This movement has been coalesced over 4 years of events led by Trebor Scholz and Nathan Schneider and sponsored by the New School in NYC. The last two events being:
I got involved with Platform Cooperativism as a speaker and I spoke last in NYC at this event:
I presented at the event on the nuts and bolts of my coop - how we are structured and earn $ and how we get paid etc. (my segment is on the timeline @ 50:00)
and I also speak in an interview at the conference:
Another interview at the Platformcoop conference with me and Janelle Orsi (a lawyer with http://theselc.org) is featured on the Laura Flanders show http://www.lauraflanders.com/?video=MQaY3cONV7g
I also have a chapter in a forthcoming book on Platform Cooperativism and I am involved in discussions on how to start/help/continue in building the platforms we need to own.
Your voice is welcome and needed!
Here is the start of a list of platform projects in progress now: