Ever since we first introduced you to Raise5 – the platform for fundraising through micro-volunteering for charities and non-profits with 5 dollars at a time, the talented team has seen incredible successes, accolades and growth. In this interview, Karim Kanji talks with Mike Tang about the beginnings of Raise5 at StartUp Weekend Toronto. Watch and listen to find out why Mike and his team pivoted from an earlier business model that just wasn’t working.
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