The power of community wealth building through the lens of capital democratization, a strategy to create economic resilience and opportunity within communities through local investment initiatives.
Business Strategist former investment banker, business broker, and m&a specialist. Today Lorette invests her time & expertise guiding startups & early-stage businesses as they start, build & grow.
Effective community wealth building involves engagement by local stakeholders as a source of that business capital.
Learn how to start your own local investment club. What is a LINC, why invest locally, what can we achieve as a community?
Community Investment Funds (CIFs) are locally pooled investments from individuals, foundations, and social investors to make loans or provide other forms of financing for small businesses or local projects.
A real estate revitalization fund is a CIF that takes advantage of an exemption from the Investment Company Act for real estate investments.