story

A collaborative
startup
1.

An entrepreneur

STARTS BLOGGING
2. SEVERAL

PEOPLE
BECOME
`	
  

REGULAR

readers
A first event

3 is organized

A dozen of people show up
The blog
starts
receiving
guest posts

4
5

A PRIVATE FORUM IS

LAUNCHED
It helps the authors
to work together
co-written

The community's

values, purpose,

and vision

ARE
7. THE FORUM IS NOW PUBLIC

ANYONE CAN

register

and give feedback about the current projects
It is

A first product

is BUILT	
  
`	
  

`	
  

bootstrapped
30 members have paid for the
product before it was even pr...
ARE CREATED

9

THEY STRENGTHEN	
  

THE COMMUNITY'S

identity
A rewarding program
is DESIGNED TO PRAISE
members who help out
All the community's profits are shared

10
A SECOND
product is

launched	
  

Most of the creation is

crowdsourced to the community
12. Courses are

HELP

NEWCOMERS

CREATED TO

Top members teach at universities
The community

CREATES ITS	
  
OWN	
  

currency	
  

It facilitates project developments too hard to set up with
the trad...
14. an accelerator
program IS LAUNCHED
to help members
turn their ideas into

successful products
5 the first
birthday
of
th

blog post!

Events are organized all over the world
16

jobs

MORE AND MORE

MEMBERS

QUIT THEIR

They succeed in making a living
within the community
17. PARTNERS ARE INVITED

to join the ecosystem

and create bundles
18. The community CURRENCY BECOMES TRADABLE IN

USD

Demand coming from new members is high
PARTNERSHIPS
ARE MADE WITH LOW

INCOME COMMUNITIES
Significant amounts of money

are raised via crowdfunding
OFFICIAL

line AND AN	
  

TV

channel

A clothing

are launched
The community currency
is accepted in many

ce

r
ecomme

websites

21

and even offline…
THE COMMUNITY’S

2 2 STORY

Millions of

WRITTEN TO recount

units are sold

A BOOK IS
The community
officially join

Nations 2.0

the list of the
TheCollaborativeStartup.com
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A Collaborative Startup Story

  1. 1. story A collaborative startup
  2. 2. 1. An entrepreneur STARTS BLOGGING
  3. 3. 2. SEVERAL PEOPLE BECOME `   REGULAR readers
  4. 4. A first event 3 is organized A dozen of people show up
  5. 5. The blog starts receiving guest posts 4
  6. 6. 5 A PRIVATE FORUM IS LAUNCHED It helps the authors to work together
  7. 7. co-written The community's values, purpose, and vision ARE
  8. 8. 7. THE FORUM IS NOW PUBLIC ANYONE CAN register and give feedback about the current projects
  9. 9. It is A first product is BUILT   `   `   bootstrapped 30 members have paid for the product before it was even produced
  10. 10. ARE CREATED 9 THEY STRENGTHEN   THE COMMUNITY'S identity
  11. 11. A rewarding program is DESIGNED TO PRAISE members who help out All the community's profits are shared 10
  12. 12. A SECOND product is launched   Most of the creation is crowdsourced to the community
  13. 13. 12. Courses are HELP NEWCOMERS CREATED TO Top members teach at universities
  14. 14. The community CREATES ITS   OWN   currency   It facilitates project developments too hard to set up with the traditional monetary system
  15. 15. 14. an accelerator program IS LAUNCHED to help members turn their ideas into successful products
  16. 16. 5 the first birthday of th blog post! Events are organized all over the world
  17. 17. 16 jobs MORE AND MORE MEMBERS QUIT THEIR They succeed in making a living within the community
  18. 18. 17. PARTNERS ARE INVITED to join the ecosystem and create bundles
  19. 19. 18. The community CURRENCY BECOMES TRADABLE IN USD Demand coming from new members is high
  20. 20. PARTNERSHIPS ARE MADE WITH LOW INCOME COMMUNITIES Significant amounts of money are raised via crowdfunding
  21. 21. OFFICIAL line AND AN   TV channel A clothing are launched
  22. 22. The community currency is accepted in many ce r ecomme websites 21 and even offline…
  23. 23. THE COMMUNITY’S 2 2 STORY Millions of WRITTEN TO recount units are sold A BOOK IS
  24. 24. The community officially join Nations 2.0 the list of the
  25. 25. TheCollaborativeStartup.com
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