Introducing Level Giving: Give More Than Charity

Crowd funding for nonprofits with a twist.  Yes we did that! There’s no doubt crowd funding has become a powerful tool to launch startups of all types. When disaster after disaster took place last summer from Hurricane Harvey to Puerto Rico, there were millions in need of supplies and millions wanting to help in a[…]

The Level Market Testitmonies

Sourcing Aid Supplies: 7 Featured Case Studies from The Level Market

The Level Market has helped a wide variety of customers around the globe source supplies for their humanitarian programs. The following case studies illustrate just some of what The Level Market is capable of. Discover what companies like yours have to say about finding success with TLM!  Lighting up emergency shelters While building its signature[…]

Un Sustainable Development Goals

How TLM Supports the UN Sustainable Development Goals

  The UN Sustainable Development Goals present an ambitious global call to action to improve living conditions throughout the world. But it’s not sufficient for civil society alone to push toward the 17 goals. Businesses have particular opportunities and responsibilities in advancing the SDGs. It’s no longer a question of whether the private sector has[…]

Built in Colorado: The Level Market is Revolutionizing The Humanitarian Aid Industry

Built in Colorado is a rapidly growing online community that publishes news about Colorado start up companies and publishes data on the tech scene. April Bohnert interviewed The Level Market Founder Stephanie Cox, about the idea for a marketplace for aid and relief supplies. Check out the article below.  ________________________________________________________ In 2004, aid worker Stephanie Cox was on a[…]

Mike Saunders

Mike Saunders Interviews The Level Market’s Founder

Stephanie Cox is an operator and survivor. She has a proven history leading technology and consumer goods companies in emerging markets. Having spent most of her life in the trenches, she is passionate and savvy with a generous helping of grit. Stephanie started her career as a journalist, which had her living and working in[…]

Detroits Sustainable Brands

Solutions That Save Lives & Support Development

What better way to use the power of technology than to create solutions that save lives. Technology is on the front lines of changing the way humanitarian organizations approach the needs of the poor, conflict-affected and the vulnerable. Disaster relief, agriculture and education programs are arguably more successful today because of the advancements of technology. Innovative[…]

Didinomica

Diginomica: The Level Market is Tech for Social Good

Reporter Cath Everett from Diginomica examines how technology is being used for social good around the world. She highlights three companies that are doing it right including The Level Market. Check it out below. __________________________________________________ Set up in 2008 by Nominet, the official registry for UK internet domain names, the Nominet Trust has since invested[…]

10 Humanitarian Engineering Schools You Should Know

Humanitarian programs at some of the top schools in the U.S. are gaining in popularity. We’ve compiled a list of our ten favorite colleges that offer humanitarian engineering programs. Students from each of these schools are tackling profound humanitarian challenges and completing projects that will have a lasting positive impact on millions of people worldwide.[…]

humanitarian supplies on mobile

Humanitarian supplies on your mobile device.

We understand the conditions aid & development professionals work in. We’re all on our mobile devices! At TLM, we aim to make it easy for field workers and volunteers to find humanitarian supplies and compare, save and quote – all on mobile devices. Thanks to all your feedback, we’ve updated our mobile experience on The[…]

The Level Market’s LightBulb Moment | A Video From Our Founder

In 2015, The Level Market began building a one-stop-shop for aid & development products that could meet humanity’s needs. The once difficult nature of researching, locating and purchasing life-saving products was made easy by The Level Market. “I was trying to compare a bunch of different units and I couldn’t find anything. I couldn’t find[…]

Reset.org

E-commerce Platform is One-Stop-Shop for Aid

From Reset.org ____________________________________ For development practitioners in the field, one great challenge is finding suitable and timely emergency aid supplies that they can then dispatch to the areas of need. E-commerce platform the Level Market is addressing the issue head-on, thus helping aid organizations focus more of their time on delivering emergency supplies, rather than[…]

Humanitarian Aid Advice

Advice for Humanitarian Entrepreneurs

The Colorado School of Mines asked me to speak to their energy entrepreneurs at its first Innovation Challenge back in January. I recently found my notes and thought I’d share my advice with all humanitarian entrepreneurs. 5 Pieces of Advice Get dirty. You probably don’t mind being in the dirt like me because you’re engineers and you[…]

BusinessDen

E-Commerce startup wants to become ‘Amazon for aid’

From BusinessDen _________________________________ In the middle of the 2015 Ebola outbreak, Stephanie Cox’s search for water filters was coming up dry. “I was making a lot of phone calls, Googling, calling the experts and no one really knew what to do,” said Cox, a 17-year veteran of the humanitarian aid industry who was trying to[…]

Treehugger

New e-commerce site for humanitarian aid products

From Treehugger.com ___________________________ The Level Market wants to make the procurement of humanitarian aid and development products as easy as shopping on Amazon. By streamlining the research and pricing process for lifesaving and life-changing humanitarian aid products, The Level Market aims to not only make it easier for organizations to find the right products they[…]

We Festival

33Voices Share’s The ‘Ah-ha Moment’ That Inspired The Level Market From Founder Stephanie Cox

From 33 Voices and the We Festival. Stephanie shares her inspiration to create The Level Market and how she validated the product before launching. Watch The Level Market founder, Stephanie Cox, explain her “ah-ha” moment.   

Human Centered Design

Human Centered Design and Precision Listening

The Gifts that Keep on Giving   by Blake McKinlay I was lucky to start my career with iDE, an industry leader in using markets and business to achieve development goals. Fundamental to iDE’s approach is a commitment to listening to the customer. This mantra is nothing new and for many readers probably sounds like[…]

E-commerce World

It’s undeniable that we live in e-commerce in the developed world. To travel, we book tickets online. To find a hotel, we compare online to find best prices. To find a good restaurant, we go online and read reviews. To even find help caring for our kids, we can head to the Internet.  But in[…]