GoFundMe is a crowdfunding platform enabling people to raise money for different life events. Users can create their online donation website and share it with friends and family using GoFundMe's built-in connections to Facebook, Twitter and email. The service charges an automatic 5% fee on all online donations collected. Donations go directly into a user's PayPal account to ensure instant and secure access to all money collected.

Redwood City, US
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372 (est)+3%
GoFundMe was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in Redwood City, US
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Key People/Management at GoFundMe

Rob Solomon

Rob Solomon

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Chi-Chao Chang

Chi-Chao Chang

Chief Technology Officer
Raquel Rozas

Raquel Rozas

Chief Marketing Officer
Hoang Vuong

Hoang Vuong

Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer
Daniel Gordon

Daniel Gordon

VP of Trust, Policy, and Communications

GoFundMe Office Locations

GoFundMe has offices in Redwood City, New York, Dublin, Berlin and in 4 other locations
Redwood City, US (HQ)
855 Jefferson Ave
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GoFundMe Financials and Metrics

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GoFundMe Operating Metrics

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Crowd-sourced Funding

$2 b$3 b$4 b$5 b


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GoFundMe Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
YouCaring April 04, 2018
CrowdRise (95)January 10, 2017
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GoFundMe Online and Social Media Presence

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GoFundMe News and Updates

GoFundMe now allows team fundraising, where multiple people collaborate to raise money for causes

GoFundMe, the popular service for raising money for causes with some $5 billion raised to date, is expanding its platform to serve more community efforts: today the company is launching GoFundMe Team Fundraising, which lets groups of people collectively raise money for a single effort. The idea is t…

You can now use GoFundMe to fundraise as a team

The fundraising platform rolls out a new feature to help groups create a little friendly competition among their members. Popular social fundraising platform GoFundMe has just launched a new way for people to fund their endeavors. It’s called Team Fundraising, a new feature that rolls out today, all…

His wife died in the Santa Fe school shooting. The world's sympathy may keep him alive.

In a grim layering of American tragedies, a 67-year-old man with a lung disease was able to crowdfund his medical treatment only after his wife died in the Santa Fe, Texas, school shooting.

Waffle House shooting hero James Shaw Jr. has raised more than $110,000 for victims of the attack — and the internet is returning the favor

Alleged gunman Travis Reinking opened fire at a Waffle House just outside Nashville, Tennessee, early Sunday morning. Four people were killed in the attack and several others were injured. James Shaw Jr., 29, is being hailed a hero for disarming Reinking during the shooting when the gunman stopped…

How to help Waffle House shooting victims—and hero James Shaw Jr.

James Shaw Jr. is a hero. Not only did he put his life on the line to tackle an AR-15-wielding gunman who killed four people at a Nashville-area Waffle House, but he then used his newfound status to shine a spotlight on the victims. After being treated for a minor gunshot wound, he created a … Cont…

Dad stabbed to death as daughter sits in lap at restaurant

A homeless man has been charged with murder in the death of a California father who was stabbed in the neck as his 5-year-old daughter sat in his lap in a crowded beachside steakhouse
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