Community Gains vs Capital Gains:

How shall we measure success?

The potential for a community to offer meaningful, engaged lives for its citizens cannot be measured in terms of marketplace transactions. In place of financial returns, we measure the success of the CoLaunchpad by the new opportunities for our members to engage meaningfully with each other and the broader world. Exactly how to measure those “Community Gains” is one of the very difficult questions to be addressed by CoLaunchpad. While we don’t have all the answers, we do have some specific objectives to get started. We hope these will resonate with you and we look forward to hearing your creative suggestions on how to best assess success.

We have three main objectives: