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A list of hacker / general technology / not-bad politics cooperative labour providers.

Institutionalized / non-institutionalized, worked owned co-ops, NGOs, fiscally sponsored hacker groups, etc.


Revisions:
    2016-11-19 stub
    20170805 touch
    2017 last full overview
    20200320 move-in
    20200402 touch
    2020/08 oversee


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Also see ... !


    @ totalism.org

:
    * 🔗non-shitty #tomerge - has a part on tech coops too !
    * 🔗coop-index : for general overview + relating
    * 🔗coop : for the Totalism Coop
    * 🔗alike : for hackbases, etc



    List of lists

:
    * http://github.com/hng/tech-coops
    * http://www.reddit.com/r/cooperatives/
    * http://github.com/mwmeyer/awesome-tech-cooperatives
    * [...]





THE LIST

    techcultivation.org (CCT)

basic links:
    * http://techcultivation.org
    * new site preview: http://techcultivation.org/preview
    * Docs (Sphinx): http://techcultivation.org/docs !!!!
    * Redmine : http://issues.techcultivation.org/projects/cct-orga/issues?query_id=1
    * #techcultivation on OFTC (needs SSL: port 6697)
    * mailing list: http://lists.techcultivation.org/mailman/listinfo
    * "Onion Space" office in Berlin (no site yet)

specific docs:
    * Whitepaper : http://techcultivation.org/docs/cct-whitepaper.pdf
    * http://techcultivation.org/docs/legal/cct-satzung.pdf
    * http://techcultivation.org/docs/legal/cct-bylaws-en.pdf Bylaws in English
    * [...]

more/temp:
    * http://gitlab.techcultivation.org/techcultivation/docs/blob/master/FAQ.md :
        (not published yet)
    * [...]

related:
    * Umbrella:
        * pads (historic discussions that spurred the project):
            http://www.hacksalad.org/umbrella/index ("umbrella" pads)
        * mailing list:
            http://lists.headstrong.de/pipermail/umbrella/
        * #umbrella on OFTC
    * http://cypherchaikhana.org/ :
        "another project that came from Umbrella"
        (site currently empty)
    * [...]



    fair.coop & freedom.coop

A very spread out system, with a lot of motion. Several entities and initiatives.

http://freedomcoop.eu/
"A European Cooperative Society (SCE) that creates toolkits for self-management, self-employment, economic autonomy and financial disobedience for individuals and groups striving for fairer social and economic relationships. "

http://fair.coop
Has own currency (FairCoin) and seemingly quite a lot of capital.

#TODO



    bits.coop

http://bits.coop +substack !



    Enspiral

https://enspiral.com/
https://www.betterworktogether.co/
Also see http://p2pfoundation.net/Cobudget

enspiral has "members"

<joshua.vial
    "you can work on the biggest issues of our time, and get paid well for it"
    https://joshuavial.com/capped-returns/
    "Life mission: transform capitalism into a generative planetary force"
    hmmmmmm



    CIC

http://cooperativa.cat/en/
CIC (Cooperative Integral Catalonia)

Key parts:
    * integral revolution
    * Calafou
    * internal accounting model
    * (was presented at CoopCon, see notes there!)
    * [...]






*** MORE, UNSORTED !


( ~2017 )

via:
    http://www.facebook.com/groups/272812582821861/permalink/1089647774471667/
some "freelance" sites, like:
    * fiverr
    * toptal.com
    * [...]

http://www.union-coop.org/
"union of cooperatives with anticapitalist values" !

* "Umbrella" loose group, mostly @ CCC events:
    * (CCT came out of this effort)
    * http://www.hacksalad.org/umbrella/index
    * especially http://meep.pads.ccc.de/umbrellaCTS
    * previous meeting notes!!! :
        http://www.hacksalad.org/umbrella/minutes

* http://publicsoftware.eu/ :
    founded by Simon Phipps (of Sun & OSI fame) and Andrew Katz (of Solderpad Hardware License fame)
    a "Community Interest Company", see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Community_interest_company
    <hook

* http://commonsconservancy.org/ :
    founded by NLnet, headed by Michiel Leenars
    interesting solutions, for example:
        * "shared asset forking"
        * "project hibernation, graduation"
    <hook

[00:55:20] <substack> I also know people at http://tableflip.io/ and http://fairydust.agency/

* Idea - "Open Source Hackers Cooperative" (2009):
    * http://scale-out-blog.blogspot.si/2009/08/building-open-source-hackers.html
    * also includes "Community members, who use the software, test it, and contribute patches" (so a hybrid coop)
    * also see comments!, pointing to:
        * http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vNjSbvBgV70
        * some dead links (mail sent)

* http://irq7.fr/ :
    <lunar

* This post ( http://www.facebook.com/groups/p2p.open/permalink/907767079267472/ ) mentions:
    * http://p2pfoundation.net/Category:P2P_Economic_Networks
    * [...]

