American Legacy Network is a Title III - Regulation Crowdfunding Campaign and is actively accepting investments.
$200.00 minimum investment

American Legacy Network

Black History Streaming Video Service

Small OPO
Mount Vernon, NY
Media
Accepting International Investment
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American Legacy Network... Black History Made Every Day!

Invest in American Legacy Network

"The preservation of African-American history is our collective responsibility. Now more than ever before, we must strive every day to hold our history in trust for the unborn."

 

Rodney J. Reynolds 

Founder, American Legacy Network


For over 23 years, the mission of the American Legacy brand (magazine, board game, mobile truck exhibit, black history curriculum guide and television program) has been to preserve and celebrate African-American history and culture. American Legacy has been a catalyst in preserving the African-American experience in America. Our transition to television is the next step in the brand's evolution. 


Why American Legacy Network? Simply put, to our knowledge, there is currently no network on television today that is totally dedicated to celebrating African-American history and culture on a consistent basis. American Legacy Network will fill the void with content designed to inspire, empower and educate the black community, especially our youth in America. ALN will be a network that the entire family can enjoy.


We invite you to join American Legacy Network as we celebrate and preserve our rich and noble history!


"Our nation needs more services that provide valuable and differentiated content instead of just another copycat product."


Major Cable Provider Content & Acquisition Executive 

Alissa Henry, host of Your Black History News Updates!

The Offering

Investment
$100 / share of Common Stock│When you invest you are betting the company’s future value will exceed $1.6M.


Minimum Investment: $200


For details on the bonus, please see the Offering Summary below.

Development Stage


The company launched a web/mobile version of the network (www.americanlegacynetwork.tv) on August 1, 2018 and will add an app version in November/December 2018 that will allow the network to be available via Roku TV, Amazon TV, Apple TV, Android TV and iOS. The company will develop distribution partnerships with cable providers seeking to expand their direct-to-consumer OTT products. 


The Mission of American Legacy Network is to broaden the knowledge and enhance the awareness of African-American history among all Americans. Our strategic goal is to become the leading diversified media company! 

Here's What We've Accomplished!

In 1995 Rodney J. Reynolds launched American Legacy magazine in a joint venture with American Heritage, a division of Forbes, Inc., which lasted nearly 14 years until the Forbes, Inc. business was partially sold to a PE company. Reynolds has developed ALN OTT (Over The Top) based on the magazine he founded. Over the past year, we have developed content to reach our target audience... Content that has been well received!


Here's what viewers are saying about American Legacy Network:

"This is a great venture! It is easy to navigate...this is black history at its finest!"

"An interesting history inviting site...love it!!"

"This is absolutely great to see, I am excited about seeing more of what's to come. Best of luck!"

"This is a black history channel!"

Rodney J. Reynolds, Founder

American LegacySPORTS presents The Blackout Game!

American Legacy Network will include the following content:


  • Classic Black Films & Historical Documentaries that ALN licenses from outside content sources and independent producers
  • Conversations With Greatness hosted by JP Reynolds
  • Black Treasure with Robin Myers
  • Your Black History News Updates 
  • American Legacy SPORTS presents 
  • Talking Bout The Blues 
  • Plus programs featuring domestic and international travel, food, scripted dramas, livestreamed cultural events and much more! 


Our Products

Black Treasure with Robin Myers!

American Legacy Network will be appealing to viewers across all age levels, ethnicity, income levels and educational background. The core demographic is as follows:


  • 60% female / 40% male 
  • Age 18-39 (12%) 
  • Age 40-64 (88%) 
  • HHI $100K- $124K (25%) 
  • Employed F/T (49%) 
  • 100% want access to a black history channel 
  • 44% access content via mobile device,computer,streaming service


Source: SurveyMonkey June 2017

How ALN Is Different From Other Streaming Services

Competitors of ALN include all current video streaming services in the marketplace such as Netflix and Hulu. The competitive advantage ALN has is its content focuses on African-American history and culture. The American Legacy brand has been around for 23 years and established brand equity within the community. In its marketing efforts it will target the more than 2 million readers of the magazine.

Say It Loud!

Classic Black Films & Documentaries!

Our Market and Industry

Source: Ericsson TV & Media Study (2016)

Viewing Habits Are Changing


In our opinion the media market is continuing to grow steadily and the online sector is expanding the fastest. The home entertainment market is in a state of rapid and extensive change due to the numerous options created by cord-cutting and new devices. The control of content and viewing has shifted from a mass market model where the content owners were in control, to a user centric model where the user has control of what they view and when they view it. ALN will provide those consumers interested in content focused on African-American history and culture a viable option to access for their VOD needs. In our opinion Over The Top (OTT) viewing of television and movies streamed to a device with a broadband connection to the internet is rapidly growing. The ALN distribution model is similar to that being used by Netflix, Hulu and others. 

Cord-cutting is encouraged by services such as Roku which enables viewers to stream content from the internet onto their television, and AppleTV which also enables users to connect their televisions to the internet and stream content into their living rooms. We believe consumers are substituting cheaper broadband services for the expensive monthly cable services.


