Initial business setup funds added by the Technichical Co-Founder, and Communications Co-Founder; supplied from personal funds.
Core business case, including product description, marketing plan, as well as financial projections.
Creation of the Indiegogo reference material, helping to advise backers about the Message Ark project.
Launch and progress the Indiegogo campaign to raise funds for the finalisation of the initial technical project, and seed marketing.
Create and launch an additional round of private funding requests, for those who missed the Indiegogo campaign (if additional funding is required).
Status: Pending (12 Months)
After Message Ark has been firmly established with a growing foundation of members, a public offering of some description may be made. Either a reverse merger or SPAC; with supporters and members recieving priority pre-launch opportunities.
Initial build of the messaging management framework, and deep-linking referral program.
Development of the views that enable members to review, update and preview messages.
Development of the views that enable members to create, edit and delete individual messages, upload attachments, set recipients and set trigger events.
Development of the views and infrustructure that allows recipients to securely log in and view messages, as well as download attachments.
Development of the underlying tools that send email message notifications; tie in with redundant API’s to ensure deliverability.
Register /secure the domain associated with Message Ark, messageark.org.
Install and configure secure login options for third-party services (Meta, Twitter, AWS, etc); leveraging infrustructure to improve both security and convenience.
Setup and securing of cloud-based file storage in Poland, with encrypted air-gapped drives located on at least 2 other continents.
Allow key supporters to access the message management system, to assess usability and hunt for bugs.
Update, tweak and improve the messaging management system based on user feedback from the Closed Beta.
Initial soft launch of the Message Ark service to supporters; followed by a wider “full” launch to the general public.
Update, tweak and improve the messaging management system based on user feedback from members.
Update, tweak and improve the messaging management system based on user feedback. Perform regular system maintenance and security patches. Regularly test for vulnerabilities.
Build and populate the Message Ark pre-launch website, containing all the information needed for supporters and potential members.
Register and setup up contact managers, that help keep supporter, newsletter subscriber and member information secure.
Set up the core suite of social media accounts, as well as across secure communications channels and platforms.
Setup, test and manage an inbound news aggrigation service that brings together relevant news articles from reliable platforms.
Advise newsletter subscribers and early supporters, when the Indiegogo campaign is due to launch; provide additional information on the roadmap.
Provide supporters with detailed, ongoing updates on the technical development of the Message Ark service.
Create the parent holding company for Message Ark’s IP in a western jurisdiction, outside the USA.
Document the company structure, for registration with the appropriate authorities; and reporting to supporters and members.
Create the company constitution, mission statements and hierarchy; along with reporting structures.
Register a new entity in Panama, to hold all IP, receive membership dues, and ensure staff and founder expenses are managed.
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