Starting Worker Co-op Businesses: Tools, Strategies, and Platforms for Success

Image: The Laura Flanders Show, Published Feb 9, 2015.
Image: The Laura Flanders Show, Published Feb 9, 2015.

Saturday, April 30, 2016, 12-4 pm
Environmental Design Building, 1060 18th Street, Room 134 (across the street and two buildings down from Euclid Parking Garage)
University of Colorado Boulder
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  • An introduction to the worker co-op model and an overview of efforts to organize, launch, and sustain worker co-op businesses in Boulder County
  • Speakers from organizations including the Rocky Mountain Farmers Union, the Rocky Mountain Employee Ownership Center, and local co-op businesses
  • Networking opportunities with like-minded participants and presenters for exchanging ideas and deciding next steps
  • Expert panel, tech panel, and established co-op business panel

This event is intended for (1) lower income individuals hoping to start a business, (2) entrepreneurs who want to know more about the model, and (3) established businesses interested in conversion.

Part of the Next System Project Teach-In series and MIT Co-Design Lab’s Co-op DiscoTech. Co-sponsored by Roxanne Peterson and the University of Colorado Boulder’s College of Media, Communication, and Information.