What We Do Realizing Your Ideas by Leveraging  Community Powered Innovation  ©  Aikon Labs LLC : 2008 - 09
Who will fund Your Ideas?  ©  Aikon Labs LLC : 2008 - 09 Probability of Funding Innovation Maturity Low High High Ideation...
Community Powered Innovation – An alternative to Capital ©  Aikon Labs LLC : 2008 - 09 <ul><li>Leverage wisdom and power o...
©  Aikon Labs LLC : 2008 - 09 PlanetAikon™ Ecosystem  Divergence of Aspirations, Convergence of Purpose Lead Users Domain ...
The Power Law of Co-creation* ©  Aikon Labs LLC : 2008 - 09 CONNECT  Build Relationships COLLABORATE Share & Team CO-CREAT...
Community Incubation Projects Realizing Ideas with Community Participation ©  Aikon Labs LLC : 2008 - 09 PlanetAikon Platf...
©  Aikon Labs LLC : 2008 - 09 Sponsored Innovation Projects Crowdsourcing Innovation Customer/ Sponsor PLANETAIKON PLATFOR...
Your Cause - Our Mission ©  Aikon Labs LLC : 2008 - 09 Enable a Community-Powered Global Innovation  Ecosystem through a C...
<ul><li>Community Powered Incubation of Innovation </li></ul><ul><li>Partnering with other communities to provide them an ...
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What PlanetAikon does to help early stage entrepreneurs to navigate the Idea-to-Prototype (Valley of Death) Stage

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Planet Aikon What We Do

  1. 1. What We Do Realizing Your Ideas by Leveraging Community Powered Innovation © Aikon Labs LLC : 2008 - 09
  2. 2. Who will fund Your Ideas? © Aikon Labs LLC : 2008 - 09 Probability of Funding Innovation Maturity Low High High Ideation Stage Idea to Prototype Prototype to Product Go To Market Growth <ul><li>Lessons Learnt </li></ul><ul><li>Funding of Innovation is skewed towards Market & Growth Risks </li></ul><ul><li>Valuation and ceding control to Investors at Idea Stage is key consideration </li></ul><ul><li>Limited Choices – Bootstrap or Incubate (Free always comes with a Price Tag) </li></ul>
  3. 3. Community Powered Innovation – An alternative to Capital © Aikon Labs LLC : 2008 - 09 <ul><li>Leverage wisdom and power of a community to under-write your ideas with their efforts and skills </li></ul><ul><li>Engage with an Ecosystem that brings together Ideators, Contributors and Sponsors </li></ul><ul><li>A platform that goes beyond collaboration to co-creation (execution) of innovative products and solutions </li></ul>Efforts as Capital Seed Your Ideas with the help of skills and efforts of the Community Team with the Best Connect, Collaborate & Co-create with the best minds – Get your A Team Your Destiny Your Terms A successful prototype goes a long way in helping you negotiate your future
  4. 4. © Aikon Labs LLC : 2008 - 09 PlanetAikon™ Ecosystem Divergence of Aspirations, Convergence of Purpose Lead Users Domain & Tech Contributors Legal Experts Ideators Sponsors Mentors Academic/R&D Angel Investors / Venture Capitalists Industry Associations Aikon Leads
  5. 5. The Power Law of Co-creation* © Aikon Labs LLC : 2008 - 09 CONNECT Build Relationships COLLABORATE Share & Team CO-CREATE Execute & Realize Build Profile Add Contacts & Network Subscribe & Favorites Comment Write Identify Team Form Team & Share Discuss & Moderate Define Roles Build Roadmap Business Case Teaming Agreement Refine Team & Contract Plan & Manage Build & Test Early Beta & Feedback Commercialize Contribute * Adapted from Ross Mayfield’s Power Law of Participation - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  6. 6. Community Incubation Projects Realizing Ideas with Community Participation © Aikon Labs LLC : 2008 - 09 PlanetAikon Platform Idea to Product L/C Commercialize/Contribute Request Closed Request Team space Creation for Idea Incubation Request for Idea Incubation Ideators Form Core Team & Teaming Contract Post & Share Idea In Team space Develop Product Specs Design Product Develop Product Plan Implement Design &/or Integrate Launch Review & Refine (Quality Gates) ‏ Aikon Leads & Facilitators Domain Communities Designer/ Architect Communities Lead Users Developer Communities Mentors Legal Experts
  7. 7. © Aikon Labs LLC : 2008 - 09 Sponsored Innovation Projects Crowdsourcing Innovation Customer/ Sponsor PLANETAIKON PLATFORM Project Completion and Payouts Sponsored Innovation L/C Sponsored Challenge/ Project Request Sign-Off Team Space Creation for Sponsored Innovation Identify & Assemble Team Post Requirements in Team space Develop Solution Roadmap Design Solution Teaming Contract Develop & Integrate Deploy & Approve Test & Refine Requirement Specs by Sponsor Team Aikon Leads & Facilitators Domain Communities Designer/ Architect Communities Lead Users Developer Communities
  8. 8. Your Cause - Our Mission © Aikon Labs LLC : 2008 - 09 Enable a Community-Powered Global Innovation Ecosystem through a Collaboration and Execution Platform to incubate Next Generation IP Process Frameworks Communities Scope Value Time Economies of Innovation Platform &Tools
  9. 9. <ul><li>Community Powered Incubation of Innovation </li></ul><ul><li>Partnering with other communities to provide them an execution platform for their innovation initiatives </li></ul><ul><li>A feature rich platform to Connect, Collaborate, Co-create </li></ul><ul><li>Supporting both “Individual” as well as “Enterprise” led innovation projects </li></ul><ul><li>Community Design aligned to individual member aspirations & needs </li></ul><ul><li>Hosting of platform – Secure & Scalable </li></ul><ul><li>Additional Services </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Facilitation and moderation of Community </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Community initiatives based on Innovation agenda of members </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enhanced member experience </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Fully committed to Collaborative Innovation & Co-creation of IP </li></ul>© Aikon Labs - 2008 Summary of PlanetAikon’s Value Proposition

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