Blueseed has made it a long way towards becoming the world’s first seasteading venture to launch, and was recently bolstered by a $100,000 bitcoin-equivalent investment from the BitAngels, a Bitcoin-focused angel investor group. What do Blueseed and Bitcoin have in common? Besides being innovative solutions to out-dated rules and institutions, both Blueseed’s visa-free startup incubator and Bitcoin’s digital […]
Max Marty, the Institute’s former Director of Business Strategy, has kept busy since founding and becoming CEO of Blueseed, the first for-profit seasteading venture to be spun off from our nonprofit movement-building organization. Recently, American Public Media interviewed Marty to find out why he has his eyes set on Half Moon Bay, the sleepy unincorporated community […]
[Correction – 12/15, 10:30 AM : The original post said that Peter Thiel’s venture capital firm, Founders Fund, was behind the investment to Blueseed. The investment actually came from Thiel himself.]
Economists often refer to voluntary trade between parties as "mutually beneficial," or to use a more common expression, trade represents a "Win Win," because the parties would only consent to a deal if they both believed it would make them better off. Blueseed, which hopes to enable new mutually beneficial business relationships between U.S.
Last night, another lively seasteading event was held at The Fiddler’s Green Irish Pub and Restaurant, located just a quick walk from the Millbrae BART/CalTrain station. Eating, drinking, socializing and seasteading-related discussion are staples at every meetup, but each one is made unique by the formal and informal presentation topics and, of course, the people in attendance.
“First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.” –Mahatma Gandhi
Former Seasteading Institute legal and business strategists Dario Mutabdzija and Max Marty continue to make waves with their "shipsteading" startup, Blueseed.
Time to Act: November meetup with Keynote speech from Blueseed
Join us for an evening of exciting talks, brainstorming and socializing with some of the most interesting people in the seasteading movement. Our October meetup brought in a lot of enthusiastic people and has shown there is a great deal of interest in result-oriented activities. So, over the coming months we’d like to showcase some of the most interesting and practical developments in seasteading.
The Seasteading Institute – October 2011 Newsletter
Dear Friend of the Seasteading Institute,
Seasteading is poised to move forward in some big ways, including a new venture being launched by former Seasteading Institute staff. Max Marty and Dario Mutabdzija, former directors of business and legal strategy respectively, are starting a seasteading venture named Blueseed. Blueseed will create a visa-free technology incubator for startups and knowledge workers in international waters off the coast of the San Francisco Bay Area. For more information, visit blueseed.co.