The Extraordinaries

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The Extraordinaries

  1. 1. Turning spare time into<br />social good through<br />micro-volunteering.<br />Jacob Colker, Co-Founder and CEO<br />SundeepAhuja, President and COO<br />Ben Rigby, Co-Founder and CTO<br />CONFIDENTIAL<br />
  2. 2. 74% of Americans don’t volunteer.<br />A majority <br />cite “lack oftime” <br />as the main reason. <br />CONFIDENTIAL<br />Source: 2007 U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics<br />
  3. 3. CONFIDENTIAL<br />
  4. 4. CONFIDENTIAL<br />
  5. 5. Wait a second!<br />CONFIDENTIAL<br />
  6. 6. We have billions of hours of spare time… <br />But it comes in <br />brief moments. <br />CONFIDENTIAL<br />
  7. 7. Not only do we have spare time, <br />we’re carrying powerful devices.<br />CONFIDENTIAL<br />236M sold in 2007-08. 500-700M by 2013.<br />
  8. 8. 90%<br />CELL PHONE<br />COVERAGE<br />CONFIDENTIAL<br />
  9. 9. The game changer is already in the pockets of millions of people.<br />We simply have <br />to turn onits capacity to do social good. <br />CONFIDENTIAL<br />
  10. 10. BETTER!<br />GOOD.<br />CONFIDENTIAL<br />
  11. 11. CROWDSOURCING<br />CONFIDENTIAL<br />
  12. 12. We’re building a platform <br />for micro-volunteerism, <br />powered by <br />crowdsourcing.<br />CONFIDENTIAL<br />
  13. 13. CONFIDENTIAL<br />
  14. 14. POWERED BY CROWD<br />MedicineNonprofitScience<br />Advocacy Government More<br />INCREASE CAPACITY!<br />CONFIDENTIAL<br />
  15. 15. “Got five minutes? Got a cell phone? Want to do good? The Extraordinaries can help…Turning ADD into AID.” (NPR.org, July, 2009)<br />&quot;The Crowdsourcing-for-good revolution is on, with new applications rising out of San Francisco…Waiting for the bus or the doctor? Bored in a staff meeting? [Use] an app created by The Extraordinaries.” <br />(San Francisco Magazine, June, 2009)<br />&quot;The Extraordinaries will let multilingual users watch short clips of a documentary and translate subtitles while riding a bus.” (Washington Post, April, 2009)<br />CONFIDENTIAL<br />
  16. 16. Winner, 2009 Knight Foundation Community Grant <br />Boston, Massachusetts<br />Winner, 2009 Echoing Green Fellowship Competition<br />New York, New York<br />Winner, 2009 United Nations World Summit Youth Award Monterrey, Mexico <br />Winner, 2009 NetSquared N2Y4 Mobile Challenge<br />San Jose, California<br />Winner, 2009 WeMediaPitchIt (Social Good) Competition<br />Miami, Florida<br />CONFIDENTIAL<br />
  17. 17. Interested in learning more?<br />SundeepAhuja<br />(415) 596-0122<br />Sundeep@BeExtra.org<br />CONFIDENTIAL<br />
  18. 18. CONFIDENTIAL<br />

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