Silicon Valley Insiders Are Lining Up To Give Cash To This Charity

A charity called Watsi has notable Silicon Alley insiders reaching for their wallets.

Watsi is a global crowdfunding platform for healthcare that enables anyone to donate to directly fund life-changing medical care for people in need.

100% of every donation funds medical care and you can donate as little as $US5.

This year, Watsi became the first charitable company to raise over $US1 million in funding from traditional angel investors in Silicon Valley.

Paul Graham, who runs Y Combinator, is especially onboard with Watsi’s objective. He’s been non-stop tweeting about it:

Ron Conway, a big backer of Google and an angel investor, also boasted about his donation to Watsi:

This is how Watsi works. It’s a relatively simple concept:

They have medical partners all over the world and an impressive list of in-kind donors, including Google.

To learn more about Watsi you can visit here.

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