Sphaera Solutions -- Platform-as-Service for Accelerating World-Positive Change
Sphaera accelerates the pace of world-positive change by co-creating the infrastructure that advances solutions from ideation to implementation at scale. Our Platform-as-Service makes the aggregation, collaboration, measurement, learning, and financing of solutions that address the Sustainable Development easy and effective, allowing our clients to create communities of practice that leverage and expand their networks and spheres of influence.
We finished 2016 with 18 enterprise customers, and over $400,000 in revenues. We have 1,000 unique users a month who spend an average of 5 minutes on the platform.
How does your innovation work?
Our offering is a configurable Platform-as-Service that allows clients to configure a solutions hub, or exchange, in a simple, quick and very cost-effective way. In essence, you could have created the Global Innovation Exchange using our product.
What Evidence do you have that your Innovation works?
Peer to peer platforms have demonstrable disrupted other industries that are riddled with information asymetries and other market failures.
Do you have current users or testers?
We have 1,500 users, plus over 400 additional contributors, who are sharing hundreds of solutions and thousands of component building blocks in 25 Solution Hubs.
What is your strategy for expanding use of your innovation?
We are currently selling technology strategy services in addition to our core product to early adopters in private and corporate philanthropy, sectoral network organizations, and large, multi-national NGOs.
We are growing the global infrastructure through sales of our Platform-as-a-Service to a growing number of enterprise clients. In addition, we are actively parterning with technology companies that build platforms like the Global Innovation Exchange to facilitate the movement of users and content through syndication, single-sign-on and APIs.