Wharton Entrepreneurs Workshop #41 — “Transforming the World Through Crowdfunding: The Story of Indiegogo” with Slava Rubin, W’00

In this Wharton Entrepreneurs Workshop, Slava Rubin, W’00, the CEO and co-founder of Indiegogo, talks about crowdfunding as a recent phenomenon that is transforming the ecosystems of entrepreneurial, nonprofit, and creative industries everywhere, as well as the investment landscape.

In particular, he tells the story of Indiegogo, which he co-founded in 2008. His company’s goal: to empower anyone anywhere who has an idea to be able to raise the funds necessary to bring it to life.

Today, with over $50 million in venture backing, more than 275,000 campaigns launched on the platform, and millions of dollars being distributed every week globally, Indiegogo has become the world’s most established crowdfunding platform.

Watch the workshop in its entirety below:

Posted: December 19, 2014

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