Startup for startups Yuri Neshitov www.startup2startup.net 10 May 2012
Typical Initial Situation
Every Startup is in the same situation No matter what it does• Writes software applications• Renovates office spaces• Bakes cakes… and where it is located• North or South America• Europe• Asia• Africa• Australia
The tasks that a startup must solve1. Product/service polishing2. Business model refinement3. Capture first customers /expand client base
Crucial conditionFirst two tasks may be solved onlyif the third one is solved -- the first customers have been attracted
Because all startups have• The same tasks• Similar business DNA’s• Bootstrapping budgets• Similar psych-types of the founders the question is:• Why don’t they cooperate to solve their main problem?
Startups sell and buy from startups with great discounts• Who may become the first customer for a startup? – Another startup!• Why will it buy? – First, because of the widest range of products and services available (from neighborhood to another continent), and – second, because of the discount rates up to 99% .• Why a startup will be the best customer for another startup? – It understands the situation of the seller and can become a friendly and demanding partner
How one can do it?• Startup registers at the noted website – It posts it’s own offers there – It reviews offers from others and finds what it needs (in range from lunches to special data mining - all with great discounts ) – It closes deals directly with sellers – It Sells it’s own product/service• Note: a startup buys and sells without any obligations but one: – it must sell with discount only. Discount rate is set by the startup itself.
Interactions Deals are closed betweenOffers are gathered through individual startups,a common website without the common link
The features of www.XXX.net Revenue : fees for offers posting• Non-profit• Launching - funding by sponsors interested in their product awareness among the users of this website• Segmentation of startups by languages and countries to make communication between the same nationals easy. – English as common language• Opportunity of a three-tiered cake of forums: – local (regional), national, worldwide
Additional benefits for startups• Easy reviewing of all who work in the same size category around the world• Benchmarking• Fast improvement of their own product/service• Wide opportunities for cooperation in specific areas of commerce – In logistics, supply chains, etc.
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