Insights From Innovators: Mission Driven Finance

We spoke to Lauren Grattan and David Lynn at Mission Driven Finance to talk about their mission, and how their community-first perspective guides them to find investment opportunities. What does Mission Driven Finance do and what are its guiding principles?  Mission...

Webinar: How To Use Opportunity Zones For Good

The concept of opportunity zones as a innovative and exciting way to bring investment into the poorest parts of US cities has caused heads to turn all over the country. Unfortunately, its gaining too much attention from the wealthiest investors. In August 2019, the NY...

A Tax Trap for Cannabis Businesses, and How Not To Get Snared

For a cannabis business, section 280E of the Internal Revenue Code sucks. But here’s how to make it suck less. Normally, businesses deduct the “ordinary and necessary expenses paid or incurred during the taxable year in carrying on any trade or business[.]”  But...

How Any Company Can Have a Positive Impact

Over the past couple of decades we’ve heard a lot about “social enterprises,” a term usually applied to companies that are visibly making the world a better place. Those are the good guys, the heroes of our time. We would all like to be one of them, to do something...

An Interview with Sonoma West Publishers, a Local Newspaper’s Experience with a Direct Public Offering

What is Sonoma West’s mission? Sonoma West Publishers is a small newspaper group devoted to local community news coverage, a mission we have been following for 154 years. Each of our four newspapers is actually older than the incorporated cities they cover.   Why did...

Welcome Sydney!

A big welcome to Sydney--our new Communications and Operations Associate! She's a Bay Area native and UCSB alumnus. Her background includes stints in social enterprises and impact organizations including working on campaigns to prevent child exploitation and...

read more

Job Opening: Communications and Operations

Are you interested in business, law, marketing, or some combination? We're hiring for a dynamic position that will include driving our marketing, managing client relations, and supporting our day-to-day operations. Take a look at our listing below to learn more. Job...

read more

Lower Your Taxes with Economic Democracy

Many business people know that S corporations and limited liability companies (LLCs) are tools to skip tax on a business’s income. But did you know that Subchapter T allows certain enterprises to benefit from the corporate form AND pass profits through to members...

read more

info@cuttingedgecapital.com
(510) 834-4530

 
 
Cutting Edge Capital is a strategic practice of Cutting Edge Counsel. 

Port Workspaces

344 Thomas L Berkley Way
Oakland, CA 94612