The Power Of The Poor

Read here why I am a proud ambassador of the Threefold Foundation. It has the potential and the ambition to make the digital infrastructure for our next level of prosperity available for every single person on earth. Threefold technology stack offers a solution for the blockchain dilemma: privacy and scalability of a shared digital infrastructure […]

The Zero Marginal Cost Society and More

Good to be reminded to some inspirational thinking before Threefold technology is getting launched (Q4 2019). The thinking serves the missions of Threefold, Freeflow Nation and Weconomics. The Zero Marginal Cost Society is a book of Jeremy Rifkin. We can look forward to a new book of Bernard Lieater – click here for more information.  […]

We Are All Economists Now

‘We are all economists now’ is the title of the last chapter of the book of Kate Raworth – ‘Dougnut Economics’ – ‘Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist’. The seven ways to rethink economy are pictured below and explained in the book. Thinking as a 21st-century-economist makes sense, it is hopeful and it […]

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 […]

A Call For Decentralisation

I hoped I could resonate with te message of the book ‘Gigantism’ of the latest book of Geert Noels, because I do love the word G I G A N T I S M. Check ! I do recommend to read the book. Geert Noels describes why organisations and markets are getting dysfunctional in the […]

Six things blockchains can do for SDG’s

I am getting deep respect of the historical achievements of the United Nations and I want to learn more about its potential. Therefore I have visited the Peace Palace in The Hague. The role of the UN and the SDG goals are mentioned in de visiting centre of the palace. Is the SDG framework really […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]