September 4, 2014

Deepening Impact at Prospera

At Prospera, we're already looking forward to our 20th anniversary year in 2015 with a great deal of excitement. While we're proud of the impact we've had, and the many accomplishments of all the worker-owners in our network, we're also making changes to have...Continue reading »
August 26, 2014

What is a DPO?

A DPO ( Direct Public Offering ) is a way for a business to raise capital directly from its own customers, stakeholders, and community members. This is different from traditional offerings, which involve professional investors who often demand control over...Continue reading »
August 14, 2014

Co-ops Around the World: Cuba

Around the world, worker-owned co-ops are increasingly becoming recognized as a strategy to develop local economies, strengthen grassroots leadership and improve the lives of workers. In this series, we’ll take a closer look at the global co-op movement, and...Continue reading »
July 28, 2014

The 5 Phases of WAGES' History

As WAGES approaches our 20th anniversary, we have been reflecting on our history and we realized that we have gone through five distinct phases since our earliest days. Our first phase was the Formation Phase, which is the story of our establishment as an...Continue reading »