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Bounti is a bounty board as a service to help products tap into their community for one-off content from their products Most Wanted List.

 

 Bounti is a Core Product of the Lonch Platform

Bounti will be a viable standalone product, while also providing a central service to provide a bounty board to  the Lonch platform.

Lonch creates Core Products to be used by CrowdFounded product teams “free of charge” in exchange shares in royalties generated by the product. Through these Core Products Lonch provides tools to help CrowdFounded products succeed and assumes the upfront risk in the event that those CrowdFounded products do not succeed, to remove the upfront financial burden from the CrowdFounding product team. 

By contributing to this Core Product you are helping to bootstrap the Lonch Platform. 

Functionality

Tap into your community

Who knows the desires of your community better than the community itself? Tap into your community’s talents to complete items from your product’s bounty list.

One-off Content

Facilitate anyone to contribute to complete a self contained task without the overhead of a continued comittment.

Approval

Once content has been completed and submitted, verify the results yourself or use our intermediary service to triage work to ensure it meets the expected quality before final approval from your team.

Compensate

Once work has been approved then the contributor is compensated for their effort. This could be in tokens, cryptocurrency, money transfer, or product credit.

Market Competitors

There are no known competitors of services in this space.

The closest are remote work and freelancer services such as Freelancer, Upwork, Bounty Source, Fiverr. However these all source external developers for pay and do not tap the existing community around the product. This need is a common occurrence among open source software.

Why Create This Solution?

This market is a largely untapped blue ocean, we have a need and we think others do to.

 

Roadmap

Below is the overall progress for the first v1.0 release which focuses on a Minimum Viable Product (MVP)

Milestone: Develop Spec

Goal Status
Plan Cloud Architecture around microservices and FaaS

Develop Spec, Milestones and Roadmap

Risks

Assumption Risk Mitigation Concern
Product developers are willing to relinquish some control to tap directly into their community to create new features or content The service does not have a market and will go unused.

We are leveraging  Bounti on the Lonch platform as one angle to bootstrap the product ecosystem.

Since this is a Core Product it will still be adding value to products that use the Lonch Platform to develop their products.

High

Join the Bounti Team

By joining this product you are helping to bootstrap the Lonch Platform. You will also receive royalties for sales that run through the Bounti service. Royalties come from a la carte sales to businesses which use Bounti, and a portion of royalties from the future success of the Lonch Platform is fed back into the Core Products that make up the platform. 

We want contributors who are dedicated to the product and the Lonch Platform as a whole, but we understand that people’s priorities and lives can change. Because of that we only require a short term commitment. When you’re ready to move on to other product teams or ventures you are free to do so, knowing that your royalties will continue to be paid to you even after you have left.

Contributors make their own schedules, work wherever they want, and must provide their own equipment (computer, hardware, software, services).

Current Open Positions

Products on the Lonch platform are 100% based on contributions from contributors. It is possible for a single contributor to “wear multiple hats” and contribute across multiple role expectations below. We look to provide skill coverage among the listed expectations. Since this is a different way to think about work, and to make it easier to digest, we are listing individual roles in the traditional business model. We fully expect individuals to provide partial overlap for many of these expectations. As this product and platform matures we will likely list skill sets as opposed to antiquated roles.

Traditional Role Expectations
Advisor Advisors will provide insight into services similar to Bounti and help us avoid common pitfalls and identify unique feature offerings that pull us out of the traditional red ocean of Authentication and Authorization.
Product Manager

Experience managing a software product for both internal and external use.

Has an innate understanding of feature requirements and what brings values to customers at every levels (B2B, B2C, and Internal Consumption).

Project Manager

Scrummaster and Agile development expertise, ensuring a project stays on task and work is being effectively delivered.

Familiar with budgeting and compensation for work delivered.

Legal Counsel

Security and Liability focused counsel to establish requirements for the team to follow. The ideal candidates will be proactive in identifying issues that may present problems with the business model a present, and into the future.

Experience writing Terms of Service and Privacy Policies for service and technology oriented businesses. Experience with GDPR and CCPA and can help ensure that we are compliant. Experience with international law as we scale Bounti globally.

Security Expert

Guide the team to best practices when building architecture around authentication, authorization and permissions, to ensure security holes are closed before being released to the wild. Ideal contributors will have experience as a Whitehat Hacker participating in programs like HackerOne.

Experience in:

    • Performing SQL Injection attacks
    • Cross-Origin Resource Sharing
    • Cross-site request forgery
    • Denial of Service
    • GDPR and CCPA and know the standard practices to identify user flows and scrubing data when users opt out of systems.
    • Perform penetration testing, and automated testing
    • Securing Cloud Based infrastructure, particularly around stateless implementations on AWS
Dev Ops Engineer Experience setting up DevOps cycles using typical development stacks such as: Git, CI/CD tools, automated testing, deployment to Docker, building local development environments, integration with issue tracking tools like JIRA, experience with FaaS services such as Kubeless.
Backend Software Engineer

Experience working with FaaS stateless backends, microservices, RESTful APIs, Websockets, Swagger, and building this all on a typescript platform, with unit and integration tests to validate code quality.

Must be security minded.

Frontend Software Engineer

Experience with building highl responsive frontend experiences that adhere to the UI/UX Designer’s requirements. Experience with React, ReactNative, VueJS, and other javascript solutions. Experience writing code in Typescript. Comfortable employing templating engines when it makes sense to do so.

Must be security minded.

Brand Manager Capable of working with the Product Visionary, Product Manager and the UI/UX designer to define the brand for the product.
AWS Certified Engineer Experience developing highly scaleable infrastructures using FaaS technologies in a cloud plaform agnostic way on AWS’ platform. Experience with EKS, Docker, Kubeless, EC2, S3, etc.
UI/UX Designer

Experience building stellar user experiences from the first moment the user is using our service. Everything should be intuitive and frictionless along the expected user flows as much as possible. You understand that in application development that user experience is paramount to building habits and that habits are key to customer retention.

This designer will help build our design system and design libraries for the product. They will form as a barrier to releasing works that do not adhere to design.

Recruiter Ability to identify trustworthy talent that believes in the vision of Bounti, and ultimately Lonch to trade their experience and skill for royalty tokens and a future stake in the product.

 

 

Be among the first to contribute to earn bonus Royalty Tokens.