Crowdfunding website, GoFundMe, announces monthly payment volume nearing $2M USD with monthly growth averaging 20% since October 2011 - forecasts yearly payment volume to exceed $37M USD in 2012. The company is entirely self-funded, having received no outside capital.
Launched on May 10, 2010, GoFundMe is one of the most widely used crowdfunding websites in the World. The service allows regular people to accomplish extraordinary things with easy-to-use personal donation websites. The site operates in The United States, Canada, Australia, United Kingdom and European Union countries that use the Euro as their official currency. Founded by Brad Damphousse and Andrew Ballester, GoFundMe is headquartered in San Diego, CA USA.