This post is part of our live coverage of FinovateSpring 2015.
Someone With Group is our next presenter with its platform that provides funding for patients needing help paying medical bills.
Someone With Group’s white-label crowdfunding platform provides a new source of funds for hospital-sponsored patients struggling to pay their medical bills. Using our online toolkit and live coaching, patients create fundraising campaigns and broadcast those campaigns via social media and email.
The Someone With Group solution verifies patients’ identities, is HIPAA- and banking-regulation compliant, and adheres to anti-money-laundering practices. Contributions are loaded onto a GPR MasterCard debit card. Spending is restricted to medical bills and medical supplies.
Presenters: Paula Jagemann-Bane, CEO and founder; Matt Pomrink, COO and president
Product Launch: January 2015
Metrics: Some With Group has raised over $3M from its founder, with modest friends-and-family support; first revenue, November 2014; 9 employees; 8 outsourced technologists.
Product distribution strategy: Direct to Business (B2B)
HQ: Frederick, Maryland
Founded: October 2013