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INVEST IN WITOPIA, INC. TODAY!

Experience the internet as it should be.

At WiTopia, we want to make the internet as secure, private, and free as it was intended to be. Our VPN and email encryption services protect users’ data privacy while preventing cybercrime and identity theft through easy-to-install, widely accessible technology.

This Reg CF offering is made available through StartEngine Capital, LLC. This investment is speculative, illiquid, and involves a high degree of risk, including the possible loss of your entire investment.

$212,801.76 Raised

REASONS TO INVEST

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Market Size: The global VPN market is expected to grow from $25.41 billion in 2019 to $75.59 billion by 2027. The global encrypted email market was valued at $3.86 billion in 2019 and is projected to reach $19.26 billion by 2027.

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Growth Opportunity: We have a solid VPN business, but when combined with our new Email Encryption service? Magical.

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Disruptive: Our new Email Encryption service is not only "cheaper, better, faster." It works with ANY email address and users can even try it for free!

ABOUT

HEADQUARTERS

11654 Plaza America Dr., #316
Reston, VA 20190
VALUATION

$15.04M

At WiTopia, we want to make the internet as secure, private, and free as it was intended to be. Our VPN and email encryption services protect users’ data privacy while preventing cybercrime and identity theft through easy-to-install, widely accessible technology.

TEAM

William Bullock
William Bullock
CEO

Bill has 28 years of experience in telecom, internet, and network security. He began his career as an Account Executive for AT&T and then, figuring the internet sounded like a promising concept, gave up his suits for jeans to work in Sales for a startup that became the first commercial internet provider. It was a good decision as UUNET (Now Verizon Business), grew to carry approximately 50% of the world's internet traffic. Within 3 years of starting, he was promoted to VP level where he built and led the core sales team responsible for sales of Internet access and network security solutions to all Commercial, Wholesale Carrier/ISPs, and the Federal and State Governments across a 10 state region, including Washington, DC. In this role, he also built specialized teams selling Web Hosting, Security Solutions, VAR/Reseller Programs, as well as managed field offices primarily focused on IP VPN and Complex Corporate Dial Solutions.

Next, in a role reporting directly to the CEO, Bill was challenged to rebuild and lead the Sales effort for UUNET's Web Hosting Division, which required significant adjustments to staff, processes, and procedures, as well as new business development - including recommendation of acquisitions and partners to enhance UUNET's managed hosting product suite. He led the core team in the organic growth of overall hosting revenue from $50 million annually to over $240 million before joining NTT/Verio as VP of Broadband Sales, where he led Sales, Sales Engineering, and Account Management. Growing weary of the corporate world, he then co-founded Full Mesh Networks, Inc in 2003. Originally focused on cloud-based WiFi Security solutions, the name was changed to WiTopia, Inc. and was an original innovator of the "personal" VPN and, now, "encrypted email for everyone" with their new SecureMyEmail service. He holds a B.A. from Clemson University in Political Science/English.

Steven Shippa
Steven Shippa
CTO

Steve has almost 30 years of experience in internet, network security, and systems engineering. Steve began his career as a Network Engineer for Telos, where he spent time as a system administrator of Mac, Windows & Unix systems as well as gaining experience with Cisco routers, local and wide area networking, and where he first experienced the “Internet."

Steve then joined internet startup UUNET Technologies (Now, Verizon Business), the world's first commercial internet provider, as a Sales Engineer. Over the next few years, Steve built and scaled the Sales Engineering team from 3 to about 150 headcount, globally, and oversaw the support and solutions design for sales revenue growth from 7M to over 6 Billion USD.

He was then chosen to lead the Internet and Systems Engineering team (250 headcount) where he had responsibility for the integration and day-to-day operation of UUNET's authentication network which supported 25 million customer sessions a day and 3 Billion USD in annual revenue at its peak.

Steve was then selected as a direct report to the CEO to help rebuild the company's struggling Web Hosting business. He managed development of the network architecture for UUNET/MCI's suite of hosting products worldwide supporting exponential revenue growth with his expertise in repeatable and scalable solutions.

