Yes MG, that's right, it wouldn't be like a crowd funding, but a one-on-one
relationship. I guess this solution would work only if there is like a
Groovy foundation managing the tasks/money.

Mario

2018-02-22 0:00 GMT+01:00 MG <mg...@arscreat.com>:

> Hi Mario,
>
> thank you for the input. If I interpret the information on the webpage
> correctly, the system works for one-on-one funding of tasks between e.g. a
> developer and a stakeholder for specific tasks of a project. I don't know
> if this would work in the case of Groovy, because here we would probably
> have a larger number of  people giving smaller amounts to fund a
> development goal together...
>
> Cheers,
> mg
>
>
>
> On 21.02.2018 15:50, Mario Garcia wrote:
>
> I thought this could be worth sharing.
>
> The company I work for developed some time ago, Tribe (
> https://tribe.taiga.io/)
>
> Tribe is a task-based employment marketplace for product development. It
> was created with software development in mind. The tasks can be managed
> through the open sourced Taiga management platform (https://taiga.io/).
> So tasks could be managed in the context of a project.
>
> More details about Tribe (how it works, payments...) :
>
> https://tribe.taiga.io/help/how-it-works
>
> I hope this helps
> Mario
>
> 2018-02-18 17:17 GMT+01:00 MG <mg...@arscreat.com>:
>
>> Hi Eric,
>>
>> thank you for the suggestion. Do you know how much money they take for
>> their service and if they accept Paypal (I just thought about this, and not
>> accepting Paypal is imho close to a knockout, to keep the entry barrier as
>> low as possible; that would exclude Kickstarter according to their FAQ, but
>> here one could probably assume that many potential Groovy backers would
>> already have an account...).
>>
>> Do they support specific funding foals also (which typically attract more
>> funding), or is a subscription only model ?
>>
>> Cheers,
>> mg
>>
>>
>>
>> On 18.02.2018 14:15, Eric Kinsella wrote:
>>
>> I know of some indie game developers and podcasters that are using
>> Patreon. A possible alternative to something like KickStarter/Indiegogo
>> with more of a subscription model which could even be $1/month.
>>
>> https://www.patreon.com
>>
>> What is Patreon? - video
>> https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=rwvUjAv6pxg
>>
>> Cheers,
>> Eric Kinsella
>>
>>
>> On Fri, Feb 16, 2018 at 12:37 PM, MG <mg...@arscreat.com> wrote:
>>
>>> That should be no problem, I would be happy to do a Groovy "thank you"
>>> mug o.s.  :-)
>>>
>>>
>>> On 16.02.2018 17:11, Mario Garcia wrote:
>>>
>>> +1 but also keep in mind that sometimes could be also something as
>>> simple as a "grateful box pack" with a T-shirt, sticker or a mug. I would
>>> love that too.
>>>
>>> Mario
>>>
>>> El 16 feb. 2018 11:49 a. m., "Jochen Theodorou" <blackd...@gmx.org>
>>> escribió:
>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Am 16.02.2018 um 03:27 schrieb Paul King:
>>>>
>>>>> Actually, Apache also accept donations but I think the standard policy
>>>>> is that it isn't then directed back to a specific project.
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> I actually am of the impression that this is the only policy... might
>>>> be wrong here.
>>>>
>>>> I think in general we would be in favor of doing this so long as it was
>>>>> done well - and most of us wonder whether we have the time to
>>>>> market/advertise it well. I also suspect that having a well-defined goal
>>>>> (like what JUnit 5 did to some degree) greatly helps to attract some
>>>>> one-off investment interest.
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> +1
>>>>
>>>> bye Jochen
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>
>

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