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Empowering Corporations to Give Smarter

About Us

We match companies with nonprofits to maximize social impact by parsing the data of the 1.2 million 501(c)(3) US nonprofits to help businesses make informed CSR investments.

With 35 SmileyGo branches operating in 51 countries on 6 continents, we developed a data-driven way for your corporation to spend philanthropic dollars and improve the efficiency of those impact investments. Give smarter, through AI.

The Timeline


Our founder & CEO, Pedro David Espinoza, founded SmileyGo at Stanford ENGR145 class with the help of engineering faculty Tom Kosnik, Rebeca Hwang, Ernestine Fu, and Jack Fuchs.


SmileyGo received funding/support from Frank Baxter (Jefferies CEO), Berkeley Startup Seed Funding, Jack Larson Grant, 1517 Fund grant, Berkeley SkyDeck, and Manos Accelerator.


SmileyGo got Mayor Ron Gonzales to join the board in order to help with business development and was recognized as a minority-owned business by the California Public Utilities Commission.


SmileyGo joins the Silicon Valley Leadership Group as a corporate member - our founder Pedro David Espinoza joins the working council and the CEO Airport Taskforce in San Jose, California.

Organizations We've Helped

SmileyGo has helped Pan Peru, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit with the mission to empower women to become entrepreneurs by connecting it with corporate funders.

SmileyGo has also volunteered in several other nonprofits, such as:

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