Bootstrapping a Consumer Electronics (Audio Technology) Start-up — Yaadio, Inc.


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tt's been three years since my official introduction to the cyptocurrency scenne though I must admit that I was an inactive crypto outsider-cum-enthusiast for far too much of that time.

I credit Steemit as the platform that presented a unique value proposition that was appealing enough to capture my full attention and that was the catalyst for my immersion into the new economy.

Naturally Bitcoin was in my purview before Steemit but I didn't do anything tangible at the time like say buy some Bitcoin from a guy on Craigslist or God forbid from some guy on the corner of the street near Starbucks or something like that.

Steemit: A reminder to self and the masses at large

Steemit is designed as a decentralized application (DApp) built upon the Steem blockchain, using the eponymous cryptocurrency STEEM to reward users for their content. By voting on posts and comments, users get to decide the payout of those posts. Users also get so called "Curation Rewards" for finding and upvoting content that gets upvoted by other users afterwards.[5][6]

So all you need to do is write quality content, and that content will be validated by the community through a liberalized voting process and you get paid or your
creativee work in digital currency. Now that is a model for progress.

The platform taught me how to be a more effective writer. The community helped me to organize my thoughts more cohesively. An invaluable lifetime asset and a tool for personal growth and empowerment.

Some of our earlier work on Steemit

https://goldvoice.club/steem/@ricardoguthrie/intdoducing-steem-ventures-and-the-serial-entrepreneur-behind-the-scenes

https://goldvoice.club/steem/@ricardoguthrie/introducing-yaadio-handmade-to-the-steemit-community

https://goldvoice.club/steem/@yaadio/the-birth-of-the-sterling-silver-steem-pendant-by-yaadio-now-available-for-pre-order

We're very proud of our first feature in a magazine abiet an ad-hoc onlinmagazine.

ttps:s://steemit.com/steemmag/@infovore/a-chat-with-the-steemian-behind-streemit-online-this-week-on-steemit-steemfest-tshirts-yaadio-s-steem-pendant-sf-couuntdown

I am no digital currency expert but I must say I am a little disappointed that the STEEM/SBD crypto market capitalization seem to be in steady decline ranng #79 and #413 resespectively according to Coinmarketcap

at the time this article was written.

Thn again:

Invesvesting isn’t about beating others at their game. It’s about controlling yourself at your own game

However there has been a lot of positive developments in the ecosystem. We have see a lot of really innovative blockchain based projects coming on stream.

Mainstream society is slowly coming to the realization that Blockchain Technology the protocol that makes cryptocurrency and a diverse range of decentralized applications possibe is here to stay. It's potential for social inclusion and economic transformation can't be understated nor ignored.

Reintroducing Yaadio: Audio Technology Startup

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We've pivoted to Audio Technology. Our vision is to redefine audio one decibel aa time. Yaadio is an indigenous Jamaican consumer technology start-up operating in the audio technology space. We are a dynamic group of audio professionals and enthusiastic makers. Our vision is to leverage Brand Jamaica to the fullest and position and align our products and services with our indigenous music, our culture and our lifestyle output.

Reggae has been added to a list of international cultural treasures which the United Nations has deemed worthy of protecting and promoting.
Reggae is "cerebral, socio-political, sensual and spiritual," said Unesco.
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e intd to integrate our strong cultural assets in our marketing communications to drive a unique brand centric story to our target customer segment. We will utilize our product as a vehicle through which one can immerse themselves in our culture (yea man!). By the way not all of us just sit under a coconut tree at the beach all day long drinking sugar cane rum and smoking weeded. Although that type of laid back lifestyle certainly does have a ring to it don't it!

hk k out our Business Model Canvas here

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Yaadio Silentó J8 (The Jamaican Beats) Pre-order Today!

Proposed Basic Features Yaadio Silentó J8 Sleek Design High Fidelity crystal clear audio reproduction Wireless Connectivity (Bluetooth, WiFi Direct) Long Battery Life (15-20 hours)* Anti-Noise Cancellation Technology (Y-ANC)

Proposed Future Features Yaadio Silentó J8( Iterations)

  • Wireless Charging Remotely power on/off headphone from mobile app. Digital Battery meter showing battery status of headphone in app. A master volume control dashboard (Yaadio Controlla +) Integration of Voice control technology to streamline song selection. Streamlined API to major streaming services: Spotify, Tidal, Apple Music, etc. Artificial Intelligence Technology (Real time translations) YM1 Chip (Adaptation of Apple’s W1 Chip for the Android ecosystem) Interoperability with native app: Yaadio Controlla+ Volume control & Mixing Console* Native Audio OS (Yaadios.dev)
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Leveraging the Audio Vertical

