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Bloggers can do good

November 7th, 2007


Fred Wilson writes a terrific blog about his experience as a VC in NYC. Recently, he participated in a competition across the blogosphere to see who could raise the most money for teachers through donorschoose.org and he won by raising $18,500 from 92 donors. Interestingly, he gave away the prize to one of the donors: a lunch with Jerry Yang. More remarkably, the winning donor choose to give away the prize by hosting an essay writing contest for Oakland public school students. It’s a great read, and a good example of bloggers flexing their online muscles to make change in the real world.

Read the full story here.

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  1. Nathaniel
    November 8th, 2007 at 20:52 | #1

    mike, it’s Fred Wilson.

  2. November 8th, 2007 at 22:08 | #2

    Fixed – thanks.

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