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I used to run a limited partnership, boutique hedge fund in the 90s. Retired in 2000 and moved from New York City to Toronto, Canada, got married, raised a family and basically settled down. After a few years in Toronto, my wife got tired of the city’s 8 months of cold weather and insisted that... More
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    Dec 20, 2013 8:06 PM

    As many of you who read my blog know, I run a tech start-up in San Diego called DonorNation.org...Currently our focus is San Diego but our plan is to go national...Donornation is a platform for non-profits to raise money for their cause...

    On Donornation.org, we recently built a pretty cool, eBay style bidding engine where non-profits will be able to conduct silent auctions...to get our new platform going, my wife and I have put up for charity auction, our Las Vegas condo for 3 nights and 4 days...The winning bidder not only gets to use our condo, but even more important, will have the privilege to donate his or her winning bid to a school or non-profit in San Diego...

    If you don't have any plans for this New Year's Eve, then why not try and win this charity auction and have your own party in our Las Vegas condo…


    And should you already have plans, then you may still use our apartment anytime between December 31st and March 24th, with no blackout dates!

    We hope that you will participate in this charity event...we also encourage you to share this auction with your friends…The more the merrier!

    And should you be the winner, you will

    a) have the satisfaction of knowing that your money went to support an Diego non-profit of your choice, AND

    b) get to party for 3 nights and 4 days in the pulsating heart of Las Vegas GUILT-FREE!

    Talk about a Win-Win...

    Bid now, bid often and bid generously! Auction ends on December 26th...

    Thanks for taking the time to read this post...


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  • darween
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    Thanks kp. If you have some flyers I can put them up in my stores, Starbucks. Let me know
    23 Dec 2013, 12:18 PM Reply Like
  • Options2Wealth
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    Author’s reply » Thank you, Darween, for your offer...it is much appreciated...I will keep you in mind next time I need to promote an auction...BTW, where are your Starbucks located?


    27 Dec 2013, 12:33 AM Reply Like
  • darween
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    My stores are in Encinitas, Carlsbad and vista. No problem we do a lot of community service and are always wiling to help.
    29 Dec 2013, 02:11 PM Reply Like
  • gamena71
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    Karim hi!
    Thank you for sharing with me your very specific and thoughtful philanthropic efforts aimed towards the support of the non-profit of my choice via a superb platform such as DonorNation currently offers.
    These are the kind of actions that really make a huge difference at a global level.
    Please let me know how can I help to support your vision.
    Kindest Regards,
    7 Jan 2014, 01:06 AM Reply Like
  • D P Roberts
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    Hi Karim,
    Can you give me an update as to when your newsletter is coming out?
    5 Mar 2014, 04:21 PM Reply Like
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