Tag: equity crowdfunding

How the Crowd Helped Two Women Launch & Fund a D.C. Distillery

It all started when Pia Carusone was about 2 years old and Rachel Gardner was just a baby. Their families were close, so they grew up celebrating holidays together and traveling together. As adults, Pia pursued a career in politics in Washington D.C. and Rachel found herself in Seattle working on sustainable and natural resource … read more

We’re coming for you, Austin! Indiegogo does SXSW

Every year, some of the coolest people doing the coolest things descend on Austin to discuss what’s going on in interactive media (tech), music, and film for South By Southwest. Because there truly is something at SXSW for everyone, we thought we would also bring a little of everything to this awesome and diverse audience. … read more

Equity Crowdfunding 101: What Is Equity Crowdfunding?

It’s been just a few short months since we launched equity crowdfunding on Indiegogo. Through our joint venture with MicroVentures, First Democracy VC, anyone can invest in startups and innovative companies for potential financial returns. But what exactly IS equity crowdfunding? This fairly new industry is growing quickly following the passing of Title III of … read more

Celebrating Two Months of Equity Crowdfunding from Sundance

It’s hard to believe that’s it’s only been a little over two months since we teamed up with MicroVentures to launch equity crowdfunding on Indiegogo through our portal First Democracy VC, and the last two months were even better than we expected.  Our first batch of five offering companies reached their targets by collectively raising … read more

Equity Crowdfunding: 4 weeks in, $575k+ raised

10 years ago, Indiegogo founders dreamed of launching a platform that allowed anyone to invest in and help build the companies they believed in. Now, less than a month into equity crowdfunding, all four participating companies have surpassed their initial goal, thanks to investors who’ve helped raise $575k (and counting) in equity funds. Today, we … read more