Applications for @firstname.lastname@example.org, the North American #platformcoop accelerator, are now open!
Learn more & apply at, well, http://Start.coop
#Kooperatif İşletmeleri Hakkında 8 Gerçek #DayanışmaEkonomisi http://www.platformkoop.org/kooperatif-isletmeleri-hakkinda-8-gercek/
If you're in the fediverse, join us now for a tootstorm on the most recent @email@example.com conference: https://social.coop/tags/platformcoop
For those who want to relive the conversation between Wilma Liebman and
at "Who Owns the World?" Toward the end, Anand recalls how he first came across our work.
@PCC_Global@twitter.com @MilanoSchool@twitter.com #platformcoop
For those who want to relive the conversation between Wilma Liebman and @AnandWrites@twitter.com at "Who Owns the World?" Toward the end, Anand recalls how he first came across our work.
You can't fully control what you don't own.
Deputy Mayor for Strategic Policy Initiatives for New York City J. Phillip Thompson spoke to this at Who Owns the World?, too: https://ia801405.us.archive.org/29/items/platformcoop19/18%20J.%20Phillip%20Thompson%20-%20Special%20Address.mp4
#BigTech drives their profits based on over-consumerism/human addiction, exploitation of data, monopolization, tax breaks/subsidies
Instead, we must put workers and users at the center of every biz model.
The future is @firstname.lastname@example.org & democratized platforms.
Upcoming webinar on 12/11!
"Exit to Community: A New Option for Startups?"
Learn more & register! https://cmci.colorado.edu/medlab/2019/12/01/exit-to-community-webinar.html
If anyone is considering starting an app or platform owned by its workers or users, let us know. We'd love to help and stand with you. (RT for visibility) email@example.com
"The investment potential of platform cooperatives in Europe is significant, as can be seen from the
estimation model. There is nearly €1.3 billion of financial resources that could be allocated to such
entities annually. In Poland, this potential amounts to 47.7 million PLN."
Our new report on #CoopTech / #platformcoops is available online! A market with € 1.3 bln investment potential in Europe could be the beginning of an alternative to #GAFA and #BigTech. Read the report: https://instrat.pl/en/cooptech-en/
"From data sharing as a new co-op principle to ways to organise street workers, the Who Owns The World conference looked at ways to build a new democracy"
Co-operative on our @PCC_Global@twitter.com event
'Fire the bosses': Platform co-ops set out their radical stall - Co-operative News
@TheNewSchool@twitter.com @PCC_Global@twitter.com https://www.thenews.coop/144241/topic/technology/fire-the-bosses-platform-co-ops-set-out-their-radical-stall/
.@SalonieM@twitter.com of @SEWAFederation@twitter.com
stressed that the co-op model itself adds a layer of safety. "There is an awareness that the worker is backed by a collective. This awareness protects the worker against harassment."
#cooperatorsunite cc: @firstname.lastname@example.org @email@example.com
.@CivicHall@twitter.com Thank you, Civic Hall, for your persistent support and collaboration. Let's think about the next steps.
The @firstname.lastname@example.org Conference is starting tomorrow (11/07-11/09) in NYC at @TheNewSchool@twitter.com. You'll get to hear great speakers like Trebor Scholz (its founder and curator), @email@example.com, @AnandWrites@twitter.com, @JulietSchor@twitter.com and many more. RSVP! http://bit.ly/2WNKSZu
Thanks, Ela. A few images to share
Big shoutout to @TreborS@twitter.com & also to Michael McHugh, Angela Difede & team for putting an amazing @firstname.lastname@example.org conference together! I was so happy to meet amazing people and to see many projects progressing and flourishing! Right on, #platformcoop people! #cooperatorsunite THANKS!