Today's guest is Helena Merk, current founder of Spirals Protocol. Their mission is to be bringing externalities into the economic model by building regenerative infra for the new economy. Spirals mission in other words is to help people have an access to vote on public goods.
What to do with public goods and how to leverage them for the collective?
Helena recently had a successful exit with her last company called: Glimpse, literally Building belonging! Started with college campuses that went virtual during the covid 19 pandemic, and shifted to remote teams. Acquired by a direct competitor that shared their mission and vision to build a more authentically connected world. Her most recent update is a collaboration between Eco Labs and Spirals Protocol. The Eco Labs mission is to unlock the ability to issue ecological assets at small scales, creating a new career path: Regeneration as an occupation. They’re doing this by focusing on practice-based methodologies for environmental stewardship. Leveraging emerging innovations in dMRV (decentralized + digital measuring, reporting, and verification) to record Proof-of-Impact in a low cost and accessible way.
Together, Eco Labs and Spirals build a positive climate impact flywheel 🤸🏽Collaboration roadmap: Eco Labs stakes with Spirals through $cUSD staking Eco Labs’ practice-based environmental credits are added for review to the climate council If approved, Eco Labs will immediately be eligible for funding! Why Eco Labs? To scale any climate solution, we need to scale remote monitoring and verification. The Impact App by the Eco Labs team does exactly this by: on-boarding Regenerators into dMRV ecosystems, and providing simple dMRV data capture via images & location verification via their mobile app. The team behind Eco Labs is stellar: watching their progress in just the last few weeks in ReFi DAO founder circles, has been exciting.