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Win a year's mentorship from
Alexis Ohanian

& support

DonorsChoose.org

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$50,740.00 raised of $50,000.00 goal
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GRAND PRIZE WINNER

PAVEL MOGILEVSKY

PAVEL MOGILEVSKY

A note from Alexis Ohanian

Hi! I’m Alexis Ohanian. You may remember me from such startups as reddit, breadpig, and hipmunk.

To celebrate the launch of Without Their Permission, a book I wrote about Internet entrepreneurship dropping on October 1st, and the beginning of my epic 150-stop, 70-college book tour, I’ve decided to take the opportunity to get on Prizeo and do something awesome for one of my favorite non-profits (which is also profiled in the book), DonorsChoose.org.


Whether you make a small donation or a massive one, I’ll make sure that it’s worthwhile and that it makes a difference in the world. As a grand prize, I’m offering a full year of mentorship from myself (and some of my fellow Y Combinator partners) - regardless of your profession. 
I'll also throw in a dinner in NYC with my pal Tim Ferris and me!

The runner-up prize is great too – I'll fly the winner (courtesy of hipmunk) to join me on any one book tour stop. And there are some epic rewards below as well!

I know this isn’t legendary like a date with One Direction, a night with Muhammad Ali or even a shopping spree with fellow Armenian Khloe Kardashian, but I do hope we can raise some good money for Brooklyn’s public schoolchildren!

About DonorsChoose.org

With this Prizeo campaign, I'm hoping to fund every single STEM education project in my birthplace and home of Brooklyn, NYThat's $50,000.

I’m lucky enough to sit on the advisory board of DonorsChoose.org, with some pretty awesome people

DonorsChoose.org is an online charity that uses crowdfunding to help students and teachers in need. In public schools, teachers often pay for crucial school supplies out of their own pocket, a burden that weighs heavily on them. DonorsChoose.org connects those in need with those looking to give, enhancing teachers’ ability to successfully teach their lessons.

The goal of this campaign is to fund all the STEM education campaigns in Brooklyn, NY. As we rely on the internet and technology more and more, top-notch science, tech, engineering, and math skills will only become more important, which is why teaching STEM early goes a really long way.

With your support, we can get students throughout Brooklyn on their way to starting the next generation of companies, whether that be the next reddit or the next non-profit that makes the world suck less.

Let's do this!

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Rewards

Make a donation below to get entries and rewards. Each entry is a chance to win the grand prize. At the end of the campaign, a winning entry will be chosen at random.

10 entries to win

$10

40 entries to win

$40

50 entries to win

$50

100 entries to win

$100

200 entries to win

$200

300 entries to win

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haiku about you

I’ll tweet a personal haiku about you and tag you in it. Then I’ll shoot a video of me reciting it at a sentimental university landmark. You'll also get the t-shirt :) T-shirts will be shipped within 3-6 weeks of campaign close. You will be sent a post-transaction email asking for your postal address, t-shirt size and Twitter handle. The haiku will be written within 8 weeks of the campaign end date.

$300

400 entries to win

$400

2,500 entries to win

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brand consulting session

I’ll take a look at your personal or startup’s brand and offer my thoughts on a one hour skype/google hangout. I promise I’ll be nice AND helpful! You'll also get the campaign t-shirt. T-shirts will be shipped within 3-6 weeks of campaign close. You will be sent a post-transaction email asking for your postal address and t-shirt size. The consulting session will take place within 8-12 weeks of the campaign end date, on a mutually convenient date.

$2,500

3,500 entries to win

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Waffle House meal

A full Waffle House meal in NY. Me, you and a friend. It will be delicious and fun. You'll also get the campaign t-shirt! T-shirts will be shipped within 3-6 weeks of campaign close. You will be sent a post-transaction email asking for your postal address and t-shirt size. The meal will take place within 6-12 months of the campaign end date, at a mutually convenient time (Alexis will be on tour for next 5 months).

$3,500

5,000 entries to win

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Brooklyn Nets game

I’ll take you and a friend to a Brooklyn Nets game, my hometown team, cover you in swag, and buy you many Brooklyn Lagers (if you’re 21). You'll also get the t-shirt! T-shirts will be shipped within 3-6 weeks of campaign close. You will be sent a post-transaction email asking for your postal address and t-shirt size. The experience will take place within 6-12 months of the campaign end date, at a mutually convenient time (Alexis will be on tour for next 5 months).

$5,000

7,500 entries to win

plus

be a TY founder for the day

You and a friend will join me and a few YC partners at the Y Combinator offices for a full hour of "office hours" just like a YC startup. You and I will go get coffee afterwards and talk about whatever you’d like and possibly order muffins. You'll also get the campaign t-shirt! T-shirts will be shipped within 3-6 weeks of campaign close. You will be sent a post-transaction email asking for your postal address and t-shirt size. The experience will take place within 6-12 months of the campaign end date, at a mutually convenient time (Alexis will be on tour for next 5 months).

$7,500

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