* Jubilee @Brussels !:
    http://jubilee-art.org/?rd_page=4-2&lang=en
    #tomeet

* Assembly?:
    "Made in China. Done Right".
    http://twitter.com/asm
    ---------------
    """
    Assembly
    @asm
    Nov 10, 2015
    Assembly is shutting down Dec 6th https://assembly.com  We're grateful to all who supported us & sorry for any inconvenience this causes.
    """

* GuiFi mesh network:
    http://guifi.net/

* https://criticalengineering.org :
    they do workshops!
    +julian.oliver

* hackers without borders e.v. ?:
    http://events.ccc.de/congress/2014/wiki/Session:Hillhacks:_hackers_without_borders:_vereinsgr%C3%BCndung
    +sva

* http://hf.cx/coop/ :
    startupish stuff, to a very limited extent some sort of a "hacker/founder coop"

* http://www.chaos-consulting.de/ :
    (via 33c3 assembly)

* indiehosters?

* las indias ?

* Edgeryders's plans ??

* tg's plans:
    would like to do research

* almereyda & admin coop ?

* Kamiel Choi's FB post here pointing to blog post here




( 2019-... )

<tobe
"""
i'm co-founder of ko-lab.space, and another co-founder is manager in ecoso.be and thus good links and did some projects together like tools-library and such
"""

So36 @berlin
https://so36.net/

many more! #tomerge
https://riseup.net/en/security/resources/radical-servers

https://coop.exchange/blog/23760793-d7b9-11e9-a6c8-06ceb0bf34bd/two-cool-digital-services-from-a-finnish-coop-banking-giant
EXAMPLE OF TWO SERVICES:
    * 1) Bulk purchasing by 40% of population in Finland !!! :-O:
        """OP Group-buying platform enables businesses to sell products to OP members. The more members there are that place an order for a product, the cheaper the price gets for everyone."""
    * 2) Easy Biz:
        """The commission is 5% for the first 30 000€ billed per year. It does the accounting and taxes, allowing the self-employed to focus on their work."""
        #thl #case
    * THIS REALLY SHOULD BE UNIVERSALIZED !!!
-------------------------
"Co-ops of the near future could find themselves asking less what they can do for their members and more what their members—and potential members—can do for each other.”


Great quote ! #solidarity


****** (2020-03)

https://www.commonscloud.coop/en/
nextcloud + discourse instance
"""
CommonsCloud is a project to contribute, from Catalonia, to the consolidation of a commons ecosystem, based on the principles of community self-management, ecological, economic and human sustainability, shared knowledge and replicability. It should meet social needs, especially those that are not attended or insufficiently served by the market.
"""

https://collective.tools/
"""
Wouldn't it be possible for organisations to pool their resources in order to run secure and user friendly cloud services without relying on big tech? That was the question that we, Petter Joelson, long time entrepreneur and web strategist for civil society organisations and Andreas Jonsson, climate and social justice activist, asked ourselves in 2018. 
When we met Trebor Scholz a few months later and heard about platform cooperativism as an exciting new business model for internet companies, the structure of Collective Tools fell into place. 
"""
_____________
https://collective.tools/features.html
nextcloud + rocket.chat + deck
___________
several plans, basic:
"""
20.00€ / month == 240€/year
"""
_________
connected to https://digidemlab.org/


https://twitter.com/cmmonknowledge



https://eventinfra.org/
"""
EventInfra supports non-profit/community-run events by providing network infrastructures.
Stichting EventInfra is an open project that is founded by members of Stichting Bitlair, the hackerspace in Amersoort (NL).         EventInfra supports several EU-based tech-events by providing loans for networking equipment.
Looking for a network infrastructure for your event? Tell us about your event.
"""

https://twitter.com/CoLabCoOp
<danny.spitzberg


https://www.webarchitects.coop/
@sheffield
https://www.webarchitects.coop/support https://www.webarchitects.coop/hosting


http://solarsistemas.net/
@argentina


some systematics <varia <constant etc :
    * https://etherdump.vvvvvvaria.org/publish/digital-solidarity-networks.raw.html <> https://pad.vvvvvvaria.org/digital-solidarity-networks :
        → 🔗hacker-tools !
        """Let's chat further on IRC, in the #digital-solidarity-networks channel"""
    * https://etherdump.vvvvvvaria.org/publish/self-hosting-together.diff.html
    * https://pad.constantvzw.org/p/elephant
    * http://vvvvvvaria.org/en/pages/collective-infrastructures.html#online-hosting
    * [...]


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mondragon_Corporation
"""
The Mondragon Corporation is a corporation and federation of worker cooperatives based in the Basque region of Spain. It was founded in the town of Mondragon in 1956 by graduates of a local technical college.  Its first product was paraffin heaters. It is the tenth-largest Spanish company in terms of asset turnover and the leading business group in the Basque Country. At the end of 2014, it employed 74,117 people in 257 companies and organizations in four areas of activity: finance, industry, retail and knowledge.[3] By 2015, 74,335 people were employed. Mondragon cooperatives operate in accordance with the Statement on the Co-operative Identity maintained by the International Co-operative Alliance.
"""


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