A Future Equity Agreement (SAFE) gives you the right to future shares in the company. If you invest, you're betting the company will be worth more than $4.4M eventually.
Thanks to Covid, The Great Resignation, the recession, AI, and a general desire to make more money and have more freedom, over 50% of the workforce is projected to start side hustles and attempt to build independent businesses.
We call these folks "independents." They are freelancers, creators, solopreneurs, and entrepreneurs who have decided to take a big bet on themselves.
As a result, millions of people look to the gig economy to "throw them a fish" instead of "learning how to fish." This keeps millions of people in survival mode having traded paycheck to paycheck for project to project.
We're on a mission to help millions of people get out of survival mode and create coherence between *who they are* and *how they make their money*.
In its simplest definition, a jauntboard is your process. For anything. Launching a podcast. Publishing a book. Selling a home. It's the thing you know how to do, and the way that you've chosen to make money.
We're living in a world where it's getting tricky to answer the simple question, "What do you do?" What do you say when you've got multiple revenue streams and wear many hats? You send them a link to Jauntboards.
As people explore you (or your independent business), they will come across the products and services that you offer. As they click into these offerings, they'll be able to explore your "jauntboards."
Because you've democratized your process, Jauntboards allows your customers flexibility and choice in how they'd like to get the work done.
They can do it ($), You can do it together ($$), You can do it for them ($$$).
In other words, Jauntboards turns your process into a product, a service, and/or an opportunity for ongoing consulting.
But what if you don't know how to do something? Like setup your accounting, run paid ads, or legally hire other 1099s.
There will be a jauntboard for that.
Jauntboards will launch a marketplace, fully democratizing people and processes for just about any job to be done. This will empower anyone to do anything themselves – or quickly hire someone to get it done.
But we haven't even gotten to the true power of our platform yet.
Every successful independent will inevitably hit a moment where they must decide, "Am I going to start saying no to work – or am I going to scale?"
Scale, as you know, can't happen without a repeatable process. And, it usually can't happen without pulling in other people.
Because you've already documented your processes on Jauntboards, you can more easily scale.
Most freelancers and creators have zero clue on how to build a business that's worth something in the future.
Okay, so why us? Why are we the best founding team to build this thing?
First, we are our customer. After successfully freelancing for years, both of Jauntboards co-founders became agency leaders in the branding, marketing, and tech space.
We intimately understand the freelance economy, creator economy, agency world, startup world, and enterprise world. Not only have we personally built brands and products for 50% of Fortune 50s, we've done it for ourselves.
We are second-time founders (ex-Techstars) and world class agency leaders. We are confident that we can build tech for the new way work will get done, and more importantly, surround it with a brand story and positioning that will get everyone talking. We've been doing this for the biggest brands in the world and now we get to do it for ourselves.
Here are a few of our early-stage interviews that indicated we were onto something really powerful and unique.
We also have early indicators that Jauntboards could revolutionize the startup, VC, and M&A spaces. To test this, we'll be using our own product to build in public.
As people follow along, they'll be able to watch how we use our own tool to launch, scale, and justify the highest valuation possible. Wink. We'll use Jauntboards to scale – and to prove to a future buyer that success can be repeated. And it will be the most meta thing we've ever done.
Click to explore our jauntboard
While we've identified several paths to revenue, we'll be launching our beta with:
The TAM for the freelance economy is 1.5 trillion, while the TAM for the creator economy is 500 billion. This puts us at around 1.5-2 trillion of a total addressable market.
Current US stats:
The way work will get done is forever changing. We can either sit back and let tech layoffs, AI, and corporate handcuffs slowly chip away at our happiness and livelihood. Or we can build something new – and something powerfully human – together.
We can choose to decentralize, collaborate, and create an entirely new economy sharing money and resources back and forth with each other.
As people take agency back over their lives, especially aligning their passions with how they make money, power and money shifts towards the individual.
This will change everything.
We want to be the brand that leads this change and makes it happen. And, more importantly, want to have influence on an entirely new workforce – and way of doing work – where we can inspire ideas like:
A note from the founders:
It wasn't many years ago when it was actually illegal for normal people (like us) to invest in tech.
We want to extend a major thank you to the Wefunder platform who fought the good fight and actually changed laws so anyone could invest – and reap the rewards of a successful exit. When we found you, we knew we had no other option than to fundraise on your platform. It's not just a good strategy – it's in complete alignment with why we're building this product in the first place.
And to those of you who are interested in investing, while we can't promise success or a 10x exit, you have our word that we will build this thing with you, for you, and we will build it with our entire heart.
We believe we're a good bet. But ultimately, you get to decide that.
Thank you for your consideration – and your support.