In 2011, U.S. collectors and processors reported $20.6 billion in sales of used electronic products, $1.45 billion, or 7%, of which was exports. According to the annual report from the Los Angeles based research firm, Massolution, last year, 308 crowdfunding platforms across the world raised $2.7 billion, an 81 percent increase over the amount raised in 2011. The growth in 2012 represents an acceleration, up from 64 percent growth in 2011. Looking ahead, growth is expected to reach $5.1 billion raised in 2013, representing an expected 89 percent increase in the dollars raised. Instead of donating your money to help those in need, you could sell old electronics and mobile devices to the site. On the back end, whatever profit is made off the used item. a portion would go to a particular "crowdfund". You could choose or we could help you choose. So not only are you selling your old device and getting paid, you are also donating funds that will directly benefit someones life.