Sapling Foundation

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Sapling Foundation
Type Corporation
Purpose Academic conference, entertainment, education
Headquarters New York City, New York, United States
Region served
Worldwide

The Sapling Foundation is a non-profit organization that owns the TED global conference.[1][2][3][4][5][6] It was founded by Chris Anderson in 1996.[1]

The organization describes its purpose as follows:[1]

The goal of the foundation is to foster the spread of great ideas. It aims to provide a platform for the world's smartest thinkers, greatest visionaries and most-inspiring teachers, so that millions of people can gain a better understanding of the biggest issues faced by the world, and a desire to help create a better future.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "About TED: Who we are: Who owns TED". TED: Ideas Worth Spreading. TED Conferences, LLC. 
  2. ^ "Those Fabulous Confabs". NYMag.com. Retrieved 2016-06-18. 
  3. ^ "TED Conference | Conferences | Attend | TED". www.ted.com. Retrieved 2016-06-18. 
  4. ^ "TED Conference in Milwaukee?". Urban Milwaukee. Retrieved 2016-06-18. 
  5. ^ "Wiser.org". www.wiser.org. Retrieved 2016-06-18. 
  6. ^ "The Creator Of TED Aims To Reinvent Conferences Once Again". Co.Design. 2011-08-08. Retrieved 2016-06-18.