MOJO Minnesota, an innovation advocacy group, is now a co-operative.

The group, led by 12 people who call themselves "agitators," said it believes the co-op structure “reflects the spirit of energy, self-reliance, community-building and risk-taking that are at the core of MOJO.”

Some of the reasons for why the group decided not to become a non-profit, includes limitations on lobbying and the lack of ownership rights, said co-founder Ernest Grumbles. Prior to becoming a co-operative, MOJO was an unincorporated association.