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Crowdfunding Giant Indiegogo Opens Platform to ICOs - CoinDeskIndiegogo, the crowdfunding website, is getting into the initial coin offering (ICO) game. The startup revealed today that, through an existing partnership with MicroVentures, it will begin offering services around the blockchain funding model.
Indiegogo starts listing initial coin offeringsCrowdfunding platform Indiegogo announced today on its website that it will begin listing a select number of initial coin offerings, in yet another step by the company to move beyond perk-based crowdfunding. While ICOs will be listed on Indiegogo, interested backers will have to go to a portal called First Democracy VC to invest.
Indiegogo Goes Where Few Companies Dare: Into Initial Coin OfferingsProgrammers, entrepreneurs and scammers have raised over $3.5 billion through coin offerings this year, according to Coindesk, after rising out of almost nowhere. That is more than the best-known company in crowdfunding, Kickstarter, has helped companies raise in its entire eight-year history.