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Encointer is a fundamental redesign of money. Based on the principle of equal opportunity every human gets a universal basic income and a digital ID without relying on a central authority.

Encointer combines the ideas of sovereign money, demurrage and local community currencies and applies blockchain technology to create the local money of tomorrow.

Learn how Encointer avoids the need for a central authority in the following video

Project Status

Encointer is in the prototyping phase. You can already play with our testnets and mobile phone app. We are looking for pilot communities that would like to test the platform in real and issue their own money to boost their local economy and mitigate inequality.

Book

The Encointer Book is an online documentation covering economics, decentralization, software-design and tutorials

Whitepaper

The encointer whitepaper is a technical in-depth article covering the fundamental innovations of encointer:

encointer whitepaper

blog

Development Update

Encointer Testnet Gesell had suffered from a variety of little issues that were caused by an outdated dependency on substrate. Yesterday, Gesell has been restarted with its code based on substrate 2.0.0. Our new release 0.3.6 has been successfully tested with a community of 12’000 bot participants claiming an UBI and performing ceremony meetups at …

First Encointer Ceremony

On July 7th the first local currency was bootstrapped in Zurich by holding a key-signing meetup with our new mobile app (to be released soon)