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As of 1/1/2015, Craig founded Craig Newmark Philanthropies.

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Resolutions of a Nerd

December 31, 2014






Hey, it's that time of year where people are making resolutions for 2015. I have resolutions year- round, especially since, long term, I want to figure out how to give a voice, using the internet, to everyone on the planet. I'm a nerd, and I figure things should be fair. My resolution for 2015 is to: Learn to… Read more »

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4 More Websites I'm Impressed With

December 26, 2014






Earlier this year, I shared 5 sites I've got bookmarked that I thought might surprise some folks. But maybe not, I'm a nerd, and some sites I've got bookmarked might be predictable. To be honest, I'm a sucker for those that do factchecking well and those that humor me. On that note, here are 4 websites… Read more »

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5 Reasons Why Giving Back’s Important

December 24, 2014






As a nerd, I really believe in giving back (always have). It's important to collaborate, help one another, and create the change we want, and that takes time. Earlier this year, the craigconnects team and I created an infographic, Cracking the Crowdfunding Code, to show you just how effective and accessible crowdfunding is. Crowdfunding raised more than five… Read more »

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The Birds Take on San Francisco

December 22, 2014






Folks, many of you might know that I've got quite the community of birds right outside my office window. They've all got their own personalities and agendas (though, they all like to eat), but they really spruce up my home office. I kinda like to give 'em personalities based on their expressions and their demeanor…. Read more »

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Infographics

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New Infographic reveals poll data about Americans' perception of voting in the US.

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Did you know that only 7% of investor money goes to women-led startups? Here’s why funding women startups is a really good idea.

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How much money do crowdfunding campaigns raise on average for nonprofits? What are best practices for doing crowdfunding right?

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