Stewart Johnson makes wine people love. Thanks to Slyk, he sells more of it and more profitably. By inviting his best local clients to join his Slyk, he can reward them for bringing him more sales
Cuban graphic design and architecture firm Hallway uses Slyk to connect their expertise to the global marketplace. From indie design projects to large-scale architectural interventions, Hallway’s community of tech professionals makes them one of the most exciting voices in Cuban design.
During sheltering-in-place, Slyk Co-founder Tim saw an opportunity to teach his two sons about entrepreneurship by launching Vival, a startup that makes it easy to grow backyard vegetables. They launched on Squarespace and Slyk at the same time to compare the experience. Slyk was fast, easy, and free, compared to the complexity and fees of Squarespace (or Shopify).
For ten years Jake has been a cannabis hobbyist, growing a few plants in his backyard and helping friends grow too. With recent changes in California cannabis laws, Jake saw an opportunity to start a business doing what he loves.
Northern CA artist jö uses Slyk to monetize her artistic and creative process with NFTs and musical consultations. Setup a Slyk in minutes to start experimenting with different ways to make money online from your art.
Evelyn was working as an au pair in Marin County and earning her Master's degree at the University of San Francisco when the Coronavirus shut schools. She saw an opportunity to launch a backyard kindergarden to fill the gap and to focus her thesis on developing a curriculum for outdoor learning. Slyk made it easy to launch Wondergarden, collect online payments, and offer discounts and bonuses for parents who bring her more business.
Camilo Noa is a Cuban poet, writer, and entrepreneur. He is Slyk's Community Manager in Cuba and is working to bring technological and financial freedom to thousands of Cuban entrepreneurs, freelancers, and tech professionals.
Leigh has been a yoga teacher for the past 10 years, making living teaching in schools and yoga studios in Marin County. The pandemic closed studios and schools, and Leigh needed to launch an online business from zero. Slyk made it so easy that Leigh became a Slyk Scout, helping other yoga teachers and wellness professionals sell and grow online by turning their social and client networks into a motivated salesforce.
Grounded Grassfed Beef produces the highest-quality 100% pasture-raised beef in California, selling to Whole Foods and other high-end grocery outlets. They do it by applying the sustainable grazing practices of the Sonoma Mountain Institute to bring small herds of cattle to private ranches and public land. With Slyk Grounded Grassfed Beef can be offered for sale to visitors of the very ranches where the cows graze. Slyk makes pop-up commerce experiments easy because it's fast to set-up, free to get started, and can be used with existing payment accounts (no integrations needed).
Hoops 4 Hope has improved the lives of tens of thousands of children and adults in Zimbabwe, South Africa, and Mozambique over the past 20 years. But securing funding for their programs during the pandemic became difficult in 2020 due to the cancellation of its main fund-raising event in East Hampton, New York. With Slyk, H4H founder Mark Crandall had a way to raise funds easily and virally, distribute funds fast and easily, and incentivize the growth of its program participants.
How to help neighbors in need of local services during sheltering-in-place of the pandemic? How to support the survival of local entrepreneurs and service providers? For a neighborhood in Mill Valley, the answer was launching a Slyk that made it easy to collect digital money donations (Venmo and Paypal) and connect local service providers to neighbors in need.