We’ve been busy taking what we’ve learnt from other groups at the currency conference to put together a pilot to test and pave the way to launch our currency. We’re following in the footsteps of Kingston Pound in a way. So at Kingston, they first had a trail with paper currency at a food festival … More Pilot!
By now you might have heard about our plans to create a local currency for Birmingham. But what is the point? What is the goal of creating a Birmingham Pound? A local currency will help small and independent businesses, and reduce corporate dependency. It will be a vehicle for people to become aware of the … More What’s the use of a local currency?
Birmingham Pound will have a presence at next week’s Sharing Cities event at Impact Hub on Thursday 12th May, 7pm. This will primarily feature the excellent speaker Julian Agyeman, discussing the theme of his new book “Sharing Cities: a case for truly smart and sustainable cities”. Julian combines the concept of “sharing” with smart technology … More Sharing Cities -event 12th May