#206 Episode Summary:


Over the last 15 years I’ve started and grown several successful internet businesses, a few of which has scaled into the millions of subscribers, revenues, or users. I’ve also failed and experienced the bitter-sweet taste of learning big lessons founding companies with my own money, and I consider myself much wiser for it. I’m currently the Founder & CEO of crowdfunder.com, the leading equity crowdfunding platform that works with influencers and celebrities and transforms their social influence into financial capital. While Kickstarter allows people to pre-purchase and donate to projects, Crowdfunder allows people to become actual shareholders and owners in great startups and businesses. I also currently serve as an advisor to several internet startups and entrepreneurs in Southern California and invest in a few great entrepreneurs/deals a year when I see I can add real value and love you founders/team.


I’m an entrepreneur, investor and advisor, who connects ideas, people and resources to make good things happen faster.  Beginning in Silicon Valley in the mid 1990s, I founded or was a first round angel investor in over 30 startups, which collectively have generated over $1 Billion in revenue and $450 Million in liquidity to their stakeholders. I’ve mentored hundreds of the top innovators, social entrepreneurs and impact investors from around the world, individually and as an Advisor or Director to dozens of incubators, fellowship programs and innovation communities, including Unreasonable Institute, Spirit of Innovation Awards and StartingBloc. Over my life I’ve won a World Series of Poker Bracelet, the Congressional Families Award, several awards for video production, and earned degrees in Symbolic Systems and Computer Science from Stanford University.

by Joe Polish
Founder of Genius Network

Joe Polish

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P.P.S. Whenever you're ready... here are 3 more ways I can help you make YOUR business and life more E.L.F. (Easy, Lucrative, and Fun!):

  1. Discover the 10x Multipliers to grow your business exponentially… Amplify your opportunities and reveal the untapped potential in your business: www.10XTalk.com/Vision
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  3. I'm often asked what books I recommend. So, I've put together a collection of books and products in 9 specific categories. These are resources we've shared in Genius Network to help improve life and business... To check them out visit www.JoePolish.com/Books-Vision

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