Crowdfunding Update – McKinsey Voices, Fajr Capital & Crowdfunding for the Middle East

Jay Owen Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding Global Update McKinsey Voices Article Crowdfund Investing in Muslim Markets Paper Muslim Market Self-Assessment Tool Dec 5, 2013 Dear Hazel, Here are two new pieces of research that provide unique views on the near-term opportunities for crowdfunding and entrepreneurship in the middle east region. They look specifically at how …

INVESTING IN HURRICANE SANDY

Jay Owen Community Development Solutions

INVESTING IN HURRICANE SANDY   By Ellie Winninghoff   Community Capital Management’s flagship fund, CRA Qualified Investment Fund (CRAIX), will dedicate $100 million of fund assets to invest in disaster recovery and redevelopment projects in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. “We have some …

The Crowd Cafe: Small business still reeling from credit crunch [CNBC]

Jay Owen Crowdfunding

  Crowdfunding news, research and resources  Don’t hesitate to get in touch! [email protected] TheCrowdCafe Weekly – September 8, 2013 Sep 08, 2013 11:01 am | Jonathan Sandlund |View Original Post|     Selected Articles Small business still reeling from credit crunch [CNBC] “The data on small business lending paint a bleaker …

nowstreetwire: Crowdfinance and the Doofenshmirtz Economic Theory

Jay Owen Crowdfunding

Like us on Facebook Follow on Twitter Forward to a Friend Dear Readers, As we head into the final months of 2013, NowStreet Wire is thrilled to report a number of recent developments indicating the imminent mainstream adoption of crowdfinance. Such events include: venture financings, a dramatic increase in industry coverage …

Schumacher College: In the Midst of Complexity

Jay Owen Sustainability News

In the midst of complexity Even with the most promising projects and the best of collaborative intentions, we regularly run aground because of unexpected human politics and hidden complexity, or we simply lose energy and burn out. Three courses in the Autumn term look at the root causes of why …

Business Leaders Continue Call to Action on U.S. Climate Policy by Signing the Climate Declaration

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, SRI/ESG News

http://www.ceres.org/press/press-releases/business-leaders-continue-call-to-action-on-u.s.-climate-policy-by-signing-the-climate-declaration FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Business Leaders Continue Call to Action on U.S. Climate Policy by Signing the Climate Declaration The Weather Company, K2 Sports and Others Join More Than 600 Companies in Push for National Action on Climate Change For more information, contact ·        Brian Bowen — Ceres | [email protected] | phone: 617-247-0700 x 148 | cell: 617-257-6626 BOSTON, MA Jul 10, …

SUSTAINABLE ENERGY COALITION

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

SUSTAINABLE  ENERGY  COALITION 6930 Carroll Avenue, #340; Takoma Park, MD 20912 301-270-6477 x.11; fax: 301-270-4291 [email protected]; http://www.eesi.org/expo2013 twitter hashtag: #dcenergyexpo    Media Advisory 16th Annual Congressional Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency EXPO + Forum   (and free live webcast)   Efficiency + Renewables = Economic & National Security!   WHAT In cooperation with Members of the U.S. …

Last Week from ILSR’s Energy Self-Reliant States: Why Master Limited Partnerships are a Lousy Policy for Solar, Wind, and Taxpayers

Jay Owen Resource Efficiency

A thorough explanation of what’s in Minnesota’s new solar law (net metering, CLEAN/FIT, and more!) and why I think Master Limited Partnerships (MLPs) would be a lousy idea for renewable energy. Sincerely, John Why Master Limited Partnerships are a Lousy Policy for Solar, Wind, and Taxpayers If you follow the renewable energy industry …

Schumacher Center for a New Economics: Seeds of Economic Transformation

Jay Owen Community Development Solutions, Sustainability News

The Left Forum Conference is held annually in New York City.  At this year’s conference Schumacher Center for a New Economics will present two panels: “Beyond CSA: Community Supported Industry” and “Reclaiming our Agricultural Commons.” New York City’s Left Forum is the largest annual conference of left and progressive intellectuals, activists, academics, organizations, …

SUSTAINABLE ENERGY COALITION: 16th Annual Congressional Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency EXPO + Forum

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

SUSTAINABLE  ENERGY  COALITION 6930 Carroll Avenue, #340; Takoma Park, MD 20912 301-270-6477 x.11; fax: 301-270-4291 [email protected]; http://www.eesi.org/expo2013 twitter hashtag: #dcenergyexpo     MARK  YOUR  CALENDAR  AND  PLAN  TO  ATTEND!   16th Annual Congressional Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency EXPO + Forum   Efficiency + Renewables = Economic & National Security!   Cannon House Office Building – Caucus …