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Omaze is a provider of an online fundraising platform to raise money and awareness for charitable causes. It democratizes traditional auction-giving by creating a marketplace that offers donors and fans to have once-in-a-lifetime experiences with the world’s biggest celebrities. Omaze leverages storytelling, social media marketing, celebrity influence, data science, and a self-service platform to help charities to raise more funds and create greater impact. 

TypePrivate
Founded2012
HQCulver City, CA, US
Websiteomaze.com
Employee Ratings4.2
Overall CultureD-

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Employees (est.) (Feb 2021)151(+8%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at Omaze

Matthew Pohlson

Matthew Pohlson

Co-Founder/CEO
Ryan Cummins

Ryan Cummins

Co-Founder/CEO
Will Kassoy

Will Kassoy

President
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Omaze Office Locations

Omaze has offices in Culver City and Los Angeles
Culver City, CA, US (HQ)
9942 Culver Blvd
Los Angeles, CA, US
5735 W Adams Blvd
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Omaze Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2012

Omaze total Funding

$42 m

Omaze latest funding size

$30 m

Time since last funding

7 months ago

Omaze investors

Omaze's latest funding round in August 2020 was reported to be $30 m. In total, Omaze has raised $42 m
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Omaze Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

74/100

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Omaze Online and Social Media Presence

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Omaze Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    D-

    54/100

  • CEO Rating

    F

    50/100

  • Compensation

    F

    35/100

  • Diversity

    F

    53/100

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Omaze News and Updates

First Omaze £1m house winner announced – with £250k raised for Teenage Cancer Trust

A Lincolnshire man has won the first-ever Omaze Million Pound House Draw, with the draw raising £250,000 for Teenage Cancer Trust. Ian Garrick, a 56 year old civil servant from Mablethorpe won the house, which is located in the heart of footballers’ paradise, Cheadle Hulme in Cheshire. The father of…

Omaze raises $30M after expanding beyond celebrity campaigns

Omaze, the startup became famous for its celebrity-centric fundraisers, is announcing that it has raised $30 million in Series B funding. Some of the company’s best-known campaigns include opportunities to meet Michelle Obama, meet Star Wars cast members and visit the set of “Star Trek Beyond.” (I’l…

AdColony cofounder joins online fundraising platform Omaze as president

Will Kassoy, the cofounder and former CEO of AdColony, has joined online fundraising platform Omaze as its president.

Make a donation and take home a Tesla: How Omaze is using prizes to boost charitable giving

Picture this: You’re standing at the drugstore register when the cashier asks if you’d like to donate to charity. You're pressed for time, you don't quite hear her, you're in your own little world — whatever the excuse, you walk out of the store without making a donation.  But what if a little bit…

WE partners with Omaze to offer once in a lifetime celebrity experiences to raise funds that will empower students to engage in service

Natalie Portman, Kermit the Frog, Martin Sheen, Paula Abdul, Sofia Carson and the Scott Brothers offer personal experiences to give 100,000 students the tools they need to better their communities and their own lives TORONTO, Aug. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ - Today WE, a family of organizations ...

David Ortiz reenacts famous Boston movies in hilarious video

When the Red Sox retire David Ortiz’s No. 34 jersey at Fenway Park on June 23, you could be there to give Big Papi a big hug. Ortiz teamed up with fundraising platform Omaze to raise money for the David Ortiz Children’s Fund and the Red Sox Foundation by raffling off a chance to hang before the cere…

Omaze Blogs

Chief World Changer: Alyssa G.

What’s a Chief World Changer? An Omaze employee who goes above and beyond their daily work and embodies our company virtues (We Before Me, Grow Together, Take Ownership, Dream Giant, and Spread Joy). Meet Alyssa! She’s one of our Brand Designers and was nominated by her peers across… The post Chief …

Impact Update: December 2020

Your generosity blew us away! What you entered for the chance to win: A Mercedes-Benz® G-Wagen and $20,000 The win you could create for Black Voters Matter Fund: Hold 36 Party at the Poll events to provide water, PPE, food from local Black-owned restaurants, and chairs for people… The post Impact Up…

Chief World Changer: Julien M.

What’s a Chief World Changer? An Omaze employee who goes above and beyond their daily work and embodies our company virtues (We Before Me, Grow Together, Take Ownership, Dream Giant, and Spread Joy). Meet Julien. He’s one of our Product Managers and was nominated by his peers across… The post Chief …

How to Donate: Top Ways to Donate This Giving Tuesday

What Is Giving Tuesday? Giving Tuesday occurs on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving and was founded in 2012 by the United Nations as a global movement that inspires people to do good and give back to others in any way they can. From volunteering for a local organization to… The post How to Donate: Top W…

Impact Update: October 2020

Your generosity blew us away! What you entered for the chance to win: A restored 1973 International Scout II and $20,000 The win you could create for Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt: Provide 121 rounds of infusion/chemotherapy treatment. What you entered for the chance to win:… T…

The Omaze Guide to Friendsgiving 2020

What is Friendsgiving? Friendsgiving gained popularity sometime in the early 2010s as either an alternative to the traditional family-centric Thanksgiving holiday or as a way to celebrate and dine with friends on a date other than Thanksgiving day. And Omaze is all for holidays that celebrate friend…
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Omaze Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Omaze founded?

    Omaze was founded in 2012.

  • Who are Omaze key executives?

    Omaze's key executives are Matthew Pohlson, Ryan Cummins and Will Kassoy.

  • How many employees does Omaze have?

    Omaze has 151 employees.

  • Who are Omaze competitors?

    Competitors of Omaze include Bitcoinmag.eu, SaverLife and Community Sourced Capital.

  • Where is Omaze headquarters?

    Omaze headquarters is located at 9942 Culver Blvd, Culver City.

  • Where are Omaze offices?

    Omaze has offices in Culver City and Los Angeles.

  • How many offices does Omaze have?

    Omaze has 2 offices.