Slava Rubin is Founder and Managing Partner of humbition, an early-stage operators venture fund based in NYC. Slava is also Founder of Vincent, an online platform to discover and diligence the vast world of alternative investments. Slava previously founded Indiegogo, a company dedicated to empowering people from all over the world to make their ideas a reality. As CEO for over 10 years from inception in 2006, Slava grew Indiegogo from an idea to over 500,000 campaigns and more than $1B distributed around the world. Prior to Indiegogo, Slava was a strategy consultant working on behalf of clients such as MasterCard, Goldman Sachs and FedEx for nearly a decade. He is also the founder of “Music Against Myeloma,” a charity that raises funds and awareness for cancer research in partnership with the International Myeloma Foundation. Slava is currently a member of the board for NYSE traded (WSO) Watsco Inc., and privately held Indiegogo.
Slava represented the crowdfunding industry at the White House during the signing of the JOBS Act and has helped bring equity crowdfunding to the American public. He also pioneered security tokens in the United States – having been a catalyst for selling fractionalized ownership of the St. Regis in Aspen using blockchain. He has made many TV appearances including regular guest commentator on CNBC Squawk Alley. He has also been often quoted in NYTimes and Wall Street Journal.
Slava has received numerous awards including Fortune 40 under 40, Observer 20 Heros under 40, and the Wharton Young Leadership award for 2015.