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GoFundMe

    GoFundMe Summary

    Overview

    GoFundMe is a company that provides a crowdfunding platform for individuals, groups, and organizations. Its campaign organizers raise money for medical expenses, education, community projects, sports, emergencies, pets, and other causes. GoFundMe enables users to create their online donation websites and share them using built-in connections to Facebook, Twitter, and email. The donations go directly into a user's PayPal account to ensure instant and secure access to all money collected.
    TypePrivate
    Founded2008
    HQRedwood City, CA, USMap
    Websitegofundme.com
    Employee Ratings
    4.5
    More
    Overall CultureA+More

    Locations

    GoFundMe is headquartered in
    Redwood City, United States

    Location Map

    Latest Updates

    Company Growth (employees)

    Employees (est.) (Sept 2021)475(+2%)
    Website Visits (Apr 2021)47 m(-10%)
    Cybersecurity ratingBMore

    Key People/Management at GoFundMe

    GoFundMe Office Locations

    GoFundMe has offices in Redwood City, Los Angeles, Detroit, San Diego and in 2 other locations

    GoFundMe Financials and Metrics

    Summary Metrics

    Founding Date

    2008

    Time since last funding

    6 years ago

    GoFundMe investors

    Accel Partners, Technology Crossover Ventures, Meritech Capital Partners, Greylock Partners, Stripes Group, Iconiq Capital

    GoFundMe Operating Metrics

    GoFundMe's Crowd-sourced Funding was reported to be $5 b in Nov, 2017.

    May, 2016Oct, 2016Jun, 2017Nov, 2017
    Donors25 m25 m40 m50 m
    Crowd-sourced Funding$2 b$3 b$4 b$5 b

    GoFundMe Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

    Company NameDateDeal Size
    YouCaringApril 04, 2018
    CrowdRiseJanuary 10, 2017

    Human Capital Metrics

    Source: www.deartechpeople.com

    GoFundMe Cybersecurity Score

    Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

    B

    86/100

    SecurityScorecard logo

    GoFundMe Website Traffic

    Alexa Website Rank

    Total Visits per monthSimilarWeb

    GoFundMe Online and Social Media Presence

    Twitter followers

    638.14 k Twitter followers

    6 Months

    GoFundMe has 638.14 k Twitter Followers. The number of followers has increased 0.08% month over month and increased 0.95% quarter over quarter.

    GoFundMe's Trends

    Search term - GoFundMe

    Twitter Engagement Stats for @gofundme

    • 9.55 k

      Tweets

    • 839

      Following

    • 638.14 k

      Followers

    • 106

      Tweets last 30 days

    • 143.1

      Avg. likes per Tweet

    • 54.7%

      Tweets with engagement

    GoFundMe Technology StackBuildWith Logo

    • ads

      22 products used

      • AdRoll
      • AppNexus
      • AppNexus Segment Pixel
        • Atlas
        • Bizo
        • DoubleClick Bid Manager
        • DoubleClick.Net
        • eBay Partner Network
        • Facebook Custom Audiences
        • Facebook Exchange FBX
        • Google Adsense
        • Google Remarketing
        • IponWeb BidSwitch
        • LinkedIn Ads
        • Microsoft Advertising
        • Openads/OpenX
        • Podsights
        • Pubmatic
        • Rubicon Project
        • Twitter Ads
        • World Now
        • Yahoo Small Business
    • analytics

      47 products used

      • AirPR
      • Amplitude
      • Bing Universal Event Tracking
        • Bizo Insights
        • Branch
        • Chartbeat
        • comScore
        • DoubleClick Floodlight
        • Dynatrace
        • Facebook Conversion Tracking
        • Facebook Domain Insights
        • Facebook Pixel
        • Facebook Signal
        • Facebook Tag API
        • Fastly
        • Global Site Tag
        • Google AdWords Conversion
        • Google Analytics
        • Google Analytics 360 Suite
        • Google Analytics 4
        • Google Analytics Classic
        • Google Analytics Enhanced Ecommerce
        • Google Analytics Enhanced Link Attribution
        • Google Analytics Event Tracking
        • Google Conversion Linker
        • Google Conversion Tracking
        • Google Optimize 360
        • Google Universal Analytics
        • Hubspot
        • HubSpot Call to Actions
        • Hubspot Forms
        • Inspectlet
        • LinkedIn Insights
        • Mixpanel
        • New Relic
        • Optimizely
        • Optimizely Rollouts
        • Parse.ly
        • Quantcast Measurement
        • Rapleaf
        • Salesforce
        • Segment
        • Solvvy
        • ThreatMetrix
        • Twitter Analytics
        • Twitter Conversion Tracking
        • Twitter Website Universal Tag
    • CDN

      20 products used

      • AJAX Libraries API
      • Akamai
      • Amazon S3
        • BootstrapCDN
        • CDN JS
        • Cloudflare
        • Cloudflare JS
        • CloudFront
        • Content Delivery Network
        • Facebook CDN
        • GStatic Google Static Content
        • jQuery CDN
        • jsDelivr
        • MaxCDN
        • Rackspace CDN
        • StackPath BootstrapCDN
        • Twitter CDN
        • UNPKG
        • Vimeo CDN
        • WordPress Grid
    • cdns

      2 products used

      • Amazon CloudFront
      • Amazon S3 CDN
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    GoFundMe Company CultureCultureAndCompensation Logo

