Exit to Community (E2C) is an effort to develop alternatives to the standard model of the startup "exit." Rather than simply aiming for an acquisition by a more established company or a public stock offering, could startups aim to mature into ownership by their community of stakeholders? Through policy research, popular education, and partnership with interested startups, MEDLab is exploring pathways for making the answer a yes.
- Tech New Deal: Policies for Community-Owned Platforms
- Exit to Community: Strategies for Multi-Stakeholder Ownership in the Platform Economy
- Digital Kelsoism: Employee Stock Ownership as a Pattern for the Online Economy
- Broad-Based Stakeholder Ownership in Journalism: ESOPs, Co-ops, Blockchains