My friend Ben Yip has been working on a really cool product that supports charities, saves money for customers and helps promote local businesses. It’s a win/win/win.
Ben created Aidtree, a service that allows local businesses to offer coupons that drive new customers to try their products.
Customers are able to buy the coupons at a discount and Aidtree gives 75% off the purchase directly to the charity.
Here is an example of how I used the coupon for my business, with the funds going to support the CSUF Entrepreneurship Program:
I truly hope this becomes the market leader for fundraising so I can stop trying to get family and friends to buy cookie dough and wrapping paper. This is an elegant solution to a need in the market.
But wait, there’s more…