#122: Philanthropy, Technology, and Public Service with Craig Newmark, Founder, Craigslist



We may think that making money is not consistent with doing good in the world, but that’s not always the case. Entrepreneur Craig Newmark, the founder of craigslist and craigconnects, share his insight as a philanthropist and advocate of technology for the public good.

Craig started craigslist in 1995 and it has grown into one of the world’s most-visited websites. He continues to work with craigslist as a customer service representative. The mission of craigconnects is promoting the use of technology and social media to benefit philanthropy and public service. Craig uses the craigconnects platform to support effective organizations working for veterans and military families, open government, public diplomacy, journalistic ethics and accountability, fact-checking, consumer protection, election protection and voter registration.

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