New Story – Help Fund A Home in Haiti

Feld Thoughts

We’re focused on funding 100 homes in 100 days in Leveque, Haiti. We are only $5,000 away from changing the life of a family in Haiti. The post New Story – Help Fund A Home in Haiti appeared first on Feld Thoughts. I got a random email from Brett Hagler last Thursday asking me to help his startup New Story. I looked at his web site and quickly told him it wasn’t something we’d be into exploring as an investment.

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Crowdfunding a Community in Haiti After Hurricane Matthew: Checking in With New Story’s CEO

Hunter Walker

Right now, we are crowdfunding a community in the area of Haiti hit worst by Hurricane Matthew. All of our 211 homes built in Haiti withstood Hurricane Matthew. Help Haiti After Hurricane Matthew. 151 Homes built in Haiti. YC started accepting nonprofits a few years back.

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Feeding the Starving in Haiti: A Message that Needs to be Viral

Gregg Fraley, Author of Jack's Notebook

Even before the recent earthquake disaster in Haiti, that troubled country was a primary destination for the packaged meals. Tags: Inspirational Politics & Government @MftH charity Gregg Fraley Haiti Haitian earthquake crisis Iowa Mark Aeilts Meals from the Heartland starvation Meals from the Heartland (@MftH) is a charity with a simple purpose: send meals to people who are starving. Volunteers, mostly from Iowa where the charity is based, packaged up 4 million meals last year.

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High Tech Entrepreneur’s Raise Money for Haiti

entrepreMusings

A short, but important, interruption to my blogging break for the benefit of the earthquake victims in Haiti. The Entrepreneur’s Foundation of Central Texas is coordinating a fund raising effort among technology entrepreneur’s to raise money for the victims in Haiti. They are calling upon Central Texas tech companies, their employees and friends to provide assistance to the rescue efforts in Haiti, and have established a $600,000 High-Tech HelpHaiti Fund to match donations.

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Dallas Non-Profit, Grangou Aims To Provide Permanent Home For Haitian Children

YFS Magazine

Grangou co-founders Mike and Carrie Gibson endeavor to raise $290,000 to purchase a permanent home for children in Haiti. Breaking News press release

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More innovation

deal architect

On the New Florence blog Haiti Disaster and Technology Unicode 5.2 GE’s Magic Factory The Jesus Phone – version 2.0 Jugaad

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Are You Using This Six-Letter Word?

Rembrandt Communications

Times are tough right now, and the recent earthquake in Haiti really makes us stop and think about our blessings. With this in mind, have you thanked your customers, partners, associates, and media contacts lately? If not, here are three simple ways to use this six-letter word to improve your relationships – and your business: [.]. Business Marketing PR Reaching Goals free publicity sales SEO Copywriting Small Business Public Relations

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Supporting Cliff Avril and New Story

VC Adventure

Earlier this month Seattle Seahawks defensive end Cliff Avril announced that he would support building homes in Haiti – devastated most recently by hurricane Matthew. For every sack Avril gets this season he’s donating $6,000 which is enough to build a home that is both hurricane and earthquake proof. The charity that Avril is doing this through – New Story – is one that my wife and I know well.

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Andrew McCubbins: An Entrepreneur Solving World Problems From Salt Lake City, Utah

YoungUpstarts

Philanthropist Andrew McCubbins has developed his skills and has been directly involved in rescue missions in Haiti and Mexico. Andrew McCubbins is an entrepreneur and a philanthropist who has started several successful multibillion-dollar businesses.

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Five College Startups That Help Others

YoungUpstarts

Shortly after starting Waybu, Michael teamed up with the inventor of a solar water cleaning device called the AquaPak in order to help people in need of clean water in Haiti. by Jessica Martinez.

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New Story and 3D Printed Homes

Feld Thoughts

In July 2015, I wrote about New Story asking readers to crowdfund one $6k house for a family in Haiti. In the past four years, New Story has funded over 2,200 homes, building 17 communities for over 11,000 people across Mexico, Haiti, El Salvador, and Bolivia.

The Crazy Marketing Campaigns That Actually Worked

YoungUpstarts

Using biodegradable bubble wrap, the company’s PR company then donated it all to Oxfam to ship goods to Haiti after the country suffered the devastating 2010 earthquake.

Top 3 Startup Winner: Digs

The Startup Magazine

We have sent hundreds of volunteers to help communities in need, all the way from Haiti to Nepal. At this year’s FUND Conference in Chicago, Illinois, over 100 startups presented their early-stage companies in front of hundreds of investors and industry leaders.

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Two Amazing Women Setting Out on Their Startup Journey

Both Sides of the Table

She’s passionate about near-shore manufacturing in places like Haiti where we can do good and do well. Note: if you’re a parent please check out their website. Kara called me on a Tuesday. She was leaving IAC to start a company.

