What is GoFundMe? - The Famous Crowd Funding Platform for Charity

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GoFundMe is a crowd funding platform for charities around the world.

What is GoFundMe?

GoFundMe is a crowd funding platform where it enables the individuals to raise funds for a personal event for a cause which could make an impact upon the society. 

As an example, if somebody is suffering from a cancer and do require certain amount of cash to get treatments, he or she can start a fund raising campaign for him or herself to raise funds from the general public.

The concept behind the GoFundMe is much similar to the Indiegogo and Kickstarter but the objective is different each other in the operations. GoFundMe is primarily focused on goal or task based service which is listed by the individuals or the social groups in the world.

History

GoFundMe is launched on 10th of May 2010 by Brad Damphousse and Andrew Ballester. GoFundMe is brand owned by the GoFundMe Inc headquartered in Redwood City, California, United States of America.

Who uses GoFundMe?

GoFundMe is used by many individuals in the world for personal goals and to make an positive impact on the society. People who wants make their world trip to people who wants to raise funds for a cancer patient to people who wants to build a school for a poor village can and are using GoFundMe.

People who are willing to back the event or the goal can contribute in different ways which ever the way they want to.