In-reply-to » Here is the feedback we got from the NLNet Funding Submission we put forward for Salty IM πŸ‘Œ

Interesting, but unlikely to get traction in practice; only interesting for people hosting their own domain.
Overall weighted score: 3.9 out of 7 (with 5.0 being the threshold). As is hopefully clear, we highly appreciate the mission of the project, but think it would need more thought and research to make an impact.

What I think is that the project needs traction. Some network effect and social validation. And that’s not solved with technology, but with social engineering.
I’d recommend inviting/hiring someone with experience growing networks πŸ€”

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