Tagged: slava rubin

Big Indiegogo Announcement: Users May Now Use Apple Pay on the Web

Indiegogo Apple Pay

On Wednesday, Indiegogo announced it now supports Apple Pay on the web. Backers may use Apple Pay in the Safari web browser on iPhone, iPad, and Mac to back campaigns on the global crowdfunding platform. This news comes nearly two years after Indiegogo incorporated the… Read More

Brief: Indiegogo’s Slava Rubin Joins Global Crowdfunding Convention’s Keynote Speaker Lineup

Slava Rubin

This week, Indiegogo co-founder Slava Rubin was announced as a keynote speaker for the upcoming Global Crowdfunding Convention (GCC), which is set to be held October 15-17th at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. GCC organizers predict that more than 1200 participants will… Read More

Indiegogo’s Slava Rubin: “In Crowdfunding, Backers Really Become Part of the Team and They Want to Feel It”

Slava Rubin at CES

Taking time away from his duties at Indiegogo, co-founder of the site Slava Rubin sat down with Times of Israel to share details about the global crowdfunding platform and the funding method. Back in 2008, Rubin alongside other co-founders Danae Ringelmann, Eric Schell teamed up to launch… Read More

Indiegogo Names Former eBay Employee Joe Martin Vice President of Engineering

Joe Martin

On Thursday, global crowdfunding platform Indiegogo announced that it has appointed Joe Martin as Vice President of Engineering. Martin will be responsible for the company’s engineering team and will also lead in the development of new products/features. According to Indiegogo, Martin’s recent position was  Senior Director… Read More

Danae Ringelmann on Creating Indiegogo: “Finance Was Broken and Needed to be Put Back in the Hands of Others”


Offering up a bit of an insight into Indiegogo’s creation, co-founder Danae Ringelmann sat down with Real Business to discuss the creation of the global crowdfunding platform. Danae revealed why she, Slava Rubin and Eric Schell developed Indiegogo: “Finance was broken and needed to be… Read More

Is Indiegogo in Decline? [Updated]

Indiegogo Do Anything

Indiegogo has been at the forefront of the rewards based crowdfunding phenomena.  While Kickstarter may be a bit better known, Indiegogo actually launched prior to its committed competitor. Over the years, Indiegogo has expanded its platform moving into new countries and offering new and innovative… Read More

Indiegogo’s Slava Rubin Set to Speak at Internet of Things World 2016

Slava Rubin

Indiegogo’s Slava Rubin has been announced as a speaker at Informa-sponsored Internet of Things World 2016. Internet of Things World is considered the world’s largest and most comprehensive IoT event. Over 10,000 attendees, 300+ industry though leaders and 150+ exhibitors are present during the event: “With… Read More

Brief: Indiegogo Reportedly Lays Off Some Employees As Part of a Restructuring Process


Following the announcement that Slava Rubin has stepped down as CEO of Indiegogo, the crowdfunding platform reportedly decided to lay off some employees as part of the restructuring process. While revealing details about the recent layoffs, Rubin commented in a recent email to VentureBeat: “A… Read More

Slava Rubin Out as Indiegogo CEO. Dave Mandelbrot to Replace Company Co-Founder as Rubin Takes New Role

Slave Rubin

Slava Rubin has announced his resignation as CEO of the second largest rewards-based crowdfunding platform in the world.  Rubin co-founded the innovative platform with co-founders Danae Ringelmann and Eric Schell back in 2008.  Rubin stated  he was “excited to announce that I am promoting [current… Read More

Indiegogo’s Slava Rubin Discusses the Importance of the Consumer Electronics Show & Current Crowdfunding Projects (Video)

Slava Rubin at CES

Taking time away from his duties at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), CEO of Indiegogo, Slava Rubin, chatted with Fox Business about the importance of the exhibit and how popular the global crowdfunding platform has become. Noting how big CES is to Indiegogo, Slava… Read More

Indiegogo CEO Slava Rubin: The First $1 Billion Project Will Happen By the End of 2020

Slava Rubin

This week, CEO of Indiegogo, Slava Rubin, sat down to with Forbes to discuss the global crowdfunding platform’s growth while revealing his predictions for the funding method. While revealing the differences between Indiegogo and other crowdfunding platforms, Slava explained: “There’s three things that separates us… Read More

Indiegogo Goes Big. Targets Large Enterprises with Product Development & Marketing Tools

Slava Rubin at CES

Indiegogo is targeting a new audience and it is not early stage firms. Indiegogo is going big by leveraging its experience and tool-kit with product launches and marketing of large corporations.  Indiegogo has already seen several successful corporate crowdfunding campaigns but as of today, they… Read More

Brookstone’s CEO Tom Via Discusses Indiegogo Partnership With CNBC (Video)

Indiegogo Brookstone

Last week, CEO of Brookstone, Tom Via, sat down with CNBC to discuss the new partnership between the retailer and crowdfunding platform, Indiegogo. Earlier this month, Indiegogo revealed that campaign organizers will be able to submit their ideas directly to Brookstone’s partner page through its… Read More

Indiegogo Alum Bluesmart Carry-On Luggage Hits Brookstone Shelves

Bluesmart 5

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

Slava Rubin DLD14

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

Slava Rubin 2014

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