Funding: Jimmy Wales Says Wikipedia is Doing Very Well Financially
From AFP (via France 24):
\Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales said Thursday that the free online encyclopedia is in good financial shape, although increasing mobile phone use may cut into future donations.
“We are doing very well financially,” Wales told AFP ahead of Vivatech, a Paris tech fair for start-up companies.
Wikipedia had “never been really good” at attracting major donors, with most of its money coming from people each giving around 15 euros ($16.80) in endowment money, he said.
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Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com.