Ethan Austin, President of GiveForward Discusses Future of E-Giving in Movers, Shakers and Dealmakers Interview on:

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GiveForward discusses future of medical fundraising.

Private, online fundraising for individuals trying to pay unforeseen medical bills is on the rise according to president Ethan Austin. The interview appears in the e-newsletter: Movers, Shakers and Dealmakers, available on: provides online fundraising pages to help people raise money to cover out-of-pocket medical expenses for loved ones. Like a Facebook or LinkedIn profile with pictures and the individual’s story, a Give Forward page link can be sent to friends and family across the world who can then make contributions by credit card as well as offer moral support.

“People understand how health emergencies can cripple one’s finances,” says Fundology president and founder Kison Patel. “GiveForward provides a medium in which they can easily help a friend or loved one. This is another example of technology’s potential to unite the world.”

Founded in 2008 GiveForward predates other grass-roots e-funding phenomena such as “crowdfunding” and “kickstarting” and provides one-on-one fundraising coaching to each end user. “By the end of 2014 we want to become the first resource people think of when a loved one is sick,” says Austin. “We want the answer to be they’re going to start a “Give Forward” page.”

Fundology ( is a growing, online, deal-making network serving professional investors from around the world. Fundology largely serves the middle-market, deal-making, mergers-and-acquisitions (M&A) and capital-raising communities by providing an in-depth forum of qualified professionals. It also serves as a distressed-debt marketplace.

To read the complete transcript, watch the video-interview or sample archived issues of Movers,Shakers and Dealmakers, please visit:

Movers, Shakers and Dealmakers interviews are coordinated by Fundology’s Production Director, Paola Trentadue. To suggest future interview candidates or to receive upcoming issues of Movers, Shakers and Dealmakers, please contact: paola(at)fundology(dot)com.

About Fundology
Founded in Chicago in 2012 by Kison Patel as FIEXE, Fundology now represents an online network for investment professionals primarily pursuing various capital-raising and M&A activities while also serving as a distressed-debt marketplace. Fundology was founded by a team of technology innovators dedicated to placing user experience at the forefront of their products to enhance global deal-making activity.

For additional information on Fundology, it’s products or key personnel, please contact: Kison Patel, President at: kison(at)fiexe(dot)com / 312-344-3442 /

For Members of the Media: To learn more or to speak with members of the Fundology leadership team, please contact: Joseph Finora at: 631-680-7870 / jfinora(at)optonline(dot)net.

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