Projects

All participants are invited to convene meetings about their projects in progress and seek collaborators at the Summit, or do demonstrations at the Bazaar. Some of the projects by participants currently in progress and in discussion include:

Business & Social Commerce

OurGoods

OurGoods exists so that creative people can help each other produce independent projects. More work gets done in networks of shared respect and...

Chagora

What is Chagora?

Chagora is designed to empower the small donor in the civic marketplace. This vital public square is composed of both...

Hey, Neighbor!

Hey, Neighbor! is an online network that brings neighbors together for collaboration and trusted connections. Right next door, neighbors can...

BEEx

BEEx.org is a place where people raise money and awareness for organizations by doing stuff. Organizations can register free for our service.

Indie GoGo

At IndieGoGo, we’re passionate about what you're passionate about. Our mission is to enable you to get your ideas funded.


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Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility Marketplace

The Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility Marketplace is an innovative peer-to-peer mutual credit system embedded within the largest green...

MetaCurrency Project

Seeks to build a platform and protocol standards that will allow for multiple and interoperable currencies to exist on the Internet. Just as...

Kickstarter

Kickstarter is the largest funding platform for creative projects in the world. Every week, tens of thousands of amazing people pledge millions of...

Microtask

Microtask is a distributed work expert founded in 2009 by four Finnish serial entrepreneurs. Its services are based on a proprietary software...

Third Rail Ventures

Third Rail Ventures is a new startup to build the capacity of triple bottom line entrepreneurs and to support enterprise as a vehicle for social...

Openworld Game

Openworld wants to create an online game to help...

Community Forge

Community Forge offers over 50 community groups who use mutual credit accounting each a free hosted web...

Sensorica

We are an expanding open collaborative enterprise, designed for a rapidly changing environment, tuned for the know-how economy. In fact, we are an...

Foursquare

Foursquare is a location-based mobile platform that makes cities easier to use and more interesting to explore. By “checking in” via a smartphone...

Community Tools

Community Tools is helping local communities to organize locally in the face of an uncertain future. We...

Bernal Bucks

Bernal Bucks is an initiative dedicated to strengthening the economic livelihood of the Bernal Heights neighborhood in San Francisco. The Bernal...

Etsy

Our mission is to empower people to change the way the global economy works. We see a world in which very-very small businesses have much-much...

Pie Trust

How can an open project share revenue between contributors? PieTrust
is an open company making a collusion-resistant reputation system.

Superfluid

Superfluid provides social currencies that compensate real efforts, without requiring conventional money. Social networks, online and off, allow...

Digital City Project

The Digital City Project is building Digital Economy Ecosystems which will be anchored by 100,000's of online multimedia projects which will be...

Technology & Society

Climate Change Project Matching Platform

The goal of the ‘Project Matching’ infrastructure project is to create a a ‘Dating Site’ for the Climate Action Movement. There are many projects...

The Locker Project


A Locker gives people ownership over their personal data and clear control over how it's protected and shared. Providing flexible APIs for...

Telecomix

We Rebuild is a decentralized cluster of net activists who have joined forces to collaborate on issues concerning access to a free Internet...

Little Shoot

P2P browser plugin & open source P2P platform built on a VoIP stack. It's a standards-based peer-to-peer application that works directly from...

The Free Network Foundation

The Free Network Foundation is an organization whose purpose is to steward the creation of a censorship-proof, disruption-resistant, global peer-...

Kune

Kune is a free/libre web platform focused on: the collaborative edition in real time of free contents, thinking on the collaborative work of...

Lantern

Lantern is a peer-to-peer censorship circumvention and monitoring tool built on the LittleShoot platform. It takes a new approach to circumvention...

Freedom Box

What is FreedomBox?


- Email and telecommunications that protects privacy and resists eavesdropping

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KeyWifi

KeyWifi is a peer-to-peer wifi company providing a secure platform to share and rent wifi hotspots. We're opening up the Web to drive down...

Tethr

Box with inmarsat terminal, wifi access point, and GSM basestation to provide internet & mobile phone service to indy journalists in crisis...

Project Byzantium

Project Byzantium is a rapidly deployable, improvisable mesh networking environment which people can use to communicate and collaborate during...

Meshkit Bonfire

An ongoing research and development project focusing on the social layer in wireless mesh communities:


Augmenting and...

Tor Project

A free software and an open network to defend against traffic analysis, a form of network surveillance that threatens personal freedom and privacy...

Altly

Facebook is dramatically changing the way we communicate with our friends, family, business associates, and the other groups of people in our...

Kakigarden

Kakigarden is the first p2p, efficient, resilient, economic system for a post-scarcity age.

Follow founders...

Chokepoint Project


During the recent uprising in Egypt, in February 2011, the order was given to “turn off” the Internet, sending shock-waves around the world...

Retake The Net

Retake the Net is a project initiated by a group of people in Wellington, New Zealand. We are passionate about the possibilities that technology...

Sitelier

As we live an increasingly large part of our lives online, we're increasingly aware that we're facing some problems. Our online lives are...

Government

Personal Democracy Forum

Technology and the Internet are changing democracy in America. This site is one hub for the conversation already underway between political...

Multitude Project

The scope of the Multitude Project is to drive the multitude social movement. In other words, we try to understand how the new technology is...

Village Votes

Currently, actual citizens do not have any real say in the drafting of actual legislation. The process of creating legislation is lengthy, the...

Chilling Effects

The Chilling Effects Clearinghouse collects and analyzes legal threats to online expression, helping Internet users to know their rights and...

Digital Democracy

In 2008, we formed Digital Democracy (Dd) based on a simple but powerful idea: Technology should be used to empower even the most marginalized...

MoveOn.org

The MoveOn family of organizations brings real Americans back into the political process. With 5 million members across America — from carpenters...

Arts & Learning

Green Breakfast Club

Green Breakfast Club is a monthly networking event series kicking off this spring to accelerate social innovation and sustainability. Every month...

Tummelvision.tv

Tummelvision is a weekly salon style podcast and hub focused on the practice of tummeling as the answer to how we collaborate in a world that is...

Be You

Students in Loveland, CO crafted a four year plan of disruption to redefine school. We are just beginning year two. Year four has community/life...

The New Hive

The New Hive is a creative tool that makes self-expression online fun and easy.

CrowdScanner

Our mission is to stimulate and enhance face-to-face communication between people in the same room using technology. A great deal of time, energy...

Our Bookshelf

Our Bookshelf lets you share ebooks with your friends via a social network environment, while allowing you to make new friends through an interest...

LibraryFarm

The LibraryFarm is an organic community garden on one-half acre of land owned by Northern Onondaga Public Library in Cicero, NY. Anyone can “check...

Rhizome

Rhizome is dedicated to the creation, presentation, preservation, and critique of emerging artistic practices that engage technology. Through open...

Kosmos Journal

KOSMOS is an ancient Greek term meaning the harmony and beauty of the universe wherein all parts have their place within the Whole. It signifies...

Snap Gardens

SNAPGardens is a campaign to raise awareness that SNAP (food stamps) can be used to purchase food-producing plants and seeds.

For a full list of projects, click here.