As part of our mission to bring awesome drone software, we focus intensively on sustainability (a.k.a. how to pay for development, bug fixes, new features, hosting, etc. for the benefit of all).
Open-source has unique funding challenges, mostly because of behavioral economics. We’re still figuring out what works and what doesn’t.
Today we want to try something new. We’ve built a platform (open-source, of course) to raise community funds using a novel idea called “quadratic funding”.
See how it works: https://fund.webodm.org/#/howitworks
We’re also launching 3 funds to implement 3 much requested features:
If you want to raise funds for some other feature or idea, just submit a request: https://fund.webodm.org/#/createfund
Fund page: https://fund.webodm.org
Quadratik platform on GitHub: https://github.com/uav4geo/quadratik
We welcome feedback!
Also, if you find a bug in the platform, please open an issue: https://github.com/uav4geo/quadratik