27 May '11, 7am

A Platform For Investing In Social Enterprises: via the awesomeness of @kevinasuncion and @Care2

A Platform For Investing In Social Enterprises: via the awesomeness of @kevinasuncion and @Care2

Josh Tetrick is the CEO of 33Needs. For those who aren't familiar can you tell us a little bit about what 33needs does, and how it differs from other for profit small business crowdfunding sites like Profounder. Social investing in companies solving the world's biggest needs. We’re turning the focus of crowdfunding entirely on companies with a social mission, and allowing ordinary people to invest, make a social impact, and earn financial rewards. We're the only platform in the world that enables ordinary people – you, neighbor Joe, Aunt Sally, and even your dog Jake (fine, maybe not Jake) – to invest in do-good companies (called social enterprises) and earn financial rewards. For example: 20,000 people could invest, not donate, $50 each in More than Me, Inc., one of the companies raising money on 33needs. We're different in two key ways 1. We don't have a limit to the num...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/trailblazers/blog/a-platform-...

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