Archives for January 2014

Indiegogo raises $40 million in Series B funding

In January 2008, my co-founders Danae, Eric and I came together to launch an open platform that would change the way people raised funds for the things that mattered to them. Back then, the term ‘crowdfunding’ didn’t exist but we believed that our commitment to this vision could forever change how people accessed capital—removing the … read more

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Team Indiegogo’s Campaign Roundup (1/27/14)

Every week, we give team members at Indiegogo an opportunity to talk about the campaigns that have caught their attention. Here’s what they were talking about this week: Witness Voice: Untold Stories of South Asia’s Partition Location: Berkeley, California “This seems like a last chance to gather eye witness accounts for a historical event of … read more

Grammy-Nominated Indiegogo Crowdfunders

The 56th Annual Grammy Awards are happening this Sunday night, and a couple of Indiegogo crowdfunders have been nominated! Hiatus Kaiyote crowdfunded its U.S. tour last year, including funding their way to SXSW. They are nominated for Best R&B Performance for their single Nekamarra, which features Q-Tip from the legendary group, Tribe Called Quest. They … read more

‘New Ways on Fundraising’ Keynote at DLD14

Slava Rubin, CEO and Co-Founder of Indiegogo, gave a keynote speech and led a panel discussion on ‘New Ways on Fundraising’ at the DLD14 Conference this week in Munich, Germany. The panel included Co-Founder and CEO of Auxmoney, Raffael Johnen; European Principal at AngelList, Philipp Moehring; and Venture Capitalist & Tech Investor, Simon Levene. This … read more

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Team Indiegogo’s Campaign Roundup (1/21/14)

Every week, we give team members at Indiegogo an opportunity to talk about the campaigns that have caught their attention. Here’s what they were talking about this week: Revolving Fund for Solar Energy Location: San Francisco, California “The Solar Seed Fund pays for solar energy installations on local community centers and nonprofits that pay back … read more

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