Hardware, Software & the Internet of Things
June 23–25, 2015 • San Francisco, CA
Gavin Fish

Gavin Fish
VP, Light Harmonic

According to The Street, Gavin has landed The Big Consumer Tech Lebowski when it comes to raising money through crowdfunding. As VP at Light Harmonic, he raised over $5M in contributions to fund projects for his harware start-up in just 14 months. Two of his campaigns are proudly stationed in Indiegogo’s most successful campaigns of all time; he was the first campaigner in Indiegogo’s history to fund two $1M+ campaigns. As a pilot campaigner, he was also the first to raise more than $1M on Indiegogo’s InDemand platform.

Sessions

1:15pm–1:55pm Thursday, 06/25/2015
Startups
Location: Cowell Theater (Herbst Pavilion)
Kate Drane (Indiegogo), Gavin Fish (Light Harmonic), Peter Hoddie (Marvell), Greg Roberts (Icontrol Networks)
Hardware companies are turning to crowdfunding to directly connect with consumers, gain exposure, and learn their customer needs before moving to full-scale manufacturing. This panel discusses crowdfunding best practices, and presents real case studies that explain how hardware manufacturers have used Indiegogo to create evangelists for their products to get smarter, faster, leaner. Read more.