I know you guys will probably troll this post in about 5 seconds, but for the actually serious people out there I thought I would share this.
Essentially, I'm searching for investors to expand my business and, in return, generate solid profit for the both of us.
What my business does
My business creates apps and software products, and we make money by selling licenses or subscriptions. I own a mix of products -- ones I created myself, and ones I bought from others. I buy products in the $10K-100K range that show at least some profit and have the potential for more, if properly managed.
The first product I acquired was in 2016... I have developed, marketed, and managed it for 4 years now. It has been profitable every year, and the ROI last year was 67%.
My 2nd acquisition is a collection of related products bought in stages... I began buying them in 2018, and made follow-on purchases throughout 2019 and 2020. My ROI so far is 37%, but this is not fully representative since I don't have 1 full year of profit history yet for the purchases made in 2019-2020. I estimate the ROI next year will be 62%, once I have a full year of profit recorded.
atWar is the 3rd product I've acquired, if you want to count it as such. Frankly as a business it's a "fixer-upper", and the ROI is low. I think atWar has a lot of potential and *could* be a very profitable business someday, but there's a ton of work that needs to be done and there are still a lot of unknowns. I bought atWar not really as a business decision but mostly because it interests me personally, so it's debatable if I should even include it here.
Anyway, my goal in business is to build solid, recurring revenue. I'm NOT looking to be the next Google or Facebook or Uber. Millions of dollars are thrown around in Silicon Valley looking for the next moonshot, and most of them fail. If that's what you want, you might as well play the lottery. I'm interested in building stable, sustainable income, and achieving returns that are far better than any bank or mutual fund investment you're likely to find.
What I propose to do
I want to buy more apps/software. We are at a moment in time that's such a great time to make some acquisitions, and I hate to let the opportunity pass us by. That's where you, the investor comes in.
Let's say we pick a business that can be acquired anywhere in the $10K-$100K price range. I research, do due diligence, filter out the bad apples, until I find the good ones. We agree on the target we want to acquire, and then you invest the money to buy it. My team and I will develop the product to its potential, market it, and run the day-to-day business side of things. You don't have to do anything else, and we make a fair split of the profit.
If you've ever wanted to invest in tech but don't want to deal with all the headaches, this would be a perfect opportunity for you. If you know my personality at all, you know I'm passionate about what I do. So I'll deal with the headaches, and I'll go to war with anyone who stands in the way of achieving our goal, so you don't have to.
Like all business, there is no guarantee of success. As they say in investment disclaimers... past success does not guarantee future results. It is possible to lose money. All I can do is tell you what I do, what my history is, and what numbers I've produced, and it's up to you to decide if the risk/reward is worth it to you.
The reason I am confident is because of my personal track record. I started this business in 2013, and made my first acquisition in 2016. That's 7 years of developing my own software, plus 4 years working with acquired products. Overall my business revenue grew 33% in 2019, compared to the year before. Already I expect 2020 will grow at the same pace or more.
With whomever I may end up doing business with, all financial and legal considerations will be structured appropriately to protect both your rights and mine.
If you are interested in discussing in further details (and are serious about investing), message me and let's have a chat sometime.
If you know someone else who may be interested, please help by passing the word.
P.S. I'm also open to debt financing. If someone would prefer to structure it as a loan rather than in investment, I'd like to talk about it.