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.

Company Growth (employees)
Type
Private
HQ
San Diego, US
Founded
2008
Size (employees)
303 (est)+4%
GoFundMe was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in San Diego, US

Key People at GoFundMe

Rob Solomon

Rob Solomon

CEO
Ujjwal Singh

Ujjwal Singh

CTO
Hoang Vuong

Hoang Vuong

COO & CFO at GoFundMe
David Hahn

David Hahn

President and Chief Product Officer
Paul Tkachuk

Paul Tkachuk

Director of Finance

GoFundMe Office Locations

GoFundMe has offices in San Diego, Menlo Park, Paris, Redwood City and in 5 other locations
Redwood City, US
855 Jefferson Ave
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GoFundMe Data and Metrics

Summary Metrics

GoFundMe Operating Metrics

May, 2016Oct, 2016Jun, 2017

Crowd-sourced Funding

$2 b$3 b$4 b

Donors

25 m25 m40 m
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GoFundMe Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
CrowdRiseJanuary 10, 2017
GoFundMe's employees are reported to be approximately 43% female and 57% male.
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Traffic Overview of GoFundMe

GoFundMe Online and Social Media Presence

GoFundMe News and Updates

GoFundMe is deleting campaigns created to support the Charlottesville attacker

GoFundMe will not allow campaigns supporting the Charlottesville attacker on its platform. On Monday, James Fields — the man accused of killing Heather Heyer after driving his car into a crowd of counter-protesters demonstrating against Nazis and white nationalists in Charlottesville, Virginia —…

GoFundMe, now with $4B in donations from 40M donors, plots Euro expansion

 If you’ve ever contributed to a charitable fundraising campaign online in the last seven years, chances are that one of those campaigns have been through GoFundMe, a web platform where people can set up and donate to campaigns for charitable causes. The site and the company that created it have bee…

Open Collective is a GoFundMe-like service for open source projects

Open source technology permeates throughout our society, playing an important role in much of the technological advancements in the world, such as the WordPress blogging platform. Developers recognize the value of these projects, but there is some grumblings about how there should be ways for projec…

Those GoFundMe campaigns can't simply buy Congress's internet history

The road to hell is paved with good intentions. And of course, very often these days, crowdfunding campaigns, too. You might've recently come across a link or eight for two different GoFundMe campaigns bouncing around the social web. Their aim? To crowdfund the purchase of members of Congress' i…

Don’t give that GoFundMe to buy Republicans’ browser histories your money

 Have you seen the viral GoFundMe campaign floating around that vows to buy and publish the web histories of every politician and exec who is helping internet providers sell your data? Yeah, don’t give that dude your money. I’m all for wacky clever revenge plots, but this one just looks like a strai…

Give a dollar to Peaches Monroee on GoFundMe for every time you've said 'on fleek'

If anyone deserves your GoFundMe contribution, it's Peaches Monroee.  The internet sensation — real name Kayla Lewis — coined the phrase "eyebrows on fleek." And even though the entire world has used it, Lewis hasn't received much credit.  That's why she launched a GoFundMe campaign, in the hope…
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GoFundMe Company Life and Culture

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