So as an LLC I know that CoG can’t sell stock, but they can raise money in a similar fashion. Do any of you (especially the administration) know if CoG do raise equity by selling ‘stock’?

No. We’re not interested in venture capital.

If for no other reason than that we want to keep the user’s interests front-and-center. Venture capital would require a faster growth curve that would probably conflict with our aesthetic and social goals.

Well as a user I will say thank you for that consideration, and thank you for being so quick about answering my question!