• 7 Leadership Trends for 2019
    Questions on how to better manage human capital have topped leadership conversations around the world for a very long time. In an increasingly crazy world, the one word you should keep in mind as you start your planning for next year is simplicity. Here are seven emerging leadership trends for ... read more
    Source: Real Leaders
  • World’s Largest 3-D Printed Reef Installed in Maldives
    The world’s largest 3-D printed reef was submerged on 11 August at Summer Island in the Maldives, in what is hoped could be a new technology-driven method to help coral reefs survive a warming climate. The artificial reef, assembled with hundreds of ceramic and concrete modules, was submerged at Summer Island’s ‘Blue ... read more
    Source: Real Leaders
  • Fight California Fires With Ancient Knowledge, Researchers Say
    Countries at risk of catastrophic wildfires should adopt ancient practices used by indigenous people, researchers have said, after scores of deadly blazes engulfed parts of the northern hemisphere. Wildfires have menaced villages and forests from Greece to the United States this summer, killing hundreds and displacing tens of thousands of ... read more
    Source: Real Leaders
  • From Breweries to Factory Floors, Worker Coops are Blooming
    On a muggy June day in St. Louis, a group of eager, determined faces filled an aggressively air-conditioned classroom. It was the start of the 2018 CommonBound conference, a gathering of community leaders and activists radically reimagining how we organize ourselves economically. The crowd was a diverse mix from across ... read more
    Source: Locavesting
  • Congratulations to Kassandra Mayhew, BALLE’s new Marketing Manager
    We here at Cutting Edge send our congratulations to Kassandra on her new position as Marketing Manager with BALLE. Kassandra led our marketing and communications efforts in 2017 and 2018 and we are grateful for how she lifted our brand and strengthened our connections to clients and community. We look forward ... read more
    Source: Cutting Edge Capital
  • Place-based Impact Investment is Filling Funding Gaps in Rural Arkansas
    Place-based impact investing is a growing focus of many foundations seeking greater impact in their communities. As more and more foundations explore place-based impact investing, it is natural for the discussions to focus on the nuts and bolts of investing: Will we commit dollars from our endowment? Will we build ... read more
    Source: Locavesting
  • Place-based Investment is Filling Funding Gaps in Rural Arkansas
    Place-based impact investing is a growing focus of many foundations seeking greater impact in their communities. As more and more foundations explore place-based impact investing, it is natural for the discussions to focus on the nuts and bolts of investing: Will we commit dollars from our endowment? Will we build ... read more
    Source: Locavesting
  • Is JOBS Act 3.0 About to Become Reality?
    Investment crowdfunding may finally get the fixes that advocates have long called for. On Wednesday, a sweeping collection of bipartisan bills known collectively as the JOBS Act 3.0 passed the House of Representatives with broad support. The package now moves to the Senate. Sponsored by House Financial Services Committee Chairman ... read more
    Source: Locavesting
  • A Sharing Solution to California’s Housing Crisis
    It was late August last year and Fidel Mora, a bilingual math teacher in San Mateo County, felt the familiar sense of anticipation as a new school year approached. But this year there was something else he was excitedly looking forward to: Mora and his wife Carol Yoo, an English ... read more
    Source: Locavesting
  • 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 Opening – Cutting Edge Capital: Communications & Operations Cutting Edge Capital ... read more
    Source: Cutting Edge Capital
  • 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 tax-free? Subchapter T of the Internal Revenue ... read more
    Source: Cutting Edge Capital
  • How Community and Community Capital Can Influence Historic Preservation Projects
    Historic preservation projects are designed to protect a community’s heritage often through the expansion and enhancement of historic properties for public use. Community capital is designed to empower a community’s investment in itself through public offerings that are structured to engage a variety of investors. Preservation projects could meet their ... read more
    Source: Cutting Edge Capital
  • Want to have the best, most productive time at ComCap17? Here’s how…
    Hello Community Capital Advocates…ComCap17 is just 3 days away! Want to have the best, most productive time at ComCap17? Here’s how… First—party with your new friends! Sunday, Sept. 10 – opening night reception at Monterey Museum of Art – Pacific St, 6pm-8pm. Enjoy the special exhibit around our soirée, “Who ... read more
    Source: ComCap17
  • Flash Your Badge and Get Hungry for Monterey!
    Fresh Fish. Fine Wine. The Perfect Breeze, Gorgeous Produce and Even Better Views. We invite our esteemed ComCap17 conference-goers to make the most of their upcoming trip, and experience the very best of what the historic Monterey Peninsula region has to offer, which is tremendous! In this post, you’ll find highlights ... read more
    Source: ComCap17
  • CCTP016: Serving Minority Entrepreneurs with Xiomara Pena
    CCTP016: Serving Minority Entrepreneurs with Xiomara Pena CCTP016: Serving Minority Entrepreneurs with Xiomara Pena Tackling small business development is ... read more
    Source: ComCap The Podcast
  • Students Make All the Difference: Join us at ComCap17
    “Students are the future. It makes sense that the only way we’re going to change the status quo is with young people. The world needs new models, yet we continue to use the old ones—systems that are killing us. We must build new systems with people who aren’t entrenched in ... read more
    Source: ComCap17
  • What Should Local Economic Development Look Like?
    Community capital provides new access for citizens to invest and removes barriers to entrepreneurship. Historically under-served communities (i.e. African Americans, Native Americans, Hispanics, women, and rural), can now invest in the enterprises they believe in. They are starting businesses and accessing capital from sources other ... read more
    Source: Hatch Innovation
  • Monterey Musts: Let’s go to the Aquarium!
    Source: ComCap17
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