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  • The Nature of Investing at #SOCAP14

    At SOCAP 14 in San Francisco, 2500 entrepreneurs, investors, innovators and community leaders from across the globe are coming together to discuss breaking new ground in social impact and Igniting Vibrant Communities. Check out our video interview with SOCAP co-founder and executive producer, Rosa Lee Harden. The Nature of Investing discussion was led by Katherine more »

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  • Igniting Vibrant Communities: Conversation with SOCAP

    This week, September 2-5, is the 7th annual flagship SOCAP conference. SOCAP14 will unite innovators in business, tech, the sharing economy, health, philanthropy, and more to advance environmental and social causes. Rosa Lee Harden, co-founder and executive producer of SOCAP: Social Capital Markets, talked with Dayna Reggero of Accelerating Appalachia over the winter about bringing more »

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  • Slow Money Event in Asheville

    Accelerating Appalachia co-hosted Slow Money NC: Financing our Foodshed meeting on Sunday, Aug. 24. “Asheville really stands out in the area of entrepreneurship,” says Hewitt, who cited both the quantity of entrepreneurs in the area and the community’s general support for entrepreneurship as major contributors to Asheville’s food industry excellence. “Co-hosting the event was Accelerating more »

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