CUTTING EDGE CAPITAL RAISED $150,000 FROM OUR COMMUNITY!
We have reached our goal and raised $150,000 with our Direct Public Offering. To you who invested, we wish to express our deepest gratitude. What you have done for CEC is what we intend to do for thousands of other companies that need our leadership, guidance, and expertise so that they too can gain their own community support, grow their opportunities, and join the movement to redefine how a sustainable capital market can operate.
The last day to invest is Monday, 7/1/13. Click here for more information.
Vote now to see Jenny Kassan and other Local Investment Pioneers at SOCAP 2013
Powered by Springboard Innovation, ChangeXChange NW is a brand new economic engine for growing community capital by connecting the dots between socially-minded investors and locally-owned businesses. Simply put, ChangeXChange NW enables communities to invest in themselves.
We are looking for a fierce new Operations Assistant to support the entire management team in the day-to-day operations at Cutting Edge Capital, Katovich & Kassan Law Group, andCommunity Ventures. Successful candidates will love administrative work, have excellent customer service skills, contribute to the positive and collegial work environment, be able to work in a fast paced environment, and have strong attention to detail. Please submit a cover letter and resume to our COO Angelica Banks. Click here for a full job description.
Webinar with Jenny Kassan and CEC Client Real Pickles about DPOs
Watch this webinar with Jenny Kassan and Dan Rosenberg of Real Pickles.
— FEATURED CLIENT —
Our client’s structural wall system saves 60% of the energy costs for refrigeration facilities. The wall’s insulation is 3.5 times California’s requirements for a refrigerated warehouse. The wall captures daytime heat and solar energy, delays its entry into the building, and re-radiates to the cooler night environment. This enables the refrigeration system to operate during non-peak hours when energy costs are lower. The Energy MassTM wall system qualifies for (1) PG&E “savings by design” at the highest level of funding, (2) PG&E’s annually distributed rebate for thermal load shifting — “demand response” program, (3) the Federal USDA – Rural Energy for America Program, and (4) Federal tax credits.
While you’re waiting for the regulatory approval process to be completed, plan how you will market the offering.
What messaging will you use? What will resonate with your potential investors?
Who and where are your potential investors and how will you target them?
Start building your network of supporters and fans as early as possible – both online and face to face.
Make a list of potential investors that you already know – think of both wealthy and non-wealthy individuals, nonprofits organizations, foundations, businesses . . . .
How to Raise Capital Perpetually with a Direct Public Offering
by Nate Hyun
Using a direct public offering (DPO), businesses and nonprofits can raise capital from the public from both accredited and non-accredited investors. To be able to do this, the organization applies for regulatory approval where investors will be solicited. These approvals generally last for one year.
What is the difference between a Benefit Corporation and a B Corp
by Jenny Kassan
B Corps are not statuatory business forms. In fact, any business from can be a B Corp – this is slightly confusing because the name implies you have to be a corporation. In fact a sole proprietorship, partnership, LLC, LLP, co-operative, or any other type of business can be a B Corp.
— EVENTS —
Cutting Edge Capital Staff will be speaking at these great events…
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CEO Jenny Kassan will be speaking
?The Community Capital Symposium is dedicated to empowering community ventures and locally-focused investors to build thriving communities together. We will be exploring the emerging world of Direct Public Offerings, local investing clubs and networks, crowdfunding, and other ways that communities can unlock previously inaccessible sources of local, grassroots capital. This event is sponsored by Cutting Edge Capital, the Local Investing Resource Center, HUB Oakland, Sustainable Business Alliance (a network of BALLE– Business Alliance for Local Living Economies), and Springboard Innovation.