Tag: equity crowdfunding

How Two College Students Found A New Superfood in Beer

When Daniel Kurzrock and Jordan Schwartz started brewing beer in their freshman year dormitory, they had no idea it would lead to the discovery of a new superfood, and eventually a new business. They focused on churning out gallons of the homebrew, refining the process with each new batch, and soon noticed how much grain their … read more

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

[VIDEO] Equity Crowdfunding: What Is It?

You may have heard this term ‘equity crowdfunding’ tossed around in the media, or perhaps you’ve seen Indiegogo mention it in an email or social media post. But what does equity crowdfunding actually mean? Also referred to as crowd investing or investment crowdfunding, equity crowdfunding under Title III of the JOBS Act (aka Regulation Crowdfunding … read more

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