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lamine

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Hi,

Since a lot of people (including me) are looking for business ideas, I figured I would build a leaderboard compiling all the famous money-making fastlane out there.

The revenue metrics are made readily available by the founders (Stripe-verified revenue).

Here it is : MakerLead - Discover new startups making real revenue

Would love some feedback from the community!

Cheers,
Lamine
 
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Train

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Thank you for the link!

As someone looking to get into the Fastlane, it is helpful to see what different types of business see in monthly revenues to know what's feasible.
 

lamine

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Thank you for the link!

As someone looking to get into the Fastlane, it is helpful to see what different types of business see in monthly revenues to know what's feasible.
Thanks, awesome that you see some value in it. The startups have revenue numbers above $24K/mo at the moment. So they are quite advanced.
But soon I will also list more startups between $1k and $24k
 

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Tried it on Chrome and Edge, nothing but a white screen.
 

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1-Safari cannot open the page because the server cannot be found.
2-From google chrome: this site can't be reached.
3-From firefox: Hmm. We’re having trouble finding that site. We can’t connect to the server at makerlead.com. .....try again
 

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1-Safari cannot open the page because the server cannot be found.
2-From google chrome: this site can't be reached.
3-From firefox: Hmm. We’re having trouble finding that site. We can’t connect to the server at makerlead.com. .....try again
Same.
 

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Not that this is of any help, I have no idea on IT things, but I use Google Chrome and it is fine. :smile2:

Dan
 

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Works for me now too.

Best guess is that it's a new website and took awhile to get indexed.
 

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Yeah, it finally worked on Chrome for me. Thank you for putting this together!!!
 

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works for me. Cool website and interesting businesses.
It seems all of them are online-focused, right? Are any of them not tech?
 

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Hey sorry guys it was down for a bit (DNS got mixed up when I tried to create an email @makerlead.com)

It's live, working well now!

And I added 10 more startups!

Edited the title to "list of 50 money making fastlanes"
 

lamine

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works for me. Cool website and interesting businesses.
It seems all of them are online-focused, right? Are any of them not tech?
Yes, tech/online-focused is an ever present theme in every one of the businesses on Makerlead.

But the industries they partake in are different.

Ex: Trtle is fitness industry, Bannerbear is in the marketing industry etc.
 

dimitritsik

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Hi,

Since a lot of people (including me) are looking for business ideas, I figured I would build a leaderboard compiling all the famous money-making fastlane out there.

The revenue metrics are made readily available by the founders (Stripe-verified revenue).

Here it is : MakerLead - Discover new startups making real revenue

Would love some feedback from the community!

Cheers,
Lamine
Lamine so i assume you know these people and they gave you there revenue to make public?
 

lamine

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Thank you for the link!

As someone looking to get into the Fastlane, it is helpful to see what different types of business see in monthly revenues to know what's feasible.
Hey btw, I added 60 more startups.

Now it's the top 100 startups! (changing the title of this forum post too)
 

don_dolittle

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interesting idea! who would be the target audience, angel investors, VC’s etc?

On top of my mind I my a column industry categories; Fintech, Cleantech, Healthtech etc…

Moreover, did you consider adding other metrics such data from google trends and social media engagement?
 

dandy2902

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Hi,

Since a lot of people (including me) are looking for business ideas, I figured I would build a leaderboard compiling all the famous money-making fastlane out there.

The revenue metrics are made readily available by the founders (Stripe-verified revenue).

Here it is : MakerLead - Discover new startups making real revenue

Would love some feedback from the community!

Cheers,
Lamine
Auch a great list. Many thanks!
 

lamine

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interesting idea! who would be the target audience, angel investors, VC’s etc?

On top of my mind I my a column industry categories; Fintech, Cleantech, Healthtech etc…

Moreover, did you consider adding other metrics such data from google trends and social media engagement?
Audience would be founders trying to find an idea, investors looking to invest, and entrepreneurs showing their metrics transparently as free marketing. I'm still figuring out the business model (except obvious native ads).

Yes! This is really the minimum viable product. The next versions I'm going to add more data, and have each startup with their own page. Founders will be able to plug their data directly into Maker Lead.

Monetizing advanced filters seems a good idea you think?
 

don_dolittle

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Audience would be founders trying to find an idea, investors looking to invest, and entrepreneurs showing their metrics transparently as free marketing. I'm still figuring out the business model (except obvious native ads).

Yes! This is really the minimum viable product. The next versions I'm going to add more data, and have each startup with their own page. Founders will be able to plug their data directly into Maker Lead.

Monetizing advanced filters seems a good idea you think?
Good stuff Lamine.

Well, yes that was my thought. The idea has to be validated though… A/B testing is your friend. I would personally look for google trend data on specific industries and company names. There is an unofficial python package acting API for google trends, worth checking out. It’s called pytrends.
 

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Awesome work, Lamine!

I noticed you had a newsletter sign-up at the top. What would that newsletter entail? Anything beyond "here are the rankings for this month/week?"
 

lamine

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Good stuff Lamine.

Well, yes that was my thought. The idea has to be validated though… A/B testing is your friend. I would personally look for google trend data on specific industries and company names. There is an unofficial python package acting API for google trends, worth checking out. It’s called pytrends.
Thanks for the tip! Going to have some fun with the library and see what I can do with it!
 

lamine

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Awesome work, Lamine!

I noticed you had a newsletter sign-up at the top. What would that newsletter entail? Anything beyond "here are the rankings for this month/week?"
Thanks for the kind words!

The newsletter is going to contain:
- Trends section (explaining a certain niche, and the products contained inside the niche)
- Rankings for the week (top growing startups, new up and coming startups etc)
and more.

I haven't sent the first newsletter yet, I have A LOT of things in the works, I'm aiming for Aug 23rd for the first edition, and it's going to be a weekly/bi-weekly thing. Going to plan it out to make it as professional as possible, indistinguishable from a newsletter that a big startup would produce.

Cheers!
 

lamine

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New startups are getting listed. Today I just officially listed Typebot, which makes $200/mo at the moment! They now have a verified badge.new_listing_typebot.png
 

lamine

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Update: I am launching MakerLead on Monday August 16th on Product Hunt (a website where people can discover new startups)

This is the first time I'm doing this, but I'm really looking forward to it. After seeing so many people launching publicly etc, I finally can say I have skin in the game.

Let's see what happens!
 

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Update: I am launching MakerLead on Monday August 16th on Product Hunt (a website where people can discover new startups)

This is the first time I'm doing this, but I'm really looking forward to it. After seeing so many people launching publicly etc, I finally can say I have skin in the game.

Let's see what happens!
Goodluck!
 

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