The Indiegogo, Inc. crowdfunding platform has announced the global launch of the Indiegogo App for iPhone and iPod Touch, building on Indiegogo s commitment to empower anyone, anywhere to fund what matters to them. The new app, currently available in the App Store, gives Indiegogo users the opportunity to engage with the Indiegogo platform through the ease and accessibility of their iPhone or iPod Touch.
The announcement of the app follows the unveiling of a new Indiegogo brand identity and website, and is the latest example of the company s commitment to improving the customer experience following a $40 million Series B funding round in January. In addition, international mobile traffic to the Indiegogo platform has doubled over the last year.
“Since day one we have been dedicated to providing our campaigners and contributors with the best funding platform in the world,” says Slava Rubin, CEO of Indiegogo. “This year has been one of tremendous growth for us and we re investing heavily to continue improving Indiegogo for mobile users globally. The Indiegogo App is the first of many advancements focused on delivering the best mobile experience imaginable.”
Indiegogo App users have the opportunity to conveniently utilize the platform s offerings in many ways, including the following:
Supporting Indiegogo campaigns
Discovering new campaigns through recommendations based on past activity and preferred categories
Exploring and following campaign categories
Claiming campaign perks
Sharing favorite campaigns with friends
Managing Indiegogo campaigns
Receiving notifications each time a contribution is made to a campaign
Monitoring campaign comments
Posting campaign updates and photos
Sending custom messages to phone contacts and Facebook friends
Promoting campaigns on social networks
The Indiegogo App is available for free from the App Store ! on iPhone and iPod Touch or at http://www.AppStore.com. An Android app is in development for future release and additional information can be found at:
Indiegogo empowers people around the world to fund what matters to them. As the largest global crowdfunding platform, campaigns have launched from almost every country around the world with millions of dollars being distributed every week due to contributions made by the Indiegogo community. At its core, Indiegogo is an open platform dedicated to democratizing the way people raise funds for any project creative, entrepreneurial or cause-related. The company was launched in 2008 and is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices in Los Angeles and New York.
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