BR company buys fundraising website

Baton Rouge-based Anedot, a fundraising and donor management platform, has acquired the fundraising website YouCanSend.Me from Hivemind Labs Inc.

The founders of the site, Josh Ferrara and Jonathan Simmons, will join the Anedot software engineering team.

In a news release, Anedot Chief Executive Officer Paul Dietzel II said Anedot’s fundraising technology expands YouCanSend.Me’s existing services to give users a better experience.

The YouCanSend.Me site allows individuals to create personalized fundraising websites to accept donations for mission trips, youth camps, senior trips, around the world adventures, honeymoons and anything else someone may want to raise funds for. Users can also post blogs and pictures, accept comments and show fundraising progress on their page.