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Exit to Community: Designing Crypto for Social Good

Thursday, April 29, 2021 10-11 a.m. Mountain Time Free webinar Register at Crowdcast As blockchain and cryptocurrency takes another step toward mainstream adoption—think Bitcoin, NFTs, and Coinbase—communities are questioning conventional economic models, and exploring how this technology can enable new alternatives. This webinar will feature blockchain platforms designing solutions that...

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Exit to Community: Emerging Crypto

Friday, February 26, 2021 2-3:30 p.m. Mountain Time Free webinar Watch Collaborative Notes New blockchain-based tokens offer tantalizing possibilities for community ownership. Can these innovations make it easier for startups to become owned by their core stakeholders, in an "ownership economy"? In this webinar, we'll hear from projects that are...

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Exit to Community: Meet the Zine

Monday, August 31, 2020 11 a.m.-noon Mountain Time Webinar To join, register at Crowdcast Starting with a call for "Exit to Community ” in September 2019, we have been exploring what this new option for startups might look like and how to get started. Looking back, what have we learned?...

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Exit to Community: Industry-Wide Accountability

Thursday, August 27, 2020 [updated] 10-11:00 a.m. Mountain Time Webinar Video archive , collaborative notes We hear about corporate social responsibility a lot, and the need for accountability in practice—not just in talk—is more important than ever. This webinar explores how broad-based ownership is being used to create more accountable...

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Exit to Community: Cooperative Product Design

Tuesday, July 21, 2020 10-11:30 a.m. Mountain Time Webinar View the video recording of the event here and the collaborative notes document here . As inclusive design practices catch on, people in building tech tools are asking, "Who really manages the product roadmap? Who ultimately benefits?" This session features leaders...

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Exit to Community: Community Ownership in a Pandemic

Tuesday, June 9, 2020 10-11:30 a.m. Mountain Time Webinar View the video recording of the event here and the collaborative notes document here . The COVID-19 crisis presents the greatest threat to community-based business in generations. But what if their employees and neighbors had the tools to get through this...

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Exit to Community: Distributed Governance

Friday, May 8, 2020 10-11:00 a.m. Mountain Time Webinar View the video recording of the event here and Sita Magnuson's graphic recording here . In the new world made by the coronavirus, there has been a lot of discussion recently about online collaboration and work. But what about governance? If...

When Co-ops and Venture Capital Meet

Tuesday, April 28, 2020 11-12:00 a.m. Mountain Time Webinar View the video recording of the event here . It is a common assumption that cooperative business and venture capital financing don't mix. And there is good reason for this. Venture capital uses investor ownership to drive companies toward a quick,...

Exit to Community: Community Culture

Exit to Community: Community Culture

How can startups create truly empowered communities? A growing network of entrepreneurs, organizers, and investors is exploring the idea of “Exit to Community”—enabling startups to transition toward ownership by their core stakeholders. There are many possible pathways towards this goal, as well as many challenges along the way. But one...

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Exit to Community: Legal Options

January 24, 2020 10-11:00 a.m. Mountain Time Webinar A growing network of entrepreneurs, activists, and investors are exploring the possibility of “exit to community”—enabling startups to transition toward ownership by their core stakeholders. There are a variety of possible pathways toward this goal, as well as a variety of challenges...

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