Archives for January 2016

From Dream to the Big Screen: Film on Indiegogo

Since Indiegogo was founded in 2008, we’ve seen projects from essentially every category imaginable, from cutting-edge technology to the world’s first crowdfunded baby.  No matter how creative and diverse the Indiegogo community gets, one category that is firmly embedded in our roots is film. Nearly 60,000 independent filmmakers have used our platform as a way … read more

Slava Rubin: Our First 8 Years

This article was also published on LinkedIn on 1/26/16. Indiegogo turns eight this month. In eight years, Indiegogo has grown into something so much bigger than my co-founders Danae Ringelmann, Eric Schell and I ever imagined in 2008 (well, actually, we formed the idea in 2006, so it’s been almost 10 years). It’s amazing to … read more

In the World This Week: Self-Driving Strollers & A Better Porta Potty

Right on the heels of CES, we are in the midst of Sundance, where people wear their après ski best and watch the year’s best independent films. As movie lovers, our founders realized that in Hollywood, people without connections were not getting films made, and Indiegogo has bypassed those gatekeepers so that the most interesting … read more

Join Indiegogo at Sundance and Slamdance 2016

Every January, indie film buffs gear up for two of the most anticipated film festivals of the year: Sundance and Slamdance in Park City, Utah. This year, the Sundance Film Festival runs from January 21 to 31, while the Slamdance Film Festival runs from January 22 to 28. We’re excited to announce that 3 Indiegogo … read more

In the World This Week: Honoring Spock & Supporting Women Everywhere

Just when you thought you could relax after CES – you’ve got another (very exciting) thing coming. Sundance and Slamdance start this week. Stay tuned for more! Tech News CES coverage just keeps rolling in. Our new face of SF Tech, Evan Cohen was quoted as saying that the “maker movement has matured into an entrepreneur movement.” … read more