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By Perry Petrozelli
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About this project

Aventr was founded with the mission of creating products and services that supercharge workplace engagement and culture while reducing turnover. 

We believe that employee engagement and positive company culture are the by products of happy people

Happster is our software platform, and it's built on the principals of positive psychology. Forget everything you've learned about annual reviews and pulse surveys, think HUMAN, that's Happster. 

Since its inception in 2015, the team at Happster has been entirely self funded. No fancy incubators or big name investors, just a full-time, lean team of 3 in the forward-thinking microcity of Easton, PA. 

Though Happster is nearing completion, our team's dwindling financial resources have placed extreme constraints on our product development, marketing and promotion efforts. We're reaching out to you for help. 

With your support we will be able to finalize and share Happster with the world. 

Happster's Happiness Features
Happster's Happiness Features

Happster brings teams closer together.

The feedback feature allows leadership and employees to constructively speak their minds. Empowerment is key to success.

Create a positive culture with gratitude and gifts.

Recognizing a co-worker's efforts allows them to feel the impact their work makes. The psychological benefits of peer recognition reach the giver, receiver and the team as a whole. Creating this positive feedback loop keeps your workplace heroes striving to work toward a higher standard. Sharing this positivity daily creates a more fun and productive workplace.

Teams that support one another. 

We all forget the Conditional Formatting Excel formula that we learned in High School, it's ok! Few things are more frustrating to an employee than not having the resources or means to carry out a task or assignment. Qhub is a searchable repository of questions and answers about anything anyone in your company may need to know. 

The best part is getting real assistance fast while connecting with colleagues company-wide. You might just make a new #BFF.   

Leaders can make better decisions, fueled by their best resource - their team. 

Feedback, Heroes and Qhub each have powerful analytics baked right in. Why spend a ton of cash, time and resources for a consulting firm to uncover what your employees already know?

                                                        

Analytics for Leadership
Analytics for Leadership

Did you know?

  • 63% of the workforce was engaged in 2016 (24% highly engaged, 39% were moderately engaged)
  • 32% of employees have to wait more than 3 months to get feedback from their manager
  • 69% of employees would work harder if they felt their efforts were better appreciated
  • Companies with more than 1,000 employees are 25% more likely to use software to measure employee engagement

Happster is the first team engagement platform grounded in the science of positive psychology. Our platform is currently in beta and we need your help to take it to the next level. 

We want to create a happier, more empowered workplace for everyone.

Special thanks to organizations that have supported us!

  •  The Office Mill (Clinton, NJ)
  • City of Easton, PA
  • VM Realty Group
  • Greater Easton Development Partnership

Shoutout to some top ranked companies from our roadtrip

  • Bellhops
  • BoomTown
  • Echo Business Solutions
  • The Frontier Project
  • WebpageFX
  • 84.51 

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Risks and challenges

Barring exceptional circumstances we do not foresee any risks or challenges associated with the successful funding of Happster.

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    Forever Grateful

    By pledging 5 dollars, you are supporting the movement to bring a voice to employees across the globe.

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    For the same cost as a burrito bowl from your favorite tex-mex joint, you can support the movement of #workhappier and provide a voice to employees across the globe. In addition, you'll receive a thank you E-card acknowledging you for your support.

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    For the same cost as a burrito bowl (with guac!) from your favorite tex-mex joint, you can support the movement of #workhappier and provide a voice to employees across the globe. In addition you'll receive a Sloth-a-rific Happster sticker!

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    Your #workhappier Advocate

    Not working happy today? Need help bringing positive workplace culture to your company or team? No worries! Let us reach out to your company. We'll keep your identity anonymous. If the appropriate contacts at your company are interested, we'll stand up Happster free of charge for the first 3 months.

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    Super-Soft Happster Launch Tee

    Be the first to snag a Sloth-Tastic Swag-A-Rific Happster Tee in sizes S, M, L, XL. Customized exclusively to commemorate the launch of Happster. Happster Tees will not be the sandpaper shirts of your 7th grade community ball league. These will be super soft and comfy.

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    Team Signed Beanie Baby

    Yes, you heard that right! All the collectable excitement of the 90's plus signatures from the Happster team, including Oscar McSlotherson. These are the OG Beanies from the 90's and will vary in style and color.

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    Invite to Happster Launch Event

    For your contribution, you will be invited to the exclusive Happster launch party. The event will be held on the East Coast within the tri-state PA, NJ, NY area.

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    25 Users of Happster - 12 months

    Ready to embark on the journey to employee happiness? Great! This is the perfect award for your team. You will receive access to Happster via Desktop, iOS, Android and Slack integration. Pledge amount covers 25 users for a 12 month period and can start whenever you'd like.

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    Meet in person with founders

    In addition to supporting the movement of #workhappier and giving a voice to employees across the globe, you'll have an opportunity to meet one on one with the founders. Since they are bootstrapping, you can expect a homemade pizza night and tales of how they chose the sloth as their logo. You will have an opportunity to connect with the team and pitch your collaboration, partnership or other ideas. We'll be hosting in Easton, PA, about 75 minutes west of NYC. You'll provide the transportation, as we've lived in the city far too long and are terrible drivers.

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    Are you the inspirational, motivational, sensational type? Then this reward may be the one for you. Purchase this reward to have the Happster team travel to you and speak to your team. Speaking can be 30-60 minutes and we will be open to Q&A as well.

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