[iRail] Crowd funding data.iRail.be

Quentin Kaiser kaiserquentin at gmail.com
Sun May 12 16:08:30 UTC 2013

Hi all,

Great idea but don't you think you would hit a broader audience by using
a more popular platform like Kickstarter ? Is there any reason to use
crofun ?

Concerning the user travel agenda and other user related information
take a look at remoteStorage  ;-) [http://remotestorage.io]


On 05/11/2013 12:55 PM, Jan Vansteenlandt wrote:
> Hi guys,
> I think this project perfectly fits in a crowd funding platform. Any
> idea if we can get the transport companies to join in (with resources
> as well, not only ideas) on this project?
> Jan
> On Fri, May 10, 2013 at 9:07 PM, Pieter Colpaert
> <pieter.colpaert at okfn.org <mailto:pieter.colpaert at okfn.org>> wrote:
>     Hi all,
>     We really need an engineer to put in work for data.iRail.be
>     <http://data.iRail.be>: creating an API for transport system in
>     Belgium, from De Lijn, to TEC to NMBS to airports.
>     In a second phase, we have this great idea to build this open
>     source extension which would allow to store user content: what is
>     someone's digital travel agenda, which train is (s)he checking in
>     to, are there friends/followers on the same train, what are the
>     most-used bus stops, etc.
>     Would it be a good idea to try to raise 15.000 on a crowd funding
>     platform? We could create a video in one day with all the people
>     involved in transport applications in Belgium, who could use a
>     common platform. These user-data will be able to be re-used and
>     shared between prochain bus, iRail, BeTrains, RailerApp, Railmate,
>     MIVBSTIB app, Railtime, and so on.
>     Have a look over here for an interesting crowd funding platform:
>     http://www.crofun.be/en/page/what-does-it-cost
>     Kind regards,
>     Pieter
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