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July 21, 2016 06:00 ET

BidPal Software Scales to Host a Record-Breaking 91 Events in a Single Weekend

INDIANAPOLIS, IN--(Marketwired - Jul 21, 2016) - In a nod to the scalability, stability and security of its mobile fundraising platform, BidPal announced that it hosted a record-breaking 91 events in a single weekend, flawlessly managing nearly 79,000 bids and processing more than $8.5 million in credit card payments. Click to Tweet.

"Spring is a busy gala season for nonprofits, and they need to know that the mobile bidding portion of the evening will work seamlessly and reliably," said BidPal VP Product & Technology Rachel Clark. "BidPal has made significant investments in our infrastructure to ensure we can meet the increasing capacity demands of our customers. Nonprofits count on us to meet their event fundraising goals and we take that responsibility very seriously." 

BidPal partners with industry leader Amazon Web Services (AWS) for virtual private cloud hosting. Through AWS, BidPal has hundreds of virtual servers on any given night in data centers spread across the country, providing stable web hosting in a secure silo data model.

Nonprofits using BidPal software can be confident that they will have a flawless bidding experience. BidPal has built custom scripts utilizing Amazon CloudWatch to monitor resource utilization, application performance and operational health of the BidPal ecosystem.

"We are so excited to give nonprofits a unique cloud based mobile bidding solution designed to meet the expectations of today's digital donors," said Clark.

During the weekend of March 4-6, 2016, the BidPal platform was used by 91 different events to raise $14.5 million and process $8.5 million in credit card payments. 11,466 active bidders placed nearly 79,000 bids for more than 14,000 silent and live auction packages.

About BidPal, Inc.
BidPal creates mobile fundraising software that helps nonprofits engage donors and raise more money. Since 2008, our Cloud-based mobile and payment solutions have helped nearly 2,800 organizations raise more than $1 billion through 8,300 events and connect with over one million unique donors. Located in the marketing technology hub of Indianapolis, BidPal was ranked #74 on the 2013 Inc. 500 list of Fastest Growing Companies and #1 in Indiana. BidPal was named a Techpoint MIRA Awards winner in 2013 for Emerging Technology Company of the Year and Mobile Technology Excellence & Innovation. Connect with us on Facebook at Twitter.

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