Cofounder & chief development officer, Indiegogo
Danae Ringelmann cofounded crowdfunding platform Indiegogo in 2008. Since then it’s raised $40 million (£24 million) for a multitude of business and creative projects. Danae was listed in Fast Company’s Top 50 Women Innovators in Technology in 2011 and named one of Fortune‘s 40 Under 40 in September 2013. Prior to Indiegogo, she was a securities analyst at Cowen & Co. Danae is a CFA charterholder and holds an MBA from the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley.