Whole earth foundation

We Democratize
Infrastructure Management

The revolution starts with you. Join the counterculture. Decentralize our infrastructure
Solution

Crowdsourced data collection and
infrastructure management

Crowdsourcing data collection can capture real-time conditions of infrastructure, help digitize new information, creating a single comprehensive source of infrastructure and environmental data

Problem

Imbalanced access to information between service providers and citizens
The lack of general incentive among parties to challenge the status quo

Approach

Get access to tools to visualize information regarding your infrastructure and environment
Earn rewards for your contributions, become engaged with your community, and collaborate with service providers to build a smarter infrastructure
Ecosystem

A one-of-a-kind
data exchange ecosystem

The ecosystem comprises the following three key groups

Information
Providers

Information providers (mainly general citizens) can access the environmental database and contribute data to earn utility tokens.

Infrastructure
Service Providers

Infrastructure service providers can utilize the environmental database and tools created by third-party developers to improve development projects’ efficiency.

Partners

Partners can access the environmental database to develop novel tools that benefit the infrastructure and the environment, help publicize our project and vision to the world, and much more.
Tools

Equip yourself with tools

Build and utilize the environmental database
Tools

Bringing Game to Infrastructure

Play hard, earn rewards
Tools

Machine Learning Applications

Use intelligent machine learning applications powered by the environmental database to obtain predictive insight about local infrastructure and make smarter decisions
Usecase

Think broadly

Limitless industries and sectors

Water

Reduce maintenance costs and maximize water savings!

Energy

Build smarter, more energy-efficient buildings!

...and Many more!

We are constantly looking for new and creative ideas. Contact us to get involved!
News

The latest on WEF

Progress at light speed
Timeline

Our journey to success

Past, current and future milestones

Q1 2021

Q2 2021

Upcoming Milestones

Project Genesis.
Partnership with Fracta, Inc.
Begin development of the Whole Earth Explorer Application.
Partnership with Nppon Chutetsukan a major Japanese water infrastructure firm.
Begin development Proof-of-Concept (PoC) project.
Release Beta Version of Whole Earth Explorer
First pilot test of PoC project.
Expand partnerships opportunities with supporting organizations.
Expansion of PoC Project from pilot phase.
Official release of PoC Project.
Creating avenues to exchange WEC for goods and services.
Whole earth foundation

White Paper

The Whole Earth Foundation proposes to utilize the Whole Earth Access (WEA) platform to connect general citizens (or information providers) and infrastructure service providers by providing access to a database containing detailed information about their infrastructure, and an ecosystem designed to facilitate communication and collaboration.
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Team

Meet the Makers

Our team consist of industry-leading experts from across the world

Daiki Moriyama

Daiki began his career at the Boston Consulting Group, where he worked in management consulting for a wide range of industries, including telecommunications, banking, securities, automotive, energy, and pharmaceuticals. Later, at Deloitte Tohmatsu Venture Support, he served as an advisor for technology startups, head of corporate planning, and head of government relations, contributing to the firm’s growth from 10 to 100 employees. He then moved to Tel Aviv, Israel, where he worked at Deloitte Israel as the first and only Japanese expatriate in Israel’s professional firms. He provided technology scouting services to Japanese companies, fundraising/M&A advisory services to Israeli startups, and government project execution. He holds a Master of Applied Physics from the University of Tokyo and a Master of Design Methods from the IIT Institute of Design.

Hiroaki Sengoku

Hiroaki received his Ph.D. degree in Geographic Information science from The University of Tokyo. While doing his Ph.D., Hiroaki established Microbase Inc, Ltd, a company based on location-based data, winning several awards, including the Best Technology Award at the 7th Campus Venture Grand Prix and the G-Award from the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport, and Tourism. He has also been involved in R&D related to location information, jointly developing “Machilog” with Dentsu inc and Docomo Insight Marketing Co., Ltd. He also holds several other positions as the director of NPO Inoshachu, Visiting Associate Professor, Center for Urban and Real Estate Science, Reitaku University, and Visiting Researcher, Center for Spatial Information Science, University of Tokyo.

Koki Sasagawa

Before joining the Foundation, Koki worked at top academic institutions such as the University of Michigan and Stanford University. During his time at Michigan, he was a core developer at Knowledge Grid, a startup focused on providing a platform that made publicly generated medical research data more applicable for translational medicine use cases. At Stanford, he was involved in research, applying supervised and unsupervised machine learning to uncover the relationship between immune cells and heart disease development. He has also held a senior engineering role at an AI-based e-commerce startup, building on their products’ core components. He currently holds a B.S. in Genetics and Genomics from UC Davis and an M.S. in Science of Information (Data Science) from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

Takashi Kato

Takashi is currently the Co-founder and CEO of Fracta Inc. This company utilizes artificial intelligence to rapidly identify and understand the impact of an unplanned failure of aging water pipe infrastructure and improve the overall reliability. Previously, Takashi was a Co-founder & CFO of SCHAFT, the humanoid robotics startup which was awarded the first prize at the 2013 U.S. DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) Robotics Challenge Trials. SCHAFT was acquired by Google in the same year. He was also a visiting scholar at Stanford’s US-Asia Technology Management Center (US-ATMC) and is currently acting as visiting professor of Tohoku University. Takashi has been published in the following articles including Bloomberg, The Economist, The Financial Times, Fast Company, CNBC, Business Insider (Japan), and Forbes (Japan). In 2019, he was the recipient of the WIRED Audi Innovation Award (Japan). He was also recognized as the “Top 100 globally respected Japanese people” by Newsweek Japan. Takashi holds a B.Eng. degree in applied physics from Waseda University and an MBA from the Australian National University.

Yumiko Nishimura

Yumiko, also known as Mimi, is a freelance producer specialized in international business development and a writer/columnist covering Japanese readers. Before working independently, Mimi worked at Stanford University as the Associate Director of the Comparative Healthcare Policy Research Project at Asia/Pacific Research Center. There, she conducted various international comparative studies and also organized international conferences with timely themes that were both well received. Mimi is the founding member of the Ronald McDonald House Children’s Charities Japan Foundation and is still active on the board there.

Kengo Nakajima

Kengo started developing games when he was in elementary school. Since the late ‘90s, he has worked on MMORPGs for browsers, multiplayer games for PCs, and home video games. In 2000, he started to produce and sell VCE, a middleware for online games, and in 2010, he created a platform for indie game development and cloud games. Since the summer of 2016, he has been in charge of the development of the communication middleware business as CTO of Monobit, Inc. Currently, he spends his days working and raising his children in the rice farming area of Toyama.

Jordan Breslow

Jordan is an established leader in the tech industry, serving as former General Counsel for several successful businesses such as Etsy, a widely popular e-commerce website focused on selling handmade or vintage items and craft supplies. He has also held positions in the past as General Counsel for New Island Capital Management, an impact investment advisor, Silver Spring Networks, a leading green technology company, and Opsware and GeoWorks, both successful private-to-public software companies. He also served as a business development attorney for leading law firms.

Luan Do Thanh

Luan is Technical Lead of our engineering team.

Tuan Anh Dao

Tuan is Full Stack Engineer and well known to block chain system.

Manh Tuan Hoang

Manh is Senior Developer.

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