Schwab Social Entrepreneurs Summit 2007

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We're wrapping up an intense couple of days here in Zurich, and I take the spectacular train to Davos this afternoon. The event here in Zurich is the Schwab Social Entrepreneur Summit, where roughly a hundred social entrepreneurs get together with global leaders to advance the movement.

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The 2007 Skoll Awards for Social Entrepreneurship

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The big celebration was also in the Sheldonian: the 2007 Awards for Social Entrepreneurship. And it was exciting! Below, I have picked a few select photos: the rest are on my Flickr page.

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Wrapping Up the 2007 Skoll World Forum

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The Balancing Act: just about right This is my third Skoll Forum, and I definitely think that it was the best. And that's saying something, since I got my award last year and that was pretty exciting.

World Economic Forum - Davos 2007

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And, later in the week I move to Davos for the World Economic Forum - Annual Meeting 2007. It's that time of year when social entrepreneurs get to hang out and carouse with the world's leaders. I'm en route to Switzerland for two conferences (or, a pre-conference and a conference). This is where many of the key global players from the social entrepreneurship field get together, under the auspices of Klaus and Hilde Schwab.

Working to Change the World - May 24, 2007

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Bill Coleman and I will be speaking at Santa Clara University on Working to Change the World on May 24th, 2007. Thursday, May 24, 2007 5:30-6:30 p.m. It should be fun: I really enjoy talking with Bill and this is a chance to talk about what we both think really matters! Here's the announcement from SCU.

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Nonprofit Org in TIME's Top 10 Websites of 2007 | NTEN: The Nonprofit Technology Network

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Nonprofit Org in TIME's Top 10 Websites of 2007 | NTEN: The Nonprofit Technology Network: "2007Submitted by Annaliese on Wed, 12/19/2007 - 2:21pm.nonprofit technoloy | NPTech | NTEN | nten membersLong-time NTEN member organization VolunteerMatch made it into TIME's list of Top 10 Websites for 2007.

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Video Blogging Week:2007

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It starts on Sunday. The details are here

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Games for Change 2007: Funders Perspective Panel

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Photo by Rikomatic. The key takeaway for me is the whole point about the need for new metrics to measure learning from games. That the old metrics aren't working. This is the same conversation that is happening around web metrics versus blog metrics.

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2007 Global Social Venture Competition

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I just found out about a matching making blog for the 2007 GSVC, where social groups can link up with students who want to work on a business plan. Teams interested in attending this event should be planning to submit their business plans to the 2007 GSVC. The executive summary deadline for GSVC is January 17, 2007.

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2007: New Year's Technology Resolutions

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To be more productive with the time I spend online and put some of the suggestions that Ed Hallowell in his book, Crazy Busy suggests about avoiding online time wasters. To stop being a digital slob in terms of my hard drive, tagging habits, flickr photo annotation, blog posts, etc. It probably means to slow down and not try to do so much at such a frenetic pace. But maybe I can be fast and neater? My horrible computer crash has inspired several resolutions about crash proofing my pc.

NTC 2007 Day of Service: Come Join Us

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Want to see an online documentary from 2000 that shows scenes from the first ever Day of Service held in Kansas City in March, 2000? Click here. One of my clients is NTEN and for the past five years I've been hired to help coordinate the NTC Day of Service on April 4thi n Washington, DC.

Crowdsourcing is so 2007

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Let me introduce you to crowdcollecting. The video you will watch below consists of seven music tracks/videos that are made exclusively from video material found on YouTube. Kutiman spent 3 months in his bedroom splicing and dicing over one hundred videos for samples of singers and instruments—from guitars, pianos, drums and harps, to synthesizers, a bouzouki and even a cash register. Enjoy.

Is the Nonprofit Technology Conference 2007 on your list?

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The 2007 NTC Conference is around the corner, well in April, but some discount pricing deadlines coming right up. I'm excited because this will my seventh one! Even though for many years I've had a paying gig with NTEN to coordinate the Day of Service at the Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) -- it is THE conference to attend if you work with technology and nonprofits. And, this year I will be attending the conference and coordinating the Day of Service too!

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NetCentric Advocacy: ShutterClock - Friday 11th May 2007 @ 8PM GMT

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Home Green Media Toolshed Profile Twitter Shared Links Subscribe Archives « social circles - marcos weskamp | Main | HillaryClinton.com - Campaign Song Poll » May 17, 2007 ShutterClock - Friday 11th May 2007 @ 8PM GMT Network syncronizing distributed group of people to take a photo at the same time. ShutterClock - Friday 11th May 2007 @ 8PM GMT. All these pictures where taken on Friday 11th May 2007, at 8pm GMT*.

