In 2013, Maciej Cegłowski .in proposed the . The 6 web startups who won got $37 in seed funding and free promotion and networking help from Cegłowski. Various other companies got in on the game, offering small cash injections, or free credit for their online services. I find this oddly cool. It's like a web startup version of the way the Sanders campaign was funded (many small contributions):
static.pinboard.in/prosperity_

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Note that this was 3 years before published , and 4 years before @aral did his talk about unicorns
(2017.ind.ie/excuse-me/),
but it was motivated by a similar disillusionment with the model of financing internet services.

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