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WTF is QF?

What is QF (Quadratic Fuding), and what makes it so exciting?

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Quadratic funding is simply an equation for funding that “pushes power to the edges, away from whales & other central power brokers”

If there’s one thing the video game industry knows about, it’s whales. The industry practically invented the term.

We also know about central power brokers. Power in the game industry now revolves around discovery. In the past decade, games have moved from a simple, honest transaction to a nebulous free-to-play model: dominated by whales, and obscured by ad networks and platform in-app purchases. …


Paul Gadi

CTO and Co-Founder at ( | Into Game Design x New Technologies

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