Driven by people, enabled by technology:
Purpose builds movements and new power models to tackle the world's biggest problems.

A proud public benefit corporation, we create and launch our own ventures, collaborate with the world's leading organizations and develop technology, tools and content that move millions to remake the world.

What We Do

Start our own movements

We create new organizations and ventures to tackle issues where mass participation and collective action can unlock big change.

Work with others

As a strategy consultancy and creative agency, we collaborate with progressive companies, nonprofits and philanthropies—helping them put purpose and participation at the core of what they do.

Create crowd-based tools

We develop cutting-edge technology and digital platforms that enable people around the world to build their own power.

Our Values

Common Humanity

We believe in the fundamental equality of all human beings, and we only do work that strives to make human lives better.

Partic
ipation

We believe that lasting change doesn’t start at the top—it begins when everyday people, acting together, gain a sense of their own agency.

Pragmatic Idealism

We take the world as it is in order to help make it what it ought to be. We challenge power when we need to—but that’s not all we do. We proudly collaborate with the public and private sectors, old and new power, allies and adversaries—all with eyes wide open.