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The Beyster Fellowship Symposium brings together academic leaders and new scholars involved with evaluating broad-based employee ownership (EO) and entrepreneurism. The first symposium was held July 2009 in La Jolla, CA. Over 40 academics shared their research findings and participated in an MIT Enterprise Forum panel discussion, which was attended by more than 200 people. The following are videos of Symposium presentations highlighting multiple dimensions of the history, development, and process of employee ownership.


Types of Companies

Ownership Paradigm

Founders Creating Wealth by Sharing Ownership

Major Research Study on What Works and What Doesn’t

Raising Capital while Maintaining Ownership

Majority Ownership Through ESOPs

Getting the Culture Right

Common Regrets with ESOPs