On March 20, fintech startup CNote announced the launch of its new Wisdom Fund impact investing initiative in partnership with OFN members CDC Small Business Finance, Carolina Small Business Development Fund, LiftFund, TruFund, and Pacific Commun
Today, we’re highlighting CNote, an OFN partner that leverages financial technology to remove some of the barriers to investing in community development. Co-founded by two women, the Oakland-based firm serves as an innovative capital source for CDFIs by unlocking retail and other non-traditional investment dollars.
On October 16, Locavesting published a look at the changing landscape of investing, and specifically how the impact investing model is opening up to all investors, not just the dominant foundations, institutions, and wealthy individuals.
Techcrunch recently spoke with Catherine Berman, founder of CNote (and OFN Conference 2016 opening plenary panelist), about taking savings to a new level by investing in CDFIs.