HOW IT WORKS

Great ideas can come from anyone but all ideas need a strong foundation to develop into a successful start-up business. With over 20 years of combined experience in strategic business marketing, consulting and entrepreneurship to inform us, our matchmaking platform is based on the principle that a team built for success needs talented people of 3 key types:

Makers

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movers

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maintainers

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FOR PEOPLE WITH AN IDEA, WOULD-BE ENTREPRENEURS & PRE-STARTUPS

Create your free profile and project. Include as much or as little detail as you wish but make it count if you’re serious about taking your idea beyond a sketch or a thought! With 3 levels of privacy, you’ll always have control over who can view your project details.

1. SIGN UP

When you join us, you’ll be asked which type of talent you are – maker, mover, or maintainer
(You can change this at anytime on your profile)

2. COMPLETE YOUR PROFILE

Tell other members about yourself, your experience, equity on offer and what type of talent you’re looking for to complement your own set of talents

3. ADD PROJECT, SEARCH MEMBERS

Create a project for interested members to join, or be pro-active and search the members directory*
(*Premium member plans only)

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FOR TALENTED PEOPLE, SWEAT EQUITY PARTNERS

Create your free profile and find a passion project in the projects directory. Support a pre-startup and be rewarded with gratitude and equity share for your commitment. Only Invested members will be able to see your profile and get in touch so you can be sure these members are serious about turning their ideas into sustainable businesses.

1. SIGN UP

When you join us, you’ll be asked which type of talent you are – maker, mover, or maintainer
(You can change this at anytime on your profile)

2. COMPLETE YOUR PROFILE

Tell other members about yourself, your professional experience, availability and your equity terms

3. FIND YOUR PASSION PROJECT

Search the projects directory for something you’d like to be part of, request to join the project or get in touch with the project creator*
(*Premium member plans only)

GET STARTED
 
  

makers

 Makers are creative types with the talent to develop, invent and build out solutions

Makers may have experience in construction & engineering, design/brand development, fashion & textiles design, food/beverage technician, manufacturing & quality control, product research & development, service research & development, and software/web development type roles

In a startup, Makers are not necessarily the one with all the ideas. They will, however, be the ones to take an idea and run with it, exploring its opportunites and developing creative and well thought out solutions.

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movers

Movers are customer-facing talent and brand ambassadors, able to move products and services

Movers may have experience B2B sales & partnerships, B2B services, B2C sales & retail, B2C services, funding/investor relations, market research, marketing & promotion type roles

In a startup, Movers will help spread the word and drive interest, be it potential investment or sales. They’ll be the ones identifying opportunites to champion the brand and idea.

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maintainers

Maintainers are the backbone talent, providing operational stability, protection of ideas and designs

Maintainers may have experience in accounting & finance, customer services, distribution & logistics, human resources, IT, legal & IP, supply management & procurement, training & education type roles

In a startup, Maintainers will help to set procedures and workflows in place, giving order to an otherwise undefined and chaotic way of working. They’ll be able to bring best practices and efficiancy to the business.

logistics, human resources, IT/computing, legal & IP/patent specialist, supplier management/procurement, training & education type roles CREATE PROFILE
 

“IT’S NOT ABOUT IDEAS. IT’S ABOUT MAKING IDEAS HAPPEN.”

Scott Belsky – Entrepreneur, author and early-stage investor

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