This interview with Wendy Robbins and Karen Paul was originally recorded for CrowdFundBeat.
Wendy Robbins and Karen Paul are the founders of RedCapes, a crowdfunding site for social causes. They visited with me to share more about their new site and their long-term vision for it. Wendy will be joining us for the Social Enterprise and Crowdfunding Conference on September 27, 2013 at Snowbird, Utah–seats are still available.
WENDY ROBBINS – CEO/Co-Founder of Red Capes
Superheroes: Wonder Woman, Nelson Mandela, Oprah
Here are a few of Wendy’s accomplishments:
Bloomberg Television says, “Robbins is America’s Next Top Entrepreneur.” Co-invented and marketed The Tingler head massager selling a million of them. Co-starred with Kelly Ripa as a business coach/host on Discovery/TLC on the TV series, “Homemade Millionaire.” Author of the bestseller, “Why Marry A Millionaire? Just Be One!” Writes for The Huffington Post. She wrote, directed, produced reality shows for 13 years and the shows won 2 Emmy’s and was nominated for a 3rd one. She attended The Juilliard School for acting, member of DGA, SAG, and AFTRA. Popular speaker and panelist. She is a crowdfunding expert, writing a book about crowdfunding and she looks fab in a red cape.
Thanks for supporting our new (and improved) crowd-funding site! I am excited to leverage my 15 years experience as an Executive in the Digital Marketing and Sales space! We founded Red Capes with the idea of wanting to bring more good news to the world. Wendy had incubated this entire concept several years ago, and we tossed it around, did a year of research to discover what people loved and disliked about the current model, and improved it. RedCapes.com is not just a crowd-funding site, it’s a Interactive Social Media Fundraising Site for anyone who believes in paying it forward! Every single campaign that we attract, is about doing good for others, and leaving this world a better place than how we found it; which is why we are seeking to fund progressive, sustainable, unique, original, cool ideas and businesses that have a deep impact, with a small footprint.