Research - Explore technology stack options, interview startups to establish the base requirements for the platform, investigate funding options.
Prototype release - An early-access release limited at 50 users. This release included user and entity registrations, basic rating system, and database searching functionalities.
Product development - Prototype improvements triggered by user-based feedback.
Funding - Organize and launch an ICO campaign.
Beta Release - This release consists of three stages. Stage 1 will create personal SAT wallets to allow the free exchange of SAT between members. Stage 2 will adapt the existing rating system to match the needs of the marketplace. Stage 3 will enable the startups and service providers to exchange services and products using SAT as payment mediation. This release will be an “invite-only" beta-test and will provide access for up to 500 users.
Organization and Human Resources management - Expand the team to meet company objectives and client expectations.
Product development - New features development (inclusion of investors, institutional partners etc.)
Business development - Expansion preparation for key European markets
Official release - This release will consist of three stages. Stage 1 will adapt the marketplace to include investor type users. Stage 2 will allow startups and other entities to be marked as “accepting external investments” and will allow any members of startAround to invest in startups and other entities. Stage 3 will remove the “invite-only” limitation and the cap of 500 users and allow free registrations.
Business development - Further expansion to key markets
Acceleration and partnership development