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A Collaborative Startup Story

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Discover how a startup which began as a blog succeeded in becoming a worldwide movement.

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A Collaborative Startup Story

  1. 1. story A collaborative startup
  2. 2. 1. An entrepreneur STARTS BLOGGING
  3. 3. 2. SEVERAL PEOPLE BECOME `   REGULAR readers
  4. 4. A first event 3 is organized A dozen of people show up
  5. 5. The blog starts receiving guest posts 4
  6. 6. 5 A PRIVATE FORUM IS LAUNCHED It helps the authors to work together
  7. 7. co-written The community's values, purpose, and vision ARE
  8. 8. 7. THE FORUM IS NOW PUBLIC ANYONE CAN register and give feedback about the current projects
  9. 9. It is A first product is BUILT   `   `   bootstrapped 30 members have paid for the product before it was even produced
  10. 10. ARE CREATED 9 THEY STRENGTHEN   THE COMMUNITY'S identity
  11. 11. A rewarding program is DESIGNED TO PRAISE members who help out All the community's profits are shared 10
  12. 12. A SECOND product is launched   Most of the creation is crowdsourced to the community
  13. 13. 12. Courses are HELP NEWCOMERS CREATED TO Top members teach at universities
  14. 14. The community CREATES ITS   OWN   currency   It facilitates project developments too hard to set up with the traditional monetary system
  15. 15. 14. an accelerator program IS LAUNCHED to help members turn their ideas into successful products
  16. 16. 5 the first birthday of th blog post! Events are organized all over the world
  17. 17. 16 jobs MORE AND MORE MEMBERS QUIT THEIR They succeed in making a living within the community
  18. 18. 17. PARTNERS ARE INVITED to join the ecosystem and create bundles
  19. 19. 18. The community CURRENCY BECOMES TRADABLE IN USD Demand coming from new members is high
  20. 20. PARTNERSHIPS ARE MADE WITH LOW INCOME COMMUNITIES Significant amounts of money are raised via crowdfunding
  21. 21. OFFICIAL line AND AN   TV channel A clothing are launched
  22. 22. The community currency is accepted in many ce r ecomme websites 21 and even offline…
  23. 23. THE COMMUNITY’S 2 2 STORY Millions of WRITTEN TO recount units are sold A BOOK IS
  24. 24. The community officially join Nations 2.0 the list of the
  25. 25. TheCollaborativeStartup.com

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