Cooperative / Social Enterprise

This is an always updating map of the most interesting agents, networks, opportunities, events, services, tools and news that we are sure can be useful for a cooperative or a social enterprise as the one you are member of.


Most recent news, events, opportunities

World Social Forum of the Transforming Economies 

Barcellona, 25-28 of June 2020


The World Social Forum of the Transforming Economies is the process of convergence of the different movements of the alternative economy, those which promote transforming economies at a local and international level.

Most useful, interesting networks and ecosystems

Platform Cooperativism Consortium Global

A hub that helps you start, grow, or convert to platform co-ops. Platform cooperativism is a growing international movement that builds a fairer future of work. It’s about social justice and the bottom line. Rooted in democratic ownership,co-op members, technologists, unionists, and freelancers create a concrete near-future alternative to the extractive sharing economy.

Democracy at Work Global

Democracy at Work is a non-profit that advocates for worker cooperatives and democratic workplaces as a key path to a stronger, democratic economic system.

Fairbnb Global is a non extractive alternative to the current vacation rental platforms. We offer the potential for authentic, sustainable and intimate travel experiences while facilitating the development of socially relevant projects within worldwide’s communities.

The Working World Global 

The Working World builds cooperative businesses in low-income communities, using a groundbreaking model that combines non-extractive finance with tailor-made business support.

MolenGeek Europe

MolenGeek is a european network of coworking space where young entrepreneurs come to work on their projects, network and share their experiences.

Social Innovators Community Italy

Social innovators community was born from the enthusiasm of innovative spirits, social lovers, harbingers of a new idea of citizenship (more conscious and aware), to create a shared national network of concrete projects with high social impact.

Guerrilla Translation Spain

Guerrilla Translation is a P2P translation collective and cooperative founded in Spain. Our group is a small but international set of avid readers, content curators and social/environmental issue-focused people who love to translate and love to share.

Most useful, interesting knowledge sources and tools

CoopExchange Global

Coop Exchange is a mobile app that allows anyone in the world, to invest in coops, from anywhere in the world. Global

Co-operative businesses need incubation like any other type of business.Incubation requires skilled and experienced people to do stuff before the business can be formed and operate. allows Projects (pre-formation Co-operatives) looking for those people a place to find them. 

Most relevant trends

Cultural processes: Social impact, complexity, human-centricity, spaces.

Economic processes: local economies, global commons, democracy in the workplace, participation, mutualism.

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