What is Pomelo?
Pomelo is an open-source crowdfunding platform that multiplies contributions and helps support exciting projects in the EOS community!
Pomelo helps fund public goods, which are free and helpful for everyone. You can explore Pomelo at Pomelo.io. You can learn more in this introductory article, the Pomelo blog, Pomelo playlist, and the resources below.
This article is a work in progress in an early stage of development and will be updated soon. We love Pomelo and are looking forward to greatly improving this page to help everyone enjoy the benefits of Pomelo. Soon there will also be a table of contents to better organize the reading experience.
What is a Public Good?
Public goods are free and helpful for everyone. Examples can include public domain art, public parks with nice trees, and open-source software.
You can watch the following video or read this article to learn more about public goods.
Eden Creators on Pomelo
Eden Creators are creating exciting content, hosting fun events, and helping communities cooperate with innovative fractal consensus games. You can support Eden Creators on Pomelo here. All support is much appreciated and very helpful in our mission make the best experiences possible for all.
Funding Public Goods on Fractal Apple
Dan Singjoy created a new show called Fractal Apple and the first episodes featured donations of 500 EOS to public goods creators on Pomelo. You can watch the first episodes below for an introduction to Pomelo and many great public goods creators. Timestamps and more details will be added soon. The announcement tweets are also included below. Thank you for watching!
Dan also introduced the Fractal Apple during a Pomelo Pitch Deck Session and EOS Fireside Chat in the days before the first episode:
You can watch a fun little testimonial video from Dan Singjoy about Pomelo below:
You can watch testimonials from many other great builders here.
How can I raise funding on Pomelo?
You can raise funding for public goods on Pomelo by following the instructions in this video:
How does Pomelo work?
Pomelo empowers communities to fund public goods with an innovative system called quadratic funding. Quadratic funding was first introduced by Vitalik Buterin and others in 2019 article called A Flexible Design for Funding Public Goods. So fat over 2 million dollars has been distributed via Pomelo and much more has been distributed via Gitcoin.
You can read learn about quadratic funding in an article from the Pomelo team entitled The Magic of Quadratic Funding and the following video:
There are many excellent videos about Pomelo and many more being created each season. We are curating a Pomelo Playlist of great videos where you can learn much more about Pomelo.
You can watch the full playlist here and a more curated selection of great introductory videos below:
How Can I Learn More about Pomelo and Pomelo Grants?
Pomelo Pitch Session videos
An article by Yves La Rose exploring Pomelo as a mechanism for funding public goods
An article by the Pomelo team with everything you need to know about public goods on Pomelo