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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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.

Mentors mentioned:
Seth Godin
Timothy Krauskopf
Jonny Imerman

Book Recommended:
Tony Hsieh -Delivering Happiness

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