ZU Capital: Updates & Opportunities for Co-op Members


What are we talking about?

Standing invitation: Finding the Capital Circle on the Member Dashboard:
Zebras Unite Capital
Zebras Unite Capital
  1. We are working on making onboarding into the Capital Circle easier and more delightful.
  2. Reflections on first two capital salons
  3. Upcoming events
    1. Steward Ownership 2022, Berlin 5 - 6 September, 🇩🇪
    2. SOCAP Oct 17 - 20, San Francisco, 🇺🇸
  4. Discussion / Q&A


What are we wanting to remember? - Call #1

  • @Francene streamlining the UX for co-op members who want to join the and lend a hand to the mobilizing of capital
  • Salons — both experiments focused on relationship and trust building
    • European salon was more focused on ecosystem building, exploring strategic partnership opportunity with bcause
    • US one was responsive to a different set of needs
    • next steps here are to debrief and learn for next salons:
      • create feedback form for use in every salon
      • coming up: Canada around September 20th
  • Q&A
    • How to find out more about member opportunities? Handoff between MN and Notion is rough
    • new circle members —> wait until Q3, @Francene will work with interested folks to onboard

What are we wanting to remember? - Call #2

  • Update as above
  • Q&A:
    • Tactical questions around getting capital into co-ops
    • Teeing up Gordon’s coop for a raise in Q1 / 2023, getting them into Canadian capital salon, fill out the Wefunder intake form

Recordings for these sessions:

  • Recording for the first session:
  • Recording for the second session:

Commitments & Action items

Who does what next?