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  • World Poetry Day: 10 viral poems on social stigmas you ought to know

    March 21, 2019 IST | | The Free Press Journal

    This poem on Sex Slavery can make you cringe Kunal Kapoor’s slam poem on sex slavery or human trafficking hits all the right notes by being the voice of women who are unheard in the society we live in. Read More

  • Eye on Mount Everest, Kashmir girl starts online crowd funding

    March 18, 2019 IST | | Muckrack

    Trained mountaineer Nahida intends to generate funds for her expedition to world’s highest peak Read More

  • First Kashmiri To Scale The Highest Peak Of The World

    March 17, 2019 IST | | Lopscoop

    Her family had been the greatest support system in her dream of mountaineering. Her sister says if there is something more than being proud that is what she feels of her sister. For fulfilling her dreams she has urged for moral and monetary support from the people of Kashmir as well as outside the Kashmir. Read More

  • Kashmir girl seeks sponsors to pursue Everest ambition

    March 19, 2019 IST | | Street Times

    However, after finding out that climbing Mount Everest was an expensive affair, she started looking for sponsors. And when she failed to find any, she recently started an online crowdfunding campaign on the social media. Read More

  • माउंट एवरे ट फतह करना चाहती हक मीर की नािहदा, सरकार साथ नहींतो खुद जुटा रहींपैस

    March 20, 2019 IST | | Jansatta

    नािहदा नेबताया िक उोनें www.ketto.org वेबसाइट के जरए ऑनलाइन फं िडंग कर पैसा जुटानेका फैसला िलया है। नािहदा अपनेअास मकोई कमी नहींरखती ह। वह रोजाना करीब 6 िकलोमीटर दौड़ती ह।उनका पूरा ान पहाड़ चढ़नेपर है। वह पूरा अास कर रही हैतािक वह पहाड़ सही सेचढ़ पाएं। Read More

  • Mission Everest

    March 17, 2019 IST | | The Kashmir Monitor

    Nahida Manzoor, a young mountaineer from Srinagar, is now preparing to scale the world’s highest peak. She has been climbing small hills since her childhood days and enjoys going on long treks.Nahida Manzoor is a trained mountaineer and has completed all mountaineering courses.She has so far scaled Mount Deo Tibba-Manali and Friendship Peak of Himachal Pradesh . In Kashmir she has scaled Mount Mahadev and Mount Tatakooti. But lack of money for climb the summit is making here journey full of hur Read More

  • Nahida Manzoor: A Woman With A Dream To Scale Mount Everest

    March 17, 2019 IST | | ABP News

    Meet Nahida Manzoor - An incredibly spirited female mountaineer from Kashmir who dreams to scale Mount Everest. You can contribute here, to help her in making her dream come true - https://www.ketto.org/fundraiser/moun... Read More

  • जम्मू-कश्मीर में सपना साकार करने चंदा जुटाने पर मजबूर हुई पर्वतारोही

    March 18, 2019 IST | | Amar Ujala

    नाहीदा के अनुसार मेरे इस कदम के उठाने के बाद टीसीआई नामक की एक प्राइवेट कंपनी ने 7.5 लाख स्पांसर करने का आश्वासन दिया है। एक और कंपनी ने मदद की इच्छा जताई है, लेकिन मेरा सपना पूरा होने के लिए करीब 30 लाख रुपये का खर्च है। उम्मीद है कि पैसा जमा हो पाए और एक अप्रैल को काठमांडू से शुरू होने वाले समिट का वो हिस्सा बन पाए। उसने बताया कि अगर वो उस ग्रुप का हिस्सा बन पाती है तो वो कुछ ऐसे भारतीय लोगों में से एक होगी जो नेपाल के दक्षिणी साइड से समिट पर जाएगी, जिसमें करीब 50 दिन का समय लगेगा। Read More

  • Mount Everest Kashmiri girl Nahida starts online crowd funding

    March 16, 2019 IST | | India Today

    Kashmiri girl Nahida loves mountaineering and has scaled several peaks. Now, she is dreaming of reaching the summit of Mt Everest. Her family can’t afford the cost of Everest expedition so she has decided to crowdfund her dream Read More

  • Kashmir girl seeks sponsors to pursue Everest ambition - Nahida starts crowdfunding campaign on social media

    March 18, 2019 IST | | The Tribune

    However, after finding out that climbing Mount Everest was an expensive affair, she started looking for sponsors. And when she failed to find any, she recently started an online crowdfunding campaign on the social media. Her campaign has generated a lot of buzz and even as a couple of sponsors have come forward, Nahida is doubtful if she is going to be the first woman from the Valley to conquer the world’s highest peak. Read More

  • Jammu & Kashmir: Female mountaineer forced to ask donation to fulfil her Mt. Everest dream

    March 19, 2019 IST | | DNA

    Kashmir's daughter Nahida Manzoor's only desire is to climb world's highest mountain, Mount Everest and to fulfill her passion, she has started a online crowd funding campaign to achieve her dream. She is doing it through the website www.ketto.org. She looks forward to scaling Everest during 2019 season and April 15 is her deadline to generate around Rs 30 lakh needed for the summit. Nahida is in touch with Transit Adventurers for undertaking the expedition. Read More

