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Welcome to NEDRA's Industry News blog, where we feature news articles and other items of interest to the research community – hand-selected by our NEDRA News editorial committee. We hope these selections will be of interest to you - and encourage you to share your thoughts and comments here!

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  • 24 Nov 2015 2:20 PM | Susan Grivno (Administrator)

    Facebook is testing a new tool that will make it easier for charities to raise funds on the social media platform. 


    http://money.cnn.com/2015/11/19/technology/facebook-test-charity-fundraisers-donate/index.html

  • 24 Nov 2015 2:13 PM | Susan Grivno (Administrator)
    The charitable savings arm of Fidelity Investments will start accepting the Bitcoin, signaling a wider acceptance of the controversial virtual currency. 


    http://bravenewcoin.com/news/second-largest-us-charity-fidelity-charitable-now-accepts-bitcoin-donations/

  • 24 Nov 2015 2:07 PM | Susan Grivno (Administrator)
    Indian billionaire Manoj Bhargava has founded Stage 2 Innovations, an invention shop that develops practical products intended to help peoples' lives including one called Free Electric, a reclining hybrid stationary bicycle that generates electricity.


    http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/billionaire-spends-his-wealth-on-inventions-to-benefit-humanity/1/527418.html

  • 24 Nov 2015 2:04 PM | Susan Grivno (Administrator)

    2015 has been a good year for wealth management firms, which top performers in private wealth management, equities trading, and equities derivative trading seeing increases of 9%-12% in compensation.


    http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/wealth-managers-expect-more-money

  • 24 Nov 2015 2:01 PM | Susan Grivno (Administrator)

    Any Swiss prospects on your list to research? Well, the net worth of Swiss households rose significantly in 2014. 


    http://www.swissinfo.ch/eng/riches_swiss-household-wealth-rises/41790898

  • 24 Nov 2015 1:57 PM | Susan Grivno (Administrator)

    After supporting firm co-founder Mitt Romney in large numbers in 2012, Bain Capital employees have directed their donations toward Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton in the current election. 


    http://www.bizjournals.com/boston/news/2015/11/17/bain-capital-s-2016-donations-are-enough-to-make.html

  • 24 Nov 2015 1:53 PM | Susan Grivno (Administrator)
    No surprise, many Massachusetts communities rank among the most affluent in the country. But do you know many also rank among the poorest?


    http://www.bizjournals.com/boston/blog/bbj_research_alert/2015/11/rich-state-poor-state-the-most-and-least-affluent.html

  • 18 Nov 2015 3:14 PM | Susan Grivno (Administrator)

    Inside Philanthropy interviews billionaire philanthropist T. Denny Sanford, whose current mission is to improve philanthropy, after difficulties finding good fundraisers for the causes he supports. The most significant thing Sanford thinks fundraisers need to improve? "The amount of research they do on funders." 


    http://www.insidephilanthropy.com/home/2015/11/17/this-generous-billionaire-is-now-on-a-quest-to-improve-fundr.html

  • 13 Nov 2015 8:24 AM | Susan Grivno (Administrator)

    Home prices in London's Hampstead Village are three times that of Greater London. And the beauty of this idyllic area and its nearly 800 acres of heath is being marred by continual building and renovation projects by the ultra wealthy. 


    http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/b2138924-830e-11e5-8e80-1574112844fd.html

  • 13 Nov 2015 8:19 AM | Susan Grivno (Administrator)

    Parker, former president of the Newell Rubbermaid Foundation and a prominent speaker on corporate social responsibility and diversity, has been named director of Global Philanthropy and Corporate Giving for General Motors. 


    http://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/news/2015/11/11/atlantan-jackie-parker-to-head-global-philanthropy.html

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