NpTechTag MetaFeed: 2007 Version 1 - Feed Fixed, Tag Still Broken?

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Allan Benamer gave a shout that the NpTech Meta Feed was broken. The NpTech Meta Feed has been revised and move to here: [link]. I've asked Marshall to put a forward on the old feed. But is it fixed? Gavin's Digital Diner gave us a thoughtful post about the pros/cons of taxonomy versus folksonomy, and the quality (or lack of) in user-generated content. A brilliant reflection, if only presenting one point of view, but still worth reading! It's here.

Live from Convio Summit 2007 - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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nfp 2.0 » The trends that will drive charities in 2007!

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whitewater widgets yak shack January 4th, 2007 The trends that will drive charities in 2007! Never mind, there will be plenty of elbow room to experiment and innovate in 2007. 2007 will be the year of the widget. Says: February 12th, 2007 at 6:19 am [.]

Live From New York: 2007 DMA Nonprofit Federation Conference - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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Nonprofits Celebrate New Home in Second Life: Nonprofit Commons Grand Opening Gala Event on August 14th, 2007

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Tuesday, August 14, 2007 at 5:30 p.m. Hey Have Fun * Do Gooders, Many of you know that I work as the Community Builder for NetSquared , a project of TechSoup.

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The rest of the series: Part 2: Renewing Donors and Following up on Pledges Part 3: Processing Donations This entry was posted on Thursday, February 15th, 2007 at 10:02 am and is filed under CRM , Technology. 28 Comments Evan | Thursday, 15 February 2007 at 6:34 pm Whoa.

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This entry was posted on Tuesday, April 17th, 2007 at 1:48 pm and is filed under CRM , Technology. 25 Comments Ron Hess | Tuesday, 17 April 2007 at 7:37 pm Brilliant ! Steve | Tuesday, 17 April 2007 at 8:00 pm Thanks Ron! Kingsley | Monday, 23 April 2007 at 10:35 am Fantastic!

Blogathon 2007: Raise Money for Your Favorite Cause with your Blog

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Starting Saturday, July 28th at 6 AM PST, 2007 Blogathon bloggers will post a new post every 30 minutes for 24 hours to raise money for their favorite cause. If you do decide to join the 2007 Blogathon, let folks know in the comments of this post. Image Credit: The 2007 Blogathon mascot, Meme the Sheep, was created by the Ryan Estrada. Who needs a walk-a-thon when you can join a Blogathon!

Outlook 2007 to Use MS Word to Display HTML Emails | Beaconfire Wire

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Some YouTube fans cut TV use » Outlook 2007 to Use MS Word to Display HTML Emails Posted Monday, January 29th, 2007 at 4:59 pm by Tim (35 posts) There has been much discussion lately about Microsoft’s decision to abandon IE as the rendering engine for HTML emails in Outlook 2007. Many existing templates will not be Outlook 2007 compatible, and can almost be counted on to break when viewed.

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Favorite Do-Good Books of 2007

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I didn't get a chance to post my Favorite Do-Good Book list for 2007 before the year ended, so here it is. Many of them were listed in my answer to the Meaningful Book Meme last October. Here are links to my Favorite Do-Good Books of 2006 and Favorite Do-Good Books of 2005.

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Ballmer to demo Dynamics Live CRM at Convergence 2007 | Non-Profit Tech Blog

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Pipes (1) Dynamics Live , Microsoft , eCRM , nptech Ballmer to demo Dynamics Live CRM at Convergence 2007 03.14.07 | 3138 No Comments [link] Ballmer+to+demo+Dynamics+Live+CRM+at+Convergence+2007 2007-03-14+17%3A20%3A56 Allan+Benamer It looks like Microsoft’s Steve Ballmer is going to demo Dynamics Live today at San Diego. Anyone know of anybody liveblogging the Convergence 2007 conference?

Last minute tidbits

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Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Last minute tidbits December 20, 2007 This will be my last post of 2007 – I’m taking some days off from work and blogging, and won’t return until the beginning of the year.

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Social Simulators

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The first was at the NCTI: National Center for Technology Innovation » 2007 NCTI Technology Innovators Conference, where I had a blast keynoting. I've seen two social simulator projects in the last couple of months, and they are both worth exploring.

