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. Today, Blackbaud announced the acquisition of Kintera.

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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. Basically, Kintera is taking directly from Salesforce ’s playbook. to the data in the Kintera platform. 1 trackback } Who’s more open, Blackbaud or Kintera? -

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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. NASDAQ: BLKB: 21.06, +0.12, +0.57%), the leading provider of software and related services designed specifically for nonprofit organizations, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Kintera(R: 68.99, +1.48, +2.19%), Inc.,

Blackbaud, Inc. Announces Acquisition of Kintera

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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. Announces Acquisition of KinteraCharleston, S.C. – NASDAQ: KNTA), a pioneer and leading provider of a Software as a Service (SaaS) solution to the.

WebCPA - Blackbaud to Acquire Kintera for $46 Million

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WebCPA - Blackbaud to Acquire Kintera for $46 Million: "Blackbaud to Acquire Kintera for $46 MillionSan Diego (June 2, 2008)By WebCPA staff|Nonprofit accounting software vendor Blackbaud has struck a deal to acquire rival Kintera for $1.12

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. If at any time before September 29, 2008, the minimum bid price of the Company’s common stock closes at $1.00

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. The most important in my mind is in regards to Kintera and Raiser’s Edge. And oh yeah, will the custom entities in the Kintera API survive the acquisition?

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. But this could beef up Blackbaud’s offerings in the e-CRM space and provide more financial backing for further development of the Kintera suite.

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. Apart from Kintera there are really only 2 other major players that offer the email your representative feature complete with district look up and contact information: CapWiz (which is now Capwiz·XC and owned by Roll Call) and Convio , which is not likely to be less expensive.

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

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Pipes (1) Blackbaud , Convio , Kintera , Online Fundraising , Open API , eCRM More on the acquisition of Kintera by Blackbaud 05.31.08 | 3439 4 Comments [link] More+on+the+acquisition+of+Kintera+by+Blackbaud 2008-05-31+18%3A55%3A26 Allan+Benamer Those of you looking for more information regarding the purchase of Kintera by Blackbaud may want to check out the recent EDGAR filing by Blackbaud. It contains FAQs that were sent out to Blackbaud and Kintera employees.

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. Announces Acquisition of Kintera Charleston, S.C. – May 29, 2008 – Blackbaud, Inc.

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. But first, of course, you must be “verified&# as a Kintera Connect partner.

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! From the sturdy high-quality conference bag, to the folks standing outside the Moscone Center dressed in white carrying cloud balloons, to the video walls and careful lighting…and the Foo Fighters! No expense was spared, and lots of open bars.

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. made a fairly trenchant point on his blog today : …Kintera shareholders would have been overjoyed to trade at one-fifth Bear Stearns. Current valuations: Kintera $0.66 Allan Benamer said: Anyone going long on Kintera?

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.

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.

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. One Response to “8 reactions to NTC 2008&# Jordan Viator Says: March 26th, 2008 at 11:44 am Thanks for the Convio call-out!

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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.

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. In the interest of full disclosure, Beaconfire is partners with both Kintera and Convio and we share some of our largest clients in common. Convio is REST based and Kintera is SOAP based. s and Kintera??s

Platforms break open, part II

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

I 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. But it may well be that for more complex integrations, the Kintera API will provide more power.

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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? 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. They don't have to come to your site to check all the time. Their RSS reader will update them!

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How’s that donor database of yours?

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

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. And Kintera Sphere, I think, is going to open a car repair shop. {

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. 1 trackback } Blackbaud buys Kintera » Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology 05.29.08

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. at 4:31 pm Cloud Feed » Blog Archive » Daily Cloud Feed - Sep 25, 2008 09.25.08 Kintera uses something proprietary, as well as Convio.

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. Mostly because, although I actually know the field pretty well, it’s at the 10,000 foot level, rather than the 50 ft level that clients really need.

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! 06.18.08 | 3447 24 Comments [link] And+the+Walls+Start+to+Tumble+Down%2C+Open+Platform%2FAPI%2FSource+Free+For+All%21 2008-06-18+06%3A24%3A09 Allan+Benamer Let’s go through some recent developments that have occurred over at Kintera, Convio and MPower.

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

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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.

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). In the video he even points down to the donation form from his YouTube box, asking the viewer to donate right now to kick of the 2008 campaign activities.

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! At this point Kintera’s API is still the best in terms of capabilities but you couldn’t tell that by the most recent filings from Kintera.

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

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based nonprofits are faced with two extremes: on the one hand, there are large large players like Convio , Kintera , and Blackbaud and on the other hand there are smaller providers like DIA , FirstGiving , and NetworkForGood. Copyright © 2008, Care2.com , Inc.

Really Simple Databases

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I had the distinct pleasure recently of working again on a Kintera driven website. Kintera is a very comprehensive solution, and has lots of levers and dials to flip and turn to help drive it. I don't mean to pick on Kintera - lots of systems are similarly maddening. It just seems that too many databases are too complex to use. How many years have we had to develop simple databases, that just work?

Read more about Blackbauds new API for Blackbaud NetCommunity | Non-Profit Tech Blog

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I think they’ve started getting more wins for BBNC lately although it’s going to be interesting to see how this will all match up with Kintera’s CMS as well. I believe BBNC to be the most open part of Blackbaud’s core applications (discounting their acquisitions of eTapestry and Kintera here). What’s going to be REALLY interesting is if Blackbaud decides to go forward with deeper Kintera CMS integration.

Resource Roundup 7/20 | Idealware

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Skip to Main Content Area Helping Nonprofits Make Smart Software Decisions Topics Reports Articles Online Training Blog Custom Resources Donate About Topics Reports Articles Online Training Blog Custom Resources Donate About Resource Roundup 7/20 By Laura Quinn , July 20, 2008 Google Analytics Help: Questions, Answers, Tips, Ideas, Suggestions (Occams Razor by Avinash Kaushik) Avinash Kauskik, by way of NTEN, answers a whole slew of great questions from NTEN members about Google Analytics.

New Poll: Who will win the CRM wars? | Non-Profit Tech Blog

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Pipes (1) Blackbaud , Convio , Internet , Kintera , Polls , nptech , salesforce.com New Poll: Who will win the CRM wars? Convio, Kintera, Blackbaud, Salesforce.com, or none of the above? Kintera is a no go.

Social Networking meets CRM

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Convio, Kintera, and Salesforce among others have started to develop social networking widgets for activities like fundraising and advocacy campaigns that feed data back into their respective repositories. What does Social Networking have to do with Constituent Relationship Management (CRM)? Here are a couple of examples nonprofits are working on: 1) A health advocacy organization set up a Ning site to support collaboration and knowledge sharing among like-minded organizations.

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How to get your small nonprofit up on the Web, Part 3 of 3 | Non-Profit Tech Blog

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Resource Roundup 7/10 | Idealware

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Skip to Main Content Area Helping Nonprofits Make Smart Software Decisions Topics Reports Articles Online Training Blog Custom Resources Donate About Topics Reports Articles Online Training Blog Custom Resources Donate About Resource Roundup 7/10 By Laura Quinn , July 10, 2008 VoIPowering Your Office: Do I Really Need this VoIP Stuff? NonprofitTechBlog) Theres been an promising amount of movement and buzz towards open platforms, with announcements by Convio, Kintera, and MPower.

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