Not-for-profit crowdfunding platform's today are a first-of-it-kind for women entrepreneur's who want to explain their practice of funding a project or cause to raise money from a large number of people. Crowdfunding, a form of peer-to-peer fundraising, is to harnesses the power of social networks by raising awareness and drawing donations from around the world for a project or cause.
Mayor Ras J. Baraka, the Newark Municipal Council, Dputy Mayor of Economic and Housing Development Baye Adofo-Wilson, Newark Community Economic Development Corporation President Otis Rolley, U.S. Conference of Mayors Assistant Executive Director Eugene Lowe, and Wells Fargo Northern New Jersey Region Business Banking Manager Mary Makfinsky will be presenting the City of Newark and the Newark Community Economic Development Corporation (CEDC) with a $75,000 grant, Wednesday, December 9, 2015.
Paul Rothbein, host and organizer of Show and Tell-Makers and Content Creators, hosted a sharing of the economy event at the Knotel Building located at 33 West 17th Street, New York, NY tonight. Many upcoming designers, tech's, and models came out to showcase their products and services to the public. Also video creators were invited to film content about disruptive products hitting the market.