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The worlds most advanced trading platform

Jaspr (not Jasper) is a trading platform (as in barter) that lets you trade goods and services in your neighborhood in minutes. You can access all trading item by downloading the Android or iOS app from Google Play or the App Store.

7 Dos and Don’ts for Kickstarting an App

Kickstarters can be great. You can raise some money to get your passion project off the ground, energise your fanbase, and raise awareness about your project. They can be the catalyst your project needs to really get going and should indeed be strongly considered for the... read more

Tags: Crowdfunding, Kickstarter, Startup, Entrepreneurship, Fundraising

Kickstarter
Cash vs. Trade

Why barter will be the next big disruptor from the sharing economy.

Trade has a great number of benefits. Most simply, it saves you money: you use your time or unneeded valuables to get direct access to the things you want. It’s good for the environment... read more

Tags: Sharing Economy, Startup, Disruption, Economics, Berlin

The best things in life can’t be bought — but they can be traded.

Kickstarters can be great. You can raise some money to get your passion project off the ground, energise your fanbase, and raise awareness about your project. They can be the catalyst your project needs to really get going and should indeed be strongly considered... read more

Tags: Crowdfunding, Kickstarter, Startup, Entrepreneurship, Fundraising

Best Things
Product Story

A short (Jaspr) product story

The energy within the humble Kreuzberg offices of Jaspr HQ reached a fever pitch over the past few days, as the team put v1.0 of the app through its paces, preparing for its release into the wild. The time for trade is almost upon us!... read more

Tags: Design, UX, Product Design, Startup, Berlin

If they don’t think you’re crazy, you’re doing it wrong.

My mother used to say to me “If it were easy, everyone would do it”, and it applies to few things better than starting a company. Who hasn’t, especially in a place like Berlin, thought about ditching the day job and building a passion project? It’s like wanting to lose weight... read more

Tags: Startup, Trading, Berlin, Entrepreneurship, Expat

Disruptive Talk
From “Capsize”, to “Towsh”, to “Jaspr”

From “Capsize”, to “Towsh”, to “Jaspr”

Jaspr has had three names. Its first — “Capsize” — was the name given to a teenage obsession I had. How can it be, with eBay then exploding and the “sharing economy” ramping up, that trade could be left behind? Why have all attempts to do it failed? I couldn’t get it out of my mind... read more

Tags: Startup, Trading, Barter, Sharing Economy, Berlin, Entrepreneurship