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This article was published on November 5, 2014


    Meetup rolls out its Chip In contribution feature to all US groups

    Meetup rolls out its Chip In contribution feature to all US groups
    Josh Ong
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    Josh Ong

    Josh Ong is the US Editor at The Next Web. He previously worked as TNW's China Editor and LA Reporter. Follow him on Twitter or email him a Josh Ong is the US Editor at The Next Web. He previously worked as TNW's China Editor and LA Reporter. Follow him on Twitter or email him at [email protected].

    Group organizing service Meetuptoday announced the general availability of its Chip In contribution button for all group and event pages in the US across desktop and mobile devices. The company also plans to offer the option to international groups soon.

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    By making it easier for groups to crowdfund their expenses, Meetup is hoping to improve the overall quality of the events on its platform. The Chip In button allows organizers to remind members that good meetups cost money to put on without having to resort to a potentially off-putting direct request for funds.

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