Blockchain Alliance Europe is Now Officially a Cooperative
We are happy to announce that Blockchain Alliance Europe has officially become a Cooperative. We believe this structure is much more in alignment with our ideals and goals, as the cooperative values are based on “self-help, self-responsibility, democracy, equality, equity and solidarity”.
For all of you who have been following our work for some time now, you already know Blockchain Alliance Europe has been established with the purpose of mutual assistance in the field of business development, networking and cooperation.
We are here to connect individuals, businesses and ideas in the blockchain sphere, organize and participle at the events dedicated to raising the awareness of the blockchain technology, build bridges between traditional industry and innovation, overcome legislative obstacles, and above all, represent blockchain companies that have successfully added to the growth of the blockchain ecosystem.
To us, it is of the utmost importance that the Blockchain Alliance Europe cooperative members all believe in the ethical values of honesty, openness, social responsibility and caring for others, and our organization feels humble and proud to be their representative. This is why we will be basing all of our future activities on the following values and principles:
1. Voluntary and open membership
Cooperatives are voluntary organisations, open to all persons able to use their services and willing to accept the responsibilities of membership, without gender, social, racial, political or religious discrimination.
2. Democratic member control
Cooperatives are democratic organisations controlled by their members, who actively participate in setting their policies and making decisions. Men and women serving as elected representatives are accountable to the membership.
3. Economic participation by members
Members contribute equitably to, and democratically control, the capital of their cooperative.
4. Autonomy and independence
Cooperatives are autonomous, self-help organisations controlled by their members. If they enter into agreements with other organisations, including governments, or raise capital from external sources, they do so on terms that ensure democratic control by their members and maintain their cooperative autonomy.
5. Education, training and information
Cooperatives provide education and training for their members, elected representatives, managers, and employees so they can contribute effectively to the development of their co-operatives.
6. Cooperation among cooperatives
Cooperatives serve their members most effectively and strengthen the cooperative movement by working together through local, national, regional and international structures.
7. Concern for community
Cooperatives work for the sustainable development of their communities through policies approved by their members.
Blockchain Alliance Europe openly welcomes new members. You can connect with us and learn more by sending us an e-mail.