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Blackbaud buys Kintera

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Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Blackbaud buys Kintera May 29, 2008 In retrospect, this probably was inevitable. And I’m sure that the very low stock price of Kintera’s certainly made a buyout of it by Blackbaud easier.

Kintera Connect

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Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Kintera Connect August 15, 2007 I listened in on the call with Kintera folks about their new platform, called Connect. I was mostly curious about how open this platform will be, and what the future holds for them.

Blackbaud Completes Acquisition of Kintera - FOXBusiness.com

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Blackbaud Completes Acquisition of Kintera - FOXBusiness.com: "CHARLESTON, S.C., Jul 09, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -Blackbaud(R: 68.99, +1.48, +2.19%), Inc.

Blackbaud, Inc. Announces Acquisition of Kintera

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Announces Acquisition of KinteraCharleston, S.C. – May 29, 2008 – Blackbaud, Inc. NASDAQ: BLKB), the leading provider of software and related services designed specifically for nonprofit organizations, announced today that it is acquiring Kintera, Inc. PRESS RELEASEPress Releases: "Blackbaud, Inc.

WebCPA - Blackbaud to Acquire Kintera for $46 Million

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Blackbaud acquires Kintera today | Beaconfire Wire

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Beaconfire Survey: Tech Gadgets » Blackbaud acquires Kintera today Posted Thursday, May 29th, 2008 at 7:19 pm by Lynn (39 posts) More consolidation in the nonprofit software market today. Blackbaud bought Kintera for a staggering $46 Million in cash. 05/26/2010: Don’t forget your content 05/24/2010: IE6 Is Dead.

Kintera on the verge of being delisted | Non-Profit Tech Blog

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Pipes (1) Kintera , eCRM Kintera on the verge of being delisted 04.10.08 | 3378 11 Comments [link] Kintera+on+the+verge+of+being+delisted 2008-04-10+16%3A40%3A41 Allan+Benamer And so the story continues with Kintera as their stock asymptotically approaches zero… On April 2, 2008, Kintera, Inc. Be nice.

Blackbaud Completes Kintera Acquisition.whats next? | Non-Profit Tech Blog

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Pipes (1) Blackbaud , Kintera , eCRM Blackbaud Completes Kintera Acquisition…what’s next? 07.09.08 | 3448 8 Comments [link] Blackbaud+Completes+Kintera+Acquisition.what%27s+next%3F 2008-07-09+18%3A37%3A14 Allan+Benamer What’s next is that Blackbaud can finally blog about the acquisition. Be nice. Keep it clean.

Ask Idealware: eAdvocacy Alternatives to Kintera?

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Lenny asks : We're an all volunteer 501c4 that has been using Kintera. They're asking a great deal of money for continuing to use Kintera. We would greatly appreciate suggestions of other service providers. We can segment the list and target specific geographic regions, and we're able to provide copy for the readers to send as well.

OM NOM NOM NOM: Blackbaud Gobbles Kintera | Non-Profit Tech Blog

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It contains FAQs that were sent out to Blackbaud and Kintera employees. Should any of your customers raise Kintera-Blackbaud issues that are specific to them, contact a member of the Integration Leadership Team so they can be involved. What was interesting to me is that it looks like they bought Kintera primarily for Sphere.

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And then there were two. Blackbaud Buys Kintera | Non-Profit Tech Blog

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Pipes (1) Blackbaud , Kintera , Online Fundraising , eCRM , nptech Blackbaud Buys Kintera 05.30.08 | 3435 8 Comments [link] Blackbaud+Buys+Kintera 2008-05-30+05%3A22%3A39 Allan+Benamer Just my luck — I’m on the plane back from Netsquared when Blackbaud announces the biggest news of the year in the nonprofit CRM space.

Tidbits

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Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Tidbits February 14, 2008 These are tidbits of things I’ve gotten recently from vendors, or gotten via feeds or twitter. Kintera opens a Developers Challenge.  Setup of all three has a one time fee.

Dreamforce 2008 post-mortem - back to the cheap seats

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Related posts: The view from the cheap seats It appears that my post about Kintera Connect was linked. I had never been to a large, high-priced business conference like Dreamforce before, much less spoken at one. Oh, the details! No expense was spared, and lots of open bars. Frankly, it was almost ostentatious in this economy.

