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A good time to live on the ocean? 'Seasteaders' double down during pandemic

Our CEO, Joseph McKinney, explains how citizens are looking for new institutions in the wake of Covid 19 and how Startup Societies can be a solution.

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Promueven El Concepto De Ciudades Privadas

The largest newspaper in Puerto Rico covers a Startup Societies Summit that explored the possibility of creating Startup Society projects in Puerto Rico in response to the devastation from Hurricane Maria.

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To Live and Let Live

Our CEO discusses special jurisdiction strategies concerning microstate projects.

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Are Floating Hotels, Office Buildings the Answer to Rising Sea Levels?

More developers see waterborne structures aand other startup societies as a way to alleviate housing shortages and to support temporary events like the 2022 soccer World Cup

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Company that builds 'floating islands' offers $100,000 bounty to any takers

A company attempting to build floating man-made islands as a means of adapting to climate change have offered $100,000 to start-ups and entrepreneurs able to convince their government to host a floating island in their seas...

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Some Crypto-Capitalists Just Want to See the World Burn

In battle, the commander is the first one to go over the top,” Joe McKinney, shirt unbuttoned, wearing a shower cap and one of those airplane neck pillows, exclaims over music swelling from every direction. He’s having a great time...

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