Le Retz’l (Stub)

Community currency operating in the Pays de Retz in France. Until we add more content to this article, for more information visit their website.

La Sardine (Stub)

Community currency operating in Concarneau France. Until we add more content to this article, for more information visit their website.

Bethelmark (Stub)

Community currency operating in Germany. Now known as the Bethel-Euro. Until we have added more content to this article, for more information see Wikipedia.

Trade Authority (Stub)

Barter Exchange network operating in the US. Until we add more content to this article, for more information visit their website.

The Business Exchange (TBEX)

Introduction The Business Exchange was founded in 1995 by Richard Logie and Linda Sim in Aberdeen, Scotland. It functions as a trade exchange network where members can extend mutaul credit when they trade with eachother. Purpose The principle purpose of the exchange is to support the local economy by providing a platform for local business... Read more

Ropi (Stub)

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Roland (Stub)

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Rheingold (Stub)

Rheingold is a micro-currency established in 2007 enjoying around 1.000 participants. Until we add more content to this article, for more information visit their website.

Freitaler (Stub)

Freitaler is a a regional currency operating in Freiburg and Umgebung. Until we add more content to this article, for more information visit their website.

Beki (Stub)

The Beki is a regional currency operating in the Redange canton of Luxembourg. Valued one-to-one with the Euro, the Beki is designed to stimulate the SME economy and transition towards environmental sustainability. To use the currency, businesses and individuals must become members of “De Kär” – the organisation managing the Beki. Although redeemable for Euros,... Read more

BarterCard (Stub)

Bartercard is a business marketplace with 55,000 cardholders who barter-trade over £33m every month. Until we add more content to this article, visit their website for more information.

Accorderie (Stub)

The Accorderie is a system of exchange of services between individuals established in Quebec in 2002. The system, which aims to fight against poverty and social exclusion, allows members to exchange services of all kinds. Until we add more content to this article, for more information visit their website.

LETS in UK (Stub)

This article will provide an overview of the LETS network in the UK. Please contribute if you can!

SEL in France (Stub)

This article will provide an overview of the SEL network in France. Please contribute if you can!

LETS in NL (Stub)

The article will provide an overview of the LETS network in the Netherlands. Please contribute if you can!

OS Currency (Stub)

Open Source Currency is community currency software that uses the OpenTransact Protocol. It is always open source and always free to download. Until we add more content to this article, for more information visit their website.

Open Coin (Stub)

The opencoin project is about “digital cash”. They have developed a protocol to use the original idea of electronic cash in daily life. For this they have also developed a system consisting of mining software, wallet software and everything that is necessary to have a system for anonymous electronic transactions. Until we add more content... Read more

CES (currency) (Stub)

The Community Exchange System (CES) is a community-based exchange system that provides the means for its users to exchange their goods and services, both locally and remotely. It could also be described as a global complementary trading network that operates without money as it is commonly understood. Until we add more content to this article,... Read more

Kekfranc (Stub)

Kekfranc is a local currency in Hungary. Until we add more content to this article, for more information visit their website.

Torekes (Stub)

The ‘Toreke’ is the local currency of Ghent’s Rabot-Blaisantvest district. Residents earn Torekes by helping out in the local community, from maintaining public spaces to running activities with local children. They can cash in their hard-earned reward at the local food shop, rent an allotment, have their bicycle repaired or buy a bus or theatre... Read more

Dam

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Introduction The Dam platform was started by seven independents in the city of Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The Dam Foundation was established in June 2013 and Dam was launched publicly on 1 August 2013. In the first six months, 220 accounts were activated, 80% of them being local enterprises. Dam is entirely virtual; there are no... Read more

C3 Uruguay (Stub)

The C3 Uruguay harbors a double accounting system in which both pesos as well as dollars can be administrated. This reflects the reality of the Uruguayan financial system where the use of dollar has a agreed place. Consequently members have an account in which the units have the same value as the national currency –... Read more

Shire Silver (Stub)

Shire Silver combines the best properties of old fashioned precious metal coins with the ease of use and convenience of more modern currencies. Until we add more content to this article, for more information visit their website.

Liberty Dollar (Stub)

The Liberty Dollar was a private currency produced in the United States. Until we add more content to this article, for more information visit Wikipedia.

