About Us

Bank of the Commons is a cooperative banking service whose aim is to support alternative economy projects and social movements on both a global and a local level.

Our goal is to move towards a new societal structure by adopting FairCoin, a cryptocurrency using innovative and green blockchain technology, which can serve as a global social currency upon which to develop and implement decentralized financial structures for the Commons.

Bank of the Commons combines open assembly methodology such as has been used in movements such as 15M, Occupy, Integral Cooperatives and, more recently, eXtinction Rebellion, with professionals working in areas such as economics, accounting, programming, management, legal issues or communication.

Amongst the co-founders are various collectives sharing a number of similar principles and common goals: FairCoop, Dyne, Macao, and activists such as Enric Durán, Heloisa Primavera and Dídac Sánchez Costa.

List of Co-founders
Collectives
FairCoop
Earth cooperative ecosystem for a fair economy
Dyne
Free software development network
Macao
Self organised centre for Arts, Culture and Research in Milan
Grupo Consumo Sierra Segura
Consumers and mutual aid group in Sierra del Segura
Seedbloom
Open investment and governance platform targeted at platform cooperatives and ethically driven enterprises
We Sign It
Petitioning platform for a better world
IPA
The Integral Permaculture Academy
Synergiehub
An epicenter for self-empowered culture
Blockades.org
Critical research practice specialising in rapid experimentation, design & prototyping
Sporos
Multiactive cooperative to help you to make a Better Living
Robin Hood Cooperative
Democratizing finance on the Blockchain
GracianOrg
Your social personal finance platform
Individuals

Enric Duran. Activist on cooperativist ecosystems and alternative economy

Heloisa Primavera. University professor and activist in social currencies in Latin America since 1996

Dídac Sanchez Costa. Sociologist, activist in social currencies

@Tereseta. Multitasking hacktivist, occasional bank co-founder

Neil Haran. Software engineer, activist and angel investor for democracy and decentralization

Jan Ritsema. St.Erme, France

Mattin. Artist

Sofokles Dans. Scientist, writer, hacktivist specialist in social engineering and Internet freedom

Michiel Vandeveld

Mmoya. Software engineer. Free software and decentralization activist

Greece-01

Xavier Zambrana Puyalto. Researcher

Bretton Taylor

Pablo Gustavo Rodriguez

Sebastian Gampe. Co-founder of Open Source Ecology Germany e.V.

Ursina

Thomas König

Roland Alton

Montse Bernàcer. Teacher and activist in social currencies

Amaya Pou. Environmental psychologist, university professor and activist in social and solidarity economy

Nikolay Georgiev

Elsie Bryant

Chenshak

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