Author: Slava Rubin

Equity crowdfunding – 6 months in

It’s been just over a year since Title III of the JOBS act passed, and the previously inaccessible world of investing has already transformed. Before Title III, only accredited investors, or high net worth individuals, were able to take advantage of most investment opportunities. Title III has changed that in two major ways: it has … read more

Announcing Equity Investing For All

We’re excited to introduce a new equity crowdfunding service that gives anyone the power to invest in startups. We’ve partnered with MicroVentures, a leader in the equity crowdfunding space, to introduce this platform that gives everyone access to invest in innovative startups and growing companies. Unlike rewards-based crowdfunding, with equity crowdfunding, individuals receive company shares, … read more

Joining Forces with Celery to Bring Your Ideas to Life

When entrepreneurs wrap up a successful crowdfunding campaign, their journeys are really just beginning. Bringing a product to market takes guidance from partners, encouragement from the community and the right toolsets.  At Indiegogo, we’re there to help at every step of the way. To support entrepreneurs in the post-campaign part of their journey, last year … 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

How Indiegogo and Title III Are Eliminating Gatekeepers

This article was originally published on LinkedIn. Before we started Indiegogo in early 2008, a select group of elite gatekeepers were responsible for determining which ideas were “good” and thus deserved funding. In our personal and professional lives, my co-founders and I saw again and again that only people who had connections to venture capitalists, … read more