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COMMUNITY RESILIENCE CHATS: Local Dollars, Local Sense


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Do you have a vision for building a vibrant local economy? Do you want to invest in Main Street instead of Wall Street? Do you have a small business idea and are wondering how to raise capital? 

 
 
In this webinar, we will learn about options available for local investing, community capital raising, and creatively financing small businesses and social enterprises from Jenny Kassan, co-founder of Cutting-Edge Capital, and Dan Rosenberg, founder of Real Pickles.  
 
Jenny Kassan

Jenny Kassan, Cutting Edge Capital

Cutting Edge Capital helps small business and social enterprises unlock the potential of compliant capital raising strategies that make it possible to raise funds from both wealthy and retail investors, as well as create and use capital market tools like investment funds, secondary markets, and market-based regulatory strategies.
 
 
Dan Rosenberg

Dan Rosenberg, Real Pickles

Real Pickles is a small solar-powered business dedicated to providing nutritious raw and pickled food and strengthening their regional food system. Earlier this year Real Pickles successfully raised $500,000 in two months through a community investment campaign to finance their expansion into a worker-owned cooperative. 
 
 
And for all the nuts and bolts of local investing and community capital raising, pick up a copy of our Community Resilience Guide Local Dollars, Local Sense by Michael Shuman
 

 

 

This conversation is the third in a a series of Community Resilience Chats hosted by Post Carbon Institute, Transition US, and Chelsea Green Publishing. Watch #1 Rebuilding the Foodshed, and #2 Power from the People.

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