A co-operative (co-op) is a sightly different kind of business governance and ownership. A Co-op is owned wholly or partly owned by the individual members (associates). Members get a chance to have a say in how the company and or products are managed as the associates have a stake in the company and or its products. Cooperative system originated in India and suites Indian psyche well. Amul co-operative (Milk / Butter company) is one of the biggest examples in India running since / before partition of the country. There are many other examples in the world / India. Many tall residential buildings in India run on a cooperative system. It means that the members (or flat owners) are small part-owner of the cooperative company and or its products. Please see here
Digital tools is software that acts as a tool to enhance productivity in our lives, work and world. Search function, Email, are examples of a digital tool. Google is a DT products company. DT producers rarely take work assignments from outside and have their own products to show case. Most software companies in India are contractors meaning they take contract from outside, create it and move on to next agreement. Just like a building contractor takes a project, and upon completion moves to next. But a products company makes their DT and operates it. An Indian example is www.Naukri.com They made their own product, and manage it themselves
A startup company (startup or start-up) is an entrepreneurial venture which is typically a newly emerged, fast-growing business that aims to meet a marketplace need by developing or offering an innovative product, process or service. A start-up is a company designed to scale very quickly. It is this focus on growth unconstrained by geography which differentiates start-ups from other businesses. Time to market is its biggest challenge and the cause for success. Google, Apple, Miscrosoft were a start-up at some time. PM Modi, has initiated a Start up initiative in India about 2 years ago. PAYTM is an Indian start-up.For more info and types of DT start-up Please see here
It is an incentive (A reward) to be given to an individual or team for achieving a stated goal. An incentive is offered in advance and is meant to motivate behavior in predictable ways. Some time it is not stated in advance. We are trying to design the mini partnerships in our products to achieve better time to market and productivity by incentivising. Larger share partnership can also be discussed on a case by case.