Questions re Open Collectives
This Open Collectives thing is really interesting!! I’m excited to see projects providing more flexibility to community initiatives and DAOs
However I don’t get why the fiscal sponsorship or legal proxy model is avantageous vs. the model described below by @burrrata where the DAO is simply coordinating freelancers.
In the latter case the main DAO could centralize payments from clients and forward them to freelancers. Freelancers invoice the clients directly. Moreover, using a legal proxy or Open Collectives Consultants would still have to issue invoices and have their own legal entity set-up.
Isn’t the legal proxy just adding an intermediary in the process? Is the advantage that we have a central hub with an access to a bank account and fiat?
Another question that comes to my mind is that open collectives is designed to ‘collect recurring or one-off contributions from sponsors, backers, or members’. Is there any way we could tune our consulting initiative to fit within this legal framework?
There is a possibility to open our own Fiscal Host. I’d be curious to go through the process and report what we find here! It might be worth it as well to ping people from Open Collectives. They may have valuable insights for us!