Howard Marks | From Founding a $50B Company to Equity Crowdfunding Champion

Howard Marks Smart Business Revolution John Corcoran

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:

  • Howard’s 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 Howard’s Company Differs from Those Like Kickstarter and Other Crowdfunding Sites
  • The Types of Companies and Strategies That Have Been Successful on Howard’s Equity Crowdfunding Platform
  • What Howard’s 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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