Myself and 39 other smart, innovative and incredibly good looking folk have each invested $500 in #superawesomemicroproject. Twitter regulars may have seen this hash tag being thrown around by the project ringleader Steve Sammartino and others.
Essentially the project is about investing in giving an opportunity for a particular overseas genius to create something groundbreaking. It’s something that has never been done before and will hopefully attract a lot of media attention around the world.
When Steve put the #superawesomemicroproject prospectus out there for all to see, he promoted it as an investment in one’s professional reputation (if it all comes off). While that could certainly be true, i believe that Steve has orchestrated this ballsy project for three key reasons:
- This kind of investing is the way of the future // Everyday people can contribute to great innovation. No longer are we reliant on large companies who have their own politics and motives.
- Collaboration is damn powerful // People power.
- It’s exciting to be involved in something big // Forget ego. Doing cool things makes you feel good.
This is exactly why the project appealed to me and I’ve invested my hard earned money.
For updates on #superawesomemicroproject, follow the hash tag on Twitter.