Registration is now open for the 2018 Annual Conference

  Registration for the 2018 Annual Conference is now open!   Join us this October for the largest gathering of credit unions with a mission of community development and financial inclusion in the country, with plenaries and sessions that focus on empowering unbanked and underbanked consumers.   2018 Annual Conference Wyndham …

10 reasons the $1 million crowdfunding cap should be $20 million

10 Reasons the $1 Million Crowdfunding Cap Should be $20 Million The following is a reprint of a story we wrote for VentureBeat. The original can be found here:  https://venturebeat.com/2017/12/10/10-reasons-the-1-million-crowdfunding-cap-should-be-raised-to-20-million/ Tell us Your Story as to Why You Support this Lessons Learned It’s been18 months since the final rule of the …

10th Carbon Dioxide Utilization Summit

EXCLUSIVE SITE VISIT:  Algenol Biotech Plant in Fort Myers Fort Myers, Florida, USA. Tuesday 17th October 2017 Algenol is an industrial biotechnology company that is commercializing patented algae technology for production of biofuels and other products. The Fort Myers facilities include a fully equipped genetic engineering laboratory, engineering R&D laboratories, algae …

Public Banking — Major Development in California

Introducing the Idea of a Public Bank License: the Public Banking Movement has a new “Ask” Commonomics USA News Alert 005, November 28, 2017 From addressing climate change mitigation, with a video and paper in Spanish, to explaining how a public bank can help with disaster recovery, Commonomics USA has …

Raise Capital on Your Own Terms

Two Great New Local Investment Resources I’m pleased to let you know about two great new resources for local investment, along with a book-launch event for those of you living in the Washington DC region. In partnership with the Washington State Department of Commerce and the Sun Valley Institute, Maury …

PBI welcomes Daniel Hicks; Washington State moves forward

PBI welcomes Daniel Hicks   PBI is pleased to introduce a new member of our national leadership with the appointment of Daniel Hicks as Director of Media Relations. Daniel’s role with PBI will be to build deeper ties with the media and produce new materials that expand the understanding of …

JK Event Invite

Two Great New Local Investment Resources Dear Colleagues, I’m pleased to let you know about two great new resources for local investment, along with a book-launch event for those of you living in the Washington DC region. In partnership with the Washington State Department of Commerce and the Sun Valley …

“The Public Bank Option – Safer, Local and Half the Cost”

The Public Bank Option – Safer, Local and Half the Cost Posted on November 4, 2017 by Ellen Brown Phil Murphy, a former banker with a double-digit lead in New Jersey’s race for governor, has made a state-owned bank a centerpiece of his platform. If he wins on November 7, the …