[okfn-discuss] New crowdfunding system in the works exclusively for Free/Libre/Open resources

Bastien bzg at altern.org
Fri Dec 7 22:40:07 UTC 2012

Hi Aaron,

Aaron Wolf <wolftune at gmail.com> writes:

> 3. We have designed a novel mechanism to address the problems with
> encouraging as many people as possible to join the community. A
> simplistic explanation is: each pledge starts near zero and increases
> only when more people pledge as well. Essentially, each donation is
> contingent on everyone else donating; like matching funds but
> achieved geometrically across everyone in the system, growing further
> with each new donor.

I'm not sure I fully understand this part: can you give a concrete

Thanks in advance!


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