Not a digital native
When I set out on this course in 2007, I had little understanding of the Internet and NO knowledge of how to build a website. I didn't even understand the difference between a domain and hosting. Yeh, born in 1966, I'm no digital native.
I just knew I had to figure it out.
Trial and Error
Trial and error, in concert with my diverse professional background, has given me tremendous insight. I have been openly experimenting with SaaS, PaaS, Social Community Platforms, and Social Media since early 2007. I'm fascinated by the sociological implications of an online, always connected lifestyle as wells as the tools and platforms that facilitate it. The R&D in me loves to put different tools and platforms together to creatively solve problems.
Ten Years Later
Ten years later, and many projects assembled and disassembled, Tonic Ventures was born to house the most current iteration of myself and all future projects. Tonic Ventures' main revenue source, the TONIC zone
, is a paid access community where I translate 10 years of Digital DIY experience into consumable knowledge and guidance designed to help you elevate your Digital Literacy and embrace digital horsepower.
Support Tonic Ventures
When you support Tonic Ventures by joining the TONIC zone, you keep me free to support you.
Jim Canto - Tonic Ventures
Neo-Generalist DIY/Citizen Developer Tonic Ventures Founder I'm an idea guy, a strategist, SaaS/PaaS experimentalist, and a gritty bootstrapped Micropreneur. I believe "Community" is the Internet's fundamental core value proposition. Impact ...
Tonic Ventures vs. the TONIC zone
Tonic Ventures is the parent company I created, as a Solopreneur, to house all of my ideas (our ideas for that matter) under one name/brand. TONIC zone is a private community where I (we) help you evolve digitally, from where you are to where you ...
Eyes on the horizon
I have sooooo many ideas, they are hard to contain. Tonic Ventures will house them all. Got an idea for Tonic to build? Drop me a note.
Tonic Ventures is not Silicon Valley. Tonic is not seeking funding and is not being created with the goal of being acquired. Though a viable model, that is not Tonic Ventures approach. We're here to stay. We Foster Independence for Indepentents ...
Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently asked about Tonic Ventures Why the name "Tonic" Tonic is about vigor and well-being... which is what I seek for myself and wish for others. Tonic is also denotes the first degree of scale in music. I love music but also enjoyed the notion ...