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Business

TED Weekends examines capitalism and charityTED Weekends examines capitalism and charity

Posted By Elizabeth Jacobs

Capitalism and charity. A seemingly paradoxical combination. But could running charities like businesses foster the innovation and problem-solving needed to address the most pressing issues of our time? In his talk at TED2013, The way we think about charity is dead wrong, Dan Pallotta argued that the way we think about charity is dead wrong. We […]

Business

How to pick the charity that’s right for youHow to pick the charity that’s right for you

Posted By Kate Torgovnick May

In 1994, Dan Pallotta created the AIDS Rides — a series of long-distance fundraising cycling journeys that netted $108 million for HIV/AIDS research and services within the space of eight years. Later, his Breast Cancer 3-Day walks netted $194 million in an even shorter period of time. Both had their best years ever in 2002. […]

Global Issues

A new way to judge nonprofits: Dan Pallotta at TED2013A new way to judge nonprofits: Dan Pallotta at TED2013

Posted By Kate Torgovnick May

Dan Pallotta created two huge charity initiatives — AIDS Rides bicycle journeys and Breast Cancer 3-Day events. These initiatives raised $108 million for HIV/AIDS and $194 million for breast cancer. Both had their best years in 2002 … and then Pallotta’s nonprofit went out of business. In the final session of TED2013, Pallotta shares why […]

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A Ripple Effect: Speakers in Session 12 of TED2013A Ripple Effect: Speakers in Session 12 of TED2013

Posted By Morton Bast

TED2013 has come to an end. Here, the final session — about the doers and givers who never stop spreading their ideas. In session 12, these speakers shared their bold words and even bolder actions. And it all built to a riveting finale. Here, the speakers who appeared in this session. Click on their name […]