VT KnowledgeWorks encourages and enables creative entrepreneurship world-wide, through innovative curriculum, local business resource centers, and a global network of cooperating regions, all focused on three essential contributors to success: clear understanding of fundamental business principles; access to timely, relevant information; and meaningful personal and corporate relationships. It is a subsidiary of the Virginia Tech Foundation, funded through the continuing confidence and enthusiasm of its clients, sponsors and friends, both corporate and individual. Its world headquarters are located in the Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center in Blacksburg, Virginia, USA.
VT KnowledgeWorks Success Showcase: Click & Pledge
Company’s Full Name: Click and Pledge
Year Founded: 2002
Year Company Entered VT KnowledgeWorks: 2004
Total Number of Employees When Entered: 3
Total Number of Employees to Date: 20
Overview of Company’s Products/Services, and Significance to the Market
Click & Pledge offers free Donor Management System for non-profits built on the Salesforce.com platform. It’s fully integrated with a free payment gateway and suite of online fundraising software delivering over 30 features from custom forms, to registrations and ticketing, to mobile giving and a custom social fundraising platform.
For no cost, registered non-profits receive the custom, easy-to-use Salesforce.com donor management system–featuring one access point for all data, donor /volunteer information, recurring payments, over 70 reports and dashboards, and virtual payment terminal.
Click & Pledge has earned a brand position in the nonprofit market as a leading provider of integrated cloud-based fundraising software, database management and online payment systems. The Company’s products are also used among political organizations as well as in many commercial applications such as rental payment and online retailing. Click & Pledge has served over 10,000 organizations in 36 countries.
VT KnowledgeWorks sponsors include Attaain, Inc., BB&T, The Branch Group, Handshake 2.0, Harris Office Furniture, Hodges, Jones & Mabry, P.C., Hutchison Law Group, LeClairRyan, New River Valley Intellectual Property Law, Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) and The Becher Agency (TBA).