  • IIT-Madras hyperloop team launches campaign to raise funds

    March 14, 2019 IST | | The Times of India

    The team, which has estimated its project to cost Rs 1.2 crore, has started the campaign on the Ketto platform, https://www.ketto.org/avishkar, to raise funds. Read More

  • The only Asian Team qualified for the Hyperloop International Competition initiated a Crowdfunding

    March 14, 2019 IST | | Indian News and Times

    Team Avishkar Hyperloop, IIT Madras, Developing India's first ever Self-propelled Completely Autonomous Hyperloop Pod is raising funds on Ketto platform for their Project Read More

  • Khabar Lahariya, the all Women Local Newspaper in UP and Bihar, Ketto-Funded – Shero by AllAbtYou

    March 14, 2019 IST | | All Abt You

    The most remarkable happenings take place in the unlikeliest of places. The districts of Chitrakood, Banda, Mahoba, Varanasi and Faizabad districts of Uttar Pradesh and Sitamarhi district of Bihar are proud to boast an all-women team of journalists. The newspaper is called Khabar Lahariya which translates to ‘news waves’. The venture was initiated by Nirantar, a Center for Gender and Education in 2002 and the readership number has increased considerably to 80, 000 ever since its first run. It ha Read More

  • Eye on Mount Everest, Kashmir girl starts online crowd funding

    March 14, 2019 IST | | Greater Kashmir

    With an eye on scaling World’s highest peak Mount Everest, the young trained female mountaineer of Kashmir Nahida Manzoor has started online crowd funding campaign to achieve her dream. She is doing it through the website www.ketto.org. She looks forward to scaling Everest during 2019 season and April 15 is her deadline to generate around Rs 30 lakh needed for the summit. Nahida is in touch with Transit Adventurers for undertaking the expedition. Read More

  • Sunny Leone Initiates Crowdfunding to Empower Acid Attack Survivors

    March 14, 2019 IST | | sNEWSi

    Sunny Leone needs help to empower acid attack survivors. Speaking during the launch of the crowdfunding page on Ketto, Leone said, “Each and every survivor deserves a better chance at life. No dream is too big and no pain is too little.” Appended below is an appeal from her: Read More

  • Sunny Leone Initiates Crowdfunding to Empower Acid Attack Survivors

    March 14, 2019 IST | | India West

    Sunny Leone needs help to empower acid attack survivors. Speaking during the launch of the crowdfunding page on Ketto, Leone said, “Each and every survivor deserves a better chance at life. No dream is too big and no pain is too little.” Appended below is an appeal from her: Read More

  • Arjun's Avatar Noble

    March 11, 2019 IST | | HT Cafe

    According to Arjun, the entire procedure (stem cell transplantation) will cost almost 25 lakhs and another 3-4 lakhs will be needed post chemotherapy. "And he needs to undergo the procedure on an urgent basis. Financially, I'm going to make sure that he gets absolutely fine. The organisation has already generated a loan of Rs. 5 lakh before i joined in. I have already started doing my bit to match the finances but it always helps if more people come out and support the cause as it's a child's li Read More

  • She went Bald to Challenge Stereotypes

    March 11, 2019 IST | | D T Next

    Initially, her friends and family opposed the idea of her going bald and suggested that she plan a fund where everyone can monetarily pitch in and gather help. Moreover, being married to a north Indian there was a stigma and social connotation associated with a woman shaving her head. “People around me told me to raise money where everyone can contribute. But I was mentally prepared to shave my head. I got in touch with Chennai-based Cancare Foundation, that is associated with underprivileged ca Read More

  • Mumbai's heart beats for kid with ailing liver; collects Rs 16.5 lakh overnight

    March 08, 2019 IST | | Mid Day

    Asked if people still can donate for Mayank, the portal spokesperson replied in the negative, stating, "Since we have already collected more than the required funds, the page will be paused for any further donations." Another crowd-funding portal, Ketto, collected R15,175 contributed by eight donors, which will be given to the parents soon. "This is one of the most amazing examples of how the community nowadays steps up to help families with financial problems," said Varun Sheth, CEO Ketto. Read More

  • More than Rs.1 lakh raised for Children’s home in Dimapur by a woman from Delhi

    March 08, 2019 IST | | North East Today.

    This is a story of Shweta Kanvinde Rana, a woman from New Delhi who took up the responsibility to raise funds through a campaign on Ketto for the Children’s Home run by the couple. Shweta was born and brought up in Mumbai. God blessed her with a privileged upbringing. But it did not undermine her values. As she said, “The privilege was something which was a blessing from God, never to be taken for granted, but to be shared with others who needed it”. Read More

  • Bhakti Sharma: Turning the tide

    March 06, 2019 IST | | Forbes India

    Until her Gibraltar expedition, her family took care of the expenses and logistics. “I am their investment,” says Sharma, who loves travelling to new places. She found partial sponsorship from Hindustan Zinc, a Vedanta Group company, for her Antarctica swim, apart from relying on crowdfunding. Read More

  • LetsVenture leads seed investment in online charity platform Donatekart

    March 05, 2019 IST | | VC Circle

    Testbook, DailyNinja, Wishberry, Engrave, MyUpchar, Amigobulls, Ketto, and PosterGully are some of the companies that have raised investment through the platform. Read More

