Kate Drane is Indiegogo’s Senior Director of Outreach for Tech/ Hardware. She loves democratizing access to resources, and considers herself as a VC of the people. Since starting at Indiegogo in July 2012, she’s empowered more than 650 entrepreneurs to collectively raise over $90M on the Indiegogo platform, including Canary, Misfit, and XPRIZE. In addition to working at Indiegogo, Kate is the co-founder of The Can Van, the world’s first mobile beer canning service made to bring more packaging options to California breweries. She met her co- founders at Presidio Graduate School, where she received her MBA in Sustainable Management.