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Community Capital: Raised from, by and for, the Community

Democratizing capital for small business and citizen investors The mission of NC3 is to help move a significant portion of the estimated $65+ trillion that Americans have in long-term savings from Wall Street to local and social entrepreneurs, and to inspire similar shifts worldwide. We are… Read More

Finding Profit in Underinvested People & Places: Venture Capital & Crowdfunding for Community & Economic Development

  Millions of Americans rely on domestic discretionary spending appropriated by the U.S. Federal Government, including everything from affordable housing and education to the arts. Agencies such as the Department of Housing and Urban Development provide programs and services that impact neighborhoods and communities across… Read More

ComCap 2017: Local Crowdfunding is Hugely Important

Earlier this month, Crowdfund Insider had the fortune to participate in ComCap 2017 in Monterey, California. The event focused on an incredibly important sector of alternative finance – local crowdfunding. Providing access to capital for local entrepreneurs while empowering communities to be able to fund… Read More

How to Move the Outsiders In: What’s Missing in the Movement

  “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” -Margaret Mead, Anthropologist This quote is often used to nudge small groups of activists into increased optimism. To remind us that sweeping… Read More

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