TaskSquad

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TaskSquad

  1. 1. Government funding Corporate relations Individual & events fundraising Trusts & foundations Sustainable trading income
  2. 2. Unique start-up incubator programme Run by Sidekick Studios Help charities design sustainable spin-out digital businesses Funded by Nominet Trust - £150k per charity of in kind £20k cost to each charity + staff time Looking for 2013/14 participants!
  3. 3. Lean start-up approach – 3 month test & build Agile & rapid digital & service development Aimed to be distruptive – and take from other successful models Build, test, learn, iterate – fail fast learn fast approach
  4. 4. Led and managed by Knowledge & Innovation team Fundraising team support to identify new funders and partners Digital team support both at design and test/deploy phase Senior Management Team – brought in regularly as part of big decisions Cross team collaboration = hugely important!
  5. 5. How it works
  6. 6. Product built on vInspired’s unique API Evidence based – research from clients/users Tested with 3 clients and 20 young people Offline and online testing of idea Minimum Viable Product – will hold 20 clients & 100 young people Taking popular Task Rabbit model from US Opened to any registered users on vinspired.com Mobile responsive & SMS functionality
  7. 7. The business model
  8. 8. The story so far for 2013 January Sidekick Schools begins February Task Squad agreed as an ‘Employment Business’ to sit within vInspired trading arm March Tested with Old Spital Fields Market & vInspired April Minimum Viable Product launched – can hold 20 clients The Young Foundation Accelerator Programme begins May New clients – Which? Mint Good Agency June Google Impact Award £100,000 July Business plan launched at Young Foundation Demo Day
  9. 9. Social Impact [CELLREF] [CELLREF] [CELLREF] - 100,000 200,000 300,000 400,000 500,000 600,000 700,000 800,000 Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 £s for Young People Young people employed Young people employed Young people employed
  10. 10. Financial Impact - 50,000 100,000 150,000 200,000 250,000 300,000 350,000 400,000 450,000 Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Costs Revenue Investment
  11. 11. Curating a young person’s micro-work force Quality and proven young people Creating strong futures for young people Flexible to employers needs Creating sustainable income for vInspired

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