I waited to comment on this campaign until after it was over. I didn’t want it to color or cloud the novelty & I also wanted an honest evaluation of meeting the outlined expectations & goals. The TS Alliance works very hard on creating new & innovative ways to fund research. I will always appreciate & champion that. That said, I do think this is worthy of a larger discussion because certainly other organizations will see this & try & copy or put their own spin on it; which could raise some potential red flags. I’m not “picking on” the organization with these thoughts. I’m playing devil’s advocate because I know other organizations are certain to see this. They’ll also want to try to replicate it for themselves (like any new idea). They may already be doing that & I’m just not aware of it.