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Viva Technology 2018

Paris, France was the gracious host of the 2018 Viva Technology conference – a conference that invites 75,000+ startups, corporations, students, and investors from all over the world. Viva Tech has a very special place in the heart of the GoodBookey team and it’s not just because Paris is one of the better places that you can go to a conference. For GoodBookey, it’s the simple reason that our inaugural visit in 2016 resulted in us winning the Publicis90, a $100,000 grant awarded to the most innovative startups. Continue reading

Mayweather vs. McGregor: Place a Knockout Bet on GoodBookey

Mayweather vs. McGregor: Place a Knockout Bet on GoodBookey

Guess what! The Mayweather vs. McGregor fight is available on our app to bet on! The best part? The money goes to the charity of your choice!

Why Does This Fight Matter?

Mayweather came out of retirement for this fight! Connor McGregor, typically a MMA fighter, is 11 years younger than the undefeated boxing champion.  A challenge of this scale is HUGE for UFC boxing. It’s even speculated that this fight will break the pay-per-view record of four million buys from the 2015 Mayweather vs. Pacquiao match.

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GoodBookey June Recap

GoodBookey Recap: June 2017

VivaTechnology

Earlier this month, GoodBookey traveled to Paris, France to attend the VivaTech conference. Over 50,000 people, 5,000 start ups, 1,000 investors, and 7,000 CEOs all gathered to share the latest and greatest in innovative technology. VivaTech’s mission is to link dynamic start ups with proven leaders. In doing so, successful business strategies and solutions are made that improve future business and society alike.

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GoodBookey Recap May 2017

GoodBookey Recap: May 2017

May 2017 has been busy and full of exciting news, so you won’t want to miss this GoodBookey recap! We’ve traveled to New Orleans to pitch for Collision, started prepping for Vivatech in Paris, and have been featured in two articles since the beginning of May. Continue reading for more information—you won’t want to miss it!

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GoodBookey funding

GoodBookey, a Fundraising Platform for Nonprofits, Awarded Funding from Publicis

GoodBookey was 1 of 90 chosen applicants from a pool of 16,000 global applications

GoodBookey, a social impact startup based out of Raleigh, was awarded funding by Publicis, an international advertising and public relations agency. Their innovative spin on making donations to nonprofits a fun and social experience was selected from among thousands of applicants to receive funding. Additionally, as a part of the reward, GoodBookey is receiving strategic mentorship from Razorfish, one of the world’s largest interactive agencies.

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GoodBookey Charitable Gambling App

GoodBookey — Can Charitable Gambling Work? Let’s see.

Why do people bet?

The common thinking is that there are a couple of reasons–the thrill of competition, risk and reward, and associated social interactions. People do play for money, and some of the ill-advised few even do this for financial gain.

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