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Indiegogo Alum Bluesmart Carry-On Luggage Hits Brookstone Shelves

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On Monday, retailer Brookstone announced the arrival of the Indiegogo success, Bluesmart carry-on smart, connected suitcase. Originally started as an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign, Bluesmart uses a combination of Bluetooth, GPS, and innovative technologies not found in other suitcases to do things other suitcases simply can’t…. Read More

Brief: Indiegogo Forms New Partnership With Brookstone


On Monday, Indiegogo announced that it has formed a new partnership with retailer, Brookstone, in an effort to bring more crowdfunding products into the market faster. The global crowdfunding platform revealed that campaign organizers will now be able to submit their ideas directly to Brookstone’s… Read More

Slava Rubin Pens New Article About Equity Crowdfunding: “How Indiegogo and Title III Are Eliminating Gatekeepers”


Offering up an insight on Indiegogo’s equity crowdfunding future, CEO Slava Rubin published a post on Linkedin titled How Indiegogo and Title III Are eliminating Gatekeepers. Rubin shared: “Before we started Indiegogo in early 2008, a select group of elite gatekeepers were responsible for determining which… Read More

Brief: Slava Rubin Reveals Why He Doesn’t Have an Office in Indiegogo’s Headquarters

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While most CEO have a corner office with a beautiful view of the grounds of their companies, Indiegogo’s Slava Rubin admits having that kind of workplace is just not for him. During a recent interview with Forbes, Rubin stated he finds comfort of not being the… Read More

Indiegogo Preps for Equity Crowdfunding as SEC Reveals Title III Rules

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Indiegogo founder and CEO Slava Rubin has consistently expressed interest in shifting his platform to allow securities to be transacted under new exemptions enacted by the JOBS Act of 2012. Today, Rubin reaffirms its intent to allow non-accredited investors to purchase equity in SMEs –… Read More

Brief: Indiegogo’s Slava Rubin Offers Up Tips & Tricks for Crowdfunding Success

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Always willing to give crowdfunding advice, Indiegogo‘s Slava Rubin sat down with CNN Money to offer up his very own tips and tricks for those looking to use the funding method successfully. During the interview, Rubin noted how important pitch videos are to campaigns: “Campaigns that… Read More

The Two Problems Indiegogo Must Fix Now

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The rewards-based crowdfunding realm has become a robust and diverse sector of the finance industry.  While some in the securities space look down upon platforms such as Kickstarter and Indiegogo, this is a misplaced perspective.  Rewards platforms have become an important testing ground, and funding… Read More

Indiegogo’s Slava Rubin Opens Up About His Spirituality Beliefs & How It Helps Overcome Tech World Stress

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Taking time away from his global crowdfunding platform, CEO and co-founder of Indiegogo, Slava Rubin sat down with the Observer to share details about his spiritual beliefs. During the interview, Rubin revealed his spiritual background: “For me, a spiritual person believes in certain thoughts or… Read More

Indiegogo’s Slava Rubin Discusses Crowdfunding in CNET’s 20 Years of Technology Feature

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In celebration of its 20 years of Tech, CNET recently featured experts to share details about the growth of the industry. One of those was Indiegogo’s CEO and co-founder, Slava Rubin. In his article, Crowdfunding lets people decide which products matter, Rubin shared details about Indiegogo: “Innovation… Read More

Indiegogo’s Slava Rubin: “We Believe Everyone Deserves One Opportunity to See Whether or Not the World or the Crowd Wants to Fund Them”

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As more and more companies are turning to crowdfunding for extra funds, Indiegogo’s CEO Slava Rubin is encouraging everyone with a project idea to use the global platform. During a recent interview with MarketWatch, Rubin stated that he, along with the rest of the Indiegogo crew,… Read More

Christian Busch is New SVP of Marketing at Indiegogo

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Indiegogo has announced the appointment of Christian Busch as Senior Vice President of Marketing. According to the crowdfunding platform, Busch will oversee all marketing and communication activities at Indiegogo.  Busch has been working with Indiegogo on a consulting basis. His LinkedIn profile indicates  he became… Read More

Indiegogo’s Slava Rubin Shares His Thoughts On Taylor Swift Convincing Apple to Pay Independent Artists (Video)

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Weighing in on Taylor Swift’s recent move to convince Apple to start paying independent artists, CEO of Indiegogo, Slava Rubin, sat down with Squawk Alley to reveal his thoughts on the situation. Recently the country-gone-pop starlet revealed her thoughts about Apple and how she didn’t… Read More

Indiegogo on Reg A+: “We are Encouraged by the SEC’s New Equity Crowdfunding Regulations”

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Indiegogo has been very forthright about it’s intent on entering into investment crowdfunding.  While the process may be similar to its rewards based platform today, investment crowdfunding is a highly regulated space where the SEC, and others, will always be on guard. Tomorrow, Title IV… Read More

Indiegogo’s Slava Rubin Debunks Eight Myths About Startups

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Sharing his thoughts about the growth in small businesses, Indiegogo’s CEO Slava Rubin discussed key myths about startups at Vator Splash in Oakland earlier this week. According to the Register, Rubin shared details about each myth, which can be found below: 1. Myth: It’s all… Read More

Indiegogo is Poised to Move Into Equity Crowdfunding

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With the release of final rules for Title IV of the JOBS Act, commonly referred to as  Regulation A+, all investment crowdfunding platforms are sizing up the opportunity and evaluating the shift in regulations.  But one sector is uniquely positioned to marry both perks and ownership:… Read More

Indiegogo’s Slava Rubin to TrustedReviews: Expect the First $1bn Crowdfunding Project By 2020

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Revealing what he expects in the future of crowdfunding, co-founder and CEO of Indiegogo Slava Rubin stated that he believes a single project using the funding method will generate more than $1 billion by end of this decade. During his recent interview with TrustedReviews, Rubin… Read More

Brief: Indiegogo’s Slava Rubin Shares Insight on Jolla at Mobile World Congress (Video)

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During his time at this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, CEO of crowdfunding giant Indiegogo, Slava Rubin, weighed in on the success of tablet Jolla, which raised over $1 million on the famous platform just a few months ago. While chatting with ShinyShiny’s Holly Brockwell about Jolla,… Read More