How Loomio raised ethical investment and made our social mission even stronger

The last few years have been quite a journey for Loomio. This is a story about navigating the world of startup financing to find ethical investment that works for a truly mission-driven tech company with big ambitions.

So many social enterprises face challenges finding the right capital model. We want them to know that there are amazing values-aligned investors out there, who are prepared to put their investment where their values are. Bold impact investors who put social impact first sometimes feel alone, but we want them to know that they’re not – they’re part of a growing movement.

We want to share our story to reach other purpose-driven startups, and other impact investors like the inspiring folk we’ve met along the way. More than anything, we want our mission-aligned capital raising story to become a more common one.  Continue reading How Loomio raised ethical investment and made our social mission even stronger

Organizando tu grupo de Loomio

Tu grupo ya está activamente usando Loomio para tener discusiones y tomar decisiones, genial! Ahora estás listo para optimizar tu experiencia.

Hay algunas cosas simples que puedes hacer para que la información importante sea más accesible. Aquí hay algunos consejos útiles que hemos aprendido sobre como diferentes grupos usan Loomio.

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Usa tu Página Web Favorita en el Móvil – No se Requiere App

¿Sabias que fácil es? Puedes crear un ícono para Loomio, o cualquier otra página web que uses diariamente, en la pantalla principal de tu móvil. Funciona como si fuera cualquier otro app – aunque el servicio no lo ofrezca.

Aunque Loomio todavía no tiene un app para el móvil, mucha gente lo usa feliz diariamente en su teléfono. Lo puedes configurar en 30 segundos siguiendo estos simples pasos:

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Use Your Favorite Website on a Smartphone – No App Required

Did you know? It’s easy to create an icon for Loomio, or any other website you use often, on your phone’s home screen. It works a lot like all your other apps – even if the service doesn’t offer a native mobile app.

Even though Loomio doesn’t yet offer a native mobile app, plenty of people are happily using it on their phones daily. Set it up in 30 seconds, by following these simple steps.

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Add a Shortcut to Your Home Screen

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Organising Your Loomio Group

So, your group is actively using Loomio for discussions and decisions. Great! Now you’re ready to optimise your collaboration experience.

There are some simple things you can do to make important information clear and accessible. Here are some useful tips and tricks we’ve learned from different Loomio groups.

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Everyone on the New Loomio

We’ve reached the final step in the process of switching everyone over the the new and improved Loomio interface. We’re now so confident that all our users will have a good time on Loomio 1.0 that we’re getting ready to turn off Loomio Beta, the previous prototype version that some legacy users are still on.

Here’s what you need to know. Continue reading Everyone on the New Loomio

Helping Teams Thrive with Loomio – My Journey with Collaboration Consulting

Since Loomio first launched, the team has been fielding requests from clients to help make the tool and collaborative processes work for them. In response, Loomio has offered consulting Services that discover needs, identify changes to work processes, and coach key team members to understand the magic and the practicality of Loomio’s mission: “Enabling everyone to have a say in decisions that affect them”.

Now Loomio is starting to work with independent consultants, like me, to offer these services to a wider range of clients.

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