Jenny Kassan


Jenny has over eighteen years of experience as an attorney for and creator of social enterprises. She has raised funds for and launched a public space cleaning and maintenance business, a landscapers’ cooperative, and a public market. She has extensive experience with direct public offerings, nonprofit-for-profit joint ventures, cooperatives, and creative financing tools. She has a law degree from Yale and a masters in city planning from U.C. Berkeley.




Jenny talks about DPOs with CEC client Real Pickles

Jenny talks about Investment Crowdfunding at the Spring 2013 Social Venture Network conference

Short Interview at 2012 BALLE Conference in Grand Rapids

Accelerating Community Capital

Structuring Your Business for Sustainability

Raising Capital for Cooperatives Part 1

Raising Capital for Cooperatives Part 2

The Legal Landscape of Social Enterprise and the Sharing Economy

Young Lawyers Lower the Bar to Sharing Economy

Cutting Edge Capital Raising for Small Business

Exclusive Interview about Direct Public Offerings with Jenny Kassan on CrowdFundBeat 


Podcast on Generate Impact: A conversation with Jenny Kassan – CEO of Cutting Edge Capital, September 11, 2014

Interview with Jenny at the Crowdfunding World Summit 2013

Community Capital for Social Enterprises Webinar with Jenny from Healthy Money Summit 2013 

Crowdfunding — Killed in its crib? Or is there a better idea? with Jenny for the Central Valley Business Times

Interview with Innov8Social discussing investment crowdfunding, June 27, 2013

Interview on Mendocino Matters, July  19, 2012

Confused About L3Cs and the Rest? Me Too. Jenny Kassan, Esq. Helps Us Out