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):


Note that this was 3 years before published , and 4 years before @aral did his talk about unicorns
but it was motivated by a similar disillusionment with the model of financing internet services.

Sign in to participate in the conversation
Mastodon - NZOSS

This Mastodon instance is provided gratis by the NZ Open Source Society for the benefit of everyone interested in their own freedom and sharing with others. Hosting is generously provided by Catalyst Cloud right here in Aotearoa New Zealand.