  • How to crowdfund 101

    February 28, 2019 IST | | The New Indian Express

    Set up a crowdfunding page. Ketto, Wishberry and lot of Indian startups provide you this opportunity. If you are an NRI, you may even explore Kickstarter, Indiegogo etc. Read More

  • Baby Eliza successfully undergoes life-saving operation

    February 23, 2019 IST | | Midday

    On the crowd-funding portal Ketto, as many as 60 Good Samaritans donated over Rs 96,000. Varun Sheth, CEO and co-founder of Ketto said, "We read this heart-wrenching story and immediately decided to start a campaign for baby Eliza. The outpouring of support from so many people has overwhelmed us. A total of 60 donors came forward and raised Rs 97,248 on our platform within 24 hours." Read More

  • How crowdfunding platforms in India are using AI, blockchain to help people raise money for medical procedures

    February 20, 2019 IST | | Your Story

    Varun Sheth, Founder of online crowdfunding platform Ketto, says,“Crowdfunding in India has grown over the decade because more people have access to the internet, with the digital connectivity enabling them to make payments easily online. Read More

  • Amitabh, Lata, SRK, condemn 'barbaric' Pulwama attack

    February 15, 2019 IST | | Tribune India

    Kunal Kapoor: My heartfelt appeal to people, to come forward and support Ketto (a fund-raising organisation) for their campaign to rehabilitate the families of CRPF martyrs. India, lets stand up for those who gave their lives for our safety. Jai Hind Read More

  • Amitabh, Lata Mangeshkar, SRK condemn 'barbaric' Pulwama attack

    February 15, 2019 IST | | Business Standard

    My heartfelt appeal to people, to come forward and support Ketto (a fund-raising organisation) for their campaign to rehabilitate the families of CRPF martyrs. India, lets stand up for those who gave their lives for our safety. Jai Hind. Read More

  • Pakistan you need to stop this’: How Bollywood reacted to the Pulwama terror attack

    February 15, 2019 IST | | DP Post

    My heartfelt appeal to people, to come forward & support @ketto for their campaign to rehabilitate the families of @crpfindia martyrs. India, lets stand up for those who gave their lives for our safety. Jai Hind Read More

  • Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan & Celebs Condemn ‘Barbaric’ Pulwama Attack

    February 15, 2019 IST | | KoiMoi

    Kunal Kapoor: My heartfelt appeal to people, to come forward and support Ketto (a fund-raising organisation) for their campaign to rehabilitate the families of CRPF martyrs. India, lets stand up for those who gave their lives for our safety. Jai Hind. Read More

  • Amazon Director Meghna Apparao On #BaldForACause, Gender Balance

    February 21, 2019 IST | | She The People

    I decided to not only shave my head, but also figure out a way to support underprivileged cancer patients. So I connected with the Chennai-based Cancare Foundation, that is associated with underprivileged cancer patients. I started #cashnothair and used Ketto India’s socially funding platform for crowdfunding. Read More

  • Decolonising The Frame: India’s First International Indigenous Film Festival

    February 21, 2019 IST | | News Click

    “We noticed that while people tend to donate towards things that highlight the victimhood of people, very few responded to our crowdfund appeal on Ketto Read More

  • Kim Kumari of New Jersey crowned Miss India USA 2019, Vidhi Dave wins Mrs. India USA, and Esha Chandra Kode is Miss Teen India USA

    February 19, 2019 IST | | News India Times

    The IFC partnered with Ketto, a non-governmental organization based in Mumbai, and started by Bollywood actor Kunal Kapoor and Varun Sheth, to raise funds for PURNATA, an initiative which works to stop human trafficking. More than $8000 was raised with the help of all Mrs. contestants with Mrs. Nikita Shah from Florida raising the maximum amount. Shah was awarded the Mrs. Philanthropist prize. Read More

  • Ketto Launches Crowdfunding Campaign for Families of CRPF Personnel Martyred in Pulwama Attack

    February 18, 2019 IST | | The Silicon Review

    Varun Sheth, CEO and co-founder of Ketto while speaking to The Silicon Review said: “Our deepest condolences to all the CRPF martyrs who lost their lives in the terror attack. Although no amount of money can bring back our brave hearts, in this tragic moment, we wish to stand by their families and wish to offer our crowdfunding platform to raise money, as much as we can. We will waive off all fees attached to this cause. We further wish to state that we are ready to share our technology and the Read More

  • Pulwama terror attack: Here’s how you can help the families of the CRPF martyrs

    February 18, 2019 IST | | Your Story

    Ketto and the Rotary Club of Bombay Bay View have come together to raise funds for families of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel with a campaign titled, 'Lets Salute and Support 40 CRPF Brave heart’s Families of Pulwama Terror Attack'. All funds raised from this campaign will be donated to the families of the CRPF personnel martyred in the terror attack in Pulwama, Kashmir. The raised funds will go to the CRPF via BharatkeVeer Corpus Fund and Ketto has waived off its fee for this cam Read More

  • Bollywood stars condemn Pulwama terror strike, call it cowardly act

    February 16, 2019 IST | | The Free Press Journal

    Kunal Kapoor: My heartfelt appeal to people, to come forward and support Ketto (a fund-raising organisation) for their campaign to rehabilitate the families of CRPF martyrs. India, lets stand up for those who gave their lives for our safety. Jai Hind. Read More

