In our interview with platform cooperatives expert Nathan Schneider, we learn more about online co-ops and get advice for the Artisans Cooperative
There’s a new name for online cooperatives like ours: platform co-ops. We’re using these platform cooperativism principles to design a fair marketplace for artisans.
More than 1 billion people – 1 in 8 of every human on this earth – are members of a cooperative, and yet the co-op business model is not always widely-known or well-understood. In this post, we’ll break down some of the common misconceptions we’ve encountered in building a cooperative marketplace for artisans.Read More »Top 7 Co-op Myths Debunked
There are several different types of organizations designed to empower workers. In this post, we’ll explain the differences between unions, guilds, professional associations, cooperatives, and collectives.
We are building an online cooperative marketplace for the artisan community. But what does “cooperative” mean? In this post, we give a basic introduction the cooperative business model.