StartEngine, a leader in online equity crowdfunding, has been at the forefront of helping entrepreneurs achieve their dreams since it’s creation in 2011. StartEngine became one of the first platforms in the U.S. to accommodate Online Public Offerings, after the 2012 JOBS Act made it possible. In the past two years alone, StartEngine has helped companies of varying types raise over $40 million dollars on it’s platform from over 22,000 investors. Based in Los Angeles, StartEngine provides democratized funding opportunities-unlike those made via Silicon Valley venture capitalists.


StartEngine was founded by two successful serial entrepreneurs, Howard Marks and Ron Miller, who knew, all too well, the fundraising challenges that face today's creative class. Unless you went to Stanford and are producing the next great SaaS app, it's going to be hard to raise from VCs. StartEngine takes on the challenges that hundreds of entrepreneurs face when trying to raise capital. We’ve heard too many stories of good ideas suffocating due to the cost of growth; Entrepreneurs have become used to hearing "no." StartEngine allows entrepreneurs to raise large capital sums across large groups of people. This opportunity is truly game-changing for entrepreneurs of all types. For female founders, minority founders, or anyone with a nontraditional business pitch, equity crowdfunding is the great equalizer.

StartEngine is the premier equity crowdfunding platform in the U.S., connecting millennials and aspiring investors with tomorrow’s progressive companies. StartEngine aims to revolutionize the startup business model by helping individuals invest in private companies on a public platform for the first time in history, thereby helping entrepreneurs achieve their dreams.Why merely back a company... read more

StartEngine Crowdfunding is the leading equity crowdfunding platform in the U.S., headquartered in Los Angeles. This is an opportunity to work in fast-paced environment among the most dynamic entrepreneurs in the country.Interns will work directly with StartEngine founders and team members to learn, hands on, what it takes to build a successful company.Areas of FocusBusiness... read more

The Consultant is responsible for driving customer success outcomes and for delivering world-class results. The Consultant ensures the companies and startups on our platform move through the on-boarding process efficiently, productively and compliantly. The Consultant helps companies meet their funding goals and, in turn, grow!Responsibilities IncludeServe as dedicated account manager for new... read more

The Account Executive is an exciting new role with one of Silicon Beach's most prominent brands. The right candidate will work with other young, innovative companies to help them understand the potential of raising capital on StartEngine. Every day he/she will speak to budding entrepreneurs who are interested in raising capital, and help to convert them into StartEngine clients. The Account... read more

The Digital Growth Manager will be responsible for significantly growing the number of companies on our platform and engaging our community of over 80,000 users. Responsibilities IncludeWork directly with the lead generation team to increase the number of leads coming into the funnelIncrease the attendance at our Crunch for Capital workshopsGrow the number and increase the engagement of our... read more

StartEngine is seeking a content aficionado to lead its in-house creative services division. As StartEngine’s Lead Campaign Editor, you’ll write and design crowdfunding campaign pages on behalf of the ambitious startups who come through our doors. You’ll act as a reporter of sorts, interviewing the entrepreneurs who raise money on our site, and crafting their diverse narratives in ways that... read more

Responsibilities include:Implementing and enforcing written supervisory, surveillance and compliance procedures for Registered RepresentativesOverseeing FINRA licensed team membersReviewing and approving electronic communications, sales literature, advertising, retail correspondence and other marketing materials; reviewing due diligence and offering documents, reviewing and approving investor... read more

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Our Team

They say every successful company needs a hipster, a hacker, a hustler, and a dog. We're proud to report we've got a bunch of each. Our team is full of smart and talented individuals that come from all walks of life and areas of the country.


We don't come from finance. We're just here to disrupt it.


Our Team

They say every successful company needs a hipster, a hacker, a hustler, and a dog. We're proud to report we've got a bunch of each. Our team is full of smart and talented individuals that come from all walks of life and areas of the country.


We don't come from finance. We're just here to disrupt it.


