Who's going to pay for all of this?
There are a variety of ways that Sage could generate the funds needed to become self sustaining. Depending on who creates Sage, some of these sources of revenue will be more or less relevant.
POTENTIAL JUMP START FUNDING
- federal grants
- philanthropic grants
- corporate R&D investment
POTENTIAL ONGOING REVENUE STREAMS
- user acquisition fees paid by 3rd parties (e.g. clinics, health services, devices, insurance companies)
- consumers pay directly (e.g. monthly fee)
- insurance companies pay to encourage overall savings
- selling anonymized data
- shared social currency of volunteer hours (e.g. fureai kippu)