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Facebook Linked In Twitter Home About Home Process: Donation Processing Process: Donation Processing Last Updated on Thursday, 22 March 2007 07:26 Written by Steve Thursday, 22 March 2007 07:24 None of our processes up till now have handled real money.

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This entry was posted on Monday, March 19th, 2007 at 2:32 pm and is filed under CRM , Technology. 4 Comments gokubi.com » Blog Archive » What I’ve learned about donor management | Monday, 19 March 2007 at 2:34 pm [.]

FT.com / Partnership Publishing - Giving in the internet age

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FT.com / Partnership Publishing - Giving in the internet age: "Giving in the internet age By Sarah Murray Published: December 10 2007 17:26 | Last updated: December 10 2007 17:26 This year, some people will be receiving rather unusual Christmas presents.

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Facebook Linked In Twitter Home About Home Matthew Scholtz on board Matthew Scholtz on board Last Updated on Thursday, 3 May 2007 07:42 Written by Steve Thursday, 3 May 2007 07:42 Long-time nonprofit database consultant Matthew Scholtz has joined the ONE/Northwest team!

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This entry was posted on Thursday, May 31st, 2007 at 1:20 pm and is filed under CRM , Technology. 3 Comments Chris | Thursday, 31 May 2007 at 8:24 pm Hey Steve. Steve | Friday, 01 June 2007 at 3:16 pm Thanks Dave.

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Facebook Linked In Twitter Home About Home Race Report: Black Diamond Half Ironman Race Report: Black Diamond Half Ironman Last Updated on Sunday, 23 September 2007 11:03 Written by Steve Sunday, 23 September 2007 11:03 Saturday I did my first half Ironman and it was quite an experience.

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Facebook Linked In Twitter Home About Home My first iPhone app for Salesforce My first iPhone app for Salesforce Last Updated on Thursday, 16 August 2007 04:08 Written by Steve Thursday, 16 August 2007 03:52 Today I took a couple hours and wrote my first iPhone app.

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This entry was posted on Wednesday, July 18th, 2007 at 4:38 pm and is filed under CRM , Technology. 2 Comments Jodie | Wednesday, 18 July 2007 at 4:42 pm Canadian references… Bless your heart Steve Andersen.

Braillebug Reading Club

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I'm excited about our growing partnership with the American Foundation for the Blind, the leading foundation focused on blindness issues. One thing we just did was to fill in the last few missing titles on AFB's Braillebug Reading Club.

Virginia Based Tech Company Works With Non Profit To Help People At Risk

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PRESS RELEASEVirginia Based Tech Company Works With Non Profit To Help People At Risk: "Richmond, VA (OPENPRESS) April 13, 2007 -- Code 71, Inc. continued its commitment to using technology to help people at risk and alleviate poverty by donating time and talent during their attendance at the 2007 Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC).

Brighton Beach Brainstorm

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The best part of my job is brainstorming with brilliant, passionate people around social issues. On my visit to the UK last month to launch International Bookshare.org (check out www.bookshare.org.uk

Social Networking for the Socially Minded - washingtonpost.com

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GoldfarbWashington Post Staff WriterMonday, December 17, 2007; Page D01The office of Razoo on Connecticut Avenue blends two distinct cultures common in Washington.It Social Networking for the Socially Minded - washingtonpost.com: "Social Networking for the Socially MindedDistrict Firm Razoo Joins Other Web Site Builders Trying to Reinvent How People Give Money to CharityBy Zachary A.

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'Sector's Facebook' launched - Third Sector

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Sector's Facebook' launched - Third Sector: "Sector's Facebook' launched By Indira Das-Gupta, Third Sector Online, 7 December 2007 MyCharityPage, a new website billed as the sector's answer to Facebook, is being launched to enable charities to network with one another, engage supporters and fundraise more effectively.

Clinton Global Initiative

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I'm greatly enjoying the CGI event this week in New York. Many great social entrepreneurs running around along with the world leaders (and of course, Angelina Jolie). I've been taking a fair number of pictures.

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Global Social Benefit Incubator (GSBI)

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My eldest son, Jimmy, and I were able to attend a portion of the Global Social Benefit Incubator at Santa Clara University last week. We were able to hear the elevator pitches of more than a dozen social entrepreneurs from literally all over the world.

Visit to University of Washington

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I just got back from a short jaunt to the University of Washington in Seattle. Not only is it the school my son Andy attends (beam, beam), but it is also a hotbed of activity around advancing people with disabilities.