Tag: equity

How a teen scientist is augmenting the human body, one robotic limb at a time

It all started in a bedroom in a Colorado mountain town, when a 14-year-old boy grabbed the materials around him — fishing twine, legos, and the motors of toy airplanes — to create his first robotic arm. Over time, this young teen made resourceful improvements to these limbs: dental rubber bands from braces moved the fingers, a windshield wiper motor … read more

Celebrating 1 Year Of Equity Crowdfunding

When we launched Indiegogo back in 2008, we wanted to give everyday people the opportunity to invest in the companies that inspired them. But at the time, the law didn’t allow it. As an alternative, we pioneered what is now known as Perks-based Crowdfunding, which allowed enthusiasts of all kinds to financially support the projects … read more