are accelerators effective?

Just 10% of the accelerated ventures studied accounted for nearly all the benefits.

Anne Field


Impact investing lawyers

NYU's Grunin Law Center highlights innovation in impact investing law.

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In honor of ComCap19 in Detroit in June, we're spotlighting Michigan businesses raising community capital. Discover more investment opportunities, in all 50 states,  at

What's better than thirst-quenching, probiotic-rich kombucha? Kombucha beer! Ypsi-based Unity Vibrations strives to "spread Love, Health, Possibility and Inspiration" through its organic 'hard' kombucha. More here.

Black Americans hold $1.3 trillion in purchasing power. How to keep it in the community? Detroit-based Black Commerce is a social marketplace connecting Black-owned businesses with Black freelancers, professionals and businesses across the globe. More here.

A real estate development cooperative grows in Traverse City! The Commongrounds Coop plans to break ground this year on a 4-story, mixed use building intended to serve its owners and the community—which happen to be the same thing! More here.

Imagine the versatility of a helicopter combined with the speed and efficiency of an airplane, and you've got Airspace Experience Technologies. The Detroit startup wants to offer air mobility-as-a-service. More here.


Higher limits, more flexibility and an innovation tax credit among proposed policy updates.

Locavesting Staff

The landmark legislation that democratized capital-raising continues to gain traction and evolve.

Locavesting Staff



PadSplit creates new housing options with a modern twist on the boarding house.

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