Now, non-profits and charities rely on a mix of direct response, social media, and word of mouth to raise money.
They also have Vonvo. The video conversation (hence “vonvo”) platform gives them the ability to not only stream live video and host discussions, but also to raise money and collect email addresses. These last two features are perhaps the biggest differentiators between the platform and Google+ Hangouts or Skype.
To date, Vonvo has hosted live events for StandWithUs, Ndaba Mandela’s Africa Rising Foundation, The World We Want, and most recently, St. Mary’s Healthcare System for Children.
In October, Vonvo teamed up with St. Mary’s to broadcast “A Tribute to Nick Cannon,’ a concert celebrating the ‘America’s Got Talent’ host for his work on behalf of the organization. The concert took place at the Hard Rock Café in Times Square and featured Sons of Serendip and Quintavious Johnson, among others. Patients and St. Mary’s supporters unable to be in attendance were able to watch the livestream on Vonvo and chat about the event. Read more