This Day On The Street
Continue to site
ADVERTISEMENT
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here

Crowd Funding Platform Waives Fees To Facilitate Social Media-Fueled Disaster Relief Efforts

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Crowdtilt, a startup company that offers a simple-to-use platform where individuals and groups can fundraise, collect, or pool money online, today announced that the company and its payment processor Balanced are waiving their fees to enable individuals and groups to band together to provide assistance to those affected by Hurricane Sandy. Those wishing to raise donations to help storm victims can visit Crowdtilt's fundraising page at http://go.crowdtilt.com/Fundraisers.html and enter the special promo code "sandyrecovery" to get started.

A unique fundraising tool that allows users to quickly set up a campaign, identify a minimum dollar amount and collect funds while getting the word out with Facebook and Twitter integration, Crowdtilt enables users to collect money safely and rapidly. Once the minimum dollar amount the user sets is pledged, the campaign "tilts," collecting funds and enabling disbursement.

In addition to contributing to large-scale relief efforts, Crowdtilt users can focus their funding on specific individuals in their social networks. Crowdtilt is ideal for facilitating personal fundraising efforts to help families who were affected by the disaster, enabling friends to contribute directly to those who need assistance in the wake of the storm. Crowdtilt and Balanced will waive their standard fees.

"Hurricane Sandy destroyed countless homes and businesses and will continue to affect millions of people for weeks and months," said James Beshara, Crowdtilt CEO and Co-Founder. "Groups of friends, business networks and families will need to pull together in the days ahead to help storm victims get back on their feet. We're ready to help them make that happen."

A completely secure platform that is intuitive and simple to use, Crowdtilt is the easiest way for friends to quickly get a donations drive up and running.

1 of 2

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Only $9.95
14-Days Free
Dividend Stock Advisor

David Peltier identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Trifecta Stocks

Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutiny—quantitative, fundamental and technical analysis—to maximize profit potential and minimize risk.

Product Features:
  • Model Portfolio
  • Intra Day Trade alerts
  • Access to Quant Ratings
Options Profits

Our options trading pros provide over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • Actionable options commentary and news
  • Real-time trading community
SYM TRADE IT LAST %CHG

Markets

DOW 18,040.37 +29.69 0.16%
S&P 500 2,111.73 +4.34 0.21%
NASDAQ 5,082.9290 +12.9030 0.25%

Partners Compare Online Brokers

Free Reports

Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs