San Francisco-based crowdfunding platform Indiegogo announced
that it has raised $40 million in a second round of venture financing, following up on a $15 million Series A
funding round in 2012.
Indiegogo said in a statement that it plans to springboard off its Series B financing to focus on "making key hires, expanding globally and improving the user experience with a focus on mobile, personalization and trust."
While the bulk of gaming-related crowdfunding projects turn to rival platform Kickstarter for support, a number of high-profile indies have found success with Indiegogo. Lab Zero Games earned almost $1 million
when it debuted an Indiegogo campaign to fund the creation of DLC characters for Skullgirls
last year, and the newly-launched Square Enix Collective
will use the platform to fund new projects from developers Ruffian Games, Kitfox Games and Tuque Games.