UK’s first local electronic currency

Collaboration, Money

This is a MAJOR step in the 21st century!

The Brixton Pound was London’s first ever local currency. Now it is set to be the UK’s first independent e-currency. Visitors to independent shops will soon be able to “Pay-by-Text” using their mobile bones. thanks to a new electronic payment system called Monea. The new system, which enables users to have an online account in Brixton pounds and also make online payments, was developed by nef, Transition Network and Dutch complementary currency foundation, Qoin.

Ed Dowding

Ed Dowding

Founder, strategist, writer, gadfly, TED talker, world-record holder, and (foolishly) reality-TV farmer. DOES: Innovation, Product, Advocacy THINKS: Regenerative Systems, Institution design, 300 year horizons

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