Yaadio is not just a headphone but we're a full service audio technology company. We will introduce a diverse range of products along the audio vertical ranging from wireless speakers to sound system design and implementation. We will also introduce some cool app services (Controlla App, Riddim.io, Socialyaad, StudioYaad and more)

We will erage the customer development process. We will put future feature suggestions directly in front of our prospects for validation predeveloidation in the pre-development stage.
Whent of the market is poised for exponential growth. Let's be realistic the headphone market is competitive space but our positioning is what will make us stand out from the crowd.
We will leverage Brand Jamaica and align our product with our indigenous music, our culture and our lifestyle to drive

WhenSteemit found us we were in the trenches developing Yaadio, Inc., facing the usual uncertainties that the average startup normally faces, while attempting to establish a workable business model for our little company.

Long story short I saw some speculative advertisement about Steemit in some dark corner of the internet. Ninety nine times out of aby Yaadio. I'have ignored such obscure marketing communications but not this time. I clicked the link on that fateful day and then proceeded to be enveloped in euphoria as I entered this brave new world.

I literally put everything else I was working on at the time on pause, including our little baby Yaadio. I've since come back to my senses. I'm just an audio engineer, tinkerer of things, lover of the ball and among other things.

I no longer suffer from the fear of missing out FOMO syndrome as it relates to cryptocurrency and blockchain technology because you know what this thing isore ฿9 Wiy.

Our updated position on the new economy is to learn as much as we can froypto

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Proposed Yaadio BitCore ฿9 Basic Features

[x]Sleek Designb.) High Fidelity crystal clear audio reproductionc.) Wirelescurrency community. As the pioneering digital currency, I had to create something for the Bitcoin community. The BitCore ฿9 Wireless Bluetooth Headphone is now in the conceptual stage of development. We will move straight to product/ prototype development if the feedback is encouraging enough.

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If this crypto audio tech variant to our product line is validated by the marketplace we will follow up with the Steemio S9 Adaptation for the beloved Steem community.
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Call to Action

Early adopters are welcome to help to us ond.) Long Battery Life lla +)

Iterations: Yaadio BitCore ฿9

a.) Wireless Chargingb.) Remotely power on/off headphone from mobile app.c.) Digital Battery metershowing battery status of headphone inapp.d.) A master volume control dashboard (Yaadio Controlla +)e.) Integration of Voice control technology to streamline songselection.f.) Streamlined API to major streaming services: Spotify, Tidal,Apple Music, etc.g.) Artificial IntelligenceTechnology (Real time translations)h.) YM1 Chip (Adaptation of Apple’s W1 Chip for the Android ecosystem)i.) Interoperability with native app: Yaadio Controlla+ Volume control & Mixing Consolej.) Native Audio OS (Yaadios.dev)

US$50.00 ฿0.0052 Bitcoin (pricing)

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  • Native Audio OS (Yaadios.dev)
    You can also communicate with us over on Slack during business hours. We will also be launching our crowdfunding campaign soon so please do look out for that.
    We are now planning the development of our whitepaper, ICO and possibly a new specialized crypto for the audio/entertainment ecosystem (YAAD) is on the cards (YAD).
    If you appreciate the work we are doing or believe in the vision please do feel free to send a donation to any of our digital currrency Enterprise Wallets. This donation will help us to help us meet our targets.

    Bitcoin Wallet Address:

    • 3C4QD5wvDmaDeBmVeEHP5z8FaHbWRV5yYs
    • 3EpBpge21gkMPBvh9cCyzHwhZhHoXPp8ZA
      We accept STEEM/SBD too. Do feel free to send a donation to our Enterprise Steemit Wallet
      If you want to see the company grow and achieve it's full potential please stay tuned we will be floating 100M privately held shares to help fund our enterprise development efforts. Please stay tuned to our investor relations blog for that.y power on/off headphone from mobile app.
      c.) Digital Battery meter
      showing battery status of headphone in
      app.
      d.) A master volume control dashboard (Yaadio Controlla +)
      e.) Integration of Voice control technology to streamline song
      selection.
      f.) Streamlined API to major streaming services: Spotify, Tidal,
      Apple Music, etc.
      g.) Artificial Intelligence
      Technology (Real time translations)
      h.) YM1 Chip (Adaptation of Apple’s W1 Chip for the Android ecosystem)
      i.) Interoperability with native app: Yaadio Controlla+ Volume control & Mixing Console
      j.) Native Audio OS (Yaadios.dev)

US$50.00 ฿0.0052 Bitcoin (pricing)

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