Facebook Invites Users to Take Part in “Townhall”

Do you know who your state and federal representatives are? If you have a Facebook account, visit the “Explore” tab, click “Townhall” and find out the names of your local and state representatives. But your online civic engagement doesn’t have to stop there. The new feature also provides a forum for community members to provide…

Impact Investing and Innovation

Attempts at innovating the investment culture—particularly that of investment banks and private equity funds presented a fragmented, inefficient, and challenging environment. Early innovators had limited knowledge exchange among themselves and were natural to proselytize. A small, committed group of investors willing to learn from each other and collaboratively built a market that could be used…

Ken and Caretha Coleman

“My definition of a visionary is someone who is an innovator, who has had measurable impact in changing the environment in which they operate” – Pamela Joyner, founder of Avid Partners (via SF Gate)   Photo: Peter DaSilva, Special To The Chronicle