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Re: The United Humans investment offer

From: Jarlath O'Carroll <jarlath@jobspeaker.com>
Date: Tue, 18 Dec 2018 09:34:15 -0800
Message-ID: <CABdaDn_qKdDQvxtWo9pKSOvRDLzsA2UwqTtPSYnXaP__5JFr7Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: heathervescent@gmail.com
Cc: public-credentials@w3.org, bohdan.andriyiv@validbook.org, gregkidd@gmail.com, Sam Chase <samantha@venn.agency>
I'd love to have a conversation about that - at minimum to help us
understand some of the pitfalls of what you clearly experienced Sam and
more details of what that community approach could end up looking like?  We
are particularly focused on the Education piece so interested in the
crossovers there too.



On Tue, Dec 18, 2018 at 8:47 AM Heather Vescent <heathervescent@gmail.com>

> On Tue, Dec 18, 2018 at 7:17 AM Sam Chase <samantha@venn.agency> wrote:
>> Have you ever considered joining your initiative to one of the many
>> established groups in our extended community? Funding new initiatives that
>> aim to achieve similar goals or solve similar problems is an uphill battle.
>> I’ve got $10M backed for a data sovereignty education prize but finding
>> people to collaborate with effectively was far easier when I decided to
>> join and collaborate and not crusade a new foundation. I only say this
>> because finding money was super easy. Finding smart people that care about
>> the problem space and have the headspace and capacity to fix it isn’t
>> something money solves. In fact it attracted a ton of assholes to me and I
>> told the family that put up the money that the initiative would wait until
>> a more I could find established community of peers.
> +100
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