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Mapping the ecosystem for your community-led startup

How to map the the ecosystem for your community-led product.

Anna Grigoryan
Anna Grigoryan
3 min read
Mapping the ecosystem for your community-led startup

Community-led is an email course for founders who are building startups with community as it's driving engine. Throughout 8 weeks you'll receive 8 lessons + Notion template to implement the lesson and improve your community.  

Why it matters:

Understanding your niche and perspectives that are represented in it unlocks insights for your community-led startup.

The questions we're striving to answer in this:

  • Who's your ally in the niche?
  • Who's your business partner in the niche?
  • Who's your competitor?

What it means to map the ecosystem:

Mapping the ecosystem is gaining an understanding on:

  • How information flows in your niche.
  • What other players already built a community and audiences in your niche.
  • Collaboration opportunities in the niche.
  • Pricing strategies in the niche.


This step requires for you to have the following understanding about your startup.

  • What's the problem you're trying to solve.

Doesn't mean you have to have a full on MVP or prototype built.

  • What's the mission of your company.

To get access to the article you need to purchase the Community-Led course or become a member of Community Weekly Pro tier.