transfer of wealth

Place-based foundations can leverage a potential surge in local giving for greater community investment.

Travis Green


The first black woman-owned Regulation Crowdfunding portal aims to combat the forces of gentrification.

Amy Cortese Showcase

Local businesses make up the heart & soul of a place. Here are some local businesses we love that are raising money now. And with minimum investments as low as $100, anyone can be an angel! #InvestLocal

Naia, a 16-year old gelateria in downtown Berkeley, CA sources its all-natural ingredients from local partners. It's packaged gelato is sold in 250+ stores and growing. View this yummy offering here.

When this Adirondack village's only department store closed, residents rallied and created their own store (as the NY Times wrote about here). Now, amid a renaissance in the area, the Saranac Lake Community Store is seeking growth capital.  View offering.
A Plant Prefab home

Modeled after "The Zipper," a Portland retail concept by Guerilla Development, the 3451 Benning project aims to entice retail tenants that will appeal to hipsters, foodies, and others in River Terrace, a neighborhood of row houses and rentals in Northeast Washington DC. View offering.

Dana Bushouse started making her "kick ass" Crooked City Cider out of her basement. Now she's building a tap room in Oakland's buzzy Jack London area. We'll toast to that! View offering.


Tucson-based Technicians for Sustainability is the latest solar company to share ownership with workers.

B the Change

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

Locavesting Staff


Women-owned firms grew by 6 percent, compared to 1.6 percent growth by all firms.

Locavesting Staff

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