Co-operatives or CoOp’s

Co-operatives are a form of business just like a Pty Ltd company. A Co-operative can do any type of business that a company can. However, Co-operatives across the world share a similar ethos

The 7 Principles

  1. Voluntary and open membership
  2. Democratic member control
  3. Member economic participation
  4. Autonomy and independence
  5. Education, training, and information
  6. Co-operation among co-operatives
  7. Concern for Community

Mutual Benefits

At incubator.coop we help any type of Cooperative to ‘Form, Organise, Fund and Operate’.

The exciting areas of new CoOp formation include:

– Community Owned Enterprises – anything from a pub to a post-office, school to satellite, house to hospital

– Online or Platform CoOperatives – these are being created by online communities in place of VC-backed platforms