Kintera now almost as valuable as Bear Stearns | Non-Profit Tech Blog

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Pipes (1) Kintera Kintera now almost as valuable as Bear Stearns 03.17.08 | 3347 4 Comments [link] Kintera+now+almost+as+valuable+as+Bear+Stearns 2008-03-17+20%3A21%3A55 Allan+Benamer Jason Z. Current valuations: Kintera $0.66 Allan Benamer said: Anyone going long on Kintera? Today, they got there. Jason Z. NAFTA.

Are you a "nonprofit" or a "charity"? See what Google users think | Non-Profit Tech Blog

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What we’re reading, week of 12/1 « i On Nonprofits said: [.] 4, 2008 From Non-Profit Tech Blog… Are you a “nonprofit&# or a “charity&# ? excellent December 2008 post from the Nonprofit Tech Blog discusses online search trends for the two terms, with some surprising results. Copy, paste, refine. Giddy up!

8 reactions to NTC 2008 | Beaconfire Wire

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» 8 reactions to NTC 2008 Posted Tuesday, March 25th, 2008 at 9:44 am by Ali Cherry (11 posts) Last week, a whopping 10 Beaconfire employees headed down to New Orleans to learn about how nonprofits are using and can use online technology, and also to connect with others doing work like ours. Long Live IE6!

APIs from Kintera and Convio – A new beginning? | Beaconfire Wire

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Posted Monday, October 22nd, 2007 at 8:53 am by Jeff Herron (10 posts) The past two weeks have seen some exciting developments as both Kintera and Convio launched Open API programs, Kintera Connect and Convio Open respectively. Convio is REST based and Kintera is SOAP based. and Kintera??s Long Live IE6! So, let??s

Convio will join Kintera and Blackbaud as a publicly traded company

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Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Convio will join Kintera and Blackbaud as a publicly traded company September 1, 2007 You’ve probably heard the news, and I’m taking a break from my break to write about it. But, hey, why not?

Nonprofit CRM Trends Plus How to Choose an eCRM - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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Copyright © 2008, Care2.com , Inc. Todays providers offer everything from communications to fundraising. Its available for download here.

The NonProfit Times - The Leading Business Publication For Nonprofit Management

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The NonProfit Times - The Leading Business Publication For Nonprofit Management: "Blackbaud Spends $46 Million On KinteraBy Paul Clolery and Mark HrywnaThe buying spree of software vendor Blackbaud continues with the $46-million cash acquisition of troubled Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider Kintera.

Blackbaud Software Company Buys a Struggling Competitor - Philanthropy.com

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Blackbaud Software Company Buys a Struggling Competitor - Philanthropy.com: "Blackbaud Software Company Buys a Struggling CompetitorBy Holly HallBlackbaud, the nation’s largest provider of fund-raising software to charities, today announced that it will acquire Kintera, a San Diego software company makes similar software.

Ask Idealware: Who's Using Salesforce? | Idealware

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By Laura Quinn , January 3, 2008 Don asks : Who is successfully using Salesforce as a CRM and communication tool? Because it’s a platform (rather than a packaged application like Convio, Kintera, or Democracy In Action), nonprofits can (and are) doing an incredibly wide range of things. What features do they make most use of?

Platforms break open, part II

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looked over Allan Benamer’s post on the Convio and Kintera initiatives, I looked harder at the Convio Open and Kintera Connect docs, and I also had a chat with some Kintera folk. Allan is right – the Kintera API is more comprehensive, and provides for more flexibility than the Convio API. have a few comments.

RSS: Best thing since sliced bread

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Learn how to use RSS in Kinteras CMS Are you actively using an RSS reader in your daily life - for work and play? I am! To be quite honest, I didnt begin regularly using RSS until recently, but it's changed my life. Seriously! Why is RSS so important for your supporters? First , it makes it easy to know when you've published new content.

Are you a "nonprofit" or a "charity"? See what Google users think | Non-Profit Tech Blog

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What we’re reading, week of 12/1 « i On Nonprofits said: [.] 4, 2008 From Non-Profit Tech Blog… Are you a “nonprofit&# or a “charity&# ? excellent December 2008 post from the Nonprofit Tech Blog discusses online search trends for the two terms, with some surprising results. Copy, paste, refine. Giddy up!