  • Cashfree Launches Virtual UPI IDs

    February 13, 2018 IST | | Business Wire India

    Bengaluru based payments technology company, Cashfree has launched Virtual UPI IDs, for automated reconciliations of UPI transfers for businesses. Cashfree is the first payment technology company to launch this innovative feature for UPI Payments. Leading online platform Ketto is already using virtual accounts for easy collection and reconciliation. Read More

  • India Comes Together To Support Families Of Pulwama Martyrs Proving Nothing Can Break Our Spirit

    February 15, 2019 IST | | MensXP

    Actor Kunal Kapoor too posted on social media about his campaign 'Ketto', urging people to come forward and support the martyrs' kin. Read More

  • Touch and go: How the sport of Touch Rugby is struggling to find its feet

    February 14, 2019 IST | | SportsWallah

    The India Under-20 touch rugby team last year went to Youth World Cup in Malaysia, and fought well with other teams but ended up losing all the 10 matches in the tournament. The journey though was not an easy one as it was difficult to arrange funds as 90 percent of the players belong to low-class families. The federation then decided to arrange fund through crowdfunding platform, Ketto for the team’s participation. Read More

  • Safeguard Your Business! 3 Things Every Entrepreneur Needs To Do to Protect Their Company

    February 12, 2019 IST | | Entrepreneur India

    "For Cyberattack, we use the web application firewall called Indusface as it offers best website security which ensures that our online business is protected from 'malware' and hackers. Risk calculation for transactions, to prevent online fraud and block high-risk transactions we use Maxmind; it also cut chargebacks, and reduce manual review. For beneficiary (verifying an individual’s identity) verification we use Aadhar System API’s and Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure we use for securing our Read More

  • A teenager whose sensitivity towards societal issues led her to start an initiative, in collaboration with a bakery, that supplies breads at various locations in the city to feed the hungry

    February 07, 2019 IST | | The Patriot

    With the help of crowdfunding platforms like Ketto, I have been able to collect approximately Rs. 40,000. The target is to raise Rs. 2 lakhs. Read More

  • This class 10 student is tackling food wastage by helping unwanted food reach hungry mouths

    February 11, 2019 IST | | India Today

    Since the Double Roti project was started only recently, currently she only takes surplus bread and cakes from bakeries. But Taira plans on developing her food collection and delivery system further in future once she gets funds. She is working on the same by setting up a page for donations on the crowdfunding website Ketto. She notes that the big, fat, expensive weddings in India area big source of food wastage. Read More

  • Wadia hospital gets Rs 10 lakh in 24 hours for Baby Tiger's treatment

    February 07, 2019 IST | | Mid Day

    According to doctors, Tiger's health has been rapidly improving following the surgery. After bills towards his treatment started rising, the hospital had decided to opt for crowd-funding and roped in crowd-funding organisation Ketto. Within hours of the appeal, the site was flooded with funds from 674 donors, reaching Rs 10.39 lakh within 24 hours. Zaheer Adenwala, co-founder, Ketto, said, "We started the fund-raising activity on Tuesday night, and within 24 hours we reached the target. We are v Read More

  • Shraddha Kapoor Fulfills 13-Year-Old Patient’s Wish to Meet Her

    Feb 2, 2019 IST | | India West

    Ketto tweeted about 13-year-old Sumayya fighting the third stage of tuberculosis, who mentioned that her only wish was to meet her favorite actress, Shraddha Kapoor. Ketto, Asia’s most visited crowd-funding platform, reached out to the actress via a tweet on Jan. 25. Read More

  • Bowls of kindness for stray animals

    February 04, 2019 IST | | The Hans India

    They started setting up water bowls for the thirsty animals in the city, bypooling their own money. At present, they are raising funds through crowdfunding sites.Molletisaid the vision of the project is to ensure that every stray animal gets safe drinking water around the clock, throughout the year. His team conducting various awareness activities about the importance of providing water for animals and making thought-provoking short films and screening it in various schools and colleges to inspi Read More

  • MicroTale by Medhaa (@medziz_zz_talks ) with Ketto (@kettoindia ) and The Wishing Factory (@thewishingfactory) |

    February 04, 2019 IST | | The Scribbled Stories - Just Dail

    With Ketto and The Wishing Factory, we’re raising funds for Blood Cancer & Thalassemia patients and making some wishes come true. Turn a dream into reality by donating and sharing with your friends, donate here: www.ketto.org/thescribbledstories Read More

  • Topic of Cancer

    February 04, 2019 IST | | The Voice Of Fashion

    If you are in the mood, support the #It’sOnlyHair campaign initiated by Ketto, one of India’s largest crowdfunders for cancer treatment (they raised ₹9 crore and successfully funded the treatment of 456 cancer patients without the burden of paying back in 2018). Shoot yourself cutting an inch of your hair and post it. Varun Sheth, CEO and founder of Ketto says, “While interacting with cancer patients closely, we’ve felt that the change in appearance, of losing hair, make a person diffident and m Read More

  • Shraddha Kapoor goes incognito to meet her 13-year old fan diagnosed with stage 3 TB

