UnFound is for tech founders and start-ups looking for a different way to set-up and run platform businesses.

It brings together platforms that would like to go about their business in a more collaborative and inclusive way. Find out how we can make the digital economy our own.

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You probably have lots of questions about platform co-operatives and how this all works. We have the answers!

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Why UnFound?

  • Digital companies are monopolising key economic sectors
  • Labour platforms are encouraging precarious employment practices
  • Co-operatives can expand their presence in the digital economy
  • There is a demand for user and worker-owned digital platforms
  • Co-operative models can be more competitive than investor-owned models
  • Crowdfunding can challenge investor capital


Interested to know more? We’re hosting 24 FREE events in 12 tech hubs across the UK. Join us:

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UnFound is an accelerator programme for platform co-ops in the UK. The next accelerator will run in 2020 – throughout 2019 we will be taking UnFound on the road to tech hubs across the UK.

UnFound is delivered by Co-operatives UK and Stir to Action and funded by The Hive, a programme for co-ops from Co‑operatives UK funded by The Co‑operative Bank.

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