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Microsoft Philanthropies invests $1 million in support of TechSoup campaign to nearly double the nonprofits it serves.

Sep 27, 2019

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Microsoft Philanthropies invests $1 million in support of TechSoup campaign to nearly double the nonprofits it serves. Microsoft investment will be leveraged to distribute an estimated $470 million of additional resources to the nonprofit sector.

Microsoft is the lead impact investor in TechSoup's newly launched $11.5 million direct public offering, a funding source that enables individuals and corporations to invest directly into the growth and mission of TechSoup. TechSoup's DPO will be leveraged to distribute more than $5.4 billion of additional resources to the nonprofit sector.  

As the DPO's first corporate investor, Microsoft's leadership will enable TechSoup to develop new offerings to help nonprofits utilize technology to amplify their mission and impact, and it will encourage investors of all stripes to support TechSoup's growth initiative and catalyze the impact to the sector.

See entire press release here: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/microsoft-philanthropies-invests-1-million-in-support-of-techsoup-campaign-to-nearly-double-the-nonprofits-it-serves-300790780.html 


Forbes - TechSoup launches a campaign to raise $11.5 million toward global civil society impact.

Sep 27, 2019

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TechSoup is the leading nonprofit network facilitating the distribution of technology solutions to a vast global network of nonprofit and civil society organizations, helping them navigate fast-changing technology such as cloud computing and Blockchain, increase their impact and ultimately create a more equitable planet. TechSoup recently launched a campaign to raise $11.5 million, which will allow it to increase the technology resources it distributes globally from $1.9 billion last year to an estimated $4.8 billion by 2021. It will also increase its reach to serve 1.7 million nonprofit organizations around the world.

See the full article here: https://www.forbes.com/sites/krisputnamwalkerly/2019/02/08/want-to-make-a-47000-impact-with-100/amp/


devex - Turning Stakeholders into Investors

Sep 27, 2019

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SAN FRANCISCO — Looking for a way to raise the growth capital her nonprofit needed for scale, Rebecca Masisak wanted to explore her options beyond grants, which tend to be dictated by donors. She thought back to her time raising $240 million for a startup in the for-profit world, and wondered how she might take a similar approach in the fundraising efforts for TechSoup, an organization that connects nonprofits from around the world with technology and technical support. So the TechSoup CEO started asking herself and others: “Would we be a story of interest to impact investors?”

See the full article here: https://www.devex.com/news/this-nonprofit-has-a-fundraising-strategy-that-turns-stakeholders-into-investors-93969


TechSoup receives $4 million investment from Nonprofit Finance Fund for next generation nonprofit tech platform

Sep 27, 2019

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TechSoup, the leading nonprofit facilitator of technology solutions to non-governmental organizations (NGOs) globally, today announced that it has secured a $4-million loan from Nonprofit Finance Fund (NFF) to support expansion of its global distribution network bringing software, hardware, services, and content to civil society organizations.

See entire press release here: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/techsoup-receives-4-million-investment-from-nonprofit-finance-fund-for-nextgeneration-nonprofit-tech-platform-300770895.html


New U.S. Impact Investing Platform's First Issuer Has Something For Everyone

Sep 27, 2019

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Nov 28, 2018 - Forbes - TechSoup launches as SVX.US’s first issuer to open up impact investing to a wider group of funders.

See entire article here: https://www.forbes.com/sites/annefield/2018/11/28/new-u-s-impact-investing-platforms-first-issuer-has-something-for-everyone/#5b4e2e1e42d3


SVX.US debuts with ‘direct public offering’ from TechSoup

Sep 27, 2019

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Nov 18, 2018 - ImpactAlpha - Toronto-based impact investing platform SVX is rolling out a U.S. version of its matchmaking service with an $11.5 million debt offering from TechSoup. See entire article here: https://impactalpha.com/svx-us-debuts-with-direct-public-offering-from-techsoup/?utm_campaign=DPO&utm_content=80140276&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter


Impact Investing Platform SVX.US Debuts With Offering by TechSoup

Sep 27, 2019

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Nov. 14, 2018 - Locavesting - A new impact investing platform is launching this week and its first offering—a financially self-sufficient global nonprofit—signals the type of innovative social enterprises it aims to help.

See entire article here: https://www.locavesting.com/investing/impact-investing-platform-svx-us-debuts-offering-techsoup/ 


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Raised in This Offering Of $3,350,000.00 Goal

Days Remaining 345
Hours 16
Mins 48
Debt Offer. Structure
3.5% Ann. return
5 Years Term

Year 2 of TechSoup's Growth Capital Campaign
(See chart below* for total Campaign raise to date)