Ithaca Hours (Stub)

Introduction Ithaca HOURS was launched in 1991 by Paul Glover when faced with a poor economic conditions decided that ‘our city needed more money and more control of what money does so we thought, ‘why not print our own” . Purpose Ithaca Hours is a local currency system that promotes local economic strength and community... Read more

Abeille (Stub)

Abeille is the name of a community currency started in 2010 in Villeneuve-sur-Lot, France. It is named after the French word for bee. The Abeille program is intended to promote local commerce. The Abeille operates with a fixed exchange rate: 1 Abeille = €1.

Minuto (Stub)

‘Minuto Time Voucher’, called Minuto, is based on the possibility that everybody can issue his or her own means of payment. Minutos, which are used similarly to cash, are a truly decentralized means of payment.

Dreyecker (Stub)

A local currency in Germany. Until more content is added to this article, for more information visit their website.

Eusko

The Eusko is a regional currency launched in 2013 in Bayonne, a city in the French Basque Country (known by the locals as the Pays Basque nord). As of October 2013, it is the largest complementary currency of France with more than 466 members (either enterprises or associations) as well as 2,300 individual users. In the same period, there were 170,000 Euskos in circulation (Chapel, 2013). Read more

Air Miles (Loyalty Scheme)

Air Miles programmes are a form of complementary currency that function as a brand loyalty scheme, in this case for frequent flyers. Air Miles are ‘points’ or ‘credits’ awarded by airlines or other companies to customers, which may be redeemed against flights or as discounts on purchases. Read more

De Zuiderling (Stub)

Time based currency operating in the Rotterdam area. Until more content is added to this article, for more information visit their website.

Tijdpunten (Stub)

Time based currency in the Zeeland region of the Netherlands. Until more content is added to this article, for more information visit their website.

TradeQoin

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TradeQoin is a complementary currency launched in 2013 in the Netherlands by Qoin as part of the CCIA project. It is a trade network for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) that facilitates the exchange of goods and services within the network’s members through marketing and the use of a digital currency: the TradeQoin. Read more

Ven

Ven is a global digital currency used by members of a global collaboration network service, Hub Culture. Ven is used to buy, share, and trade knowledge, goods, and services globally. It is the first virtual currency to be used in the financial markets and the first used in commodity and carbon credit trading Read more

Fureai Kippu

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The Fureai Kippu (literally ‘ticket for a caring relationship’) refers to a variety of Japanese national schemes and networks of mutual support dedicated to providing elderly care through the exchange of a complementary currency Read more

Ripple

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Ripple is an online global payment network through which transactions can be made in any currency at low cost. Read more

Banco Palmas

Banco Palmas is a community bank in Fortaleza, Brazil, that issues a local currency since 2000. The bank offers microcredits in the Palmas currency (interest-free) and in Brazil’s national Real currency (interest rate 2%). Read more

Wära

Introduction The Wära was a stamp scrip currency used in Germany in 1926-1931 applying the concept of demurrage. It gained impetus in 1929 when a mine owner used Wära to restart a bankrupt lignite mine in Bavaria. The local economy got such a boost that many firms in Germany adopted the currency. In 1931 the... Read more

Freicoin

Freicoin (FRC) is a currency that has been developed using the Bitcoin platform (See cryptocurrency), where the creation and transfer of coins is based on an open-source and peer-to-peer cryptographic protocol that is independent of any central authority. Read more

Noppes

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Introduction Noppes was the first and is one of the largest LETS in the Netherlands. Its users are inhabitants of the capital city, Amsterdam. Noppes is also the (plural) name of the currency central to the LETS . Purpose Noppes was launched with the aim to facilitate the sharing economy in Amsterdam. Using Noppes, citizens can... Read more

Makkie

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The Makkie is a timebanking currency combined with a loyalty scheme, run in the Makassarsquare neighbourhood in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Read more

WIR Bank

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The WIR Bank, or WIR (German for 'we'), is an independent community currency system in Switzerland that serves businesses in hospitality, construction, manufacturing, retail and professional services. Read more

Berkshares

BerkShares is a local 'Regiogeld' currency that circulates in The Berkshires region of Massachusetts, U.S. It was launched on September 29, 2006 by BerkShares Inc., with research and development assistance from the New Economics Institute. Read more

M-Pesa

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In March 2007, the leading cell phone company in Kenya, Safaricom, launched M‐PESA, an SMS-based money transfer system that allows individuals and businesses to deposit, transfer, and withdraw funds using their cell phone to anyone with another phone. Read more

Talente Vorarlberg

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Talente Taauschkreis Voralberg (literally Talent Exchange Circle), is a time bank established in 1996 to strengthen community networks in the Voraldberg region in Austria. Read more