    • Overall Culture

      A+

      91/100

    • CEO Rating

      A+

      90/100

    • Compensation

      A+

      100/100

    Learn more on Comparably

    GoFundMe News and Updates

    Aug 31, 2021
    How to help Hurricane Ida victims: 4 things you can do right now, from GoFundMe to local charities
    _3xOCqThe Category 4 hurricane left a trail of destruction in Southeastern Louisiana and the Florida panhandle. Hurricane Ida made landfall shortly before noon on Sunday, Central time. It was downgraded to a Category 2 storm (from its peak as a Category 4) hours after striking ground.Read Full Story
    May 14, 2021
    The Moneyist: My friends raised $15,000 on GoFundMe while I was comatose after an accident. But I inherited $1 million, and my insurance covered the costs
    _3xOCq‘I am afraid to even look at the total, and have not gone to the site. To make it worse, before this, I was lower middle class, and so are many of the friends who gave money.’
    May 06, 2021
    The Moneyist: My friend set up a GoFundMe to pay for her sick pet, instead of getting a refund on our vacation. I canceled the trip. Who’s right?
    _3xOCq‘I felt wrong going on a trip that had been funded indirectly by others. In my world, one should not resort to GoFundMe until they have exhausted all other reasonable options.’
    Mar 26, 2021
    Fund raising platform GoFundMe deploys Stripe payment technology
    Today, Stripe announced that fundraising platform GoFundMe has deployed its technology to ensure those in need are able to receive donations from those able to support quickly and efficiently.
    Mar 22, 2021
    Kylie Jenner Addresses Backlash For GoFundMe Campaign Snafu
    _3xOCq“I don’t know how all of this got so twisted,” the 23-year-old fashion mogul lamented.
    Mar 05, 2021
    SWING46--Another Legendary Staple of Times Square Nightlife, is Raising GoFundMe Pandemic Money Through a 12-Hour March 14 YouTube Telethon
    NEW YORK, March 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- A live-streamed fund-raising concert set for Sunday, March 14, will be raising urgently needed money for Times Square and New York big band venue SWING46 in hopes of helping it pull through the devastating lockdowns of the past year. As indoor...

    GoFundMe Blogs

    Aug 18, 2021
    Afghanistan Crisis: How Can You Help?
    By: the GoFundMe teamWe are devastated by the heartbreaking humanitarian crisis unfolding in Afghanistan and remain committed to helping those impacted.If you would like to provide assistance to those affected, we encourage you to consider the following options: Donate to or share the GoFundMe.org Afghanistan Relief Fund, which provides grants to verified nonprofits working to support those affected by this humanitarian crisis. Donate to a verified fundraiser that supports Afghanistan relief efforts. Our Trust and Safety team has verified the fundraisers listed on the above page and will continue to add verified fundraisers as more become available. Start a certified charity fundraiser for a verified organization providing critical support to those affected. A few we recommend are: Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders UNICEF Concern Worldwide Keeping Our Promise Our Trust and Safety team is working 24/7 to diligently review every fundraiser created around the Afghanistan crisis to help ensure that we are acting in compliance with all laws and regulations, protecting fundraiser organizers and donors, and doing all we can to make certain that money raised is going to the right people. If you have already started a fundraiser, you can find more information about the review process here.Thank you for taking action to help Afghan citizens in need. We’re constantly inspired by the kindness of our community. With you, we are committed to supporting those affected by the crisis in Afghanistan.Afghanistan Crisis: How Can You Help? was originally published in GoFundMe Stories on Medium, where people are continuing the conversation by highlighting and responding to this story.
    Aug 17, 2021
    GoFundMe Providing 24/7 Support for Afghanistan
    The post GoFundMe Providing 24/7 Support for Afghanistan appeared first on GoFundMe.
    Jun 29, 2021
    Your GoFundMe Charity Page: Three Email Tips that Drive Action
    Your GoFundMe charity page makes it easy for people to discover and support your organization in any way they choose–by... The post Your GoFundMe Charity Page: Three Email Tips that Drive Action appeared first on GoFundMe.
    Mar 09, 2021
    Learn How to Promote a Nonprofit Event for Maximum Profit
    Do you have a charity event on the horizon? Whether you’ve started selling tickets or you’re still in the beginning... The post Learn How to Promote a Nonprofit Event for Maximum Profit appeared first on GoFundMe.
    Feb 20, 2021
    How To Help Exonerees Receive Wrongfully Convicted Compensation
    What happens after someone is released from prison for a crime they did not commit?  The number of overturned convictions... The post How To Help Exonerees Receive Wrongfully Convicted Compensation appeared first on GoFundMe.
    Feb 11, 2021
    Paying for Prescriptions Made Easy: Seven Ideas to Help
    It’s a sad fact of life that millions of Americans struggle with paying for prescriptions. Oftentimes, your doctor can prescribe... The post Paying for Prescriptions Made Easy: Seven Ideas to Help  appeared first on GoFundMe.

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    When was GoFundMe founded?
    GoFundMe was founded in 2008.
    Who are GoFundMe key executives?
    GoFundMe's key executives are Tim Cadogan, Chi-Chao Chang and Stephanie Cunningham.
    How many employees does GoFundMe have?
    GoFundMe has 475 employees.
    Who are GoFundMe competitors?
    Competitors of GoFundMe include Classy, Indiegogo and Kickstarter.
    Where is GoFundMe headquarters?
    GoFundMe headquarters is located at 855 Jefferson Ave, Redwood City.
    Where are GoFundMe offices?
    GoFundMe has offices in Redwood City, Los Angeles, Detroit, San Diego and 2 other locations
    How many offices does GoFundMe have?
    GoFundMe has 6 offices.

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