Frequently Asked Questions
What is Mana?
Mana is a one stop platform for Startups, VCs, Accelerators, Incubators, Agencies, and Influencers to help each other thrive in the ecosystem.
What kind of collaborations can be done on Mana?
Startups/Brands can register on Mana and have access to influencers and agencies. VCs/Accelerators/Incubators looking for startups to invest in, can find them on Mana with respect to their interests.
What is the difference between finding clients online, versus locally?
Technology is making online work similar to local work, with added speed, cost, and quality advantages. We understand that startups need a lot of help in terms of services such as PR to legal. Agencies need to be exposed to a brand list of customers as we see three new startups are born every day! Influencer Marketing is creating waves by increasing the sentiment around the products/services they review. Keeping this in mind, we have built a platform to solve the challenges that the ecosystem faces.
How does Mana make money?
We charge VCs and Agencies to get on the platform. Further if the startups/influencers are interested in having a premium account to redeem premium offers, we charge some amount of money for it as well.
Whom do I reach out to if I have any queries regarding the platform?
First of all, We want to thank you for using our platform! You’re in the right place at the right time of the future! Please do reach out to us at [email protected] for any kind of queries regarding the platform and we will reach out to you as soon as we can.
Where can I report fraudulent activities?
We assure you there is no loophole in our platform but if you have noticed anything fraudulent, please report to us at [email protected] we will take the necessary actions.
Can I reach out to VCs?
No, We help VCs reach out to startups. VCs are allowed to browse profiles, review proposals, and reach out to startups.
Can Influencers reach out to me?
No, Startups/Brands can reach out to Influencers. You are allowed to browse on the Mana Platform, review profiles and choose what is best for you.
Can I reach out to agencies?
Yes! The world is at your feet! Browse, review and choose what is best for your company from our robust list of agencies!
How do I get in touch with agencies on the platform?
We want to make this experience very crisp and time saving, so we have created filters that you can use to filter out the agencies that make the most sense to you. All agency profiles contain contact information which you can use to reach out to them.
How do I get in touch with influencers on the platform?
We have created filters so you can choose the right influencer to build the right sentiment around your product/service.
How do I get my profile approved?
Once you have registered, our team will review your information regarding the credibility of your existence and other data. Once reviewed , we will send you a confirmation mail approving your profile on our platform.
Can I edit/update details of my profile?
Yes you can edit/update the details on your profile whenever you feel there is a need to.
How many times can I edit?
You can edit your profile as and when you like or you feel there is a need to update.
What is a premium account?
A premium account gets you on the edge of the competition and boosts your chances of being viewed by the VCs among thousands of startups on the list.
How do I convert my account to premium?
You can convert your account to premium by clicking on the upgrade to premium button on our platform. It will direct you to the payment section where you have to pay $$$$ to convert your account into premium.
How do I refer other companies?
There is an option available available on our website to refer companies. You simply have to enter some details about the companies and make sure they register on our platform to redeem offers we have for you.
Can I refer agencies and influencers?
Yes you can refer agencies and influencers.
How do i get in touch with Mana for queries?
Send us an email at [email protected]
Who can see my data?
All the information gathered during registration is divided into sections. Data considered confidential with respect to our terms and conditions, is not displayed on the public platform but can be accessed by the VCs.
How can I see complete data of other startups?
You can not see the complete data of another startup unless you’re a registered VC on the Platform.
Who rates the startups?
Experts and VCs rate the startups.
How do I improve my rating?
You can improve your rating by maintaining up to date information about your company on the platform.
Can I reach out to startups/Brands?
No you can not reach out to Startups/Brands on the platform. A startup/ Brand can reach out to you.
When viewed by the Startup/Brand, what information pertaining to me is displayed on my profile?
We display all the information about you except the name of your handle and other contact details. This details will be shared with interested parties only once decide to get in touch with you on the mana platform.
How does the payment transaction take place?
Mana is not responsible for any payment transaction that takes place between Startups/Brands and the Influencer.
Can influencers refer agencies and startups?
Yes you can! By doing so, you improve your chances of being found by startups/ Brands.
How do I change my account to premium?
Hit the upgrade to premium button on our platform and become a premium member.
Can I add more than one category of Influence?
Yes you can add more than one category of influence.
Are the numbers(Followers/likes) auto populated?
Yes, the numbers(followers/likes) are populated.
What should I include in my Description?
Startups do look at this place often so make sure your description is short and talks about you and how passionate you are about what you do.
How will I know if someone wants to collaborate with me?
An automatic mail is generated and sent to you and the startup/brand along with your contact details, so you know which startup/brand requested for your information.
Do I have to pay to get on the platform?
No you don’t have to pay to get on the platform.
Who rates my profile?
We have an algorithm that rates influencers based on their followers/likes and customer engagement.
When viewed by a startup/ Brand, what information pertaining to me is displayed on my profile?
All the information you have provided during the time of registration is displayed on your profile while being viewed by the startup/Brand.
Should I pay to get on the platform?
Yes, you have to pay to get on the platform.
How do I change my account to premium?
Hit the upgrade to premium button on our platform to become a premium member.
What are the features I will redeem if upgraded to a premium account?
You increase your chances of being found by the Startups/Brands.
Who rates my profile?
Startups/Brands rate your profile based on the services you have rendered them.
Can agencies refer other agencies/ startups/ Influencer ?
Yes ! You can refer other agencies/startups/influencers.
Can I re edit my information on my profile after once it’s created?
Yes you can! You profile is editable at any point of time.
How will I know if a startup is trying to reach out to me?
An email is automatically generated and sent to you and the interested party sharing contact details that will help you reach out to each other.
Can I add more than one category of domain?
Yes you can add more than one category of domain.