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Indiegogo

Indiegogo is a web-based crowdfunding platform founded by Danae Ringelmann, Salva Rubin, Eric Schell in 2008, that is headquartered San Francisco, California.

Indiegogo is an online crowdfunding platform that has successfully raised over 1 billion USD across over 800,000 projects since Danae Ringelmann, Salva Rubin, Eric Schell founded the company in 2008. More than 11 million people from 235 countries around the world have contributed to campaigns crowdfunding through Indiegogo, and more than 15 million people visit Indiegogo every month. Indiegogo charges 5% on contributions made by patrons to projects being crowdfunded on their platform. Projects crowdfunded on Indiegogo can be ideas, charities, or startup companies looking to raise more funds.

Timeline

January 2014
Indiegogo raises a $40,000,000 series B round from Insight Partners, Institutional Venture Partners, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, MHS Capital, Metamorphic Ventures and ff Venture Capital.
June 6, 2012
Indiegogo raises a $15,000,000 series A round from Bee Partners, Insight Partners, Khosla Ventures, Metamorphic Ventures and Steve Schoettler.
September 7, 2011
Indiegogo raises a $1,500,000 seed round from Metamorphic Ventures and Steve Schoettler.

Funding rounds

People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

Adam Chapnick

Employee

Alex Katz

Investor

Andrew Song

Employee

Ashley McGregor Dey

Employee

Aurora Meneghello

Employee

Ben Bateman

Employee

Benjamin Ling

Investor

Boris Wertz

Investor

Brendan Synnott

Investor

Christian Busch

Employee

Danae Ringelmann

Founder

Dave Schweisguth

Employee

David Abramovich

Employee

David Teten

Investor

Dylan Patrick Clark

Employee

Edmond To

Employee

Eliot Durbin

Investor

Evan Cohen

Employee

Flight.VC Syndicate

Investor

Genevieve Conaty

Employee

Georges Harik

Investor

Hadi Partovi

Investor

Jason Brubaker

Employee

John Frankel

Investor

Joseph Arceneaux

Employee

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News

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Author
Date
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Brian Heater
August 6, 2021
TechCrunch
'If you take the leap that the pandemic happened because there's just a lot of things happening in the environment, it means we have to build the future that we want.'
LIVALL
June 11, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Die LIVALLs EVO21 Smart Helmet Kampagne wurde von der Popularität seit ihrem offiziellen Start auf Indiegogo überwältigt - die Kampagne...
National Museum of Nuclear Science & History
May 14, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History, a Smithsonian Affiliated and congressionally chartered museum, has launched an ambitious...
Rita Liao
April 9, 2021
TechCrunch
China's tech giants have had a rough time in Western markets over the last few years. Huawei and DJI have been hit by trade restrictions, while TikTok and WeChat are threatened with their apps being banned in the U.S. Overall, Chinese companies with an overseas footprint are increasingly wary of rising geopolitical tensions. But at [...]
Chaim Gartenberg
March 8, 2021
The Verge
The Aya Neo is getting a revised release, with the Switch-style gaming PC getting some improvements as part of a new Indiegogo campaign. It starts at $789.
Anthony Ha
December 14, 2020
TechCrunch
Indiegogo plans to help more Japanese entrepreneurs run successful crowdfunding campaigns through a new expansion of its Global Fast Track Program. Indiegogo first launched the program several years ago in China. The idea behind Global Fast Track is to provide an extra level of support to entrepreneurs in specific markets, guiding them through the process [...]
Lucas Matney
December 8, 2020
TechCrunch
As more and more alternative investment marketplaces pop up around specific verticals like art or collectibles, Indiegogo founder Slava Rubin is launching a Kayak-like platform called Vincent which helps curious investors get a handle on what the entire asset class has to offer. Rubin and co-founders Evan Cohen and Ross Cohen have raised $2 million [...]
CLMBR
December 2, 2020
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- CLMBR, a leader in connected fitness technology, today announced a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo and reached $538,621 in sales within 24...
Vacos Innovation Ltd.
November 19, 2020
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Vacos, an innovator in smart home, today launched its first video doorbell on Indiegogo, a 2K AI smart doorbell with unique & stylish design...
Suzanne Humphries
November 6, 2020
www.reviewgeek.com
Odds are, you've heard about crowdfunding or even donated to a crowdfunded campaign on sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo. The two sites are extremely popular crowdfunding platforms, especially for helping creative projects raise money. We investigated each site to see what makes them tick and to learn what the pros and cons are for campaign backers and project creators alike.
Jessica Roy
June 17, 2020
Los Angeles Times
A mask that only covers your nose, a keychain to touch elevator buttons for you, and other highly suspect new gadgets you can crowdfund.
Drew Prindle
September 15, 2019
Digital Trends
Every week, Digital Trends combs through crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo to round up all the best gadgets, gizmos, and gear that's currently in pre-production. If you're looking for innovative ideas, keep an eye on this column!
Michael Zelenko
September 4, 2019
The Verge
The minimalist Light Phone returns with many aspirations and not too many features. But will this new version make a real splash?
Matt Burns
May 23, 2019
TechCrunch
Indiegogo has a new chief. Andy Yang will take over for outgoing CEO David Mandelbrot who is stepping down. According to sources close to the company, several other Indiegogo employees are also leaving. Indiegogo has yet to confirm this claim or state the number or reason for their departure. Mandelbrot announced the move on LinkedIn, [...]
Nicole Jao
December 18, 2018
TechNode
Zuo Xiao of Indiegogo speaks about challenges and opportunities for Chinese entrepreneurs building international brands.

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