32: Startup Crowdfunding with Indiegogo Co-Founder, Slava Rubin
By Sam Marks / Johnny FD
Slava Rubin is the co-founder and Chief Business Officer of Indiegogo. Along with his position on the Board, Slava is responsible for innovation and growth at Indiegogo. He also represented the crowdfunding industry at the White House during the signing of the JOBS Act and has played a crucial role in working with the White House and the SEC to finalize the rules and regulations for equity crowdfunding. Slava joins us on the show to discuss Indiegogo’s new collaboration with MicroVentures and release of “equity crowdfunding”. This is huge news to the industry and game-changing events for investors looking to invest in private deals using the Indiegogo platform. Equity Crowdfunding on Indiegogo https://equity.indiegogo.com/ https://twitter.com/Indiegogo Where are we: Sam – Playa Del Carmen, Mexico Slava – New York, New York Discussed: ILAB 06 - Invest in Yourself to Startup an Award Winning Brewery ILAB 05 - Planning for Retirement Show Notes: 06:00 - 4 reasons why people give money 07:37 - Signing the Jobs Act by President Obama 09:20 - Microventures partnership 10:43 - Investor limitations 12:19 - Creating for user base 13:55 - Applying to Indiegogo 15:00 - User participation 16:27 - Paperwork and contracts 16:55 - Tracking companies progress 17:19 - Product offering campaigns 20:00 - Non-accredited and non-US options 23:21 - Investing $300,000 in a startup 25:02 - Yearly Investment cap 27:00 - Crowfall video game 30:00 - ILAB potential startup investment 34:00 - Washington DC women's brewery 35:35 - Play and possible game ball 36:38 - Beatstars social marketplace 41:00 - Simplified Agreement for Future Equity 45:00 - Paperwork, checks and signatures 48:00 - iTunes reviews If you enjoyed this episode, do us a favor and share it! Also if you haven’t’ already, please take a minute to leave us a 5 star review on iTunes and claim your bonus here! Copyright 2016. All rights reserved. Read our disclaimer here.