Kiva is a non-profit organization with a mission to connect people through lending to alleviate poverty. Leveraging the internet and a worldwide network of microfinance institutions, Kiva lets individuals lend as little as $25 to help create opportunity around the world. Kiva uses CloudSponge to let members invite their friends to the site without having to type each person's email address.
Heineken's Star Player app for Facebook lets you prove your football instincts to your friends by letting you create your own fantasy football league. Since Heineken decided to use CloudSponge for their invitation feature, their app can send invitations outside the Facebook network without having to type any email addresses.
Causes is a leading fundraising site leveraging the power of social media. With over 140 million members and over $30 million raised, Causes wanted to enable their members to spread the word about each individual cause. To do that, they chose CloudSponge to import each members address book, so they could email an invitation to come join the cause.
ContactMe allows businesses to organize contacts, track tasks and schedules, and integrate a contact button into a website. ContactMe needed a way to import contacts from the different email address books. Rather than building a connection with each source, ContactMe chose to connect with CloudSponge and get access to all the sources at once.
Nexopia is a youth-oriented social network with over 1.2 million registered members. Many of Nexopia's users also use instant messaging services like Yahoo, MSN, or Hotmail to chat with their friends. Nexopia needed a quick and easy way to look up a member's IM chat contacts and connect them on the network. Nexopia chose CloudSponge to quickly import contacts from a member's contact list.
BusinessCard2 allows professionals to promote themselves by creating a virtual business card and then share this card with other professionals to build their professional network. BusinessCard2 needed a way to import contacts from the different email address books available. BusinessCard2 chose CloudSponge to access all the different email address books through a single connection point.
ShermansTravel is a travel destination site offering travel deals, rate comparisons, hotel reviews, travel guides, and trip ideas. ShermansTravel also allows members to invite and connect with friends on the website. To avoid members having to enter email addresses manually, ShermansTravel chose to connect to CloudSponge and quickly import contacts from a member's email address book.
Wussap offers a social browsing experience, where users can join a Surf Train and share the browsing experience together. To help grow its user base, Wussap wanted to offer members the ability to tell their friends about Wussap. Wussap chose CloudSponge to import contacts from a member's email address book, so that Wussap could send out a personalized invite to the member's contacts.