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Aragon tutorial: Creating a multistakeholder organization

Aragon is a powerful tool for creating digital organizations. The flexibility provided by the underlying aragonOS smart contract system means that nearly any organization model or governance rules that can be conceived of can be implemented in code and built into an...

Governing with Aragon

A lack of frameworks for coordinating across national borders. Struggles for resources between departments. Money missing from the cash box. These are issues faced by all types of organizations, from startups and grassroots community groups to multinational companies...

Future Economies – April 2020 Community Call

A hot topic at this moment, Bloom Network’s Community Call about Future Economies was well attended this month. With guests, Shavaun Evans from New Economics Coalition, Nathan Schneider from Media Enterprise Design Lab (Colorado), and Manuel Maqueda from KUMU Labs it...

Announcement: Bloom Network a Finalist in Ledger’s 2nd Open Call

Bloom Network is happy to announce we are a finalist in Ledger's 2nd Open Call, part of the Next Generation Internet Initiative. Ledger is a #venturebuilder allocating up to €200k #equityfree to develop #humancentric solutions using #decentralized#technologies ...

Connecting Children in the COVID-19 Crisis

Ensuring children’s clubs continue under lockdown is a tough task, but important. Here are some tips to help you run clubs online, and reflective thoughts on regenerative communication with children.

Bloom Logo Mythology – The Tracer

Like dropping a pebble into a pool, the actions you take every day to make the world a healthy place ripple out into your communities. Bloom’s logo is an illustration of the interconnectedness of our relationships with one another and our surroundings. It’s also a...

Community Covid Catch-up 1

In a space of a few months the entire world is experiencing something strangely uniting, grinding life as we know it to a halt, and locking us into small (physical) bubbles.  Fortunately the Bloom Bubble is alive and people dialed in from 6 different countries...

Open Mesh Platforms

An Introduction to the Decentralized Web for Regenerative Projectspresented by Bloom Network 2020-2021 All educational calls take place the first Monday of each month @ 12pm Pacific. Additionally, there are now a few working groups hacking on a few key pieces of...

‘Intercept’ – rescuing fabric from certain doom!

In New Zealand, in the small town of Whangarei (“Farn-ga-ray”) fabric rescuers are taking on the waste headed for landfill from second-hand stores. The local Salvation Army Op-shop* receives roughly 3 wool bales of donated clothing a day. Even with a good crew of...

Finance Innovation Relevant to the Regenerative Space

cover image - grow by iconix user from the Noun Project After ten years of volunteer research and development across the world in local grassroots community networks, Bloom Network is looking for start up capital for the first time, to set up a distributed...

What Bloom Network Means for Me and the Future

by Meg Rivers, Bloom Columbia, Missouri I find it difficult to put into words what Bloom Network means to me, and why I continue to donate my time, money and effort to this organization.  It has meant so many things. I believe in evolution, in the sense that I...

Bloom Network Seeking Board Members

Exciting news! Bloom Network is looking for new board members as we emerge from design phase to implementation. Is this you? Let us know! Joining the Bloom Network nonprofit board is an exciting opportunity to: Influence the direction of the emerging regenerative...

Bloom Network Afterparty + Planet Home

This September, with the buzz of Pollination still pulsating in our hearts, the Bloom Network team set out to Planet Home - a weekend long edutainment experience in San Francisco’s Palace of Fine Arts. Planet Home brought together thousands of individuals and...

Bloom Podcast Ep. 6: Betti Ono Gallery, with Anyka Barber

Anyka Barber is founder, director and curator of Betti Ono gallery in Oakland, California. We reached out to Anyka in response to Betti Ono's fundraiser to power arts, culture, and community resilience. Contribute at https://bettiono.com/donate/. Betti Ono is an...

What is a DAO?

cover image by flyerdiaries.com DAO stands for decentralized autonomous organization. It's a new kind of organization that is native to the internet. DAO's make it easier to run companies that don't necessarily have hierarchies of power, or they can have more diverse...

Bloom Podcast, William Padilla-Brown, Ep. 5

Bio: William Padilla-Brown is a certified permaculture designer taking a multidisciplinary approach to designing models of living systems that can be utilized to replace the anti-biotic (against-life) systems that our societies have provided us. He educates locals,...

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