Foundation of the Human Connection gemeinnützige GmbH
First presentation of the basic concept to a larger group and joint development of the first version of the Human Connection Declaration based on the UDHR.
Completion of the logo and the corporate design. Securing the trademarks.
Recruitment of the first employee.
BENCHMARKING AND EXTENSION
Benchmarking und Erweiterung des Netzwerks, u.a. auf dem Ethikbankenkongress in Berlin und bei abgeordnetenwatch.de in Hamburg. Treffen mit Journalisten, Menschenrechtlern und Aktiven verschiedener Bereiche des sozialen, kulturellen und ökologischen Wandels. Konsequentere Ausrichtung des Konzeptes auf Transparenz und Erweiterung um entsprechende Funktionen.
KNOWLEDGE- AND ACTIONNETWORK
Looking for the most flexible solution for the connection of people who want to collaborate for the common good, we decide to develop a social knowledge- and action-network.
Recruitment of a programmer.
SUPPORTING THE MANAGEMENT
Strategic management, financing plan and marketing are reviewed by an external consultant who later became our communication manager.
DECISION FOR AGENCY
To implement the technical developments in appealing graphics we opt for the agency Herzogkommunikation in Stuttgart.
The first non-profit organization that will use our network is M3nD, a project for the development of affordable 3D-printers for medical prostheses.
Workshop at the University Paris Sorbonne Cité. Students of the Inalco Institute are invited to formulate their expectations for „the ideal social network“ and to analyze on this basis the strengths and weaknesses of the Human Connection concept.
FIRST INTERNS AND VOLUNTEERS
First interns and volunteers support us in the areas of translation, communication, development and research at our office in Weilheim and online.
FIRST PRESS CAMPAIGN
The first press campaign is launched to invite future users to our website and to give them the possibility to express their withes and expectations.
Beta-Test of the first functions
USER EXPERIENCE TESTS
Start of the UX testing in partnership with a regional Media School, the Hochschule der Medien in Stuttgart
Front-End-Programmer on board!
Recruitment of a programmer
PRESENTATION OF RESULTS
Presentation of the results of the UX testing Finishing and official launch of the platform.