The Revolution in Local Investing





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We’ve witnessed the failings of an unfettered free market system, tallied in lost jobs, stagnant wages, rising inequality and languishing Main Streets. Isn’t it time for a backup plan?

Published by John Wiley & Sons


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by Amy Cortese


Upcoming  Appearances

Sept 4: Amy will moderate a panel on Community-based Crowdfunding at SoCap, Fort Mason Center, San Francisco. 4pm

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June 27: Amy will moderate a panel on crowdfinance and alternative lending at the CFGE: Crowdfund Investment & ALT. Finance Summit in NYC.

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June 20: Amy will moderate a panel on women & entrepreneurship at the Center for Social Innovation in NYC, 6-9pm

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May 8: Amy will address the National Cooperative Bank’s annual meeting, Washington DC, Corcoran Art Gallery, 6-8pm

April 10-13: Amy is honored to take part in Bainbridge Graduate Institute’s ‘Change Agents in Residence’ program. Bainbridge Island, WA

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April 11: Amy will give a talk at the Bainbridge Island Public Library, part of its Sustainable Economy Lecture Series. 5:30-7:00pm Bainbridge Island, WA

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April 9: Amy will be the featured guest at the Seattle Fintech meetup.

6:00-8:00pm Seattle, WA

Details here.