Post-capitalist Entrepreneurship: Startups for the 99%

Taylor & Francis, 2017 - 136 páginas
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Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication -- Contents -- Preface -- Introduction -- Chapter 1: Commons Entrepreneurship -- The City As a Commons -- Community Land Trusts -- Farmers' Markets -- Commons-Based Peer Production -- Open Software -- Open Standards -- Creative Commons -- General Public License -- Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) -- Open Access (Education) -- Open Hardware -- Fab Labs and Maker Spaces -- From Extractive to Generative -- What Is the "Business Model" for a Commons Entrepreneur? -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 2: Benefit Corporations and Associations -- Benefit Corporations and Certified B Corps -- B Corp Case Studies -- Ben & Jerry's -- Peerby -- B Corps for Startups -- Research on 14 B Corp-Certified Companies -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 3: From the Platform Deathstars to Technology-Enabled Platform Cooperativism -- Introduction to Cooperatives -- Mondragon -- Platform Cooperatives -- Business Models of Platform Cooperatives -- Sharing Business Model Compass -- Technology -- Transaction -- Business Approach -- Shared Resources -- Governance Model -- Platform Type -- From Platform Coop Business Dimensions to a Sharing Business Model Canvas -- Sources of Platform Coop Opportunities -- Platform Coops as a Response to Platform Capitalism -- Platform Coop from the Ground Up -- Fairmondo -- Add a Platform to a Functioning Cooperative -- AnyShare: The First FairShares Enterprise -- Loomio, from Enspiral -- Platforms of Platforms -- Freedom Coop -- Future of Platform Coops -- References -- Chapter 4: Alternative Currencies and Place-Based PCE -- Alternative Currencies As a Grassroots Response to Capitalism -- Local Paper Currencies and Hybrid Paper-Cryptocurrencies -- Entrepreneurship and Small Business Associated with Local Currencies -- Borderless Cryptocurrencies

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Boyd Cohen obtained his Ph.D. in entrepreneurship and strategy from the University of Colorado in 2001. Boyd has taught entrepreneurship in Madrid, Spain (Instituto de Empresa); Costa Rica (INCAE), University of Victoria, Simon Fraser University and the University of British Columbia in Canada, UdeSA (Argentina) and currently at the Universidad del Desarrollo (Santiago, Chile). He has published numerous articles on entrepreneurship, sustainability and smart cities in journals such as the Journal of Business Venturing, Technovation, Business Strategy and the Environment, California Management Review, Organization & Environment and many others. Furthermore, Boyd is the co-author, with Hunter Lovins, of the acclaimed 2011 book, entitled Climate Capitalism. In 2016, he published The Emergence of the Urban Entrepreneur (Praeger) with a foreward by Richard Florida. The book immediately shot up and remained to #1 on's hot list for entrepreneurship.

Boyd has also started numerous ventures since 2003 in the areas of green buildigns and communities, Software as a Service (SaaS), mobile applications and carbon origination. Currently he is founder of Urban Innova, a boutique urban innovation consultancy. Boyd is a regular keynote speaker related to topics pertaining to urban innovation and entrepreneurship and smart and sustainable cities around the globe. He has been interviewed for CNN (in Chile), appeared on the cover of trade journals in Sweden and Chile, and cited in hundreds of articles online and in print media and in 2012 was a TEDx presenter.

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