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Administrator Information
Name Stephen Hinton
E-mail Address staff@avbp.net
Position / Job Title Consultant
First Language English
Organization A Very Beautiful Place
Organization Type Private Enterprise
URL Address avbp.net
Currency System Information
Status Stopped
Year the System was Started 2005
Year the System was Stopped 2008
Community Internet users
City / Urban Area Stockholm
Country Sweden
URL Address cogs.avbp.net
Medium of Exchange Electronic Transaction
Unit of Value Units of Time
Valuation Non-Contract Agreement to Accept Currency
Cost-Recovery Mechanism
  1. FREE - No Charge
  2. Annual Fee (12 months)
Source of Funding Private Donations
Purpose for Establishing System Teach people how to create & spend local currency
Size of Membership 25
Main Goods and Services Traded
  1. Digital downloads
Additional Information

The system works globally for digital downloads. But could work locally as organisations join. It is at Beta stage now and we hope to develop to full release after testing local adaptations.

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Designed by Stephen DeMeulenaere
and Programmed by Albert Fløde
Feedback may be sent to stephen @ complementarycurrency.org