He then co-founded Full Mesh Networks, Inc in 2003. Originally focused on cloud-based WiFi Security solutions, the name was changed to WiTopia, Inc. and was an original innovator of the "personal" VPN and, now, "encrypted email for everyone" with their new SecureMyEmail service. He holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Houghton College.

TERMS

WiTopia, Inc.
Overview
PRICE PER SHARE
$1.77
DEADLINE
Mar 8, 2022
VALUATION
$15.04M
AMOUNT RAISED
$212,801.76
Breakdown
MIN INVESTMENT
$299.13
MAX INVESTMENT
$106,998.27
MIN NUMBER OF SHARES OFFERED
5,649
OFFERING TYPE
Equity
ASSET TYPE
COMMON
SHARES OFFERED
Common Stock
MAX NUMBER OF SHARES OFFERED
604,518

Maximum Number of Shares Offered subject to adjustment for bonus shares


Company

:

WiTopia, Inc.

Corporate Address

:

11654 Plaza America Dr., #316, Reston, VA 20190

Offering Minimum

:

$9,998.73

Offering Maximum

:

$1,069,996.86

Minimum Investment Amount

(per investor)

:

$299.13











Terms


Offering Type

:

Equity

Security Name

:

Common Stock

Minimum Number of Shares Offered

:

5,649

Maximum Number of Shares Offered

:

604,518

Price per Share

:

$1.77

Pre-Money Valuation

:

$15,045,000.00











Voting Rights of Securities Sold in this Offering

Voting Proxy. Each Subscriber shall appoint the Chief Executive Officer of the Company (the “CEO”), or his or her successor, as the Subscriber’s true and lawful proxy and attorney, with the power to act alone and with full power of substitution, to, consistent with this instrument and on behalf of the Subscriber, (i) vote all Securities, (ii) give and receive notices and communications, (iii) execute any instrument or document that the CEO determines is necessary or appropriate in the exercise of its authority under this instrument, and (iv) take all actions necessary or appropriate in the judgment of the CEO for the accomplishment of the foregoing. The proxy and power granted by the Subscriber pursuant to this Section are coupled with an interest. Such proxy and power will be irrevocable. The proxy and power, so long as the Subscriber is an individual, will survive the death, incompetency and disability of the Subscriber and, so long as the Subscriber is an entity, will survive the merger or reorganization of the Subscriber or any other entity holding the Securities. However, the Proxy will terminate upon the closing of a firm-commitment underwritten public offering pursuant to an effective registration statement under the Securities Act of 1933 covering the offer and sale of Common Stock or the effectiveness of a registration statement under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 covering the Common Stock.

*Maximum Number of Shares Offered subject to adjustment for bonus shares. See Bonus info below.

Investment Incentives*

Time-Based:

Friends and Family Early Birds

Invest within the first 7 days and receive an additional 10% bonus shares

Super Early Bird Bonus

Invest within the next 7 days and receive an additional 7% bonus shares

Early Bird Bonus

Invest within the following 7 days and receive an additional 5% bonus shares

 Amount-Based:

Tier 1: $1500+

Invest $1,500+ and receive 3% bonus shares.

Tier 2: $3000+

Invest $3000+ and receive 5% bonus shares.

Tier 3: $5,000+

Invest $5,000+ and receive 7% bonus shares.

Tier 4: $15,000+

Invest $15,000+ and receive 9% bonus shares.

Tier 5: $25,000+

Invest $25,000+ and receive 11% bonus shares.

Tier 6: $50,000+

Invest $50,000+ and receive 13% bonus shares.

*All perks occur when the offering is completed

The 10% StartEngine Owners’ Bonus

WiTopia, Inc., will offer 10% additional bonus shares for all investments that are committed by investors that are eligible for the StartEngine Crowdfunding Inc. OWNer's bonus.

This means eligible StartEngine shareholders will receive a 10% bonus for any shares they purchase in this offering. For example, if you buy 100 shares of Common Stock at $1.77 per share, you will receive and own 110 shares of Common Stock for $177.00. 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 during the investors' eligibility period. Investors eligible for this bonus will also have priority if they are on a waitlist to invest and the company surpasses its maximum funding goal. They will have the first opportunity to invest should room in the offering become available if prior investments are canceled or fail.

