries tend to allocate the rest of… Read more »

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kiva hashtag campaign

Giving Back to San Francisco via Kiva, One Hashtag at a Time

September 28, 2015

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. Kiva San Francisco is a local lending initiative to help small business owners in San Francisco get the financing they need to grow and create… Read more »

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5 Signs That a Nonprofit is Fake

September 25, 2015

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. However, I’ve been surprised, seriously shocked, to see a lot of fake nonprofits who exploit the misery of others to make a buck, and who take resources that might… Read more »

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Calling Women-led Startups: Apply to the #WomenStartupChallenge

September 24, 2015

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, I've partnered with Women Who Tech for the Women Startup Challenge NYC. Applications are open for one more week. You have 'til September 30th… Read more »

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hunger onions

#HungerChallenge Day 5: This Isn't An Experiment That Ends For Most People

September 18, 2015

Folks, my neighbors have made it through the #HungerChallenge with lots of realizations. They've definitely been hungry, they've had stress dreams, and they've been really conscious of food. Since they've completed the Challenge, I'm donating $10K to the SF-Marin Food Bank. If you're able, you can give back to the Food Bank, too. For every… Read more »

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hunger challenge day 4

#HungerChallenge Day 4: No Spontaneity Here

September 17, 2015

Folks, my neighbors have made it to Day 4 of the #HungerChallenge. They've definitely faced some dilemmas and made some tough choices. Remember that for each day they complete the Challenge, I'm donating to the SF-Marin Food Bank, up to $10K. If you missed this week's updates so far from Teri, you can catch up… Read more »

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celebrate

5 Women in Tech to Watch at Celebrate 2015

September 17, 2015

Hey, diversity in tech is a big deal. As part of our ongoing initiative to support women in tech, there are some great women in tech who are speaking at conferences this year like at Celebrate 2015, which is from October 4 – 6 in Vegas. Maybe some will even enter the Women Startup Challenge, or… Read more »

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hunger challenge tacos

#HungerChallenge Day 3: The Parents' Dilemma

September 16, 2015

Folks, my neighbors have made it to Day 3 of the #HungerChallenge. They've definitely faced some dilemmas and made some tough choices. Remember that for each day they complete the Challenge, I'm donating to the SF-Marin Food Bank, up to $10K. If you missed this week's updates so far from Teri, you can catch up… Read more »

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nerd wordnik

How I Adopted the Word "Nerd"

September 16, 2015

My team and I are claiming "nerd" for the honor of my fellow socially awkward, plastic pocket protector and taped together thick black glasses wearing tribe. Wordnik is a new dictionary that just launched a kickstarter. You, too, can claim a word… Live long and prosper. (Signed) Patient Zero of Nerds

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