Joseph Mallord William Turner

Welcome to IBUC

The Internet Bearer Underwriting Corporation


If you're looking for a little background on IBUC, you might want to try Robert Hettinga's former haunts:

Philodox Financial Technology Evangelism
containing material mostly from 1998

Shipwright e$

The Geodesic Economy PDF
Finally, for the not-so-faint-of-bandwidth, here's a 300k+ .pdf file containing all of Mr. Hettinga's Geodesic Economy articles for the Financial Times Virtual Finance Report plus the odd other internet rant, including what financial cryptography protocols you can use to underwrite which financial instrument, cash, equity, debt, and all derivatives thereof, onto the internet, in digital bearer form.


I, Cringely: Paying the Piper
Forget PayPal and MasterCard -- the Key to Micropayments and Making the Web Pay is Just Newfangled Money


We're now in the angel-funded, "memorandum of understanding" phase. Stay tuned for updates to this page as we're legally able to make them.

Or, if you're that interested and qualify with regulators as an "accredited investor" (as defined in Rule 501 promulgated under the Securities Act), contact Robert Hettinga, for more information than you probably ever want...