    January 30, 2019 IST | | DNA

    After meeting the teen and spending time with her, the actress shared online a picture saying, “I’m so so happy that I was able to go & meet Summaya today. She’s such a precious little angel. Praying for her recovery. @ketto please let me know how I can help with her treatment & all the best with all the work you guys are doing (sic)” Read More

  • This All-woman team aims to create trash-free cities

    February 4, 2019 IST | | Deccan Chronicle

    Have you ever wondered why your surroundings are not plastic free? In an endeavour to let people adopt eco-friendly initiatives, Ms Sahar Mansoor, founder of Home Care and Personal Care brand, Bare Necessities, has raised Rs 10 lakh on the crowd-funding platform Ketto. "We are also in the process of filing for our trademark. We thank Ketto for providing us this platform and opportunity to raise funds and reach more people,” she adds. Read More

  • This All-woman team aims to create trash-free cities

    Sunday, 14 December 2014 - 10:17am IST | | Deccan Chronicle

    Have you ever wondered why your surroundings are not plastic free? In an endeavour to let people adopt eco-friendly initiatives, Ms Sahar Mansoor, founder of Home Care and Personal Care brand, Bare Necessities, has raised Rs 10 lakh on the crowd-funding platform Ketto. Read More

  • Shraddha Kapoor's sweet gesture for 13-year-old girl will melt your heart!

    January 31, 2019 IST | | The Free Press

    Posting a picture with the fan girl Shraddha wrote, "I’m so so happy that I was able to go & meet Summaya today. She’s such a precious little angel. Praying for her recovery. @ketto please let me know how I can help with her treatment & all the best with all the work you guys are doing ❤" Read More

  • Mumbai: Lilavati Hospital offers liver transplant to Shraddha Kapoor fan fighting tuberculosis

    January 31, 2019 IST | | Mid Day

    An online crowdfunding portal, Ketto, through which the family is trying to raise funds, tweeted it and the actor had replied, saying she would like to meet Summaya. She met her on Tuesday. Speaking to mid-day, an overwhelmed Hussain said, "My daughter is fighting two deadly diseases and we are unable to help due to financial constrains. I sold all our jewellery to raise money for her, but failed to raise such a big amount. If doctors at Lilavati Hospital operate on her, we might be able to brin Read More

  • Shraddha Kapoor's sweet gesture for 13-year-old girl will melt your heart!

    January 31, 2019 IST | | Deccan Chronicle

    Posting a picture with the fan girl Shraddha wrote, "I’m so so happy that I was able to go & meet Summaya today. She’s such a precious little angel. Praying for her recovery. @ketto please let me know how I can help with her treatment & all the best with all the work you guys are doing ❤" Read More

  • Shraddha Kapoor fulfils ailing fan’s wish to meet her, actress wears burkha to avoid crowd

    January 30, 2019 IST | | India Tv News

    Praying for her recovery. @ketto please let me know how I can help with her treatment & all the best with all the work you guys are doing." Shraddha wore a burkha to the hospital to hide herself and avoid the media as well as the crowd. Read More

  • Shraddha Kapoor surprises a fan by paying her a visit at the hospital

    January 30, 2019 IST | | The Times of India

    I’m so so happy that I was able to go & meet Summaya today. She’s such a precious little angel. Praying for her recovery. @ketto please let me know how I can help with her treatment & all the best with all the work you guys are doing ❤️ Read More

  • Shraddha Kapoor meets her fan fighting Tuberculosis, offers help

    January 30, 2019 IST | | Mid Day

    Expressing her feelings through Twitter, the actor wrote, "I'm so so happy that I was able to go & meet Summaya today. She's such a precious little angel. Praying for her recovery. @ketto please let me know how I can help with her treatment & all the best with all the work you guys are doing." Read More

  • Shraddha Kapoor meets her ailing teenage fan; takes it to social media

    January 30, 2019 IST | | Mid Day

    Shraddha Kapoor captioned it: I'm so so happy that I was able to go & meet Summaya today. She’s such a precious little angel. Praying for her recovery. @kettoindia please let me know how I can help with her treatment & all the best with all the work you guys are doing [sic]" Read More

  • Shraddha Kapoor's sweet gesture for a 13-year old ill fan

    January 30, 2019 IST | | DNA

    Posting a picture with the fan girl Shraddha wrote, "I’m so so happy that I was able to go & meet Summaya today. She’s such a precious little angel. Praying for her recovery. @ketto please let me know how I can help with her treatment & all the best with all the work you guys are doing" View image on Twitter Read More

  • Shraddha Kapoor fulfills ailing fan's wish to meet her; puts on a hijab to avoid commotion at hospital

    January 30, 2019 IST | | Times Now News

    Shraddha took to Instagram to share a photo with the fangirl and captioned it, "I’m so so happy that I was able to go & meet Summaya today. She’s such a precious little angel. Praying for her recovery. Ketto, please let me know how I can help with her treatment & all the best with all the work you guys are doing." Read More

  • When Saaho actress Shraddha Kapoor donned a burqa to surprise an ill fan at Mumbai hospital

    January 29, 2019 IST | | International Business Times

    Sumayya is said to be a huge fan of Shraddha Kapoor. Ketto, which is India's No.1 crowd-funding platform for medical causes‎, is reportedly helping her with funds for her treatment. This NGO was instrumental in conveying the girl's wish to meet her the favourite actress through its Twitter account. Read More