Are you a "nonprofit" or a "charity"? See what Google users think | Non-Profit Tech Blog

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What we’re reading, week of 12/1 « i On Nonprofits said: [.] 4, 2008 From Non-Profit Tech Blog… Are you a “nonprofit&# or a “charity&# ? excellent December 2008 post from the Nonprofit Tech Blog discusses online search trends for the two terms, with some surprising results. Copy, paste, refine. Giddy up!

Are you a "nonprofit" or a "charity"? See what Google users think | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

What we’re reading, week of 12/1 « i On Nonprofits said: [.] 4, 2008 From Non-Profit Tech Blog… Are you a “nonprofit&# or a “charity&# ? excellent December 2008 post from the Nonprofit Tech Blog discusses online search trends for the two terms, with some surprising results. Copy, paste, refine. Giddy up!

Are you a "nonprofit" or a "charity"? See what Google users think | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

What we’re reading, week of 12/1 « i On Nonprofits said: [.] 4, 2008 From Non-Profit Tech Blog… Are you a “nonprofit&# or a “charity&# ? excellent December 2008 post from the Nonprofit Tech Blog discusses online search trends for the two terms, with some surprising results. Copy, paste, refine. Giddy up!

How’s that donor database of yours?

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December 2, 2008 In general, although I am sometimes asked, I tend to avoid assisting clients with choosing a donor database package. Included in the bottom four are 3 properties of Blackbaud: Raiser’s Edge, eTapestry, and Kintera Sphere which was in dead last place. So how did people like these? iMIS rounded out the bottom four.)

Tidbits

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Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Tidbits May 19, 2008 There are some really interesting tidbits of stuff out there. Allan Benamer points out that Kintera is about to be delisted by NASDAQ. What do you think? Way to go! Be Helpful.

Learn from the Millenials and how they do Nonprofit 2.0 | Non-Profit Tech Blog

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Posted in Brand & Identity, Fundraising Strategy by Jake on June 16th, 2008 The nonprofit tech blog is in my aggregator, so I recommend it is in [.] Pipes (1) Nonprofit 2.0 Learn from the Millennials and How They Do Nonprofit 2.0 06.15.08 | 3440 1 Comment [link] Learn+from+the+Millennials+and+How+They+Do+Nonprofit+2.0 Be nice. No spam.

SaaS vs. Open Source

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Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology SaaS vs. Open Source September 24, 2008 I just finished writing a post for the Idealware blog about choosing SaaS vs. Open source. Kintera uses something proprietary, as well as Convio. alain mor.ph

How’s that donor database of yours?

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Included in the bottom four are 3 properties of Blackbaud: Raiser’s Edge, eTapestry, and Kintera Sphere which was in dead last place. And Kintera Sphere, I think, is going to open a car repair shop In general, although I am sometimes asked, I tend to avoid assisting clients with choosing a donor database package.

Openness Transforms the Nonprofit CRM Business | Non-Profit Tech Blog

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Pipes (1) Blackbaud , Convio , Kintera , Open API , Strategy , eCRM , mpower , salesforce.com And the Walls Start to Tumble Down, Open Platform/API/Source Free For All! Yes, you can now develop unique third party apps in Kintera that have nothing to do with fundraising (even though everything has to do with fundraising). Salesforce?

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Mpower Open Podcast | Non-Profit Tech Blog

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After all, for many of these would-be open API or open source providers, companies like Convio or Kintera or MPower are basically getting free work out of developers when they put up code for inspection. Yes.NET? Can replace Convio and Raiser’s Edge? Now you know why my jaw dropped during the interview. Download here. would come in.

Pro-Tibet Non-Profit Under Cyber-Attack | Non-Profit Tech Blog

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However, we’ve had a few non-profits go public recently with a sustained series of cyberattacks that have been perpetrated on pro-Tibet advocacy nonprofits. Unfortunately, the Washington Post writer didn’t have enough specifics for us techies to take action on the problems there. Use web file sharing or online office systems to share documents.

See What’s Out There » Blog Archive » MoveOn.org Political Action: Direct Response Video

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The page is their standard fundraising page (the kind you get with services such as Convio or Kintera).

eTapestry API offered for free by Blackbaud | Non-Profit Tech Blog

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Pipes (1) Blackbaud , Convio , Kintera , Online Fundraising , Open API , eCRM It’s Alive! It’s Alive! Add or modify relationships.

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