Now that consumers are able to choose what they want to watch and when they want to, the online entertainment market has grown rapidly and it has fragmented. For much less than they pay for a monthly cable TV subscription, consumers can buy content from a number of different sources and fully satisfy their entertainment needs.  Netflix has proven that a low-cost monthly subscription sold on a 'til forbid basis and paid via credit card encourages end users to stay members. Many find that by cutting cords they lose little of what they desire and open themselves up to discovering more paid sources of content (like Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon). In our opinion this causes them to make a lower cost commitment. Like the other low priced services, ALN is tailored to meet the demand of the new user centric market. 

Viewers can watch ALN via their television, web & mobile devices

Strong Growth Forecast


According to the McKinsey & Company Global Media Report 2015 broadband expansion will drive overall digital spending. Digital spending as a whole, according to McKinsey, will increase at a 9.5 percent Compound Annual Growth Rate, well above the 1.7 percent projected for non-digital spending. The digital components of the market will generate 82 percent of the total increase in media spending, surpassing the non-digital components in 2019 and accounting for 50.3 percent of global media spending.

What Makes Our Team Special

The American Legacy Network team is led by Rodney J. Reynolds who in 1995 developed a joint venture with American Heritage, a division of Forbes, Inc. to launch American Legacy magazine which brought him national recognition for his ingenuity and inventiveness in publishing. The magazine achieved a readership of over 2 million over a 15 year period. Reynolds will lead a team of individuals with deep experience in media and technology and financial services.

Invest in ALN Today!

Companies of all types--large and small, established and just starting out--with content that centers on a specific theme can now compete for a segment of the overall entertainment and information market that was once controlled only by larger players. Cloud technology and the proliferation of digital devices have made it easier for content owners and developers with libraries of video and filmed entertainment assets to sell directly to end users. End users are choosing their own schedules for viewing content from a growing number of choices for online services. Consumers interested in African-American history oriented content now have a choice. That choice is American Legacy Network (ALN)!


You now have an opportunity to become a stakeholder in an online platform that is not only entertaining; it is inspiring and empowering.  


Join ALN today and make a difference in America!

In the Press

New Streaming Service Gives Unheard Of Access To Black Culture
August 6, 2018

The website Your Black World discusses the launch of American Legacy Network and the access to black history and culture the network will provide.

Black Entrepreneur Launches African-American Streaming Service
August 7, 2018

Rodney J. Reynolds is the kind of man who'll make you feel awkward at high school reunions. For the black entrepreneur has done so much to enrich and educate our community.

New Streaming Service, Classic Black Films, Documentaries and More
August 20, 2018

Rodney J. Reynolds, founder of American Legacy Network(ALN), a subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) streaming service showcasing African-American history and culture programming and original content for the entire family.

Offering Summary

Maximum 10,000* shares of Common Stock ($1,000,000)

*Maximum subject to adjustment for bonus shares. See 10% Bonus below

Minimum 100 shares of Common Stock ($10,000)


Company
American Legacy Network Corp.
 

Corporate Address
41 Del Rey Drive, Suite #1, Mount Vernon, NY 10552
 

Description of Business
American Legacy Network is a black history streaming video service (similar to Netflix). Content includes films, documentaries and original programming.
 

Type of Security Offered
Common Stock (the "Shares" or "Securities")
 
Purchase Price of Security Offered
$100 per share
 

Minimum Investment Amount (per investor) 
$200












The 10% Bonus for StartEngine Shareholders

American Legacy Network Corp will offer 10% additional bonus shares for all investments that are committed by StartEngine Crowdfunding Inc. shareholders (with ≥ $1,000 invested in the StartEngine Reg A+ campaign) within 24 hours of this offering going live.

StartEngine shareholders who have invested $1,000+ in the StartEngine Reg A+ campaign will receive a 10% bonus on this offering within a 24-hour window of their campaign launch date.  This means you will receive a bonus for any shares you purchase.  For example, if you buy 10 shares of Common Stock at $100 / share, you will receive 1 Common Stock bonus share, meaning you'll own 11 common stock shares for $1,000.   Fractional shares will not be distributed and share bonuses will be determined by rounding down to the nearest whole share.

This 10% Bonus is only valid for one year from the time StartEngine Crowdfunding Inc. investors receive their countersigned StartEngine Crowdfunding Inc. subscription agreement.

Irregular Use of Proceeds

The Company will not incur any irregular use of proceeds.

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Risks

A crowdfunding investment involves risk. You should not invest any funds in this offering unless you can afford to lose your entire investment. In making an investment decision, investors must rely on their own examination of the issuer and the terms of the offering, including the merits and risks involved. These securities have not been recommended or approved by any federal or state securities commission or regulatory authority. Furthermore, these authorities have not passed upon the accuracy or adequacy of this document. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission does not pass upon the merits of any securities offered or the terms of the offering, nor does it pass upon the accuracy or completeness of any offering document or literature. These securities are offered under an exemption from registration; however, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has not made an independent determination that these securities are exempt from registration.


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