We have a hard time saying "growth hacker" with a straight face; we're not quite used to the latest Silicon Valley buzzword. But, at the end of the day, that's the most concise way of saying "we're looking for a marketing manager that can code".
We're focused on driving new accredited investors to sign up for Wefunder, so startups get more funding. It's a brand new world: for the first time in 80 years, companies can advertise their fundraising efforts to the general public.
We're looking for a self-directed marketing brain that can come up with new ideas to drive investor acquisition, and then have the skills to execute them single-handedly. The ideal person can ‘scale up' to manage a marketing team as Wefunder grows, yet, particularly in these early stages, get their hands dirty with the actual work.
Improving our SEO
Creating targeted Facebook & Twitter ads for various niches
Overseeing the creation of blog articles
Tweaking our rewards program to enhance sharing & virality
Creating & AB testing landing pages to increase conversion
Measuring results with KISSmetrics & Google Analytics
Identifying and interacting with niche online investing communities
You should have enough HTML and Ruby on Rails experience to be self-sufficient as a marketer. You'll be expected to do things like commit to git, deploy to Heroku, modify basic html, create landing pages, and run simple database queries.
Market-rate salaries and stock options.
Unlimited vacation days (mandatory 3 weeks off).
Medical, dental, & vision insurance.
All-expense paid Wefunder vacation. We’ve taken two train trips across the country.
Apple equipment. Whatever you want.
Lots of free food and drinks.
Reimbursement for classes and conferences.
Email email@example.com with why you'd like to work for us. Brownie points: include a survival skill you'd offer the team in a post-apocalyptic world.
On May 16, 2016, it became legal for regular people to invest as little as $100 in startups and small businesses. Since then, we have become the largest equity crowdfunding platform. We've helped 170+ startups and small businesses – including flying cars, space rockets, breweries, Hollywood studios, and potential Ebola cures – raise $54 million.
We're a Public Benefit Corporation with a mission to revitalize capitalism and keep the American dream alive. GDP growth is slowing. Wealth inequality is increasing. Entrepreneurship is dying across America; falling from 10.6% to 3.6% among those under 30 since 1989. We're reversing these trends by funding more deserving businesses across all of America, not solely tech startups in Silicon Valley.
Want to help? Join us! We're a team of founder types: enjoy autonomy, responsibility, the opportunity to learn, and no red tape. Just make it happen.
Wefunder supports three different federal laws that allow startups to raise money legally. To comply with the law, Wefunder Advisors LLC and Wefunder Portal LLC (both owned by Wefunder Inc) also list startups depending on the regulation used.
Legal May 16th 2016
Wefunder Portal LLC
for 97 startups
Wefunder Advisors LLC
for 84 startups
for 1 startup
We are the largest funding portal for Regulation Crowdfunding.
Some fine print: 1) These numbers include startups currently live on Wefunder if they pass their minimum target. 2) Some startups use two different laws at the same time (i.e., Regulation D and Regulation Crowdfunding).
Join 145,543 investors who funded 175 startups with over $55.5 million1
Wefunder Inc. runs wefunder.com and is the parent company of Wefunder Advisors LLC and Wefunder Portal LLC. Wefunder Advisors is an exempt reporting adviser that advises SPVs used in Reg D offerings. Wefunder Portal is a funding portal (CRD #283503) that operates sections of wefunder.com where some Reg Crowdfunding offerings are made.
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