Walls admits that initially the platform could be bias towards one particularagenda, but predicts as it gains traction as a fundraising platform for organisations,and people of different points of view join, this will even out.The Council of Trade Unions, CAFCA, and the 1080 Action Group are among thelist of organisations that will have active campaigns at OneBigVoice's launch laterthis year.
Show me the money
"My goal is to make OneBigVoice as a great example of howbusiness can be run in a responsible way and give back to the community and theplanet," says Walls.Over the last three years, Walls and his business partner have invested more than$350,000 of their own money into the project.Walls says he has been in back-to-back meetings with investors and media for thelast few weeks, trying to raise more money before the launch. So far he is gettingpositive responses from potential investors, he says.OneBigVoice is not a charity, it is a business, and Walls says there is a goodreason for that."We've found charities that do similar things aren't as lean. A lot of the money endsup in administration costs and not going to the actual cost itself," says Walls.The skeleton crew of six includes Walls, his business partner in Switzerland, andfour developers. Features and ideas he would have liked to launch with had to beshelved until more capital was raised."It's been like getting rid of my own children," says Walls.Walls is using another crowdfunding platform to raise money to finishdevelopment on the local politicians function.He has ruled out advertising as he says it would compromise the integrity of thesite."No advertising, we will never have advertising on the site, ever," says WallsSimilar words have been spoken by other tech entrepreneurs. Until only recentlyDavid Karp, founder and CEO of Tumblr, said he would never allow