Gab is a Title III - Regulation Crowdfunding Campaign and is actively accepting investments.
$199.10 minimum investment

Gab

An ad-free social network for creators.

Small OPO
Austin, TX
Social Media
Accepting International Investment
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Gab is an ad-free social network for creators who believe in free speech, individual liberty, and the free flow of information online. 

Invest in Gab AI Inc

Gab stands for bringing folks together of all races, religions, and creeds who share in the common ideals of Western values, individual liberty, and the free exchange of ideas. Here at Gab, it is our mission to put people first and provide them with the tools they need to create and shape their own experience.

Whether you realize it or not, there is only but an illusion of choice when it comes to what technology products and services you can use to communicate, find information, network, and discover news. The web is being shaped and influenced by a handful of companies with special interests pushing a very specific agenda. In the free market of ideas, the best ideas always win. When those in control realize that they are no longer winning, they have no choice but to censor and suppress opposing views, information, and better ideas. 

At Gab we believe in the power of people and in the strength of community. It is our goal to keep the social web grounded in the freedom of expression, information, and speech. This crowdfunding campaign levels the playing field and gives The People an opportunity to invest in Gab and join us on our journey to build a social network that people love. Gab is powered, operated, and funded by you The People; not special interests or the old guard in Silicon Valley.

Stand with us and help to build a new platform owned by The People and built for The People.

Andrew Torba, 
CEO Gab AI Inc

Investment

$1.10/share | When you invest you are betting the company's future value will exceed $10.9M.


Perks

$200 — If you invest $200, you will receive a Gab investor badge. 

$1,000 — If you invest $1,000, you will receive a Gab coffee mug. 

$10,000 — If you invest $10,000, you will receive a video chat with the team over Skype. 

$50,000 — If you invest $50,000, you can meet with the team next time you are in town. 

Gab's mission is to empower creators and put free speech first. 

What We Have Accomplished So Far

Gab launched into private invite-only beta in August 2016. In just over nine months we've been able to attract 191,000+ users from around the world who are creating over one million posts every month. With our nimble technology team we've built out an impressive suite of products including GabTV; our live-streaming product, Gab Chat Rooms; our private group chat product, and Live Topics; our crowdsourced news and discussion product. Gab is a top 9,000 website in the United States and a top 27,000 website globally. Since launch, Gabbers have driven over 85 million page views. Users spend an average of 12 minutes on Gab every time they login. In March of 2017 we launched GabPro, a premium version of Gab with additional features for a small monthly subscription fee. To date we have 1,950 customers subscribed to GabPro. 


Pictured: user growth August 2016-May 2017 (internal data)

  • $150,000 crowdfunded from the community
  • 3,000+ donors
  • 85,000,000+ page views since launch
  • GabTV live-streaming product 
  • Gab Chat Rooms launched Q2
  • Android app launched in Q2 2017


  • 191,000+ users from around the world
  • 1,000,000+ posts created every month
  • GabPro business model launched March 2017
  • 1,950+ GabPro subscribers

Pictured below: GabPro growth (internal data)

Welcome to Gab, Where All Are Welcome To Speak Freely

GabTV: Engaging Live-Streamed Broadcasts And Videos

Live Topics: Crowdsourced Information On Current Events And News

Gab Chat Rooms: Private Group Chats

GabTV: The New Generation of Media

Gab Empowers Creators 

Gab's business model is to empower creators. One way we are doing this is by offering a premium version of the product for a small monthly or annual subscription fee. This helps us keep Gab ad-free, community-focused, and free of tracking and mass data collection for advertisements. Gab has always and will always be powered by The People.  With an optional upgrade to GabPro, users unlock additional features and tools to enhance their Gab experience and help make Gab possible for everyone. GabPro is $5.99/month or $59.99/year. Some of the benefits of GabPro include: early access to new features, the ability to get verified, list creation, private group chats of up to 50 people, bookmarks, category insights, and the ability to stream live on GabTV. 


Since launching GabPro in mid-March 2017, Gab has earned over 1950 GabPro customers. As we continue to develop GabPro and add more value for our current and future customers, we are confident that we will continue to see strong customer growth with our people-first business model. As Netflix, Apple Music, Hulu, Spotify, and countless others have proven: the subscription model works at scale. We believe the time is right for this model to transition to the social networking ecosystem as consumers become more aware of the mass data collection, privacy invasion, and ad-targeting happening on other establishment networks. 



