Date(s) - 09/28/2017
8:00 am - 9:30 am
Around the world, the “platform co-op” movement is bringing cooperative business models—sharing ownership and governance among workers or users—to the online economy. It’s a way to build sustainable, transformative companies that are ultimately accountable not to short-term profits but to the people who drive company innovation or who depend on the platforms most. Hear from leaders in this fast-growing ecosystem about how you can get involved and how recent state legislation has made it easier than ever for Colorado tech companies to implement this model.
- Nathan Schneider, scholar in residence of media studies, University of Colorado Boulder and editor of Ours to Hack and to Own
- Halisi Vinson, executive director of the Rocky Mountain Employee Ownership Center
Hosted by: CU Boulder’s College of Media, Communication, and Information