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Gmart250f

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At the beginning of C0VlD, I decided to take the first steps in leaving my “dirty job” and developing an innovation I’d thought of when I was a kid. 8 months later I launched TorkStrap.com. For all of 2021 I have fixed errors, made improvements and seen gradual growth, however, I don’t feel like I will ever break out of this “break even” phase with my $5,000 budgets monthly. I’m currently reading “Unscripted and have found great inspiration to scale. Can anyone point me to an interested VC or investor? Perhaps lead me to some ideas to enexpensively expand I.e: Amazon b2b? Other wholesaling? I’m not ready for retail but would love to get there with some funding! Let me know! Below is the product.

TorkStrap website
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David Fitz

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At the beginning of C0VlD, I decided to take the first steps in leaving my “dirty job” and developing an innovation I’d thought of when I was a kid. 8 months later I launched TorkStrap.com. For all of 2021 I have fixed errors, made improvements and seen gradual growth, however, I don’t feel like I will ever break out of this “break even” phase with my $5,000 budgets monthly. I’m currently reading “Unscripted and have found great inspiration to scale. Can anyone point me to an interested VC or investor? Perhaps lead me to some ideas to enexpensively expand I.e: Amazon b2b? Other wholesaling? I’m not ready for retail but would love to get there with some funding! Let me know! Below is the product.

TorkStrap website
Amazon.com

This looks like you're trying to market your business here.

Look up the story of Spanx. They went into retail straight away.
 

Itizn

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Do you have customers?

If so find and complie a list of two hundred others like them. Then reach out (preferably by phone) and go from there.
 

Gmart250f

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Do you have customers?

If so find and complie a list of two hundred others like them. Then reach out (preferably by phone) and go from there.
Just to clarify… You’re saying create a “look-alike” audience and cold call them individually for sales?
 

Gmart250f

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This looks like you're trying to market your business here.

Look up the story of Spanx. They went into retail straight away.
Definitely not trying to market the product. Looking for wisdom. I only posted the links to sales page because I couldn’t upload single photos of my product.
I will definitely look up spanx. Sounds link a common name… just so I don’t look at the wrong thing, what is their product/line?
 

David Fitz

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Definitely not trying to market the product. Looking for wisdom. I only posted the links to sales page because I couldn’t upload single photos of my product.
I will definitely look up spanx. Sounds link a common name… just so I don’t look at the wrong thing, what is their product/line?

Spanx started out selling pantyhose for women or something like thatand now it's a billion dollar business. Sara Blakely is the founders name
 

Itizn

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Just to clarify… You’re saying create a “look-alike” audience and cold call them individually for sales?
Correct.

You could do the same for venture capitalist or investment bankers, but they won't look at you unless you have financials that would appeal to them. Which I assume is currently not the case.
 

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