Cooperative Capital is Redefining Community Investment

A new startup is not only making community development cool, but profitable. Cooperative Capital is making it possible for anyone in Michigan that makes a $1,000 minimum investment to vote on a monthly investment in Detroit. According to a recent Fast Company article, the new community-based fund will launch later this year. "The fund will allow a group … Continue reading Cooperative Capital is Redefining Community Investment

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Entrepreneurial Journeys: Black Women Activating Tech

In 2017, Nielsen reported that black women are not only leading influencers in the economy, media, and politics, but they are the fastest growing group of female entrepreneurs. Colony 5, a business accelerator connecting social entrepreneurs, furthered the possibility of entrepreneurship when selecting 4 of the most recent members of the 2018 (C518) cohort. Ehi … Continue reading Entrepreneurial Journeys: Black Women Activating Tech

It’s Not All About Profit

Industry Leaders Challenge Business As Usual With a portfolio of more than $6 trillion, the largest investor in the world has a message for business executives; there is more to life and business than money. Chairman and CEO of BlackRock, Laurence D. Fink recently penned a letter to let the business community know that they "need to do more than make profits—they … Continue reading It’s Not All About Profit