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Youngry
Location: 4590 Macarthur Blvd, Newport Beach, California, United States United States
Founded in: 2016
Stage: Pre-launch
Number of employees: 1-5
Short URL: vator.co/youngry
Followers (3)
Awards and mentions
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Ash Kumra has been recognized twice by the White House as an entrepreneur making an impact.
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Every year, OC Metro releases its ’40 Under 40′ list highlighting the most successful young movers and shakers in the area. Link: http://bit.ly/tlopwb
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Youngry

Young in Spirit, Hungry in Ambition
Startup/business
Newport Beach, California, United States United States
http://www.youngry.com
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Company description

Youngry™ is an entrepreneur media company whose mission is to unite the entrepreneurship ecosystem with a democratized platform for entrepreneurship news, original video programming, and e-commerce products to help an entrepreneur become successful. Kinda of like the ESPN for entrepreneurship! The company was founded by a two time White House award winning entrepreneur, and a globally recognized entrepreneur, whose created some of the largest movements in social media today.  

But most importantly – we have been in your shoes, we understand the entrepreneur hustle and even the lonely time(s). Youngry™ will be the entrepreneur movement you have always yearned for, a place for like-minded individuals with aims to empower their world can gather.

 

We decided tofirst  launch an equity crowdfunding campaign: www.republic.co/Youngry  so our user base (entrepreneurs, mentors, investors) can invest and be an early supporter in us from day one. 

We intend to raise a seed round and announce this at Vator Splash LA 2016!

 

Investment Highlights

  • Co-founded by a collective, led by a White House award-winning entrepreneur, a global recognized fitness entrepreneur and a rockstar team of advisors and entrepreneur celebrities.

  • We have a business model that provides original content (text, audio, video) to inspire an entrepreneur to stay on their journey, and e-commerce products around popular entrepreneurial topics so they can manifest that inspiration. We also provide sponsored articles for brands as an extra revenue stream. Sponsored articles will be produced by the Youngry team to cater to the style of content.​

  • We provide both editorial content and democratized entrepreneurship promotion, which involves a proprietary algorithm utilizing public social media data, company traction updates, and other items to help determine what early stage startups to cover!​

  • A 24/7 online video stream to make us the ESPN of Entrepreneurship. This will cover both live and pre-recorded video of entrepreneurship efforts (fireside chats, panels, pitch contests, keynote speeches, important conferences) and Youngry™ live events! We will utilize ad networks and sponsored content to monetize this. ​

  • We have a very scalable model, due to the common interests of the entrepreneurship culture globally and audience size (representing over a billion global entrepreneurs creators, entrepreneurs and business owners!)​

  • We have signed an e-commerce deal with the Amazon Exclusive Platform (invite only, they will also sales/marketing assistance) so our e-commerce store can be amplified and promoted beyond youngry.com​ to entrepreneurs worldwide. ​

 




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Team
  • Ash Kumra
    Ash Kumra | Founder
  • Ankur Garg
    Ankur Garg | Founder
  • Crystle Wong
    Crystle Wong | Advisor
  • Lisa Song Sutton
    Lisa Song Sutton | Advisor
    Lisa Song Sutton is a real estate investor and entrepreneur, holding ownership interests in several companies in the real estate, tech, retail and food & beverage industries, including Las Vegas' #1 alcohol-infused cupcake company Sin City Cupcakes.
Business model

 Revenue Source #1: E-commerce:

  1. We provide an online editorial platform (text, video, audio) featuring top mentors, serial entrepreneurs and influencers as contributors on topics most pertinent to help the young and hungry minded entrepreneurs succeed on Youngry.com, social media and affiliated channels.
  2. We will take the most popular articles and entrepreneur themes and provide various e-commerce products (digital books, live events, webinars) featuring the original contributors. The contributors will participate in revenue sharing opportunities with these products and the Youngry audience will now develop a deeper relationship with the people who are helping them!​

​​Live Video Feed With Premium Advertising: ​ ​

  • A 24/7 online video stream (both live video and video on demand) of global entrepreneurship efforts (fireside chats, panels, pitch contests, keynote speeches, important conferences) and Youngry™ live events! We will utilize ad networks and sponsored content opportunities. ​

 

Competitive advantage
  • Co-founded by a collective, led by a White House award-winning entrepreneur, a global recognized fitness entrepreneur and a rockstar team of advisors and entrepreneur celebrities.

  • We have a business model that provides original content (text, audio, video) to inspire an entrepreneur to stay on their journey, and e-commerce products around popular entrepreneurial topics so they can manifest that inspiration. We also provide sponsored articles for brands as an extra revenue stream. Sponsored articles will be produced by the Youngry team to cater to the style of content.​

  • We provide both editorial content and democratized entrepreneurship promotion, which involves a proprietary algorithm utilizing public social media data, company traction updates, and other items to help determine what early stage startups to cover!​

  • A 24/7 online video stream to make us the ESPN of Entrepreneurship. This will cover both live and pre-recorded video of entrepreneurship efforts (fireside chats, panels, pitch contests, keynote speeches, important conferences) and Youngry™ live events! We will utilize ad networks and sponsored content to monetize this. ​

  • We have a very scalable model, due to the common interests of the entrepreneurship culture globally and audience size (representing over a billion global entrepreneurs creators, entrepreneurs and business owners!)​

  • We have signed an e-commerce deal with the Amazon Exclusive Platform (invite only, they will also sales/marketing assistance) so our e-commerce store can be amplified and promoted beyond youngry.com​ to entrepreneurs worldwide. ​