Here is a creative idea that I think we’ll see more of in the future. Talented people pre-sell their future income streams to get cash up-front. Shaan Puri mentioned this in a recent My First Million podcast as well.
This particular example is not likely to succeed, however, it can be a good marketing gimmick to get some attention.
Lamba School is doing something similar by offering free coding instruction in exchange for a percentage of graduate’s future salary.