Dear Unstoppable ,I'm conflicted on this pre-proposal.
It's a unique, interesting project. I think it's great. Working to get Dash flowing throughout the agriculture industry of Venezuela is also great. But does Dash really need to be funding this startup, which is not really related to Dash, other than it will be used and encouraged as a payment method?
According to your cash flow spreadsheet you plan to receive 444 dash over the next year. At the current price of $500, that is $222,000.
I'm not sure I'd vote yes for this. A three year Dash exclusivity agreement, in a contract signed with Core, would help.
But really, Dash should not become angel investors in anything and everything simply because it will be offered as a payment method.
Thank you for sharing your doubts.
AgroCognivite has contacted DASH's CORE TEAM to sign the exclusive contract. Our business model is designed and benefits from the DASH platform and we have explained that we will only accept DASH
Technically speaking, it is true, DASH is the payment platform for AgroCognitive, as well as for any merchant today. But our project’s roadmap includes going to work with the farmer’s community and give them workshops how to use DASH in their daily basic economy, the adoption advantages and motivations to trading between them.
You think (and it's reasonable that you think so) that DASH funded our project only acts as an angel, but we believe that DASH earns a lot by reaching the root of the food's chain and extending their influence territory and adoption over time. We are only asking DASH’s Treasury to give us funds to complete AgroCognitive’s initial investment and startup covering two types of crops in 6 months, but then, we will continue investing and training for the follow two years to add more and more types of crops and achieve an international coverage. This second phase investment (not covered by DASH funding) will reach more than USD 500K that AgroCognitive could inject using their own revenues.
Many people have written to us congratulating us for our approach in providing this service with DASH, because it means inserting in the ecosystem an ideal money option for the limitations that the industry has. For example in Discord # DashNation the user @ayo_brezzy told us:
"@jesccs wow. I think I need to read again but this sounds impressive. California has huge agriculture industry and with trumps tax changes this can ease the burden on our migrant families."
We hope that with this explanation we can count on your valuable support and continuous feedback to make this project a reality