Chris Gourlay is founder of Spacehive, the world's first crowdfunding platform for projects that improve the civic environment. Spacehive aids local fundraising efforts by matching them with funding sources from civic councils, companies and foundations. Over 45 of them. What makes Spacehive so unique is that it can positively impact a community far larger than just those … [Read more...] about Spacehive.
Samson Williams isn’t one to think small. While studying for a Ph.D. in emergency management, he dropped out of school to build an Enterprise Incident Management Center out in the real world. He then spent over five years at Fannie Mae developing strategies to prevent emergencies and crises. A vocal advocate of blockchain, Samson holds a certificate in Blockchain and … [Read more...] about Buckle up!
41 amazing people. 41 inspiring conversations. Cynthia Muller. Richard Rothstein. Andre Perry. Charmaine Curtis. Lyneir Richardson. Darryl Scipio. Libby Seifel. Beth Silverman. Patrick Quinton. Daniel Parolek. Charles Durrett. Heather Hood. Diana Lind. Scott Flynn. Atticus LeBlanc. Sam Ruben. Andrew Luong. Stephanie Gripne. Shannon Mudd. Ken Weinstein. Garry Gilliam. Andy … [Read more...] about One year. 41 more conversations.
Jonny Price has spent most of his working life in the world of microfinance, first at the nonprofit, Kiva, and now with the crowdfunding platform, Wefunder. He started his journey from management consultant to crowdfunding guru in 2009, as a volunteer with Kiva, on an externship from his consulting job. He made the full leap over in 2011, to lead the Kiva Zip pilot … [Read more...] about Filling the “crazy gap”.
After a decade of building a career in real estate finance, from a pre-college stint as an analyst for an established D.C. development firm all the way to co-founding (with his brother, Ben) the first real estate crowdfunding platform, Fundrise, Dan Miller changed lanes. Sort of. In 2016, he founded Steward, a private commercial lender which enables people to help fund … [Read more...] about Stewarding the future of farming.