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Danae Ringelmann

City, State: San Francisco, CA
About Me:
Danae Ringelmann is a founder and the Chief of Finance and Customer Development for IndieGoGo- an online marketplace connecting filmmakers and fans to make more independent film happen. Danae founded IndieGoGo to democratize the film funding process. Passionate about helping filmmakers embrace new opportunities online, Danae often speaks at conferences and in classrooms on Film 2.0. Recent speaking engagements include Los Angeles Film Festival, Hollywood Black Film Festival, International Documentary Association, California Lawyers for the Arts, IFP Labs, and various university film programs. Danae brings entertainment industry and film finance expertise. Prior to IndieGoGo, Danae was a securities analyst at Cowen & Co. where she covered entertainment and video game companies including Pixar, Lions Gate, Disney, and Electronic Arts. Danae also focused on cable network, NFL, newspaper and hedge fund clientele while at JPMorgan's Investment Bank and Private Bank. In the wake of 9/11, Danae co-produced a concert reading of Incident at Vichy, an Arthur Miller play addressing the politically charged topic of racial profiling. Danae is a CFA charterholder and holds an MBA from the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley. Danae was also a Morehead Scholar and Varsity Rower at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

My I'm passionate about:
Founding a company to democratize independent film finance.

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