Well I suppose it was always going to happen. It just took me a while to get my capitalist finger nails out of the pie.

So from now on Ooooby pays no dividend to its shareholders. Shareholders can earn money by being of value to Ooooby by fulfilling a role within the business, but they don't get paid any percentage of profits.

Any value contributed to Ooooby to date will be seen as an interest free loan payable only once the business makes profits.

This decision has been a breakthrough and already wonderful initiatives are afoot as people are already gathering to make their contribution to the shared Ooooby vision.

If you would be interested in contributing your time to an Ooooby project, in some cases these will be paid jobs, please join the Ooooby Crew group to let us know that you're there.

Please feel free to let us know what this decision means to you in the comments below.

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Comment by Denise on July 20, 2010 at 10:29am
Fabulous stuff! Really really good!!
Comment by Emily Harris on July 14, 2010 at 10:58pm
Cool guys! A brave and awesome step to take. It seems like the right thing to me too.
Comment by Will on July 14, 2010 at 8:19pm
Comment by andrew clay on July 14, 2010 at 2:42pm
All the best to you, Pete, and James.
Comment by Dirt Doctor Jacob&Hana on July 14, 2010 at 9:04am
go ooooby go ooooby!
ps. count us in for getting momentum going in wellington!
Comment by James Samuel on July 13, 2010 at 8:43pm
It feels like a coming of age moment. Watch this space!
Comment by Pete Russell on July 13, 2010 at 2:30pm
Yeah it does feel right Mum. Hmmm, now how to get started in Wellington, Australia? Let me think about that one.
Comment by Karen Russell on July 13, 2010 at 11:37am
It feels so right, Pete! Well done! Wonder how I can join the Ooooby Crew over here in Central Western NSW Australia. Any ideas on how to start?
Comment by Sophia Rose on July 12, 2010 at 7:49pm
nice one, we remain strong supporters of this and are delighted at developments. All praise to Ooooby!


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