$48K/month matching TikTok influencers and brands

$48K/month matching TikTok influencers and brands

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I Leveraged My Experience To Start A $72K/Year Auto Reply Apps Business At Age 50

"At 49 years of age -- yes, 50 was coming soon -☺ I had 15 years of experience (I started in 1998) working as a software/websites product manager, usability expert, project and marketing manager.

I was looking for an area in which I could apply the accumulated knowledge and experience. Several members of my family worked in the field of mobile telephony and mobile applications and actively recommended this direction to me to try to open a small business in this area. "

How We Bootstrapped A $1.2M/Year White-Label Payment SaaS

"Since our launch at the beginning of 2020, we have been growing fast. The number of transactions grows exponentially every month, which is normal for a platform that emerged less than two years ago. Last month we reached 1 million transactions. Today, Australia is the only continent where we do not have any clients."

My Father And I Started A $780K/Year Business Reselling Parcels

"My father called me in Australia and narrated his entire year of "business searching" into one magical idea that was very attractive. What I remember about the interaction was the statement that he found a business that met all 4 of his required criteria to start:

  1. No staff requirements to start.
  2. Limited and manageable start-up franchise costs.
  3. Very limited overhead. Especially not a building or space. At-home would be preferable.
  4. No required inventory

With this in mind, The idea of signing with the InXpress team was born."

$48K/Year Business Matching TikTok Influencers With Brands

"We find creators that fit the mold we are looking for and email them asking for a list of brands they want to work with. From there, we'll go out, source the right contacts from the list of brands given to us as well as similar ones, and email them to set up a brand partnership for the creator.

As of October 2021, we've generated over $140K in partnerships for our clients."

We Built A $1M/Year Business Creating Explainer Videos

"We conduct thorough research to identify your brand's core message and convey it effectively, with you as our guide along the way in our bespoke creative process. We have now scaled the business to a level where we are turning over an annual revenue of 1.5 Million USD and we have plans to get that to 3 Million USD by the end of Q4 2022."

This Solo Founder Turned An Internal GRC Tool Into A $300K/Year Business

One thing that's unique to VComply is that we aren't even supposed to be a business today. This product wasn't ever meant to be used by anybody other than us at my previous startup which was a technology services firm.

A quick fast forward to today, VComply has seen some great traction since our seed round of $2.5M in 2019. At $300K in ARR, we raised $6M in Series A funding in early 2021 and are planning to rapidly grow in 2022.

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Pat Walls,  Founder of Starter Story

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