Empowering people by crowdfunding hopes and dreams – for a better future.
Following the success of Kickstarter, a diversity of crowdfunding platforms have emerged to serve unique markets – from students (Piggybackr) to independent filmmakers (Indiegogo). Then there are people who are raising money to pay exorbitant medical bills (GiveForward), or trying to get their small business off the ground in a third-world country (Kiva).
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$20 million in donations celebratory dance
GiveForward, a crowdfunding site for people to raise money for loved ones during difficult times, announced a $2 million Series A round led by Founder Collective and First Round Capital, with Naval Ravikant and Firestarter Fund participating. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Today's announcement follows a previous $500,000 angel round in 2011 by New World Ventures, David Cohen, Howard Lindzon, Tim Krauskopf and others.
Received $2M Series A Funding
Participation Founder Collective, First Round Capital, Naval Ravikant., FireStarter Fund
How to Raise Money for Medical Expenses with GiveForward
Received $500k Venture Round Funding
Participation New World Ventures, Social Leverage, David G. Cohen, Excelerate Labs
Received $15k Seed Funding
Participation Excelerate Labs