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Creating a Community Investment Fund – A Local Food Approach: A project of Cutting Edge Capital, sponsored by the Solidago Foundation & Lydia B. Stokes Foundation, this handbook written by CEC fellow Michael Shuman with contributions from Jeff Rosen, Tom Willits, and CEC CEO Jenny Kassan, aims to help communities create their own investment funds.
Cutting Edge Capital to Assist California Air Board in Cap and Trade Market Training
Cutting Edge Capital (CEC) was selected to lead the Cap and Trade Market Monitor Training for the California Air Resources Board (ARB).
Michael Shuman is quoted in this article: Hyper-local markets provide big economic boost by Stacy Finz in the SF Chronicle.
Article by John Katovich: Alternative capital financing for the 99% (of business), the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) Focus monthly newsletter.
Article from Crains Cleveland Business, featuring Michael Shuman: Business of Food: Taking Stock of the Food Economy
Jenny Kassan’s May 2011 Lecture on Raising Capital for Cooperatives sponsored by NoBAWC (Network of Bay Area Worker Cooperatives) bonus companion piece to Jenny’s May 2011 Lecture on Raising Capital for Cooperatives. This video is a follow up to her NoBAWC-sponsored lecture and includes important updates and additional information to audience questions.
Article on Michael Shuman: The Economist at the Forefront of the Farm-to-Table Movement by Bruce Shoenfeld of Entreprenuer magazine.
Jenny Kassan’s video from the 2011 BALLE Conference: “ACCELERATING COMMUNITY CAPITAL WORKSHOP: The Legal Landscape”
Cutting Edge Capital was launched in 2009 at the Hub in Berkeley with a panel of experts including Don Shaffer of RSF Social Finance, Leslie Christian of Portfolio 21, and other experts on community finance. Click here to see the video.
Jenny Kassan’s article in the California Business Law Practitioner: Raising Seed Capital From the Rest of Us.
Jenny Kassan entered the SOCAP Impact Challenge, answering the question: How will social enterprise unlock the $120 billion market opportunity for individual impact investment?
SHE FINISHED IN THE TOP FIVE! Read her article on triplepundit.com.
Listen to Jenny Kassan, Derek Huntington, and Thomas Greco talk at the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies Conference on Foundations for Credit and Finance in a Local Living Economy.
HIGHLIGHTS from the KATOVICH & KASSAN LAW GROUP BLOG on Securities Law and Practical Capital Raising Strategies