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|6:00||Slow Start - meet and greet|
What is Slow Money?
|New Hope Farms, Pinole
Fresh and affordable food for small groceries in vulnerable East Bay neighborhoods
Hank Herrera - Founder and Cooperative Member
|Ladera Granola, Redwood City
Family-run granola manufacturer
Brian Tetrud - CEO
|The Town Kitchen, Oakland
Social enterprise providing locally sourced, lunchbox style meals to offices
Sabrina Mutukisna - Co-founder, CEO
California's special rules for investing in local businesses
New initiatives and existing laws making it easier to invest locally
The (proposed) California Crowdfunding Law
Christina Oatfield, Slow Money Northern California's policy expert
The proposed California Crowdfunding Law that will make it easier for small businesses, including food entreprises, to raise money with fewer regulatory hurdles. It would enable more entrepreneurs to publicly discuss their investment opportunities and strategies.
We'll decide on whether Slow Money Northern California should endorse the legislation proposed by the Sustainable Economies Law Center.
Friends and Family: investing under California's intra-state exemption
Adam Parks, owner
Victorian Farmstead, Petaluma
|Constance Washburn, investor
Getting involved and invested - Focus circles:
If you like, bring snackables and drinkables to share.
Parking near Amtrak, various bus routes
Slow Money events are not an offer to sell securities or a solicitation of an offer to buy securities.
When & Where
Slow Money Northern California
Slow Money is a movement and national nonprofit organization that catalyzes investments in local food systems. In over 20 local networks across the North America, entrepreneurs, investors, foodies, and localization activists have joined forces to rebuild the economics of local food and agriculture.