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Saturday, June 23 • 9:00am - 10:30am
Community Investment Funds: Taking Community Capital to Scale

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Community capital represents a paradigm shift, enabling everyone to participate in and benefit from the economy. But how do we scale it up? Community investment funds offer a way to efficiently tap into community capital and expand opportunities for everyone in every community to invest in their own community. In this workshop, we will discuss why investment funds can be such a powerful transformative tool, and we will provide an overview of the various legal strategies that you can use to build a fund in your own community.

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Brian Beckon

Principal, Cutting Edge Counsel
Brian is an attorney with over twenty-five years of experience working for nonprofits, start-ups, and publicly-traded companies. As a principal of both Cutting Edge Capital and Cutting Edge Counsel, Brian’s work is now focused on direct public offerings, corporate structuring, and strategies for community capital to help build a more equitable economy. Brian has served as General Counsel for RSF Social Finance, Clean Power Finance, and LendZoan; and before that as Corporate C... Read More →
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Sarah Kaplan

Attorney, Cutting Edge Counsel
Legal stuff re: co-ops and raising capital. Also permaculture.

Saturday June 23, 2018 9:00am - 10:30am EDT
HGA Classroom 204