The Importance of Public Goods Funding

The impact of public goods funding is immense. Protocols like TCP/IP, HTTP, SSL/TLS, along with languages like Python, JavaScript, and open-source platforms like Linux, have shaped the digital economy. Similar to these transformative technologies, funding public goods in Web3 is crucial for the future. Without such public goods, the digital landscape would be unrecognizable. Funding is needed to unlock the full potential of these technological pillars, like IPFS. At Arcological, we acknowledge the role of public goods in technological advancement and strive to empower creators with robust funding mechanisms. With technology's rapid evolution, it's vital to support public goods, the foundations of new economies and cultures. Through collaboration and public goods funding, we can shape a transparent, democratic digital future, ensuring a thriving ecosystem for generations to come.

Benefits of the Arcological Setup

At Arcological, we provide transformative funding tools designed to accelerate digital technologies. Our unique approach combines efficiency, collaboration, expert resources, and flexibility to drive successful public goods initiatives.

Benefits for Funders

Optimized Processes

By optimizing the fund structuring process, Arcological removes administrative complexities, allowing funders to concentrate on their core objectives and follow their funding plans.

Collective Impact

Leveraging our non-profit structure, we ensure legal and tax compliance while fostering an environment that encourages synergies among multiple funders, and enhancing collective support for public goods initiatives and teams.

Customizable Strategies

Our offerings include centralized or decentralized, and hybrid funding approaches, empowering funders to select a strategy that most aligns with their vision and objectives.

Benefits for Public Goods Teams

Operational Simplification

Arcological provides support in navigating operational and financial facets related to funding, allowing teams to focus primarily on project development.

Dependable Funding

We ensure that teams receive funding as per agreed terms, creating a supportive environment for them to achieve their project milestones.

Expertise & Connections

Benefiting from Arcological's domain knowledge and extensive network, teams gain invaluable insights and connections to surmount challenges and attain success in their ventures.

Meet the Team

Addie Wagenknecht
Addie Wagenknecht built a large portion of governance convention structures and NFT parameters for multiple top 10 Layer1 blockchains. Prior she was a resident researcher at Carnegie Mellon University, Google’s Machine Intelligence Group and the Harvard Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society. She holds a BS in Computer Science and a MS in Computer Vision and Game Design from New York University under Red Burns.
Evan Miyazono
With a strong background in research and network development, Evan Miyazono brings valuable expertise to our team. As the leader of Network Goods at Protocol Labs and with previous experience spearheading Protocol Lab Research, Evan is well-equipped to drive impactful initiatives. He holds a PhD in Applied Physics from Caltech, where he focused on developing hardware for a secure quantum internet, and a BS/MS in Materials Science and Engineering from Stanford University. Evan's deep understanding of both theoretical and practical aspects of technology contributes to our mission of advancing innovative projects in the digital realm.
Mauro Casellini
COO, Arcological Association
Mauro Casellini is a seasoned professional with a strong background in banking, finance, and blockchain technology. He has held key leadership roles, including the CEO of Bitcoin Suisse (Liechtenstein) and the architect of Bank Frick's Blockchain operations. Mauro's expertise and strategic vision have been instrumental in driving innovation and shaping the blockchain landscape. With a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration and an Executive MBA in Strategy Management, he brings a wealth of knowledge and a deep understanding of the industry to Arcological. Mauro's contributions play a vital role in advancing our mission and fostering the growth of public goods projects.
Network Capital Advisors are experienced professionals who offer valuable expertise and guidance throughout the entire lifecycle of public goods projects in the digital technology ecosystem, including Web3 and other domains. These advisors may or may not be directly affiliated with the NC Funders, but they play a vital role in various aspects of the process. NC Funders have the flexibility to choose their preferred level of involvement in the advisor selection process, tailoring their engagement to their desired level of control.

Get in touch with us

Thank you for your interest in Arcological and your commitment to fostering positive change and promoting public goods. We are excited to connect with you and explore opportunities for collaboration that align with our mission. If you are a potential funder or a public goods team seeking collaboration, we invite you to reach out to us. We highly value your engagement and look forward to working together to make a meaningful impact. To get in touch, you can contact us through the following channels. We prioritize prompt responses and are eager to engage with you: We are eager to connect with you and have meaningful discussions about how we can collaborate to drive technological innovation, advance societal benefit, and create a better future for all.