Omaze, The Democratized Fundraising Platform, Picks Up $9 Million In Series A

Omaze, The Democratized Fundraising Platform, Picks Up $9 Million In Series A

By Jordan Crook Omaze, the charity platform that democratizes traditionally pricey prizes so that everyone can participate, has today announced the close of a $9 million Series A led by FirstMark Capital.
Omaze was founded by Matt Pohlson and Ryan Cummins, entertainment industry professionals, who were disheartened after attending a charity auction looking to sell off a special experience with Magic Johnson. Read More

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