Meet the Founders

Howard Marks

Co-Founder / CEO


Howard co-founded StartEngine with the mission of helping entrepreneurs achieve their dreams. Howard was the founder and CEO of Acclaim Games, a publisher of online games that is now part of The Walt Disney Company. Before Acclaim, Howard was Chairman of Activision Studios from 1991 until 1997. As the former Board Member, and Executive Vice-President of video game giant Activision, he and a partner took control in 1991 and turned the ailing company into the video game industry leader. As a games industry expert, Howard built one of the largest and most successful games studios in the industry selling millions of games. He started StartEngine in 2011, an unrelated entity, as the first startup accelerator in Los Angeles with the goal of helping to make Los Angeles a technology city. After investing in over 60 companies, Howard realized the difficulties entrepreneurs had with raising capital from angel investors and venture capitalists. With the advent of the JOBS Act, Howard realized he could help thousands of entrepreneurs by creating a new company focused on implementing the equity crowdfunding rules. Thus, StartEngine Crowdfunding, Inc. was born in March 2014. Howard is the 2015 "Treasure of Los Angeles" award recipient for his work to transform Los Angeles into a leading technology city, and a member of Mayor Eric Garcetti's technology council.


Ron Miller

Co-Founder / Chairman of the Board


Ron Miller is the chairman and cofounder of StartEngine. When Howard and Ron initially met in the fall of 2013, they recognized that the JOBS Act represented the greatest advancement for entrepreneurship in a generation. From direct experience as entrepreneurs, they recognized that the key to bringing new technologies and innovations to market required capital that is not readily available. As a serial start-up entrepreneur, Ron immediately went into action to advocate for SEC rulemaking to give life to the JOBS Act, raise the initial capital and built a leadership team to drive the sales and market plan to help StartEngine establish a leadership place in the market. Prior to StartEngine, Ron founded built and sold five companies through management buyouts, private equity private investors and public markets. He was also nominated as a four-time Inc. 500/5000 award recipient and was Ernst & Young entrepreneur of the year award finalist. As Chairman, Miller brings his deep experience as a leader and strategist to the company.

Our Team

They say every successful company needs a hipster, a hacker, a hustler, and a dog. We're proud to report we've got a bunch of each. Our team is full of smart and talented individuals that come from all walks of life and areas of the country.


We don't come from finance. We're just here to disrupt it.


Join our team!

The StartEngine company itself is growing as the online equity crowdfunding and ICO space grows. We are seeking seeking smart, capable individuals prepared to hit the ground running.


The bad? This is not a 9-5 job. Be prepared put in the extra hours and tackle complex projects, outside of your comfort zone. It will not be easy.


The good? This is a chance to get your foot in the door of a fast-growing startup in Silicon Beach and work closely with seasoned entrepreneurs. StartEngine provides mentoring programs and facilitates learning opportunities so that team members grow to their greatest potential.

Meet the Founders

Howard Marks

Co-Founder / CEO


Howard co-founded StartEngine with the mission of helping entrepreneurs achieve their dreams. Howard was the founder and CEO of Acclaim Games, a publisher of online games that is now part of The Walt Disney Company. Before Acclaim, Howard was Chairman of Activision Studios from 1991 until 1997. As the former Board Member, and Executive Vice-President of video game giant Activision, he and a partner took control in 1991 and turned the ailing company into the video game industry leader. As a games industry expert, Howard built one of the largest and most successful games studios in the industry selling millions of games. He started StartEngine in 2011, an unrelated entity, as the first startup accelerator in Los Angeles with the goal of helping to make Los Angeles a technology city. After investing in over 60 companies, Howard realized the difficulties entrepreneurs had with raising capital from angel investors and venture capitalists. With the advent of the JOBS Act, Howard realized he could help thousands of entrepreneurs by creating a new company focused on implementing the equity crowdfunding rules. Thus, StartEngine Crowdfunding, Inc. was born in March 2014. Howard is the 2015 "Treasure of Los Angeles" award recipient for his work to transform Los Angeles into a leading technology city, and a member of Mayor Eric Garcetti's technology council.


Ron Miller

Co-Founder / Chairman of the Board


Ron Miller is the chairman and cofounder of StartEngine. When Howard and Ron initially met in the fall of 2013, they recognized that the JOBS Act represented the greatest advancement for entrepreneurship in a generation. From direct experience as entrepreneurs, they recognized that the key to bringing new technologies and innovations to market required capital that is not readily available. As a serial start-up entrepreneur, Ron immediately went into action to advocate for SEC rulemaking to give life to the JOBS Act, raise the initial capital and built a leadership team to drive the sales and market plan to help StartEngine establish a leadership place in the market. Prior to StartEngine, Ron founded built and sold five companies through management buyouts, private equity private investors and public markets. He was also nominated as a four-time Inc. 500/5000 award recipient and was Ernst & Young entrepreneur of the year award finalist. As Chairman, Miller brings his deep experience as a leader and strategist to the company.

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