Crowdfunding and Its Obsession With Wearable Tech (VIDEO)
If there was one common theme among the makers of wearable technology who attended a recent dinner organized by the Free Enterprise Tour in San Francisco, it was crowdfunding.
From Barack Obama to Veronica Mars, just about everyone and their co-founder is raising money these days through crowdfunding. But for every breakout campaign, there are thousands that fail to hit their goals. There’s a science to this stuff, people.
During last week’s Southland technology conference in Nashville, we cornered Slava Rubin, CEO and founder of Indiegogo, one of the largest crowdfunding platforms in the world, and got him to reveal the secrets to striking crowdfunding gold.
Pay attention: He speaks ridiculously and you could use the cash.