Local Investing

Local Investing Here is a great story from Mendocino County - social impact lending using a Direct Public Offering (DPO) in which an investment opportunity is offered and sold directly…

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Growing Businesses

I am working with growing businesses through JEDI’s Power Up Program, offering business and financial management tools. My part of the training covers the financial management tools: Analyzing the Past…

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Microlending Primer

The Council of Development Finance Agencies asked me to give their membership an introductory webinar on microlending and the Do-It-Yourself economy. CDFA members are state, county and municipal development finance…

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Disruption Ahead

The SF Federal Reserve's workshop, Disruption Ahead, opened my eyes even further to the changes to small business lending driven by technology, big data and machine learning through algorithms.  Each…

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