|Sent on:||Wednesday, April 4, 2012 2:00 PM|
So, we created this new type of meetup group, BUILD, which primary goal is to produce a mobile app, web service and/or product every 3 weeks. One idea, one team, one solution at a time is what it's all about. Share in the revenue, equity and rewards. Pretty ambitious, unique and possible? Yes.
April 12, 2012 - Last call for members to enroll and an open call for members to join the interim leadership, organization and planning teams. This is truly going to be something special and a great experience for everyone involved.
BUILD Meetup Link:
The idea behind BUILD is not really to be a meetup group, but the formation of a new type of start-up, with crowd-sourcing, lean start-up, crowd-funding, and other business principles at it's heart. Meetup.com will be used as one of many recruitment tools to bring in new talent and as an interim mechanism to engage and schedule meetings/events for BUILD members.
As an example, it took Instagram, an instant hit in 2010 two years to launch an Android version of their app, and they still do not have an official web app/portal available yet - which I think is a necessary component, at least for them to maintain a lead. If this was aBUILD project, perhaps all of the components to this platform, I speculate, could have been built simultaneously. Of course planning, organization is everything and certain business and development protocols/frameworks would have to be in place to accomplish such a feat. I believe, BUILD over time could establish routines to optimize the conceptual, design, development, deployment and support phases of a solution.
We have 100+ members in the group now and growing. You would be very surprised at the amount of talent and resources that BUILD has accumulated so far, very impressive. We have even attracted the attention of potential investors, believe it or not.
This is the last call for anyone who wants to contribute in any way, including developers, creative, entrepreneurs, marketers, legal and other professionals to join. We are shutting down enrollment on April 12th, and from that time forth - you will have to apply or be invited to get in. Open enrollment will eventually be available again to bring in new talent and resources.
This is also an open call to a few who want to help get us started and form this new type of entity. Every great enterprise needs leadership, organization, and planning. So, we are inviting those qualified individuals to fill interim positions to establish the formation, structure, protocols and other things necessary to get us off to a running start. We need experts initial to support everything mentioned above including financial and legal. Some who have successfully applied lean start-up principles would be helpful as well. A registration page will be available shortly for this elite group within a group shortly.
So, if you are interested in joining a new, unique group of people who want to move forward together and build the next big thing, this is your last opportunity for a while.
Join us, and be a part of a new type of community.
The Just Dev It Team