Tag: equity crowdfunding

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

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