  • Shraddha Kapoor’s touching gesture: Actor to fulfill 13-year-old TB patient’s wish to meet her

    January 29, 2019 IST | | Free Press Journal

    In deference to the wish of a 13-year-old tuberculosis (TB) patient, currently undergoing treated at the King Edward Memorial (KEM) hospital, Bollywood actor Shraddha Kapoor will meet her on Tuesday, as per the online crowdfunding site Ketto.org. According to a doctor, the disease has affected the liver of the teenager, for which she needs immediate surgery. In the midst of this life-threatening situation, the girl expressed a desire to meet her favourite actor Shraddha Kapoor. Read More

  • Mumbai: 13-year-old fan fighting for her life may meet Shraddha Kapoor today

    January 29, 2019 IST | | Mid Day

    The family has started a campaign on the crowdfunding website - Ketto - which has helped raise Rs 30,000 so far. Read More

  • PhonePe partners with Cashfree

    January 22, 2019 IST | | Newsbarons

    Cashfree was founded in 2015 by IIIT Hyderabad graduate Akash Sinha and IIT Kharagpur graduate Reeju Datta. Cashfree is backed by payments pioneer, Paypal and the popular silicon valley accelerator, Y Combinator. There are currently 8000 online and offline businesses that use Cashfree’s platform to collect payments from customers or send money to users and vendors. Zomato, Mi, Tencent Games, Rummycircle, Google-backed Dunzo, donation platforms like Ketto and Milaap amongst its popular customers. Read More

  • दिल्ली की ये बेटी अपनी कोशिश से कुछ यूं भर रही भूखों का पेट

    January 22, 2019 IST | | Human Junction

    यदि आप तायरा तक पहुंचने की इच्छा रखते हैं, तो आप उसे tairabhargava@gmail.com पर ई-मेल कर सकते हैं, वेबसाइट पर जा सकते हैं, या (ketto page) केटो पेज के माध्यम से इस पहल में अपना योगदान कर सकते हैं। Read More

  • Maniesh Paul visits BSF Headquarters Jammu meets 'real heroes'

    January 13, 2019 IST | | The Week

    Maniesh was in Jammu at the BSF base camp to entertain the soldiers as part of Comedy Central's campaign "Spread the Cheer". Read More

  • Guns and roses at Jammu BSF Camp

    January 12, 2019 IST | | The Hindu

    Mr Paul, who was in Jammu to participate in a Spread The Cheer event organised by Comedy Central, reached the BSF base around 2 p.m. on Friday. Read More

  • Maniesh Paul visits BSF Headquarters Jammu, meets 'real heroes'

    January 13, 2019 IST | | Business Standard

    Maniesh was in Jammu at the BSF base camp to entertain the soldiers as part of Comedy Central's campaign "Spread the Cheer". Read More

  • Comedy Central and BSF join forces to 'Spread The Cheer' among the Jawans in Jammu

    January 16, 2019 IST | | Daily Hunt

    The fun and frolic concluded with Comedy Central surprising the BSF Jawans by gifting them specially created hampers courtesy - Ustraa, a specialized men's grooming products brand. 'Spread The Cheer' has also associated with Ketto - a popular crowdfunding platform for social, creative and personal causes, to help amplify the efforts of Aditya Mehta Foundation. The foundation raises funds for the 'Divyang Jawans' initiative, which strives to enable Para athleteswith equipment and training to par Read More

  • Maniesh Paul visits BSF Headquarters Jammu, meets real heroes

    January 12, 2019 IST | | Shafaqna

    Shooting a rifle, climbing ropes and participating in training activities at the BSF headquarters here, Maniesh Paul got a peek into a soldier s life and the actor says they are the ones who are the real heroes. The actor and popular TV anchor participated in various combat and skill training activities with the soldiers. Read More

  • Comedy Central and BSF join forces to ‘Spread The Cheer’ among the Jawans in Jammu

    January 16, 2019 IST | | TVNews4U

    Spread The Cheer’ has also associated with Ketto – a popular crowdfunding platform for social, creative and personal causes, to help amplify the efforts of Aditya Mehta Foundation. The foundation raises funds for the ‘Divyang Jawans’ initiative, which strives to enable Para athleteswith equipment and training to participate in various Para sports events including the upcoming Paralympics 2020. Read More

  • Comedy Central – India’s leading 24-hour English Entertainment channel is committed towards making India smile and spreading cheer in citizens’ lives

    January 15, 2019 IST | | Indian Television

    Comedy Central – India’s leading 24-hour English Entertainment channel is committed towards making India smile and spreading cheer in citizens’ lives Read More

  • Comedy Central and BSF join forces to ‘Spread The Cheer’ among the Jawans in Jammu

    January 15, 2019 IST | | Adgully

    Spread The Cheer’ has also associated with Ketto – a popular crowdfunding platform for social, creative and personal causes, to help amplify the efforts of Aditya Mehta Foundation. The foundation raises funds for the ‘Divyang Jawans’ initiative, which strives to enable Para athletes with equipment and training to participate in various Para sports events including the upcoming Paralympics 2020. Read More

  • Team Propwork all set to fly high at US aeromodelling race

    January 12, 2019 IST | | Mid Day

    As team Propwork from Mukesh Patel School of Technology Management and Engineering prepares to make a mark at the SAE International Aero Design competition to be held in Texas, USA, starting March 8, 2019, help pours in through social media in the form crowdfunding to make their project the best in the league. Apart from these 10 engineering students, teams DJS Skylark and Onyx India from D J Sanghvi College of Engineering and K J Somaiya College of Engineering would also take part in the compet Read More

  • This 16-Year-Old Delhi Girl’s Initiative is Feeding Over 350 People Each Week!

