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The concept of a global community of startup people is nice, but why do I have to use your platform to be a part of it?

That question felt unanswered to me after 60 seconds on the landing page.

You don't have to become a member of our community, but I might be able to give you a couple of reasons why it is what it is today, if you can let me know which one we should put up on the page according to you?

- hosted/organised by an independent non-profit with the goal to help founders - using slack, easy and unobtrusive cross platform system - members are selected upon their motivation

Or because it already exists in a great form? There are multiple others, but we are open to anyone that can provide a motivation.

I mean in my mind I'm comparing it to a well moderated IRC channel.

Is there a technical limitation of IRC you're overcoming or is it a user interface choice?

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