Amad has worked in the e-commerce and online marketing world since 2002. He started as an eBay seller, then slowly graduated to building and marketing his own websites and consulting others to do the same. He founded Merchant Maverick out of frustration with all the misinformation and shady tactics that he encountered when trying to find a merchant account for his and his client's businesses. In his spare time, he's usually outdoors exercising, trail running, kayaking, paddle boarding, and anything else that requires the sun, the ocean, or some dirt. If he's not outside, then he's probably reading a book…or two…or 10.
Crowdfunding is a challenging endeavor even in the best of times. Recent data indicates that from January 2014 to the present day, only 22.9 percent of crowdfunding projects met their funding goals. Combine this with the harsh economic and social realities of the COVID-19 pandemic, and it becomes clear how strong the headwinds are for...
August 13, 2020