    January 11, 2019 IST | | The Better India

    It is amazing to read about young Indians who are working at the grassroots to bring about a change. Meet 16-year-old Taira Bhargava, a student of class 10 at Shri Ram School, Moulsari in Gurugram, who is working hard to eradicate hunger in her own way. If you wish to reach out to Taira, you can e-mail her at tairabhargava@gmail.com, visit the website, or contribute to her initiative via her Ketto page. Read More

  • Wharton India Economic Forum, India's largest student-run biz conference, showcases startups in edtech, fintech and travel

    January 12, 2019 IST | | Your Story

    One of the top attractions at WIEF is the Wharton India Startup Challenge (WISC), which is in its sixth year now. In the past, now-successful startups like BabyChakra, Zostel, Haptik, Zoomcar, Bizongo, and Ketto have presented at the WISC. The Startup Challenge has grown 20X since it began. Past winners of the challenge have gone on to raise over $50 million from more than 20 institutional investors. Read More

  • The girl with green wonders Prasiddhi Singh is unlike other five-year-olds.

    January 03, 2019 IST | | The New Indian Express

    Prasiddhi Singh is unlike other five-year-olds. She has successfully raised Rs 41, 254 on Ketto, a crowdfunding platform for her mission to ‘save flora, fauna and the planet we live in’. The class 1 student from Mahindra World School is an inspiration to people of all ages. Talking to us about how environment-based issues piqued her interest at such a young age, Stuti Singh, Prasiddhi’s mother says, “My husband and I have always been inclined towards fitness, and we introduced Prasiddhi to jogg Read More

  • Stars shine brighter

    December 31, 2018 IST | | Deccan Chronicle

    Actor Kunal Kapoor used his crowd funding website Ketto to raise Rs 1.5 crore, which was used to help NGOs and other organisations working in Kerala. It was not just celebrities who contributed to the cause. Read More

  • Mumbai: Wife Fulfils Wedding Vow To Support Cancer Patients

    December 30, 2018 IST | | Mid Day

    Dimple Parmar's NGO Love Heals Cancer is her tribute to husband Nitesh Read More

  • For philanthropy, age is just a number

    December 24, 2018 IST | | Forbes India

    Varun Sheth, co-founder of crowdfunding platform Ketto, says they get over 500 campaign requests from teenagers annually, out of which 60 percent make the cut. Parents and teachers are consulted before a project goes live and each child is guided by a campaign manager. At present, there are about 178 live campaigns being led by teenagers. Read More

  • India comes together to #SavePriyanshu

    December 23, 2018 IST | | Gulf News

    Desperate for help, Sagar reached out to all avenues possible. A Good Samaritan helped connect him to the Boston Children’s Hospital, which agreed to the treatment. But, there was still a block - the cost of Rs22 million (Dh1.15 million) inclusive of surgery, recuperation, accommodation and airfare. This was over a year ago. A page was opened on the fund-raising website Ketto in 2017, to raise the amount required. In one year, the funding page was able to generate Rs6.2 million (approximately Read More

  • Mumbai Fire:Swiggy Delivery Boy Hailed on Social Media For Joining Rescue Operations at Andheri Hospital, Saving 10 Lives

    December 23, 2018 IST | | Latestly

    Ketto: Take minute to ponder on the courage and strength of a normal citizen like Sidhu Humanabade (20), who is a delivery boy of and saved 10 patients during the Kamgar Hospital Read More

  • Kunal Kapoor spends quality time with kids as a part of Santa Charity Dash1 of 3

    December 19, 2018 IST | | International Business Times

    Kunal Kapoor spends quality time with kids as a part of Santa Charity Dash1 of 3Santa Charity Dash,Kunal Kapoor,Kunal Kapoor Santa,Santa Claus,Christmas,Christmas Charity,Charity Dash,Bollywood Santa Charity Dash With Kunal Kapoor Actor Kunal Kapoor spent some quality time with underprivileged children as a part of a charity dash in Mumbai on December 14th, 2018. He was dressed as Santa along with everyone one else and dived into the group of kids to entertain them. Read More

  • Model Citizen: 6-year-old on mission for green schools

    November 20, 2018 IST | | DT Next

    For an average six-year-old, the focus will often be restricted to school and family. Meet, Prasiddhi Singh, a Class 1 student, who is on a unique mission to create fruit forests in schools. Read More

  • Kunal Kapoor: Scripting My Next Movie

    December 17, 2018 IST | | Mid Day

    "I have greenlit three projects," he laughs. Kapoor, who is also a co-founder of the crowd-funding website Ketto, recently took time out to organise a Christmas bash for an orphanage. Read More

  • This Friday be part of a Unique Event: Ketto Santa Charity Run Actor Kunal Kapoor will also come to spend some time with these children

