Billy McFarland is a long time business entrepreneur with three successful startup companies before launching Magnises.One of his startups, Spling, has gained notable clients such as Discovery, Hearst Corporation, Universal, and Warner Bros.
The ad tech firm earned Billy the title of one of the youngest Entrepreneurs to lead an institutional venture capital from inception to massive profitability. Spling specializes in animating URLs by converting them from regular texts to graphic images, in the organization of mosaics on virtual bulletin platforms. To-date, Billy continues to lead Spling as the CEO.
According to Cruchbase, at the age of 13, Billy McFarland established an online outsourcing platform that focuses on introducing designers to clientsHe then joined Bucknell University in Pennsylvania, for a short period of studying Computer Engineering.
In 2013, McFarland set up Magnises with the support of investors such as Bill Gray, the previous CEO of Ogilvy and Mather, Patrick McMullan a famous photographer, Lance Weaver of Depp Fork Capital and past Chairman of MasterCard and Kevin Liles, the former chief executive officer of Def Jam Records.
At 23 years old, Billy McFarland provides millennials with access to high-end events and networking opportunities through Magnises’ black card. The card is linked to one’s credit card or bank account to obtain the money required for transactions.
The Magnises cards afford the opportunities to users by giving discounts on pay at restaurants, clubs, bars, concerts, getaways and much more.The main idea behind starting up Magnises was to connect professional millennials on online and offline business platforms.
According to Billy McFarland, most young officials get stuck working in their areas of activities and lack opportunities to meet other professionals from different industries. Hence, the discounted accesses offered through Magnises ensure that urban people can expand their business networks as they enjoy their lives.
Billy continues to grow Magnises with the contribution of the firm’s 10,000 members. He stated that the members provide Magnises with the opportunity to test new ideas and integrate the successful ones as part of the services offered by Magnises.
Billy’s goal is to make the Magnises card a must-have trend for any urbanite seeking to grow both their social and professional portfolios.