The company will give attention to expertise partnerships with its shoppers.
WME has signed entrepreneur Samir Arora (Mode Media, NetObjects) and his Palo Alto-based tech firm Sage Digital, whose AI-enabled cell platform helps fundraising, cost techniques and different on-line experiences and companies. The company will give attention to expertise partnerships with its shoppers.
Sage Digital just lately entered right into a multimillion-dollar cope with the Marcus Samuelsson Group and WME (which represents Marcus Samuelsson) to create fundraising platform Venture Bento, which to date has helped elevate $4.eight million for charities equivalent to World Central Kitchen and CityMeals on Wheels.
The platform has been used to launch a number of fundraisers, together with Harlem Serves Up!, this 12 months’s model of co-founder Samuelsson’s annual Harlem EatUp pageant; Black Companies Matter and others that mixed have raised greater than $500,000 in donations and sponsorships.
The Venture Bento web site, based by Arora and Samuelsson together with Derek Evans and Brad Koenig, additionally goals to supplies its companies to help eating places and native, BIPOC-owned companies impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic.