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"The co-op business model: share whatever you've got"

on Mon, 11/21/2011 - 3:29pm

This was highlighted recently on Hacker News.  I'm sharing it since it does relate very closely to models that Minerva & I are exploring for WasabiNet.

http://sivers.org/sharing

I feel like I know almost nothing about business, because the only business I’ve ever done is the co-op / sharing model.

It goes like this:

1. You already have something that people want.

It might be something you own, something you’ve learned how to do, or access to valuable resources, space, or people.

2. Find a way to share it with everyone who needs it.

Share because it’s what you do for friends, because it’s the