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Five Drivers of Real Opportunity for Startups

Startup Professionals Musings

The BP oil spill in the Gulf, the volcanic eruption in Iceland, and recent earthquakes in Haiti and Chile, all suggest that real opportunities for change are needed in pollution control, just-in-time manufacturing, and building materials.

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Donating my birthday to build a home for a family in need #newstorycharity

Jeff Hilimire

In 2015, our focus is on funding 100 homes in Leveque, Haiti. I come into contact with startups all the time.

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This Week in NYC Innovation - February 22, 2010

This is going to be BIG.

RSVP: [link] Friday, February 26th 7PM NY Tech Cares about Haiti An organization of many groups with presence in the NY global hub who devote it's activities and profit raised to registered 501(c)3 organizations (Oxfam America) which support Haiti in 2010 or who focus on disaster affected areas.Mission:In light of the heart wrenching devastation that has struck Haiti, The NY Tech community has come together in a collaborative effort to launch and host a disaster relief and fund raising effort.

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For Example! My EG Conference Experience

The Startup Magazine

She reflected on a series of evocative photographs illustrating the crisis in Haiti and its aftermath, the plight of the Kosovo refugees, and other humanitarian disasters. I arrived in Carmel, California with more than a few doubts.

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Entrepreneurs are Everywhere Show No. 9: Jered Lawson and Chase Adam

Steve Blank

He also worked in the Peace Corps in Costa Rica and helped start a national health program in Haiti.

From Haitian Roots to a Silicon Valley Address: How Bianca St.Louis Is Building Her Rep & a Career in Tech

Hunter Walker

My parents were immigrants from Haiti who didn’t grow up with access to computers in their homes and consistent electricity so there was only so much they could share with me about tech. I learn a lot from Bianca St. Louis.

Austin’s opportunity to change America’s entrepreneurial narrative

Austin Startup

In 1991, ten-year-old Jerry and his family escaped civil war in Haiti and resettled in America as refugees.

“We are one of just 13 industrialized countries with a rising maternal mortality rate” – Christy Turlington Burns on Fighting for Healthy Mothers

Hunter Walker

Christy doing work in Haiti Hunter Walk: Every Mother Counts is a nonprofit focused on supporting maternal health.

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50+ Entrepreneurs Explain How They Came Up With Their Business Name

Hearpreneur

After the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, I went to Haiti as part of a relief team. I found that giving away donations were not enough and the people of Haiti wanted jobs and to get their lives back to their previous state.

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21 Entrepreneurs Explain Why They Started Their Business

Hearpreneur

My parents came from Haiti to the United States and did not have in-depth knowledge of what was required to obtain financial freedom in this country. Each business has a story.

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14 Entrepreneurs Explain Their Biggest Accomplishment in 2016

Hearpreneur

I landed my first international travel consulting gig with Blue Marble Dreams and traveled to Haiti to open an ice cream shop. Share The end of every year is the opportunity reflect on a 365 day journey. 2016 was a bad year for some and for some it was a great year.

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This Week in the NYC Innovation Community – January 25, 2010

This is going to be BIG.

10AM through the weekend Crisis Camp Haiti NYC-New York technologists helping the Haiti relief effort. Crisis Camp Haiti NYC will take place January 30 & 31, 2010 joining together with technology volunteers at Crisis Camps in three countries and 10 cities to provide local opportunities for citizens to assist in crisis mapping, data management, and RSS feed aggregation. To get this list in your inbox each Monday morning, sign up here.

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17 Entrepreneurs Explain How They Came Up With Their Business Name

Hearpreneur

Launched from Haiti and scaled across Latin America- the social enterprise aims to digitize the $10trillion street vending industry and leverage tourism to alleviate 2 billion people out of poverty. What’s in a name? Would a rose called by any other name sell just as well?

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15 Entrepreneurs Share What Their Favorite Part of Running a Business Is

Hearpreneur

Our technology can and is changing the world by making vehicles cleaner, providing solutions in Haiti for air conditioning, and protecting US military in combat. Share Being an entrepreneur or business owner has its share of ups and downs.

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5 questions for New Story after a month in Y Combinator

Jeff Hilimire

3) become in-kind donors — an example is Atlanta-based film company, Friendly Human (they’re amazing) – who is coming down with us to Haiti on July 15th to shoot a brand video!

Go Live With The Whales

YoungUpstarts

Help Haiti recover. By Bruce Hodes, author of “ Front Line Heroes “. Climb Mount Rainier. Organize an expedition to the North Pole. Build a house for Haitian refugees living in New Orleans. Have a big adventure. It is not an option or a good idea. It is a must.

Looking to the use cases of big data

The Equity Kicker

Tracking disease epidemics – GigaOM tracks the story of how Twitter tracked a recent outbreak of cholera in Haiti and how that can be of use to aid agencies. As I’m sure you’ve noticed big data has been a hot topic for a while now. Everyone is rushing to use big data technologies like Hadoop and Cassandra and VCs have been pumping money into companies associated with the big data trend for at least the last couple of years.

