Goteo, social network for p2p creative credits

We are putting GOTEO in motion. GOTEO is a digital platform conceived to build a network for the production, micro-financing and distribution of resources for creative-oriented enterprises or individuals, and for the development of social, cultural, educative and tech projects aimed at strengthening the commons. We are researching return mechanisms for this new structure between producers and micro-donors, or towards the public domain. This return can be in the form of money, time (hours of formation or assistance for other projects), or physical products such as open hardware or open designs.
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Transparency as part of the distributed financing model

Contributors: Platoniq

Article related to the project Goteo, a microfinance platform for cultural innovation in development by Platoniq U.S. journalist and psychologist Daniel Goleman introduced the concept of "radical transparency" in his influential book "Ecological Intelligence: How Knowing the Hidden Impacts of What We Buy Can Change Everything." "Both individually and collectively, if we knew exactly (…) the hidden impacts of what we buy, sell or produce, we could shape a more positive future by aligning our choices with our values. The methods for accessing these data are already part of the system. As this vital knowledge comes into our hands, we will enter an... Read more
Goteo. Microfinanciación

Goteo, social network for distributed financing and creative credits

P2P economy

Contributors: Platoniq

Goteo (CC microcredits) is an ongoing research on creative currencies and p2p-financing systems. Goteo aims to develope a social network for free culture microfinancing based on the notion of community profit introducing the possibility of returning money in the form of packets of "training" and educational methodogies, FLOSS code or physical products (open hardware/open design) involving community development and emancipation. The aim of Microcréditos CC is to establish together with producers, lawyers, economists and fiscal experts a simple, effective and CC-inspired graphical and... Read more
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Goteo. Microfinanciación

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