Watsi Raises $1.2M in Funding

Watsi, a San Francisco, CA-based global crowdfunding platform for healthcare, raised $1.2m in funding.

Backers included:
– Paul Graham.
– Tencent.
– Y Combinator.
– Ron Conway.
– Vinod Khosla.
– Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation.
– Joe Greenstein.
– Eric Wu.
– Geoff Ralston.
– Uprising.
– Jasmine Social Investments.
– InnoSpring/TEEC Angel Fund.
– Michael Sidgmore.

The company intends to use the funds to support operations.

Led by Chase Adam, Vision, Jesse Cooke, Tech, Grace Garey, Marketing, and Howard Glenn, Partnerships, Watsi is a global crowdfunding platform for healthcare that enables users to donate as little as $5 to directly fund life-changing medical care for people in need.
It is a Y Combinator-backed company.



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