The Social Venture Commons

80 %
20 %
Information about The Social Venture Commons

Published on March 11, 2009

Author: MichaelLewkowitz

Source: slideshare.net

Description

An overview of The Social Venture Commons
"Empowering peer production of the world we want"

For more info, please visit http://svcommons.com or contact michael at svcommons.com.

The Social Venture Commons Empowering peer-production of the world we want. ★http://svcommons.com ➡http://shldlss.com ➡http://thread.io Wednesday, March 25, 2009

the Social Venture Commons Initiated November 18th, 2009 Launched thread.io March 23rd, 2009 Developing a new system for distributed collaboration and collective intelligence Partnering with public benefit catalysts to: iteratively develop practical applications implement developed applications that amplify their impact Raising $1m to build capacity and scale system Empowering peer-production of the world we want Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Contributing Team Core team Michael Lewkowitz, Igniter (startup/vc ‘s ocial-xyz’ guy) Joseph Dee, Architecture (web science, agency, social techie) Dan Williams, Developer (hard core craftsman coder) Key contributors Matt Nish-Lapidus, Interface (UX specialist) Peter Flaschner, Design (Web dev and design awesomesauce) Ryan Coleman, Communications (Startup, community, and viz) Taylor Davidson, Strategy (Mobile, investment, startup guy) Tim Scollick, Developer (Interface developer) Guidance and Encouragement Wednesday, March 25, 2009

The current context Reach Globally Change Do With More Less Makers Act Locally A public benefit pressure-cooker. Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Emerging Potential Dynamic Innovation Social Pub Web li Me c M ic ??? s s a ro - ge s Mass A new foundation for: Distributed Mobilization Change Do Stuff Makers #darkTO (shelter) Collaboration #mumbai (disaster) #TweetupHeatup (clothing) s -le s Freeform People on is s i p at io n m Pe r rt ic i Fundraising Seeking Pa Meaning #hohoto ($25k + 2t food in 18d) #daneila ($16k in 1wk) #t westival ($250k) ...and collective intelligence. Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Essential Elements Account Public Micro-message • unique • unrestricted • sms compatible • verified accessibility (4B subscribers) @Igniter: Working on #svc preso: http://thr.io/svc In-line tagging Links • links objects by topic • link to ANY online object • permission-less participation • weaves threads through web • threads any place you type Public micro-messages and permission-less participation. Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Re-orienting the Web Contextual Search •Public Web ...@Account... •Walled Gardens ...#Topic... •Local Data ...http://Object... Aggregation Contextually rich threads Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Presencing threads + objects ...@Account... Presence: Being aware of - and communicating with - that which surrounds you. ...#Topic... ...http://Object... “Presence is the new dial-tone” Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Related Spaces Crowd-sourced collaboration Public Micro-messages Core Distinctions: + platform independence + human pre-filtering + permission-less participation + focused on public benefit Search We are: “Threading Twitter... Weaving the Web” Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Related Activity Public updates and the Twitter phenomenon Twitter growing 1382% per year Facebook opens up status updates (175m users) Pierre Omidyar starting up Ginx (Twitter links application) Foundations and public-benefit organizations embracing the ‘s ocial-web’ 1.6M non-profits in North America 5th largest sector in the world, employing 4.5% of the population “A profound shift in the way we engage the public” “New opportunities to ser ve the community” Wednesday, March 25, 2009

The Social Venture Commons Michael Lewkowitz michael@svcommons.com http://svcommons.com 519.200.3034 @igniter Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Add a comment

Related presentations

Related pages

the Social Venture Commons | LinkedIn

Learn about working at the Social Venture Commons. Join LinkedIn today for free. See who you know at the Social Venture Commons, leverage your professional ...
Read more

Commons Capital – Management Team

The fund is managed by Commons Capital Management LLC. ... The Social Advisory ... Prior to that he was a principal at Venture Investment Management ...
Read more

Commons Capital

Commons Capital is a venture capital firm founded to realize competitive rates of return by investing in promising young companies whose products, services ...
Read more

Social Venture Fund | University of Michigan - Investing ...

The Social Venture Fund impact investment fund at the ... all aligned with the Common Core ... B-Schools Push Social Impact With Student-Led Venture ...
Read more

When we share, everyone wins - Creative Commons

When we share, everyone wins Creative Commons helps you legally share your knowledge and creativity to build a more equitable, accessible, and innovative ...
Read more

Sky Vista Commons

Sky Vista Commons Appartments Reno, NV is a planned community of exceptional and affordable 1,2 and 3 bedroom apartment homes. This neighborhood has been ...
Read more

Risikokapital – Wikipedia

Risikokapital – auch Venture-Capital oder Wagniskapital genannt – ist außerbörsliches Beteiligungskapital („private equity“), das eine ...
Read more

MaRS Discovery District

MaRS Discovery District in Toronto is one of the world’s largest urban innovation hubs. MaRS cultivates high-impact ventures and equips innovators to ...
Read more

Social Venture Network - Social Venture Network

Social Venture Network connects, supports and inspires business leaders and social entrepreneurs in expanding practices that build a just and sustainable ...
Read more