When asked about building a Fintech business (as a woman) by the Fintech Times, Eve Picker, founder of SmallChange.co had this to say: "Be realistic about the good and bad aspects of building a business. I’ll start with a negative: you’ll probably have a tough time raising money. After all, only two to three per cent of VC funds go to women. You can let that start depress … [Read more...] about The Fintech Times.
"As part of my series about “individuals and organizations making an important social impact”, I had the pleasure of interviewing Eve Picker" writes Yitzi Weiner for Authority Magazine. "Eve Picker is the founder and president of Small Change, a crowdfunding platform that enables developers to raise capital for real estate projects with social impact. She is a … [Read more...] about Social Impact Hero.
Brinda Devine has over 25 years of experience in real estate, beginning at age 29 with Acquest Development, where she earned her real estate broker license and served as their Vice President of Asset Management. She then joined Wayne State University, where she established a Real Estate Office which facilitates the purchase and sale of land and buildings for the University, and … [Read more...] about No more broken promises.
David Kemper wanted to find a way to safeguard established renters against gentrification. His goal was to build a real-estate investment model that both stabilized existing rents and gave a voice to that community. Too many have suffered from racism and disinvestment in their neighborhoods. Across the country, communities are being torn apart because residents are being priced … [Read more...] about Slaying Gentrification.
In college, Paul Rabinovitch planted almost a million trees. Seeing the clear-cut land in which he was working sparked a desire to center his work around creating change. His career path displays a multitude of avenues towards making an impact – from brownfields redevelopment, to building sanctuaries and parks with the Nature Conservancy, to working as an impact investor in … [Read more...] about Before IMPACT was a thing.