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Crowdfunding platform Tiltify on Wednesday announced that is has raised $6.5 million in Series A funding led by Pace Capital.
The company, which works with gamers and digital media influencers such as Pokimane, CourageJD, Markiplier and Jackcepticeye, enables users to build interactive fundraising campaigns where their audiences can donate to charities and non-profit organizations such as Save the Children and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
The investment will allow the creator-first company to integrate more innovative features into its platform, including polls, rewards, milestones, visual overlays and animations.
“This has been one of the most difficult years in recent history for America and around the globe, desperately catalyzing the need to support causes worldwide, said Michael Wasserman, co-founder and CEO of Tiltify, in a statement. “Fortunately, our community of creators took to their platforms to leverage their influence for good. This funding will help us accelerate development and team-building to make sure we can deliver the best tools to creators for them to continue supporting charities. The additional funding from our investors allows us to further support our community of hundreds of thousands of creators that want to connect with today’s digital generation to do good in the simplest and most interactive way possible.”
Chris Paik, general partner at Pace Capital, will also be joining Tiltify’s board of directors. “Tiltify is catalyzing an emergent, online behavior and ushering in a new era of philanthropic activism,” Paik said. “As Tiltify continues to expand its offerings to creators, donors, and organizations, we believe the company is uniquely positioned to shape the way we learn about, support, and champion charitable causes globally.”
Founded in 2013 to help individuals and organizations expand their audience reach, Tiltify works with platforms like Twitch, TikTok and YouTube. A-list talent including Emilia Clarke and Vin Diesel also use the service.
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