Simbi has traditionally only offered individual accounts for its members. A few months ago, we quietly started testing a new set of features to add two new types of accounts for the Simbi community: Standard and Nonprofit Organizations!
Although they are functionally very similar, each of these new features take important steps toward Simbi’s community goals in their own way. In particular, Nonprofit Organizations will eventually become the most important engine of the Simbi economy.
We are launching a new completely optional Supporter Badge, which you can activate on your account by voluntarily committing to a monthly or yearly dollar contribution of any size towards supporting Simbi’s operations.
from the Founder of Heart of Avalon, Paul Melville As you may have heard, Simbi is now under the care and guidance of Heart of Avalon, Inc., a Public Benefit Corporation. We are committed to supporting the Simbi community and helping you, the members of it, to grow and to thrive. I want you to spend a …
Dear Simbi Community, Just over 5 years ago, I started Simbi because I believed that the world needed an alternative to the increasingly extractive economic system that we live in. An economic system that built up the rich at the expense of everyone else. An economic system that dehumanized interactions that were previously deeply …
Sometimes I have to stop for a minute too, and be thankful for the quality of support I have received via Simbi. There are many very qualified “Simbians” throughout the community, all serving for free.
I love that people are offering Simbi stays for Simbians who have been displaced by the hurricane, encouraging words for someone who is struggling, listening ears, care packages, and question answering, all for free!
Some of the benefits of using Simbi are networking, community and business development, and education. In the future, I know I will find people who can see the benefits of using Simbi and who will apply their skills to this growing community.