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David commented on A Revolving Fund for Solar Energy [Updated Feb 9]

Hi, Revolving Fund,

We are interested in working with you guys. Please email us at solarpower@rain.yt

Sincerely
David Svarrer / Thomas Høyer
Rational Intuitive IVS

Dear Abeer,

https://preciousplastic.com

We are releasing our drawings only when we are finished with the development.

You can see some of the plastic components on our project page, Nexus 7 Solar Concentrator  it is some of the images with the white and yellow plastic pieces :-)

Sincerely
David Svarrer

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David commented on Nexus 7 Solar Concentrator

This is great proposal, looking forward to working with you too. It is very interesting that investors apparently finds the unique collaboration created on this OpenIDEO between our many projects worthy their investments. It is also interesting how the new investment models such as cooperative investments, and Crowd are going strongly forward compared to "Venture Vapitalist Takes It All". I guess it is also based on that many of the new and very aggressive sales methods is apparently similar to our model, where everything but a few parts are being given away to those where it practically would be most smart that those parts are being produced, thereby we hold on just to a few components which then are linked to a miniscule profit, keeping us alive. Our profit per unit is reduced by factors 20, 30, 50 - while due to the scale of the business, we earn some 30% or so compared to traditional expansion strategy, however, as we reach the market much much faster, like in 18 to 36 months, we have a larger profit over 36 months than we would have over 20 years, and, with much less work, and a price per unit much more affordable per user, than compared with the normal expansion model, due to that not only is the profit lower (causing lower price), but also production cost, transportation cost, trade cost, distribution cost are lower, thereby the final price for the consumer is by factors lower in the Give Away solution, while we still earn much more per year with much less work. It is interesting...