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Cliff Bleszinski

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Alex Rigopulos, from Harmonix, and Cliff Bleszinski, formerly of Epic Games and currently of Boss Key Productions, and Randy Pitchford of Gearbox Software have since joined the advisory board of Fig.
In May 2016, he joined the board of advisers for Fig, a mixed crowd-funding/investment platform for video games.

Brian Fargo

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The advisory board is composed of executives from across the video game industry with previous experience in crowdfunding and investing in video game projects: Aaron Isaksen of the Indie Fund, Brian Fargo of inXile Entertainment, Feargus Urquhart of Obsidian Entertainment, and Tim Schafer of Double Fine Productions.
Fargo was a founder member of the board of advisors for Fig, a mixed investment/crowdfunding platform, since its launch in December 2015.

Psychonauts 2

After strong sales of the original through various outlets along with strong demand from the fanbase of the original game, Double Fine sought to acquire part of its financial capital to fund the developments of Psychonauts 2 through a US$3.3 million crowd-funding and investment drive through Fig, launched simultaneously with the game's announcement.

Tim Schafer

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The advisory board is composed of executives from across the video game industry with previous experience in crowdfunding and investing in video game projects: Aaron Isaksen of the Indie Fund, Brian Fargo of inXile Entertainment, Feargus Urquhart of Obsidian Entertainment, and Tim Schafer of Double Fine Productions.
Schafer joined with other industry leaders with crowdfunding experience to help create the crowdfunding platform Fig in August 2015.

Alex Rigopulos

Alex Rigopulos, from Harmonix, and Cliff Bleszinski, formerly of Epic Games and currently of Boss Key Productions, and Randy Pitchford of Gearbox Software have since joined the advisory board of Fig.
In September 2015, he joined the advisory board for the crowdfunding platform Fig.

Obsidian Entertainment

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The advisory board is composed of executives from across the video game industry with previous experience in crowdfunding and investing in video game projects: Aaron Isaksen of the Indie Fund, Brian Fargo of inXile Entertainment, Feargus Urquhart of Obsidian Entertainment, and Tim Schafer of Double Fine Productions.
In August 2015, Obsidian partnered with inXile and Double Fine to launch a new funding website named Fig, with Urquhart serving as a member of the company's advising board.

Harmonix

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Alex Rigopulos, from Harmonix, and Cliff Bleszinski, formerly of Epic Games and currently of Boss Key Productions, and Randy Pitchford of Gearbox Software have since joined the advisory board of Fig.
In September 2015, Rigopulos announced that he would go to the advisory board for the crowdfunding site Fig, through which Harmonix will obtain funding for its next, yet-announced game.

Consortium: The Tower

Interdimensional Games turned to Fig to raise $300,000 USD which ended on May 11, 2016.

Randy Pitchford

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Alex Rigopulos, from Harmonix, and Cliff Bleszinski, formerly of Epic Games and currently of Boss Key Productions, and Randy Pitchford of Gearbox Software have since joined the advisory board of Fig.
In March 2018, Pitchford announced he has joined the board of advisers for Fig, a mixed investor/crowdfunding service for video game development.

Wasteland 3

Unlike their previous Kickstarter projects, inXile chose to use equity crowdfunding service Fig.

Rock Band 4

In March 2016, Harmonix launched a crowd funding campaign through the Fig platform to produce Rock Band 4 for personal computers, to have been released in the last quarter of 2016.

Outer Wilds

The game became the first title to be supported on the new video game-centric crowdfunding site, Fig, launched in August 2015.

Jay and Silent Bob

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Interabang used the Fig crowdfunding to raise $400k to complete the title, which successfully raised over $435,000 at the completion of the campaign.

Psychonauts

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In mid-2015, Schafer along with other industry leaders launched Fig, a crowd-sourced platform for video games that included the option for accredited investors to invest in the offered campaigns.

Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire

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The game was announced with the launch of a crowdfunding campaign on Fig in January 2017, where the game reached its funding goal within a day.

Phoenix Point

After investing $450,000 into this first year of development, Snapshot Games launched a Fig crowdfunding campaign to obtain the $500,000 they budgeted to complete the game.

Snapshot Games

After investing $450,000 into this first year of development, the company launched a Fig crowdfunding campaign in April 2017 to obtain the $500,000 they budgeted to complete the game.

Crowdfunding

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Fig is a crowdfunding platform for video games launched in August 2015.

Kickstarter

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Unlike traditional crowdfunding approaches like Kickstarter, where individuals can back a project to receive rewards, Fig uses a mixed model that include individual backing and the opportunity for uncredited investors to invest as to obtain a shares of future revenues for successful projects.

Chief operating officer

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Fig was founded in August 2015 by Justin Bailey (formerly, COO of Double Fine Productions), and Bob Ippolito.

Indie Fund

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The advisory board is composed of executives from across the video game industry with previous experience in crowdfunding and investing in video game projects: Aaron Isaksen of the Indie Fund, Brian Fargo of inXile Entertainment, Feargus Urquhart of Obsidian Entertainment, and Tim Schafer of Double Fine Productions.

InXile Entertainment

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The advisory board is composed of executives from across the video game industry with previous experience in crowdfunding and investing in video game projects: Aaron Isaksen of the Indie Fund, Brian Fargo of inXile Entertainment, Feargus Urquhart of Obsidian Entertainment, and Tim Schafer of Double Fine Productions.

Feargus Urquhart

The advisory board is composed of executives from across the video game industry with previous experience in crowdfunding and investing in video game projects: Aaron Isaksen of the Indie Fund, Brian Fargo of inXile Entertainment, Feargus Urquhart of Obsidian Entertainment, and Tim Schafer of Double Fine Productions.

Spark Capital

The platform is backed by funding from Spark Capital.

Epic Games

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Alex Rigopulos, from Harmonix, and Cliff Bleszinski, formerly of Epic Games and currently of Boss Key Productions, and Randy Pitchford of Gearbox Software have since joined the advisory board of Fig.