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Co-Ops 201: Exploring your business idea

Tuesday, Jun 11, 2024, 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Have an idea for a business?

Join us to explore if the worker cooperative model is a good fit for you.

Learn about technical assistance and funding opportunities.

Worker cooperatives are values-driven businesses that put worker and community benefit at the core of their purpose.

In contrast to traditional companies, worker members at worker cooperatives participate in the profits, oversight, and often management of the enterprise using democratic practices.

Learn more about opportunities at

Sponsored by MCDC, the UW Center for Cooperatives, Madison Public Library, and the Madison Public Library Foundation.