NuMarket was born out of the pandemic. Ross Chanowski founded the social crowdfunding platform in 2020 because he felt there wasn’t a way for communities to purposefully support the survival and growth of their local businesses. In an interview with The Boston Globe, Ross said that he wanted to develop a way for customers to meaningfully support the businesses they love while, … [Read more...] about New markets for main street.
Alex Lofton is on a mission to make the home buying process more accessible and attainable for essential professionals, a group that typically cannot save the equity needed to buy a home. He co-founded Landed to help teachers, healthcare workers, government workers, and other members of the public sector (essential workers) become homeowners through a shared equity, shared … [Read more...] about Landing a home.
Majora Carter's career as urban revitalization strategist has spanned environment, economy, social mobility, and real estate development. Her work has won major awards in each sector, including a MacArthur 'genius' Grant and Peabody Award winning broadcaster. Majora’s words -- “Nobody should have to move out of their neighborhood to live in a better one" -- are inscribed on … [Read more...] about Reclaiming your Community.
John Green is a developer and investor who sees opportunity in a real estate market that innovates. With well over a decade of experience in real estate and finance, he co-founded Blackstar Stability ("BSS") modeled on two proven programs that were created and operated by John and his co-founders. These programs began at the state-level and were scaled to the national level … [Read more...] about Foreclosure free.
Nick Perold is a curious guy. On his podcast show, Curiosity in Progress, he asks these questions -- What if we did things differently? What would it look like? How might it change life for the better? Nick believes that progress is fueled by these questions, and so are his guests. In this episode Nick interviews Eve Picker, a pretty curious person herself. She's the … [Read more...] about On loving a challenge.