Say you want to throw a party or a trip, but not sure how to pool you and your friend's money to purchase the goods. One way is to have on eperson collect money from everyone, but you run the risk of someone backing out and not contributing to the pool. with thredge, we get rid of that problem. We provide an interface for users to automatically purchase items once a threshold of users commit to purchasing those items from som event. We also provide an interface for businesses to make their product available on this site. Thredge tries to solve the "free rider problem" and the "two prisoners problem" while still maintaining voluntary transactions, instead of compulsion.