What is FairMarket?
We work under the concept of an "open cooperative": that is to say, everyone can easily join in and participate in various projects that coexist in the
- On one hand, it aims to become a market tool to increase visibility and distribute goods and services produced throughout FairCoop’s ecosystem, while also helping to create networks with other projects and individuals in tune with alternative markets, ethical finances, social currencies, collective actions, social inclusion and fair trade.
- On the other hand, it is committed to the use of FairCoin as a cryptocurrency for the direct purchases of goods and services that will help to increase freedom in economic networking and will help in the construction of alternatives for a more equitable economy.
In this way, FairMarket can't be a business-as-usual trade platform. Its main difference is it promotes an economy based on demand, not supply. This is possible through the self-organization of user demand that we will be facilitating with the values and tools that will be brought to the market.
In the not too distant future, FairMarket will also introduce FairCredit alongside FairCoin allowing mutual credit between members, which will help to generate even more sustainable relationships amongst all the
During the alpha, the platform was set up and tested for bugs. It did not include checkout but allowed people to start uploading products, making contacts and get started with the platform. Since then, we have been in Beta. The market is open for trading and you can buy and sell your products and services using FairCoin.
Some new features have been added since then, like the ability for collective purchases which is our latest development and has enhanced a lot the long distance orders. Distribution (shipping) requires some extra
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