Join Community Sourced Capital for an introduction to the world of Community Finance and what money means to you. The session involves an overview of the current crowdfunding landscape, a discussion of the meaning of sustainable finance and insights into the growing movement of businesses accepting capital from non-traditional sources. [...]
We’re serious about this local finance thing. Americans love buying domestic products, they love spending money at local businesses, and it’s practically in our DNA to cheer on ambitious entrepreneurs chasing the American Dream. We started Community Sourced Capital to chase an American Dream of our own,
What happens when you can’t get your favorite ingredient for your (locally!) famous food? Do business owners give up and not cook? Do they find another not quite as good but it’ll do ingredient? Or do they do something about it?!
I’m reading Charles Eisenstein’s book, Sacred Economics. I’m including his great video on this post, which presents his ideas. In his book, Eisenstein suggests that we humans are born with deep gratitude because life itself is a gift. He has a point, and I’d like to try applying it to [...]
Rachel and Casey had the super cool opportunity to chat with Diane Horn from Seattle radio station KEXP on the “Mind Over Matters” segment. In the 30 minute interview, we discuss community finance and how our little company is trying to make a dent in the financial system.
Our message at Community Sourced Capital is usually about how to do good with your money– how to make it flow toward the things you value most. We don’t tell you how to stop doing bad things with your money.
Conventional wisdom might say that if you have a web/technology-based business-to-business service company, then the pathway to rapid growth and revenues is to target large Fortune 500 companies as clients. Seattle enjoys the presence of many of those Fortune 500s: Microsoft, Boeing, Starbucks, Amazon, Zillow, and Expedia, just to name [...]
Woo hoo! We joined the Seattle Good Business Network (SGBN) this month. They are a “network of residents and local independent businesses that share a vision for a sustainable local economy – a living economy – one that’s rooted in local ownership, a healthy environment, and strong community.” We love [...]