Howard Marks is the former Co-Founder of the gaming company, Activision Blizzard, which he guided to a $50 Billion market cap. He also led Acclaim Games to a successful acquisition by Disney.
Currently, Howard the Co-Founder and CEO of StartEngine; a funding portal that leverages equity crowdfunding.
In this episode we discuss:
Here’s a Glimpse of What You’ll Hear:
- Howards Journey Starting His First Video Game Company in 1991
- Why Howard Transition from Video Games to Online Education Software
- How Howard Purchased the Number #1 Video Game Company in the World for $100,000 and Sold it to Disney
- The Disparaging Events that Led Howard to Creating His Current Business
- Where Howards Company Differs from Those Like Kickstarter and Other Crowdfunding Sites
- The Types of Companies and Strategies That Have Been Successful on Howards Equity Crowdfunding Platform
- What Howards Team Looks for When Deciding Whether or Not to Add a New Company to Their Platform
- The Downsides or Risks for Companies on StartEngine
- Who Howard Thanks for His Success
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