Information for Start-Ups

With the growing number of start-up worker cooperatives, we have pulled together helpful resources, information, and tools to support your business development. We'll be adding more to resources in the coming weeks.

More details coming soon on how the Institute is able to support start-up worker cooperaratives. In the meantime, please find helpful resources listed below and browse the full Resource Library

Resources for Start-Ups

Worker Co-ops: Weathering the Storm of COVID-19

Mo Manklang, Zen Trenholm, Olga Prushinskaya
In this moment of crisis, worker cooperatives are a reliable, proven solution to address the loss of jobs and income inequality.
COVID-19 has devastated the small business community, and the clock is ticking on permanent shutdowns of small businesses. 45 percent of businesses believe they have less than six months until a permanent shutdown is unavoidable. Tens of millions are still unemployed. Millions of Americans will fall off an “income cliff” when unemployment benefits end.