Connect by Stars On Board

Connect - onDemand Social Monetization with endless opportunities for earnings.

Introduction

Stars On Board, our related party, has been an uncontested leader in engaging and providing highly anticipated entertainment events to communities all over the world. The Stars on Board events are geared towards those communities to come together for a festive break at sea or on land with the most renowned and recognized entertainers and stars. Marrying the luxury of upscale cruises and resorts with the delight of proximity to musical icons has created a new level of vacation. Stars On Board is recognized as the premier events management company hosting outstanding celebrities and stars to perform on land and at sea across the continents in acclaimed venues, for sold-out concerts and successful events in Mexico, Bahamas, Europe, Australia, the United States and Middle East. Originally Stars On Board started in Canada, and grew to become a leader in premier music and entertainment industry for past 10 years, with strong revenue in past few years the company was able to double their revenue from US$2.2M to FY2019 USD$4.7M. In 2020, the founders decided to take the business to the next level by developing a platform to connect people together, taking our +20 years of expertise online and digital and developing the “Connect App”.

“Connect App” is brought to you by a new and independent entity called Stars On Board Technologies, Inc. which supported by the founders of Stars on Board, Inc and is currently raising funds on the platform.

Success To Date

  • First release of the app for iOS and Android 2019
  • Pre-signed +100 A list of celebrities and influencers; +180M followers engaged with our pre-signed celebrities and influencers.
  • Strategic partnerships with talent agencies in Hollywood, Bollywood and Middle East (Dubai)
  • IP copyrights filed and accepted in 2018
  • Concept and revenue model validated by workshops.
  • Strong and experienced business advisors to advise, manage and scale the business

Problem

problem

According to Pew Research, in 2019 90% of US adults aged 18-29 used at least one social media site. This is only expected to grow, according to Statista; by 2023, the number of social network users in the United States is forecast to increase to approximately 257 million.

Millennials and Generation Z will be among the largest groups of users of all social media apps in the new future. These generations require:

  • direct engagements
  • better communication
  • increased access to resources.
“Nearly three-quarters of Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat users visit the sites on a daily basis.”
- Pew Research

Solution

solution

The Connect App enables content creators like artists, celebrities and influencers to monetize their social presence using onDemand Services while creating a new stream of income for fans to get rewarded for engaging and communicating with brands and content creators. The App bridges content creators, who need easy monetization services and the public, who demands direct access. By providing access and monetization between two parties willing to exchange information, skills, talent and even content, we solidify the bridge between content creators and the public.

  • Engage and Communicate: Easily communicate via texting, voice, video, or even ask for a personalized autograph.
  • Exclusive Contents: Connect brings you private, exclusive and never seen before contents
  • Premier Ads: A whole new concept of advertisement and brands; sharing revenue for all
  • Live Streaming: Exclusive broadcasting of your favorite shows and concerts
  • Exclusive Events: Luxury cruising with celebrities, exclusive music festivals on private islands and hotels all over the world

Business Model

business-model

Stars on Board raises revenue through:

  • Powering TV and SMS integration - white label branding
  • Live streaming & broadcasting services
  • Exclusive content via subscriptions
  • Premium advertising endorsed by celebrities
  • Engagements and communications
  • Premium promotional campaigns endorsed by public figures and celebrities

Market

market

We estimate our Total Addressable Market (TAM) to be $900 Bn. This includes:

  • Online Subscriptions - $478 billion
  • Advertising - $319 billion
  • Premium Concerts - $47 billion

Press

Team

Ray Fares

Founder, +27 years in IT, startups and technology. Worked for large US bluechip companies including GE, Oracle, SAP, and CA. Passionate about startups and social apps to generate value and scale business.

Youssef Harb

Co Founder, +30 years in entertainment and music industry in North America and Middle East. managed and run large shows and concerts for world’s best celebrities.

Jorge Sebastiao

International ICT speaker. Seasoned CTO, with blockchain, AI, IoT, and cybersecurity. +30 years experience in technical industry and products.

