MakeProAudio’s Crowdfunding Alternative
MakeProAudio closes circle and makes customers co-entrepreneurs
Introduces cooperative-born crowd-investment model at the intersection of community, innovation and sustainability
Cologne DE, June 13, 2019, MakeProAudio the “you make audio gear and IoT-age platform company for all things audio to automation, today announces a novel approach to the customer manufacturer relationship by offering lucrative Membership Stakes to accelerate company growth and groundbreaking platform initiatives.
“With our open modular system for pro audio and control solutions, users and developers are integral parts of a dynamic community that’s democratizing innovation and product development. Inviting the same community to become a part of MakeProAudio completes our collaborative vision.” said Frank Hund MakeProAudio Founder/CEO. “It’s a circulatory system, rooted in collaborative economic principles where membership contribution serves the community. Not everyone can be an entrepreneur, but now everyone can participate in a company shaping the future of innovation across industry with a stake in the enterprise.” added Hund.
Nachhaltigkeit is the German word for sustainability that was born over 150 years ago in a village near Cologne not far from where MakeProAudio is based. The concepts and social-ecological values conceived by Friedrich Wilhelm Raiffeisen that spawned cooperatives throughout Germany, also forms the underpinnings in the founding of MakeProAudio.com.
MakeProAudio music technology and control products, enable anyone to build “Things” that are unique in that they are designed to be reused, repurposed and re-imaged. That includes the sharing of Lego-like modular building block systems, to the release of free APIs and SDKs that enable makers, in a variety of domains to use MPA Tiles such as encoder, motorized fader and RGB button modules in everything from DIY pro audio to home automation projects.
The global trend in sustainable investing and shareholder activism demanding Environmental Social Governance (ESG accountability) is on the rise. MakeProAudio argues company and community member profitability can be consistent with providing product solutions for people and planet. In that light, MakeProAudio is setting the stage for technology companies to put more focus on long term value creation and their role in society and community.
“I am both a sound guy and a maker. I joined MakeProAudio as a member to become an active contributor in making an amazing collaborative vision become reality. ‘ said Reinold Melles, Live Sound Engineer based in Ruppichteroth, Germany.
“When I saw the potential of MPA’s Things, Tiles, and Glue software, I knew I wanted to be a part of this exciting technology,” said Dale Ong, Composer and Producer, USA
“The idea of creating an empowered, collaborative community based on an open building block system is simply grand and deserves my support,” said, Henning v. K. Communications Scholar and Synthesist Berlin, Germany
“Supporting MPA in their community mission certainly is a good thing to do. But combined with the interest they offer it was a ‘no-brainer’ opportunity for me to become invested,” said,Thomas Link, Lawyer and Band Leader, Cologne, Germany.
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MakeProAudio GmbH is the ‘you make audio gear’ company. We are a committed group of technologists, musicians and makers founded by Frank Hund, serial entrepreneur and inventor of the pioneering tripleDAT native audio recording system, Pulsar and SCOPE DSP platforms; and developed over a decade: TAN – the network distributed software framework that is the backbone of the MPA platform and other award winning state-of-the-art audio systems. The company works strictly on the basis of social-ecological values and is based near Cologne, Germany, with an R&D center in Bangalore, India, and distributed-team members throughout the world.
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