A feminine health concept for the #circulareconomy that my sister has been working on.
I convinced her of the its potential as a #coop
English translation will follow later today
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The longest and last one is on the newspaper. I will buy it, scan it and translate it for you. Thanks
"#Uber has no conceivable path to profitability. Its business model has been based on a massive internal contradiction: using a ginormous war chest to try to achieve a near-#monopoly position in a low-margin, mature business that is fragmented geographically and locally."
A potentially powerful resource for #platformcoops
I'm so impressed by this example of a worker using #open #data to hack their almost-#platformcoop. This is from RideAustin: http://www.eosmath.co/2017/06/k-means-clustering-of-rideshare.html
Update about my 4 articles about #platformcoop for Il Sole 24 Ore.
I sent 3 articles today for the web site (online and connected to the paper edition, next Sunday):
The main article is work in progress (I still have to start writing to be honest) and it will be published in the Sunday edition as a cover story.
Thanks for Your inspiration 😉
Interesting article on subscription business model - the point on 'don't let members drive decision-making' is an interest one for discussion, don't you think? :P
Unexpectedly got to hang out with Mo Manklang of #USFWC and #PACA today in #Burlington! Had a good chat over lunch about #workercoop organizing and how it can better interface with the burgeoning #platformcoop movement. Hoping I can get her on #socialcoop soon! #btv https://social.coop/media/5-3UuPklk3ccSemhCZU
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On the #platformcoop projects I have engaged with - there has always been the tension of (i) the need to raise capital and (ii) the expectation of the need to return capital/surplus through dividends.
But thinking about the structure and needs of #socialcoop - I can't help but think that these are less required.
(i) The model seems scalable without investment and potential self-sustaining in nature.
(ii) Users are more focused on service rather than surplus...
#socialcoop happy to share that established co-operative in the UK - the #phonecoop - has announced a Foundation to support co-operative innovation (including #platformcoops) led by their departing CEO, Vivian Woodell
And show a bit of love if you are on #birbsite: https://twitter.com/Cooperator1/status/876739596096331776