Platform Co-Ops: Competitive Edge, Social Purpose

Mar 10, 2018 |

Speakers

Nathan Schneider

University of Colorado Boulder

Brianna Wettlaufer

Stocksy United

Armin Steuernagel

Purpose Ventures eG

Jen Horonjeff

Savvy Cooperative

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.

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