Co-op Workers bursaries to attend OPEN 2018
The Solid Fund is offering members of worker co-ops bursaries to cover the costs of travel and tickets to theRead more.
Riverford boss to speak at OPEN 2018 about converting to employee ownership
We’re very excited to announce that Riverford Organic‘s boss, Guy Watson, will be speaking at OPEN 2018 about giving theRead more.
Hullcoin: can blockchain unlock the hidden value in Hull’s economy?
It might come as a surprise – but something innovative is happening in Hull. Hull is one of those cities,Read more.
The making of the Cooperative Cloud
Co-owned web infrastructure is a clear goal for the co-op movement. As well as ensuring our data is not abusedRead more.
Working Together – 8 innovations for coops and unions
There are now 7.1 million precarious workers in the UK. That is more than 20% of the UK workforce andRead more.
OPEN 2018 – Join us to learn about…
At OPEN 2018, one of the in-depth breakout workshops where we dig into the practicalities, will feature co-op experts explaining howRead more.
Who are the new Co-op weavers?
There’s something exciting happening in the world of co-ops which harks back to the very beginning of the movement. AlthoughRead more.
“Find the others…” at OPEN:2018
Trebor Scholz speaks at OPEN 2017 about the new role for co-ops, unions and tech within the burgeoning cooperative economy.Read more.
OPEN 2018 – The voice of the future
This little 1 min video highlights what to expect at OPEN 2018, the Platform Co-op conference on “Collaborative technology forRead more.
Announcing OPEN 2018 – The Platform Co-op Conference
After an extremely successful event in February 2017 at Goldsmiths University The Open Co-op conference is back with a newRead more.
What would a Co-op Coin ICO look like?
Co-op coins are not a new concept but the days of trading locally minted coins for a pint of milkRead more.
“What happened to the future?” video from NY conference
This superb discussion about Platform Co-ops entitled “What happened to the future?” was the plenary at the recent event “TheRead more.
Belonging is a superpower – Patterns for decentralised organising
If you work in any type of co-op, or non-hierarchical group, with open and inclusive values and aspirations for horizontalRead more.
Inter-generational Collaborative Platforms
At OPEN 2017 one of the open space sessions which was proposed by Phil Carey focused on “Inter-generational Collaborative Platforms”.Read more.
OPEN 2017 – Videos
Watch the videos from OPEN 2017 – The two day conference on Platform Co-ops, organised by The Open Co-op onRead more.
“Creating a financial model that benefits the many over the few” – A Q&A with Brianna Wettlaufer, CEO of Stocksy
Brianna Wettlaufer is the CEO and Co-founder of Stocksy, a platform co-op which offers a highly curated collection of royalty-freeRead more.
Book review – Ours to Hack and Own
If you’ve ever wondered about how a new, collaborative, sustainable, democratic economy might work the new book ‘Ours to HackRead more.
John McDonnell on enabling mass participation to create a democratic economy
In this mini video the Rt Hon John McDonnell MP, Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer, speaks about Labour’s thoughts onRead more.