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Opolis Public Radio (OPR) digs into how a rapidly changing world is impacting our lives and what we can do about it, with a focus on freelancing, finances and the future of work. Opolis is an employment cooperative, open for anyone to join, that is structured to incorporate member input to solve common challenges. Opolis has developed systems that give freelancers and gig workers access to the same benefits as corporate employees as well as financial automation tools that automate quarterly taxes and help achieve peace of mind. Learn more by tuning in to recorded podcast episodes right here or visit https://opolis.co/.

Opolis Public Radio | Freelancing, Finances and the Future of Work Opolis

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Opolis Public Radio (OPR) digs into how a rapidly changing world is impacting our lives and what we can do about it, with a focus on freelancing, finances and the future of work. Opolis is an employment cooperative, open for anyone to join, that is structured to incorporate member input to solve common challenges. Opolis has developed systems that give freelancers and gig workers access to the same benefits as corporate employees as well as financial automation tools that automate quarterly taxes and help achieve peace of mind. Learn more by tuning in to recorded podcast episodes right here or visit https://opolis.co/.

    Episode 15: Gitcoin & Opolis Partner to Help Freelance Developers Get Health & Employment Benefits as Part of Employment Commons Coalition

    Episode 15: Gitcoin & Opolis Partner to Help Freelance Developers Get Health & Employment Benefits as Part of Employment Commons Coalition

    On Opolis Public Radio (OPR), we dig into how changes in the world are changing people’s lives with a focus on freelancing, finances and the future of work.
    With Opolis, freelancers and gig workers everywhere have access to the same health benefits, life and disability insurance, and other services that only corporate employees have had access to traditionally.
    Subscribe to Opolis’ YouTube channel here to stay in the loop and join the discussion on Twitter at https://twitter.com/Opolis. 
     Speaker: Kevin Owocki is the founder of Gitcoin.co, a blockchain-based network for growing open source software with incentivization mechanics. Kevin has a BS in Computer Science, 10 years of engineering leadership experience in startups and Open Source Software, and is a community organizer in the Boulder Colorado Tech Scene. You may remember Kevin from Episode 6- we’re happy to welcome you back for some exciting updates Kevin!
    Follow John Paller on Twitter: https://twitter.com/PallerJohn
    Follow Kevin Owocki on Twitter: https://twitter.com/owocki
    Abstract: On this episode of Opolis Public Radio (OPR), we dive into the Employment Commons coalition, Opolis’ channel partnership with Gitcoin, how Gitcoin users can access Opolis benefits, ETHDenver’s upcoming event, and more.
    This talk was recorded on January 20, 2021. 
    About Opolis: Opolis is the next generation employment ecosystem for the self-sovereign worker. With Opolis, freelancers and gig workers everywhere have access to the same health benefits, life and disability insurance, and other services that only corporate employees have had access to traditionally. Learn more at https://www.opolis.co/.

    • 29 min
    Episode 14: Tips on Entrepreneurship & the Future of Crypto Invoicing at Opolis with Dapix’s David Gold

    Episode 14: Tips on Entrepreneurship & the Future of Crypto Invoicing at Opolis with Dapix’s David Gold

    On Opolis Public Radio (OPR), we dig into how changes in the world are changing people’s lives with a focus on freelancing, finances and the future of work.
    With Opolis, freelancers and gig workers everywhere have access to the same health benefits, life and disability insurance, and other services that only corporate employees have had access to traditionally. 
    Subscribe to Opolis’ YouTube channel here to stay in the loop and join the discussion on Twitter at https://twitter.com/Opolis. 
    Speaker: David Gold is an entrepreneur, venture capitalist, angel investor and the CEO of Dapix. Dapix built the first version of what became the initial software driving the FIO Protocol. The idea for the FIO Protocol was incubated while he was a Managing Director of Access Venture Partners, an early stage venture capital fund where he served for over 11 years. Prior to joining Access Venture Partners, Mr. Gold was an angel investor and board member in a number of successful technology companies with multiple exits. During the dot com era, Mr. Gold was founder and CEO of ProSavvy Inc. a web-based procurement software company that raised over $25M in venture capital and had a successful merger. 
    Follow John Paller on Twitter: https://twitter.com/PallerJohn
    Follow David Gold on Twitter: https://twitter.com/davidmgold
    Abstract: On this episode of Opolis Public Radio (OPR), we dive into Dapix and FIO Protocol, their upcoming plans with The Employment Commons & more!
    This talk was recorded on November 25th, 2020.
    About Opolis: Opolis is the next generation employment ecosystem for the self-sovereign worker. With Opolis, freelancers and gig workers everywhere have access to the same health benefits, life and disability insurance, and other services that only corporate employees have had access to traditionally. Learn more at https://www.opolis.co/.

    • 56 min
    Episode 13: The Employment Commons Board of Stewards & Open Enrollment with Barry Goers

    Episode 13: The Employment Commons Board of Stewards & Open Enrollment with Barry Goers

    On Opolis Public Radio (OPR), we dig into how changes in the world are changing people’s lives with a focus on freelancing, finances and the future of work.
    With Opolis, freelancers and gig workers everywhere have access to the same health benefits, life and disability insurance, and other services that only corporate employees have had access to traditionally. 
    Subscribe to Opolis’ YouTube channel here to stay in the loop and join the discussion on Twitter at https://twitter.com/Opolis. 
    Speaker: Barry Goers is a partner with Merkle Mountain, a blockchain consulting firm based in Boulder, CO. Barry was an early adopter of bitcoin and a big proponent of blockchain technology. He successfully invested in the creation of Ethereum, Antshares (now Neo), and many other notable blockchain projects. He is on the Opolis Employment Commons Board of Stewards, and is a former professional hockey player.
    Follow John Paller on Twitter: https://twitter.com/PallerJohn
    Follow Barry Goers on Twitter: https://twitter.com/BGHOCKEY6 
    Abstract: On this episode of Opolis Public Radio (OPR), we dig into Barry’s professional hockey career, the Employment Commons Board of Stewards, and Open Enrollment.
    This talk was recorded on November 11th, 2020. 
    About Opolis: Opolis is the next generation employment ecosystem for the self-sovereign worker. With Opolis, freelancers and gig workers everywhere have access to the same health benefits, life and disability insurance, and other services that only corporate employees have had access to traditionally. Learn more at https://www.opolis.co/.