Rich Ashman

Entrepreneurial business leader with international experience & a global outlook. Crypto and Blockchain investor with a vision to build successful startups in APAC region.

Maya Taha

Community manager and marketing specialist. fluent in various languages. Experience in media and advertising and managing communities.

Advisors and Investors

Taavi Roivas, ex Prime Minister Estonia

MP, ex-Prime Minister Estonia EU Policies and regulation; interest in blockchain and A.I technologies, cyber and e-government.

Barry Greenberg, Celebrity Manager

+38 years as a Hollywood producer and talents management.

Hayssam El Masri, CEO ento capital investment

+25 years in financial management.

Dr. Tariq Nizami

Hollywood Studios Executive Director, USA and Founder & CEO of CEO Clubs Network Worldwide.

Mo Jaber

Two decades of business, marketing and communications expertise, selected as top 50 CMOs in the world in 2018.

Peter McKeon

Ex-CEO of Sony and ZTE Australia and APAC region, a proven track record with board-level accomplishment in increasing profitability, maximizing customer satisfaction (NPS) and global business development achieving USD $2.6 billion in sales revenue.

Cynthia Dearin

An international business strategist and author of Amazon best-seller "Camels, Sheikhs and Billionaires" and host of the Business Beyond Borders Podcast.

Use of Proceeds


If the offering's maximum amount of $1,000,000 is raised:

UseValue% of Proceeds
Hiring & Expansion$350,00035.0%
General & Administrative $35,0003.5%
Legal $25,0002.5%
R&D - App & IT$150,00015.0%
Marketing Expenses$391,00039.1%
Intermediary fees$49,0004.9%

Terms

This is an offering of Common Stock, under registration exemption 4(a)(6), in Stars On Board Technologies, Inc., doing business as Connect by Stars On Board. This offering must raise at least $10,000 by July 1, 2021 at 12:59am ET. If this offering doesn’t reach its target, then your money will be refunded. Connect by Stars On Board may issue additional securities to raise up to $1,000,000, the offering’s maximum.

$10,000 minimum
$184,799 raised

If the offering is successful at raising the maximum amount, then the company’s implied valuation after the offering (sometimes called its post-money valuation) will be:

53,203,125 shares
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$0.32 per share
$17,025,000implied valuation

Pitch Deck

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Financials

Connect by Stars On Board’s official name is Stars On Board Technologies, Inc., so that’s the name that appears in the statements below.

These financial statements have been reviewed by an independent Certified Public Accountant.

SEC Filings

The Offering Statement is a formal description of the company and this transaction. It’s filed with the SEC to comply with the requirements of exemption 4(a)(6) of the Securities Act of 1933.

We’re also required to share links to each of the SEC filings related to this offering with investors.

Understand the Risks

Be sure to understand the risks of this type of investment. No regulatory body (not the SEC, not any state regulator) has passed upon the merits of or given its approval to the securities, the terms of the offering, or the accuracy or completeness of any offering materials or information posted herein. That’s typical for Regulation CF offerings like this one.

Neither Netcapital nor any of its directors, officers, employees, representatives, affiliates, or agents shall have any liability whatsoever arising from any error or incompleteness of fact or opinion in, or lack of care in the preparation or publication of, the materials and communication herein or the terms or valuation of any securities offering.

The information contained herein includes forward-looking statements. These statements relate to future events or to future financial performance, and involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties, and other factors, that may cause actual results to be materially different from any future results, levels of activity, performance, or achievements expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements. You should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements since they involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties, and other factors, which are, in some cases, beyond the company’s control and which could, and likely will, materially affect actual results, levels of activity, performance, or achievements. Any forward-looking statement reflects the current views with respect to future events and is subject to these and other risks, uncertainties, and assumptions relating to operations, results of operations, growth strategy, and liquidity. No obligation exists to publicly update or revise these forward-looking statements for any reason, or to update the reasons actual results could differ materially from those anticipated in these forward-looking statements, even if new information becomes available in the future.

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