    December 13, 2018 IST | | Mumbai News Network

    A fun way to spend Christmas this year, join Ketto's Santa Run as we make our way through the streets of Bombay spreading smiles and holiday cheer. Read More

  • Christmas Miracles: We Tell You Why You Should Run For This Good Cause

    December 13, 2018 IST | | LBB Mumbai

    What's a festival about, if not spreading smiles and holiday cheer? Ketto, a crowdfunding platform for raising funds for different groups, is conducting a Christmas Run with the children of Saint Catherine Of Siena School and Orphanage. They call it the Santa Charity Run, wherein you get to be a part of fun-filled activities, and distribute goodies and gifts to deserving little children of the orphanage. Kunal Kapoor, an actor, and also the co-founder of Ketto, will be a part of this event too! Read More

  • Launches CleverTap4Good, Enabling Non-Profits to Execute More Effective Mobile Campaigns

    December 8, 2018 IST | | Ethical Marketing News

    Among the many organizations currently using CleverTap, fundraising platform Ketto has raised more than $50M for social, creative, and charitable causes. Zaheer Adenwala, Co-Founder & CTO at Ketto, says, “Ketto’s platform amplifies the voices of those in need so they can be heard by the billions of people across the globe who are willing to help. With CleverTap, we can personalize messages so our users stay connected to the causes close to their hearts, be it fighting chronic illnesses, giving Read More

  • Kiccha Sudeep to meet his young fan suffering from a brain tumor

    December 10, 2018 IST | | The Times of India

    Actor Kiccha Sudeep is ready to meet his special fan soon, who is suffering from a brain tumor. Read More

  • Devika Chhabra, 16, has launched a campaign where waste plastic bottles will be recycled into winter clothes for street dwellers. Patriot talks to the young enthusiast about her project, her inspiration behind it and more

    December 7, 2018 IST | | The Patriot

    When the idea first hit Devika, the undertaking of it seemed quite daunting. She researched and brainstormed for weeks on end, to finally come up with her game plan. She launched a fund-raising campaign through Ketto, as recently as a couple of weeks ago, and approached various sources for collection of bottles. She tied up with her own school G.D Goenka Public School, as well as the RWAs of a few neighbourhoods, to collect waste PET (polyethylene terephthalate) bottles. A few of her friends hav Read More

  • 10 Major Bollywood Stars That Invest in Startups

    November 04, 2018 IST | | Money Makers

    Gone are the times when actors were only interested in making movies, and Indian celebrities are no exception. Bollywood stars that invest in startups are common, with over 20 mega-stars investing in startups and backing million-dollar projects with their money and fame. Read More

  • Rehab of former addict criminals cuts crime rate

    01 December, 2018 IST | | Nyoooz

    But the real achievement, cops feel, has been a slide in the crime rate. Since the project has been launched, around a hundred individuals, NGOs and corporates have enrolled themselves as sponsors. So far, 85 petty criminals have reformed themselves and have being declared free of drug abuse. We have begun training them in various vocational courses,” said an officer, who is a part of the project.Earlier, the Kolkata Police Facebook appeal for crowdfunding Project Shuddhi has received an overwhe Read More

  • Rehab of former addict criminals cuts crime rate

    1st December, 2018 IST | | Nyoooz

    But the real achievement, cops feel, has been a slide in the crime rate. Since the project has been launched, around a hundred individuals, NGOs and corporates have enrolled themselves as sponsors. So far, 85 petty criminals have reformed themselves and have being declared free of drug abuse. We have begun training them in various vocational courses,” said an officer, who is a part of the project.Earlier, the Kolkata Police Facebook appeal for crowdfunding Project Shuddhi has received an overwhe Read More

  • Waste not, feed the hungry: Support Akshaya Aahara mission

    December 3, 2018 IST | | Deccan Chronicle

    As the word of their good deed has spread, AAF now receives 50 to 60 calls a day, while the numbers see a spike during marriage seasons. Read More

  • Project to rehab former addict criminals cuts crime rate

    December 01,2018 IST | | The Times of India

    City police’s Facebook appeal for crowdfunding a rehabilitation project for criminals with addiction Read More

  • Mumbai: Facebook is a place where people come together to connect with their communities and support each another in meaningful ways. Today, Facebook India and Priyanka Chopra's #SocialForGood Live-Athon gave people another way to support causes they care about. The Facebook Live-Athon shone a light

    November 27, 2018 IST | | Indian Television

    Mumbai: Facebook is a place where people come together to connect with their communities and support each another in meaningful ways. Today, Facebook India and Priyanka Chopra's #SocialForGood Live-Athon gave people another way to support causes they care about. The Facebook Live-Athon shone a light on the remarkable work being done online and how these communities came... http://www.indiantelevision.com/iworld/social-media/over-three-million-people-tune-in-for-facebook-and-priyanka-chopras-soci Read More

  • Our new angel fund gives us a more distinct identity

    Sunday, 14 December 2014 - 10:17am IST | | VC Circle

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  • Future of Fintech in India – Opportunities and Challenges

    November 27, 2018 IST | | India Briefing

    These services are particularly targeted at the early stage of a businesses’ operation. Examples include: Ketto, Wishberry, and Start51. Read More