The Slow Money Letter: Of Algorithms, People and Knowledge

Jay Owen Community Development Solutions


The Slow Money Letter, June 2014



Of Algorithms, People and Knowledge

by Woody Tasch — I arrived at this month’s inaugural Slow Money Canada meeting ready to share an excerpt of Michael Lewis’s new book, Flash Boys. Is there a more stark counterpoint for slow money, a better argument for bringing money back down to earth, than the excesses of high-frequency traders racing to achieve a few-millisecond trading edge?

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Network Updates

As of June 1, 2014, over $35.5 million has been invested into more than 325 small food enterprises via 19 local networks and 10 investment clubs.

Canada Reported by Rory Holland

Slow Money Canada’s inaugural conference; investment club in the works.

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Southern California Reported by Alison Caldwell

Local Investment Networking Club of Orange County launched; Riverside County joined the SoCal network; San Diego delivered another successful event.

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Southern California Pt. 2 Reported by Kiva Zip

Kiva Zip funds first loan in collaboration with LINC-OC.

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Maine Reported by Bonnie Rukin

Slow Money Maine hosted highly successful first regional gathering.

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Slow Money 2014 in Louisville

Early bird closing soon: We just wanted to remind you that our discounted early registration rates end on June 30th. If you haven’t yet seen the speaker lineup and program, we hope you can take a look now.

Entrepreneur Showcase: We are now accepting Entrepreneur Showcase applications for Slow Money 2014. If you are a small food enterprise seeking capital and the opportunity to network, we invite you to fill out our online application.

Slow Money in the Media

Slow Money in Vancouver Vancouver Sun

For the first time, Slow Money gathered north of the border for Canada’s inaugural conference.

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En plein essor, le mouvement slow se décline à toutes les sauces Le Matin Dimanche

Swiss daily newspaper article about the “slow” movement and Slow Money

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Why Purpose, Not Cash, Is King In The Food Industry Forbes

Slow Money receives mention in food industry overview.

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