Category: News

PassionGroups: The Pitch

I. Objective Networking Christian leaders to nurture innovative ministries II. Opportunity The Holy Spirit is doing a new thing in the San Francisco Bay Area. Unprecedented numbers of Christian men and women, both inside and outside of the church, are “seeing visions and dreaming dreams” of innovative ways to spread the Kingdom of God. They want to launch, reform and…

Montessori for Startups: Announcing The Swan Factory Incubator

May 27, 2016 – Santa Clara, CA.  The Swan Factory is excited to pre-announce a radical reimagining of school and work for the 21st century: The Swan Factory Incubator (TSFI). TSFI is a multi-generational micro-school for entrepreneurs, built on the Triversity model.  TSFI extends self-directed Montessori education, which optimizes for student engagement, to subsume both secondary and tertiary education by incorporating Challenge-Based Learning and…

Like Uber for Projects: Volunteer Empowerment Systems

Executive Summary Traditional project management thinking and systems, designed for hierarchies of paid employees, are a poor fit for today’s decentralized marketplaces and volunteer-led communities.  Instead, we need something more like Uber: a network that enables autonomous agents to quickly identify opportunities and organize to address them. As the Internet continues to disaggregate closed firms and industries into open marketplaces, this kind of…

How to Disrupt Facebook

Hands-on Experience (HOX) is the world’s first open platform for building empowerment networks, a purpose-driven alternative to traditional social networks: Social networks inspire attention around what matters now. Empowerment networks (a la Joe Edelman) inspire action around what matters most. HOX helps individuals and organizations rally around what matters most to them. By leveraging the power of mobile, social, and design,…