On February 3rd, the headlines on the Playa Times newspaper exclaimed “Pesticide Free Vegetables Now by Subscription” and it was followed by the statement “Local Community Comes Together to Make an Impact”. Then on May 16th, I had to throw in the towel and declare that this project had failed. Read On…
Yesterday, March 18, 2016, I found myself walking over the limestone and concrete path towards the new village. It was the the official opening of the world’s first open source village in Playa del Carmen (Quintana Roo, Mexico). Phase one started with 12 homes and 34 apartments opening. We were not able to make the expected total of 88 homes that were (97%) sold but we got a long way in with only 12 months passing since the land was bought. Read On…
I’ve been searching for a new challenge something that comes after my current project finishes. I keep pushing myself to do something bigger that have an impact on how people interact online. I’m seeing that in my personal live that I’m looking for something less commercial and more impactful.
During my search I kept seeing that their amazing projects in our region and I talked to many people with passions in permaculture (food), architects (housing), solar, and I got fed-up. Now thanx to Enspiral’s well documented project I think I got a pretty clear idea on how to solve this, I call this Nexo (see video below).
Warning, don’t read this blogpost when:
- You want to have a lot of money.
- You are interested in being the boss.
- You are interested in being a successful entrepreneur with VC funding.