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Success – How Badly Do You Want It?

Entrepreneurs-Journey.com by Yaro Starak

It’s a biography of Dr.Paul Farmer , one of the most inspiring people I’ve heard of, and whose non-profit ‘Partners In Health’ is touching the lives of thousands of downtrodden people in desperately poor countries like Haiti and parts of Africa.

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Paying it forward

Jeff Hilimire

Mountains Beyond Mountains tells the story of Dr. Paul Farmer , who has dedicated his entire life to helping others, with a particular focus in Haiti. I’ve been in a fairly deep state of reflection over the last few months. It really started with my Leadership Atlanta experience in 2012-13, but then kicked into a new gear while reading, Mountains Beyond Mountains , suggested to me by the pastor of my church, Gary Charles.

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the world without altgate

Altgate

@altgate Startups, Venture Capital & Everything In Between Skip to content Home Furqan Nazeeri (fn@altgate.com) ← Microsoft Buys 37signals For $300 Million The Coming Venture Capital Boom → The World Without Altgate Posted on January 1, 2009 by fnazeeri No, this blog is not going anywhere.  I was just looking at the 2008 Google Analytics data for Altgate.  It is an amazing tool.  I wish I had installed it when I first created this blog, but alas I didn't so I only have data starting in February of last year.  It's mildly disturbing that Google gets to keep all of that data, but I suppose it's a fair trade since the service is free. Overall, 2008 was a great year of growth in traffic.  At the beginning of the year, there were just about 500 unique visitors per month and by December that grew to nearly 10K.  There was a similar growth in terms of RSS subscribers, finishing with about 750 (although Feedburner "lost" about 400 of them this morning which I assume will be "found" tomorrow). One metric that jumped out at me is the global reach.  I was amazed to discover that of some 200-ish countries in the world, there has been at least one visit from each except for just 77.  Sure most of the traffic was from the US (about 73% of total unique visits) but there was also traffic from all kinds of places like India (2.3%), Germany (1.5%), Australia (1.4%), Slovenia (0.7%, who knew!) and Israel (0.6%).  Below is the complete map of the countries still without a visitor to Altgate…if you know someone there send them a referral!  I'll update you all when I get the list of those without Altgate down to a dozen or so.   Afganistan Haiti Rwanda Barbados Honduras Saint Kitts and Nevis Benin   Iraq Saint Lucia Bhutan Kazakhstan Samoa   Bosnia & Herzegovina Kiribati   San Marino Burkina Faso Korea, North Seychelles Burundi   (Urundi) Kyrgyzstan             Sierra Leone Cameroon Laos           Solomon Islands Cape Verde Islands Lesotho   Somalia Central African Republic Liberia Sudan Chad Liechtenstein Suriname    Comoros Maldives Swaziland Côte d'Ivoire Mali Tajikistan Dem. Rep. of Congo Marshall Islands The Gambia Djibouti Mauritania Timor-Leste Dominica Mongolia, Rep. Togo El Salvador Montenegro Tonga (Nukualofa) Equatorial Guinea   Mozambique Turkmenistan Eritrea Myanmar (Burma) Tuvalu Micronesia Namibia Uzbekistan Fiji Nauru Vanuatu   Gabon Niger Vatican City Georgia Palau, Republic of Yemen Guinea   Papua New Guinea Zambia   Guinea–Bissau Paraguay Zimbabwe   Guyana   Republic of Congo Lastly, something that Google Analytics doesn't do is allow you to see where visitors are going when they leave your site.  You can see which page they left from but not where they went.  This feature is rumored to be in development but I couldn't get it even with the custom reporting.  Anyone have tips on this? Share and Enjoy: This entry was posted in Current Affairs and tagged Altgate , blogging , global audience , small world. Bookmark the permalink. ← Microsoft Buys 37signals For $300 Million The Coming Venture Capital Boom → Comments are closed. Archives March 2011 January 2011 December 2010 October 2010 September 2010 August 2010 July 2010 June 2010 May 2010 April 2010 January 2010 December 2009 November 2009 October 2009 September 2009 July 2009 June 2009 May 2009 April 2009 March 2009 February 2009 January 2009 December 2008 November 2008 October 2008 September 2008 August 2008 July 2008 June 2008 May 2008 April 2008 March 2008 February 2008 January 2008 December 2007 November 2007 October 2007 September 2007 August 2007 July 2007 June 2007 May 2007 April 2007 October 2005 Meta Register Log in @altgate Proudly powered by WordPress.

In search of Stillness, or why personal high availability is a (generally) a bug

Fred Destin

At the risk of shocking you, I did not not follow the Haiti developments day-by-day as the crisis unfolded. These days, 2.3 seconds seems to be the average time between sending out an email and getting a response. We live in a world of immediate interaction and a general information immersion and real-time availability.

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