Platform Co-Ops: Competitive Edge, Social Purpose

Recording: Platform Co-Ops: Competitive Edge, Social Purpose, Mar 10, 2018


Jen Horonjeff

Savvy Cooperative

Nathan Schneider

University of Colorado Boulder

Armin Steuernagel

Purpose Ventures eG

Brianna Wettlaufer

Stocksy United

Many online platforms struggle to create a loyal base of value-contributing, brand-championing, fairly treated users. A new generation of startups has turned to a time-tested strategy: shared ownership. Around the world, the "platform co-op" movement is bringing cooperative business models to the online economy. We’ll hear from sustainable, transformative companies that are ultimately accountable not to short-term profits, but to the people they depend on—their users.

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Primary Entry: Music Badge, Platinum Badge, Film Badge, Interactive Badge
Format: Panel
Event Type: Session
Level: Beginner