Schoola Is Like Groupon For School Fundraising


Move over, bake sales: The daily deals business is trying to carve out a new niche in school fundraising. Schoola is a new platform designed for schools to raise money off daily deals from big brands and local businesses. School parents can approach the local businesses they already frequent about offering a deal through the Schoola platform. If the business accepts, it can then determine what percentage of each deal sold will go back to the school–Schoola recommends businesses give back 15%, but says schools have earned as much as 85% of proceeds. Read the full story at Fast Company.

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Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit



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