Ecosystem

ImpactUS shut down

The closing of a promising impact investing startup with an impressive pedigree leaves many stunned.

Locavesting Staff

Spotlight

Richelieu Dennis

When he sold his company to Unilever, Richelieu Dennis negotiated an unusual perk: a fund for women of color entrepreneurs.

Jay Coen Gilbert

Investibule.co Showcase


In 2017, the #MeToo movement shook the foundations of business, media and the arts. 2018 is the year for women to shine. Show your solidarity by investing in a women-owned business!


I scream, you scream… Millie’s Homemade is beloved in Pittsburgh for its award-winning ice cream. A loan will help the team bring their handcrafted goodness on the road. View offering.


Medical fashion is a growing market. Newport, RI-based Mighty Well creates functional and stylish apparel for people with cancer, diabetes and other health challenges. View offering.


Vanessa Braxton does not lack for ambition. Her goal: to become the Starbucks of tea. She’s raising money to open her first two Black Momma Tea & Cafe outlets in New York and New Jersey, and create a physical presence for her existing tea and cocktail brands. View offering.


We’re not alone. Our guts are inhabited by millions of microorganisms that play a vital role in our health. Ashley Harris created LoveBug Probiotics after grappling with a severe microbiome imbalance that sickened she and her son. View offering.


The Pittsburgh Juice Company creates fresh, organic cold-pressed juices. The brother and sister team behind it need a refrigerated truck to expand. View offering.


Last year over $3 billion worth of produce went unharvested because farmers couldn't find enough workers. Ganaz is like a Glassdoor for agriculture – it helps farm owners find workers and helps farm workers find out which farms offer the best jobs. View offering.

Crowdfunding

Groundfloor

With a Tier II Reg A approval, Groundfloor will now offer its investments to unaccredited investors in all 50 states.

Amy Cortese
JOBS Act progress

Now that all of the pieces have gone into effect, we can begin to take the full measure of the law. Is it living up to its promises?

Locavesting Staff

Ecosystem

A family of entrepreneurs, a CDFI and other local institutions team up to train immigrant workers as stitchers.

Anne Field

In Action

Watch Janelle Orsi’s ComCap17 talk!