GabPro Features:

In the next quarter we plan to fully launch GabTV. GabTV is the future of video streaming and content creation online. GabTV empowers content creators of all types by giving them a unique and engaging way to connect directly with their audience. Instead of relying on advertisers for revenue, GabTV hosts will have the ability to offer premium content to those in their audience who subscribe to them. For example, a computer programmer could offer live or recorded video lessons that are only accessible to subscribers. They will also have the ability to earn tips directly from their audience both during and after a broadcast. By eliminating the middleman of advertising from the GabTV, viewers get a better experience and content creators can focus on creating great content that their audiences love instead of appeasing advertisers. 

Gab's Android Mobile App

Our Market and Industry

Gab welcomes everyone, but sees a unique opportunity to carve a niche in a massively underserved and unrepresented market. We estimate that there are over 50 million conservative, libertarian, nationalist, and populist internet users from around the world who are seeking an alternative to the current social networking ecosystems. These users are also actively seeking out alternative media platforms like Breitbart.com, DrudgeReport.com, Infowars.com, and others. In November 2016 alone, Breitbart.com had over 45 million unique visitors from around the world. As mainstream social networks continue to crack down on "objectionable content" and censor conservative views, we believe the need for alternative platforms will only continue to rise. We believe the trend of "cutting the cord" will continue as the popularity of streaming content over the internet increases. We believe this will also begin a fragmentation process of the social networking ecosystem into smaller niche communities with shared values and ideals. 

Ad Blocking Is Exploding, New Models Are Rising

According to a report from PageFair, ad blocker usage grew 30% in 2016.  There were 615 million devices blocking ads worldwide by the end of 2016, 62% (308 million) being on mobile devices. Desktop ad blocker usage grew 17% year-on-year to 236 million.


Recognizing this existential threat, Facebook and other giants began fighting back by blocking ad blockers. This launched an all-out war between ad blocking companies and social media giants, in return only creating more consumer awareness of ad blocking. 


Many content creators and publishers rely on advertising as their core business model. Unfortunately with the rise of ad blocking and the backlash of creator demonetization on other platforms, it has become difficult for content creators to generate an income. Content creators feel that they can no longer trust establishment social networks. As platforms like Twitch.tv and Patreon.com have proven, both tipping and paid subscriptions for premium content are models that work at scale for content creators. 


Our vision is to implement a tipping and subscription system directly into the Gab platform so that any content creator can connect directly with their audience and bypass that middleman of advertising completely. Instead of relying on ad dollars for income, content creators can provide exclusive content to paid subscribers and those who tip them. 

Conservatives are turning off biased networks and content. People are tuning out of traditional media and turning to streaming.

About 50% percent of all ad dollars flow to to Google and Facebook, as ad blocking rises this business model is in jeopardy. Source: eMarketer

Ad Blocker Growth On Mobile Devices Is Growing (Charts courtesy of Brave.com and source: Pagefair.)

Blue header charts source: Mary Meeker's 2017 internet trends report

50% of the top apps are owned by the same company (Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram, Messenger)
Graph courtesy of Techcrunch.com

In the Press

Feeling Sidelined By Mainstream Social Media, Far-Right Users Jump To Gab
May 21, 2017

"For whatever reason, we're shying away from individual liberty, individual responsibility to this nanny-state, Big-Brother-esque forum or model of the Internet, which is really scary to me,"

Banned from Twitter? This site promises you can say whatever you want.
November 24, 2016

In a way, “the purge” was the best thing to ever happen to Gab. Suddenly, the small social network that was built by a conservative Christian Republican and promises “free speech” for all, became more active than it had ever been.

As Twitter cracks down on alt-right, aggrieved members flee to 'Gab'
November 28, 2016

Now a new social network start up – Gab – is trying to take advantage of what they see as Silicon Valley’s biased censoring of conservative voices, by putting its focus on uncensored free speech.

'Alt-right''s favored social network: Fake news welcome here
December 8, 2016

“We don’t see human beings as sheep. We trust them,” said Sanduja. "We trust their ability to understand things. They can discern reality from distortion."

Where Do We Draw the Line When It Comes to Free Speech Online?
December 7, 2016

"The reason for the massive demand is simple: People around the world feel that they cannot speak freely and express themselves online. They've seen censorship at scale, progressive-leaning bias, and recognize the monopoly that Silicon Valley has on information, communication, and news online," Torba told NBC News.