Investors will only receive a single Bonus Shares bonus, which will be the highest bonus rate they are eligible for. 

ALL UPDATES

03.17.22

A Big Thank You to All Our Investors and How to Communicate with Us

Hello Everyone!

Our StartEngine campaign is concluded and it was a very interesting, and overall positive, experience. The StartEngine folks were great. 

Our campaign got off with a bang, languished, and then finished with a rush of investors. Looking back, maybe a cybersecurity offering was too boring for the typical StartEngine investor. lol

In any event, we still raised well over a quarter million dollars if all investors settle. Although short of our original goals, this is a substantial investment, and will help us tremendously towards our goals of building awareness for our VPN and Email Encryption solutions.

We've built an email, invest@witopia.net for our investors and anyone else interested in investing in WiTopia. Please feel free to communicate with us in the future by sending email to invest@witopia.net


03.07.22

Final Hours to Invest! Campaign closes today.

Hello Everyone,

Campaign ends at 11:59 PM PST today and cannot be extended. Once it's over, it's over. Per SEC policies we have no means to extend it.

IMPORTANT: Some of you have made quite large investments (thank you!!!) which will not show on campaign page until your payment clears. Just FYI, in case you were wondering why your investment is not showing up in our totals on public site.

Again, thanks so much to all our investors and followers and we hope more of the latter group joins the former before time runs out!!! :)

Bill Bullock

CEO, WiTopia






03.06.22

Final Day to Invest in WiTopia

Hello Everyone,

First, thanks so much to all our investors. We appreciate you so much and we will make you proud...and, in our "opinion" (per SEC regulations), we hope  a lot of money! :) 

 For all you followers, not to get "heavy" but  this is the time to decide.  if you think privacy and security on the internet are going to be a "thing," we would very much appreciate your investment and support.

We're in the right space, at the right time, with the right products. 

We need investment to build awareness. That's all. The products are built and solid. Feedback has been overwhelmingly positive and we're acquiring a very steady and growing stream of users and paying customers.

But, we need to press our advantage "now" as others, in time, might catch up. 

We're all in and dedicated to making this thing huge. As fast as possible. 

If you want to go in with us, we will not disappoint you. You'll be glad you did.

Thanks!

Bill Bullock

CEO, WiTopia



03.02.22

Only 6 Days Left to Invest in WiTopia!

Hello Everyone!


Just a quick reminder to all our followers that if you plan to invest, the time is now!

Lots of great stuff going on. Website traffic, subscriptions, and sales are up substantially. We've secured some fantastic reviews from major tech blogs and customer feedback is very positive. We're starting to get leads for much larger deals too, which is very nice.

As the campaign did okay, but not great, we figure we're maybe too boring for StartEngine. lol. 

After all, we're not building a fusion-powered flying car here. 

Of course, we would argue that security and privacy services should keep your life exactly that...boring. Identity theft, data breaches, and getting hacked are, arguably, pretty exciting stuff we can all do without.

The exciting stuff is that we are building momentum in a quickly growing sector. Internet privacy and security solutions should continue to be in high demand in our increasingly connected world.

We would appreciate your investment and support!

Thank you!

Bill Bullock

CEO, WiTopia

02.04.22

Another Great Review from Major Tech Blog!

Just a quick update to say we've received a very nice review from ProPrivacy, a very important review site for privacy and security-related products and services. 


You can read the review here: https://proprivacy.com/email/review/securemyemail

01.18.22

New iOS Version with Custom iPad Support Released

Hello Everyone,

We've been working very hard on some major updates. Full iPad support is now available on iOS and working great.  Big Android update is coming next, followed by more for Mac, Windows, and iOS.

Remember that we encrypt Gmail, Yahoo, and most Microsoft consumer domains (hotmail, outlook.com, etc.) for free so please check the new software out if you get a chance!

Bill



11.09.21

SecureMyEmail Named Best Secure Email Provider by TechRadar Pro!




Hello Everyone!

