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May 10, 2021

The Slow Demise of Loconomics

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Loconomics, a startup that offered shared services to freelancers, became a darling of academics and allies interested in platform cooperativism. After six years of bootstrapping, product pivots, and one big break that didn’t pan out, Loconomics came to an end in 2020.

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May 18, 2020

Disrupting the Gig Economy with Cooperation

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Cycle courier cooperatives are turning technology on the gig economy giants.

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February 24, 2020

A New Breed of Worker Coops

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Joseph Cureton discusses the holding company model being used by the Staffing Cooperative (now the Orban Cooperative).

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January 6, 2020

What Happened at Who Owns the World?

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Social.coop members talk about the Who Owns the World? platform cooperatives conference.