HackrBackr is a non-profit private invite-only organisation that aims to bring hackers and backers together to help each other through a gamified incubation and mentorship process - http://hackrbackr.org/
How can HackrBackr help…? Working in tandem as opposed to working individually gives each member a better chance that their ventures will succeed
Our Basic Foundation Hackrs Backrs People with ideas who Professionals with time andneed help developing ideas experience to share Team with products who Investors and sponsorsneed help reaching market with money and interest
The Journey1 MILESTONE 1 - INTRODUCTIONS 1 Both Hackrs and Backrs will be required to give a two minute presentation to the group TEAM BUILDING
The Journey MILESTONE 2 – INITIAL PLEDGES Hackrs and Backrs will need to validate each others ideas and2 prepare for Q&A panels 2 TEAM BUILDING
The Journey MILESTONE 3 – Q&A PANELSTeams will compete in a round of 10 minute presentations and a 10 minute Q&A panel session TEAM3 3 BUILDING
The JourneyMILESTONE 4 – RENEW PLEDGESBy this point, Hackrs and Backrs will be expected to have given or received 3 pledges TEAM BUILDING 4 4
The Journey -- PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT –5 MILESTONE 5 – TEAM DEVELOPMENTHackrs and Backrs will arrive at this milestone when acohesive long-term team is formed. This team will then help bring the idea or product to market and will have needed to have given or received 5 pledges
The Journey -- PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT – 6 MILESTONE 6 – PROTOTYPE WEEKENDTo accelerate the development of an idea or product, HackrBackr will help initiate and execute rapid-prototyping hack-weekends where the community of developers and mentors can assist and learn
The Journey -- PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT – 7 MILESTONE 7 – BETA LAUNCHPrivate demonstrations of MVP and detailed business plans will be developed by the teams and thenpresented to the community for crucial group feedback
The Journey -- PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT – 8 MILESTONE 8 – BINDING AGREEMENTSA binding agreement between different groups of Hackrs and Backrs, where qualified members should have by now given or received 7 pledges from the community
The Journey -- PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT – 9MILESTONE 9 – INVESTOR PLEDGES You will now need to secure funding!
The Journey -- PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT – 10 MILESTONE 10 – PUBLIC LAUNCH …and if sparks fly before this point,we will have proven crowd-sourced mentoring works!
How do pledges work…? Pledges merely represent a publicly announced agreement made between Hackrs & Backrs The agreement can be anything, where the only thing making it a pledge is it being public and that it can also be attached to goals
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