Author Archive:

Mari Kuraishi

Analysis Mari Kuraishi 1 June 2014

From crowdfunding to crowdsourcing

‘Don’t both of you wish you had Bill Gates’ money to solve the world’s problems?’ I was sitting with Matt Flannery, co-founder of Kiva, at his engagement party earlier this year when a woman sitting …

Analysis Mari Kuraishi 16 April 2013

Supporting the ‘best’ or the small and new? How to ensure value for money?

Our mission at GlobalGiving is to catalyse a global market for ideas, information and money that democratizes aid and philanthropy. And the hallmark of markets is efficiency. Translated, we want to get the highest value …