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“Getting users to sign up for your startup is really hard. That’s why young companies often create promo codes to entice users to recruit friends in return for free cash or credits.

While we’ve all heard stories of that one person racking up thousands of dollars in referral credits for startups like Uber and Lyft, there haven’t been many businesses focused on generating revenue solely by sharing other startup’s promo codes.

Meet PromoAffiliates, a company that runs in-person and online marketing campaigns for startup like Postmates, Lyft, and a ton of other on-demand startups. The LA-based company has acquired over 100,000 users for Uber and Lyft, with over 30,000 users for Lyft in one month alone.

The company started when founder and CEO Aaron Leupp was trying to transport people to a nightlife event he was promoting for. He gave guests his personal Uber promo code, and soon realized that he could make more money promoting for startups than for bars and clubs.

After a few months of using his personal referral codes to sign up users, Leupp decided to reach out directly to the startups, asking if they would pay him in cash instead of credits. The rest is history, and today PromoAffiliates has used its…”

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