[ExI] I am lending money to scientists

Tomasz Rola rtomek at ceti.pl
Sat Aug 13 02:38:52 UTC 2011

On Fri, 12 Aug 2011, Adrian Tymes wrote:

> The amounts given seem to be in the microlending category,
> and wouldn't purchase most scientific instruments that are
> able to produce a financial return on investment.
> More seriously, if I read this right, you're offering 10% interest
> *per month*.  That's about 314% per year - loan shark grade.
> Credit cards tend to keep it under 30% per year.

Terrific deal.

If I were a scientist, I would _give_ _you_ my money for, say, 150-200% a 
year, which would probably beat every other form of investment on this 
planet. And I would finance my research from the money you payed me.

Tomasz Rola

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