Equity crowdfunding campaigns raise more than $575,000

Just one month after launching its very own equity crowdfunding platform, Indiegogo announced the campaigns using the new funding outlet have successfully secured more than $575,0000 in equity funds. As previously reported, Indiegogo launched the new equity portal with MicroVentures, which allows anyone to invest in startups and growing companies. The platform’s debut came just six months after the new equity crowdfunding regulations (Title III) went into effect. At the time of the portal’s debut, CEO of Indiegogo, David Mandelbrot, explained:“Our mission has always been to make it easier for individuals to raise money for projects they are passionate about and this is the latest way we’re helping entrepreneurs access the financing they need while also giving backers the chance to invest in new companies.” Read more: crowdfundinsider.com