The faces of America's young alt-Right pack
December 8, 2016

“If I had to pick a single event that pushed me over the edge to take action and found Gab,” its CEO Andrew Torba told Breitbart in August,

Germany vs. Twitter
June 21, 2017

That’s bad news for Twitter, as users are likely to flock to alternative platforms like gab.ai.

Offering Summary


Company
Gab AI Inc
 

Corporate Address
PO Box 270116 Austin, Texas 78727, USA
 

Description of Business
Telecommunications and social networking services, namely, providing live-streaming of video, online chat rooms, and electronic bulletin boards for the transmission of messages among users in the field of general interest.
 
Type of Security Offered
Common Stock


Minimum Investment Amount (per investor) 
$199.10












Perks

$200 — If you invest $200, you will receive a Gab investor badge. 

$1,000 — If you invest $1,000, you will receive a Gab coffee mug. 

$10,000 — If you invest $10,000, you will receive a video chat with the team over Skype. 

$50,000 — If you invest $50,000, you can meet with the team next time you are in town. 

Irregular Use of Proceeds

The Company might incur Irregular Use of Proceeds that may include but are not limited to the following over $10,000: Vendor payments and salary made to one's self, a friend or relative; Any expense labeled "Administration Expenses" that is not strictly for administrative purposes; Any expense labeled "Travel and Entertainment"; Any expense that is for the purposes of inter-company debt or back payments.

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Most recent fiscal year-end:
Prior fiscal year-end:
Total Assets
$16,187.00 USD
$0.00 USD
Cash And Cash Equivalents
$16,187.00 USD
$0.00 USD
Accounts Receivable
$0.00 USD
$0.00 USD
Short Term Debt
$0.00 USD
$0.00 USD
Long Term Debt
$0.00 USD
$0.00 USD
Revenues And Sales
$58,792.00 USD
$0.00 USD
Costs Of Goods Sold
$46,151.00 USD
$0.00 USD
Taxes Paid
$1,554.00 USD
$0.00 USD
Net Income
$11,087.00 USD
$0.00 USD

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.


Updates

$260,000

4 days ago

Hello Folks,

We've passed a huge milestone of over $250,000 raised in under 10 days! We are incredibly humbled and motivated by your support. On behalf of the team I'd like to welcome you to our family of freedom fighters. Over the past ten days we've been able to accomplish a lot on the product side of Gab. During this timeframe we were able to ship:

-The official Gab Shop: http://shop.gab.ai/ 
-Our beautiful new main landing page and instant sign up process 
-Branched replies to make the flow of conversations on Gab easier to read and follow
-The ability to "pin" posts at the top of Gab profiles for PRO users
-A redesigned dropdown menu to pin, delete, edit, or save a Gab post
-Hover over a user's profile photo to get a quick look at their bio/profile without leaving the page
-Hover over the notification bell to get a quick preview of new notifications 
-View who reposted a Gab by clicking on the vote number to the left of any post
-A 6 month $29.95 GabPro pricing tier 
-Bug fixes🐛

We have so much more on the way over the next few weeks and can't wait to share!

$180,000!

10 days ago

We are about to pass day four of being live with our campaign and have already raised $180,000! Our team is incredibly humbled by your amazing support. From the day we launched in August of 2016 Gab has always been powered by The People. We knew we were taking the right path by launching this campaign and allowing our community to join us on our journey to build a product people love. We're excited to continue innovating and improving the product for Gabbers around the world. Thanks to your support we will be able to keep building and expand our core team. Please be sure to share the link to the crowdfunding campaign on other channels to help us get the word out!

FAQ's

Why can't Canadian investors participate?


Unfortunately Canadian securities regulators have imposed this restriction for their residents to be able to invest in a US licensed FINRA portal under Reg CF and Reg A+. In order for StartEngine to take Canadian investors, they would not only have to apply to the FINRA equivalent in Canada and be accepted, but also apply to each Canadian province. Thus, unfortunately at the moment we cannot take Canadian investment.

When will the investment perks be awarded? 
We will contact investors about the investment perks after the crowdfunding campaign has been completed.

How can I help Gab and the campaign?
Share the link to our campaign everywhere! Talk about it with friends. Write a blog post. Make a video. Anything helps. Thank you again for your support!

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