The Funding Mechanisms of Core Infrastructures in Society (part 2)

As written in a previous post, the first metro systems used the template of the first railroad companies to structure their business operations. It is copied over and over again. A social contract within society came alive. But does it still serve ? No, it doesn’t. The social contract is falling apart on the one […]

Inclusive Banking

I already have mentioned in a previous post that I believe that I would never have been connected to Threefold Foundation if I haven’t had read the book of Bernard Lietaer (2000). Bernard Lietaer did some scenario thinking about the potential of the digital age, sustainable prosperity and complementary money systems. Digital Privacy as a […]

Freeflow Ibiza – 22-26 May

Join Freeflow Ibiza and learn more about Threefold Foundation. Click here for more information. Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has. Margaret Mead

The leaders of VIPE / TITO Foundation are beta users on FreeFlowPages.

The leadership of VIPE / TITO Foundation are beta users on FreeflowPages. FreeflowPages runs on Threefold Grid and will become an alternative for Facebook. We started an on-line group to facilitate the exploration of new organising tools, like complementary money systems. Itsyou.online is used to log in Freeflow Pages. Itsyou.online is connected to your own […]

Who gets what and why ?

Opportunity for market design knocks. Alvin Roth has written a book about it with the title: Who gets what and why, the hidden world of matchmaking and market Design. My 10 take-aways of the book are: Markets are human artifcasts. We can change a market and we can invent one. Market Design is a Team […]

Alt Ctrl Delete and Restart

Alt – Ctrl – Delete, for the first generation of internet business models. Why ? Learn from documentary makers: – The Facebook dilemma Part 1 / Part 2 – Algorithms rule us all In 2018 we’ve welcomed EU GDPR law. Privacy as a right is first mentioned in article 12 of the Universal Declarartion of […]

Threefold for IoT (Internet of Things) in New Business Models

The picture below is the picture of the Weconomy model of prof. dr. Jan Jonker. The internet of things (IoT) could support it. Will Solaridad lead by example ? An agreement between Threefold Foundation and Solaridad is signed at the pre-launch Threefold Conference in Ibiza ( from 23 to 25 Octobre 2018). Following building blocks […]

Tft (Threefold Token) is a hopeful tool

In a previous post I mentioned that I wouldn’t have been connected to initiatives like Threefold Foundation if I haven’t read the book of Bernard Lietaer during the days the internet got introduced in the business world. Listen to a talk of Bernard Lietaer here. Time will tell if Tft (Threefold Token) will get its […]

Money design matters (and it is getting a matter of choice)

I probably would not have written this post if I hadn’t read – The Future of Money – during the years the internet got introduced in business. It was 2001. Bernard Lietaer described the innovation space for money design for the digital era. Since I have read the book, I couldn’t get my eyes of […]

Initial Coin Offers in the early 1900’s

ICO (Initial Coin Offer) as a finance mechanism gets new attention thanks to Blockchain. The idea served already business and community in the early 1900’s. Read as an example the history of Deli Dollars and Farm Preserve Notes here.