Start Up a New Cooperative Business
Co-op Dayton supports startup businesses in the Dayton region that are employee-owned or commit to implement employee ownership.
Our basic services include:
The design of a cooperative governance model and formal bylaws
The implementation of open book management practices
Ongoing employee-owner training on cooperative business finance, operations, and governance, including leadership development
For startup businesses that meet a compelling community need, like the Gem City Market, Co-op Dayton may offer additional services.
Our additional services include:
Market research and the development of a business plan
The development of a financial model and finance strategy
Project management of the business and finance plans
Community and stakeholder engagement