Ethan Austin is cofounder of GiveForward, which helps people fundraise online to support a loved one with a medical crisis.
GiveForward reached $50 million in funds raised for families around the country. Close to 1 million people have donated to a friend or loved one in need.
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-He talks about some of the low points in his life and the lessons he learned.
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Ethan talks about:
-One of the hardest things about running a startup.
-How does he get through some of the hard days?
GiveForward is one of the top online fundraising websites and easiest ways to help a loved one in need. While many online fundraising websites cater towards more general fundraising efforts, GiveForward specializes in and is the premier online platform for medical fundraising.
Since August of 2008, they have helped thousands of people raise millions of dollars online for things like general medical expenses, cancer treatment, transplants, funeral costs and disaster-relief. GiveForward is visited more than 1.5 million times per month. GiveForward was cofounded by Desiree Vargas Wrigley and Ethan Austin.
FUN FACT: Ethan has eaten a 2.5 burrito which was double everything and triple meat.
He once hired an intern because she claimed she ate a 7lb burrito.
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Ethan, Thank you for all your words of wisdom! Even the end when you talk about how you cultivate company culture and your vision board is so powerful.
Wow, I love what they are doing. Such a great cause. Really impressive.
You are definitely right on that one John! Amazing company that provides essential support to help people fund medical bills.
Especially with the healthcare system in US.
Hey Ben! glad you enjoyed and Ethan and the company is unbelievable! (also what you are working on with stopstartdo is awesome also)