    • 46 min
    Episode 12: Platform Cooperativism & Governance of the Opolis Employment Commons with Auryn MacMillan

    Episode 12: Platform Cooperativism & Governance of the Opolis Employment Commons with Auryn MacMillan

    On Opolis Public Radio (OPR), we dig into how changes in the world are changing people’s lives with a focus on freelancing, finances and the future of work.
    With Opolis, freelancers and gig workers everywhere have access to the same health benefits, life and disability insurance, and other services that only corporate employees have had access to traditionally.
    Subscribe to Opolis’ YouTube channel here to stay in the loop and join the discussion on Twitter at https://twitter.com/Opolis.  
    Speaker: Auryn Macmillan is the product manager for Gnosis' Conditional Token Framework. After creating DAOhub in 2016, and retiring from his professional basketball career in 2017, Auryn's primary focus has been on DAOs and Ethereum-based governance and fund allocation models. 
    Follow John Paller on Twitter: https://twitter.com/PallerJohn
    Follow Auryn Macmillan on Twitter: https://twitter.com/auryn_macmillan
    Abstract: On Opolis Public Radio (OPR), we dig into platform cooperativism, governance of the Employment Commons, and the Opolis Rewards Program and upcoming token launch. 
    This talk was recorded on October 14th, 2020.
    About Opolis: Opolis is the next generation employment ecosystem for the self-sovereign worker. With Opolis, freelancers and gig workers everywhere have access to the same health benefits, life and disability insurance, and other services that only corporate employees have had access to traditionally. Learn more at https://www.opolis.co/.

    • 51 min
    Episode 11: The Opolis Rewards Program & Token Launch with Eric Arsenault

    Episode 11: The Opolis Rewards Program & Token Launch with Eric Arsenault

    On Opolis Public Radio (OPR), we dig into how changes in the world are changing people’s lives with a focus on freelancing, finances and the future of work.
    With Opolis, freelancers and gig workers everywhere have access to the same health benefits, life and disability insurance, and other services that only corporate employees have had access to traditionally.
    Subscribe to Opolis’ YouTube channel here to stay in the loop and join the discussion on Twitter at https://twitter.com/Opolis. 
    Speaker: Eric Arsenault has been working in the DAO space since early 2019. He currently works at DAOstack, a governance protocol for blockchain projects, and spends most of his time designing governance and incentive structures for early projects and getting involved with community growth efforts. In his spare time, he likes collecting NFTs and scouting for investment opportunities as part of MetaCartel Ventures.
    Follow John Paller on Twitter: https://twitter.com/PallerJohn
    Follow Eric Arsenault on Twitter: https://twitter.com/eric_rsno
    Abstract: On Opolis Public Radio (OPR), we dig into the Opolis Rewards Program and upcoming token launch.
    This talk was recorded on September 30th, 2020.
    About Opolis: Opolis is the next generation employment ecosystem for the self-sovereign worker. With Opolis, freelancers and gig workers everywhere have access to the same health benefits, life and disability insurance, and other services that only corporate employees have had access to traditionally. Learn more at https://www.opolis.co/.

    • 46 min
    Episode 10: Bill Warren of Peeps Democracy on Being a Member of the Opolis Employment Commons & DAOs

    Episode 10: Bill Warren of Peeps Democracy on Being a Member of the Opolis Employment Commons & DAOs

    On Opolis Public Radio (OPR), we dig into how changes in the world are changing people’s lives with a focus on freelancing, finances and the future of work.
    With Opolis, freelancers and gig workers everywhere have access to the same health benefits, life and disability insurance, and other services that only corporate employees have had access to traditionally.
    Subscribe to Opolis’ YouTube channel here to stay in the loop and join the discussion on Twitter at https://twitter.com/Opolis. 
    Speaker: In this episode of OPR, Opolis Founder & Executive Steward John Paller chats with Bill Warren, co-founder of Peeps Democracy. Peeps is launching a new platform, PoolParty, where DAOs meet DeFi. With PoolParty you save together for a shared goal or purchase, all while earning interest. Before PoolParty, Peeps created Peeps DAO, a cause-based, decentralized organization platform for nonprofits, political organizations, and social movements. Prior to Peeps Democracy Bill spent a few years both in corporate law working on startup, fintech, and complex partnership projects. 
    Follow John Paller on Twitter: https://twitter.com/PallerJohn
    Follow Bill Warren on Twitter: https://twitter.com/wswarren12
    Abstract: On this episode of Opolis Public Radio (OPR), we dig into what it’s like being a member of the Opolis Employment Commons, decentralized autonomous organizations, and Peeps Democracy.
    This talk was recorded on September 16th, 2020.
    About Opolis: Opolis is the next generation employment ecosystem for the self-sovereign worker. With Opolis, freelancers and gig workers everywhere have access to the same health benefits, life and disability insurance, and other services that only corporate employees have had access to traditionally. Learn more at https://www.opolis.co/. 

    • 51 min

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Leyla5280 ,

First episode was great!!

Absolutely loved the first ep with Dana Look-Arimoto! This topic really forced me to examine how I’m spending my time. I’m now reading her book and it’s so good. Thank you John & Opolis team!

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