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Exploring how Sonoma County can tap its savings into more loans and investments for local businesses.

Santa Rosa Moves $1.5 Million to Local Banks and Credit Unions

City of Santa Rosa is moving $1.5 million in deposits ($250,000 each) to Community First Credit Union, Exchange Bank, First Community Bank, Redwood Credit Union, Sonoma County Grange Credit Union and Summit State Bank.

Rob Eyler Answers: What is a Depository Institution?

Professor Eyler recently presented a lucid take on banking and how it works at an Invest Local | Bank Local gathering at Sonoma Mountain Village Event Center.

Amy Cortese Explores DPO's in New York Times Article

Seeking Capital, Some Companies Turn to ‘Do-It-Yourself I.P.O.’s’

Crowd Funding Worldwide Statistics
Crowd Funding Edges Closer
The Direct Public Offering

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The Enormous Implications of Crowdfunding

We are about to experience the grandest expression of human creativity and economic growth ever seen in the history of human civilization.

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GO LOCAL Co-Founder Philip Beard on Public Banking
GO LOCAL Co-Founder and Board Member Philip Beard contributes to a Press Democrat "Close to Home" opinion piece: It’s time for a public bank in Santa Rosa
Sonoma-USA Wins North Bay Innovation Summit Prize
Sonoma-USA Named North Bay’s “Top Innovator”
Local Investment Advisor Making Waves in Hedge Fund World
Dale Wannen, founder of socially-responsible hedge fund Sustainvest Asset Management, makes news.
Sustainvest Featured in Conscious Company Magazine
GO LOCAL member and CEO Dale Wannen of Sustainvest Asset Management was recently featured in the newly launched, nationally distributed Conscious Company Magazine. 
Sustainvest Announces Nonprofit of the Quarter
GO LOCAL member Sustainvest Asset Management publishes a quarterly newsletter, and fellow nonprofit member Stewards of the Coast and Redwoods is featured.
Entrepreneurs Turn to a New Source of Funds: Their Neighbors
The Wall Street Journal features Stacy MItchell, Jenny Kassan and Michael Shuman in an article on the front of their June 11, 2014 business section. Forget "Buy Local." A Growing Movement Is Urging People To Take Grass-Roots Support Further And Invest Local.
Local Shareholder Calls on Actavis to Issue Sustainability Report
Petaluma, CA-based Sustainvest Asset Management President Dale Wannen is filer of a resolution requesting that Actavis, an $18 billion pharmaceutical company, issue a sustainability report describing their environmental, social and governance initiatives.
OPINION: Economic Democracy
We are currently living a moment of historical transformation as profound as the revolutionary period of the 18th century.  The social construction of economic democracy is as urgent now as the construction of political democracy was then.  Complementary currencies and local investing are essential tools for this transformation.
Rob Eyler Answers: What is a Depository Institution?
Professor Eyler recently presented a lucid take on banking and how it works at an Invest Local | Bank Local gathering at Sonoma Mountain Village Event Center.
An Evening About North Bay Community Banks
In celebrating September as Invest Local Month, the Bank Local Action Committee is presenting Bank Local: North Bay Community Banks, from 5-8 PM on Tuesday, September 17 at Sonoma Mountain Village in Rohnert Park, CA.
Amy Cortese Explores DPO's in New York Times Article
Seeking Capital, Some Companies Turn to ‘Do-It-Yourself I.P.O.’s’
Crowd Funding Worldwide Statistics