How does start.me generate revenue?

start.me is a free service and we'll keep it free in the future. In order to fund the support, hosting and development of start.me, we have the following sources of revenue:


1. Advertising
We are currently experimenting with ads on start.me. Advertisements come in form of display ads and affiliate text links.

Please note: our goal is to integrate ads in a non-intrusive way, keeping the user experience as clean as possible.


2. Organizations
start.me provides additional features to organizations who use start.me. Organizations pay us for this service.  For more information, visit https://www.start.me/teams


3. Premium accounts 
We are offering Premium accounts to user who want to have a fully ad-free experience. For $20 annually (or $50 for lifetime) you'll get an ads-free start.me experience. Upgrade your account now!


If you have any questions, please contact us at [email protected]

 

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