I find this pretty exciting. TechRadar is part of Future Publishing and they're pretty major in the tech space. They have quite a following across their brands. We've already seen a noticeable uptick in traffic. Here's a link if you're interested: https://www.techradar.com/best/best-secure-email-providers

It's nice, too, that they understand that we're not like the older email encryption services:


SecureMyEmail provides something that is different from the rest of the other providers on that list. It delivers zero-knowledge end-to-end encryption and encryption-at-rest for ANY email address. You KEEP your email address. Even better is that you can encrypt your personal email for free (Gmail, Yahoo and Microsoft only).


We've been promised a fresh review soon from another major review site also. We'll share that when it happens. Good coverage from the review sites are critical for any product today, but especially in software sales. 

Thanks!

Bill

09.26.21

Final Day of Early Bird Perk for 5% Bonus Shares!

Hello Everyone,

Just a quick reminder that if you're thinking about investing in us, now is a great time. Any purchase of shares today will result in an additional bonus of 5% of your shares purchased. 

IMPORTANT: We did discover a possibly confusing item in StartEngine checkout. 

1.When you select the 'Early Bird Bonus” perk, and select or enter an amount over 1500.00, the perk will lose its highlighting on right.

2. But, just ignore that and continue checkout and you can verify you are receiving the 5% Bonus Shares before final purchase.

3. That being said, for amounts over 5K, the other perks may be more lucrative. Our advice is just to confirm your perk bonus is what you wanted as you checkout. 

Thanks so much for all the support!

Bill

Bill Bullock

CEO

WiTopia, Inc.

09.20.21

Final Hours of Super Early Bird perk of 7% Bonus Shares! Don't hesitate if you're ready.

Hello Everyone,

Great to see all the new followers of the campaign! If you're deciding whether to invest, this is a good time to  hop aboard as we are offering 7% in bonus shares to all who can act now. Welcome.

IMPORTANT: We did discover a possibly confusing item in StartEngine checkout. 


1.When you select the 'Super Early Bird Bonus” perk, it defaults to only the minimum investment of $299.13, but you can change it to a higher amount so you maximize the perk benefit.

2. When you do, it will look like the Super Early Bird perl is no longer highlighted.

3. But, just ignore that and continue checkout with the higher investment amount. It will stay correct in the background, and you can verify you are receiving the 7% Bonus Shares before final purchase.

Thanks!

Bill Bullock

CEO

WiTopia, Inc.

09.14.21

"Friends and Family" Perk Expires in just over 3 hours!

Very happy to note that we've had a great few days. Thanks again!  So great to see the momentum.

If you miss the expiration of the perk it's not a big deal, as we have others you can take advantage of, but the "Friends and Family" is a very nice one if you've made a decision to invest. I "believe" you're allowed to purchase more too if the mood strikes you. Even if you have already invested. We certainly don't mind. ;-)

IMPORTANT: We did discover a minor possibly confusing item in StartEngine checkout. 

1.When you select the 'Friends and Family” perk, it defaults to only the minimum investment of $299.13, but you can change it to a higher amount so you maximize the perk benefit.

2. When you do, it will look like the Friends and Family is no longer highlighted.

3. But, just ignore that and continue checkout. It will be correct, and you can verify you are receiving the 10% Bonus Shares before final purchase.

More updates coming soon!

Bill B.

REWARDS

Multiple investments in an offering cannot be combined to qualify for a larger campaign perk. Get rewarded for investing more into WiTopia, Inc..

$299.00

StartEngine Owner’s Bonus

This offering is eligible for the StartEngine Owner’s 10% Bonus program. For details on this program, please see the Offering Summary section below.

$1,500.00

Tier 1: $1500+

Invest $1,500+ and receive 3% bonus shares.

$3,000.00

Tier 2: $3000+

Invest $3000+ and receive 5% bonus shares.

$5,000.00

Tier 3: $5,000+

Invest $5,000+ and receive 7% bonus shares.

$15,000.00

Tier 4: $15,000+

Invest $15,000+ and receive 9% bonus shares.

$25,000.00

Tier 5: $25,000+

Invest $25,000+ and receive 11% bonus shares.

$50,000.00

Tier 6: $50,000+

Invest $50,000+ and receive 13% bonus shares.

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INVESTORS
177
MIN INVEST
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VALUATION
$15.04M

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